Wings2 – offensive players attempt to score goals and maintain possession in the offensive side of the court.
Centers 2 – these players move the length of the floor. They often initiate offensive attacks with good passing.
Defenders 2 – assist the goalie in defending their goal. They may be responsible for starting offensive attack.
Goalie 1 – last line of defense - responsible for keeping the puck out of the net.
1. Move into OPEN SPACE or an OPEN PASSING LANES if a teammate has the puck. 2. Use a "Give-n-Go" when possible to beat an opponent.
3. Try to stay in support of teammates with the puck do not bunch up (chase the puck). 4. Use DIAGONAL or OVERLAPPING RUNS to get open.
1. Goalies never clear the puck across the front or face of theirgoal. 2. When guarding an offensive player they should stay on GOAL SIDE, one should position themselves between the player and the goal they are defending. 3. Try to force an offensive player to their weak side (non-dominant foot).
1. Centering the Puck – passing to a teammate who is in front of your opponent’s goal. 2. Checking - when a player runs into an opponent on purpose.
3. Crease – the area in front of the goal that only the goalie is allowed to enter. 4. Dribble – using both sides of the blade to move the puck (stick handling).
5. Face Off – the game will started with a “BULLY” (face-off). 6. Goal – a score in floor hockey (worth 1 point). A goal counts when a puck is completely over the line between the goal posts. If a player kicks or hits the puck with their hand the goal will not count.
7. High Stick – is called when a player lifts the blade of the stick above the knee. 8. Icing – illegal hit by the goalie when passing the puck past half-court from inside the goalie crease.
9. Offsides – is when a player moves into the wrong zone. 10. Penalty Box – where players are sent for a safety violation.
11. Power Play – when a player is sent to the Penalty Box giving the other team a player advantage. 12. Unsportsmanlike Conduct - when a player uses abusive language or shows disrespect for the officials, opponents, or the rules of the game.
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