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03-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Eazy for Kuzy
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Originally Posted by CarpeNoctem View Post
There's a variation of the snap shot where you get a good 2-3" between your blade and the puck and strike the ice. That creates a harder shot than a wrister, but otherwise, very good post above me.
Yes, I sometimes use a technique that I call the "half slap shot". You have to place your hands the same way you would do for a normal slap shot, but you don't raise the stick more than a foot off the ice (slightly below the knee). You can get up to 80% of your slap shot's power, and the release is much quicker. If you're at the top of the circle or closer, you can catch a few goalies off guard with that one.

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