Where to be on the ice – Defense tips for beginner hockey players
Step 1: Locate the puck and find a spot that puts you between it and the net
Step 2: once that is done, if you are not in a position to challenge the person with the puck, find the next greatest threat on the ice and mark them by lifting their stick or playing man on man If ever chasing the puck carrier, don’t chase their tail, watch their angle and cut them off.
If chasing the puck carrier, don’t chase their tail. Go to where the puck is most likely to end up, not where it is.