A drill we do often at the beginning of practice. Four lines at the hash marks or at the top of the circles. There is a four step progression to this drill.
1. All eight players leave with a puck at the same time and stickhandle in the neutral zone. On the whistle they pass back to their lines and the next person goes.
2. Pass/follow your pass. One side will take off, exchanging with his partner on the far side of the ice while skating towards him. Try to get in as many passes as possible. When he gets to the far side, the first person in the other line goes the other direction.
3. 2v0 passing. Two players on one side of the ice (in this diagram the top and the bottom would pair up) pass 2v0 until they get to the far line, then they exchange with…
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