Hockey Power Moves: “The Joe Sakic”

See How to Create Time and Space to Release A Powerful Shot!

Keys to the “Sakic”

  • Go full speed in a straight line toward the outside cone
  • Use your inside edge on your outside leg to gain momentum and execute a tight turn. You want to increase speed out of this tight turn!
  • After executing the tight turn at the first cone, release the puck at the second cone

Use this drill to create time and space coming into the offense zone. This move allows your to protect the puck and get the puck right into your wheel house to release a power shot. Top players in the NHL use this move to change the point of attack and keep defense and goalies on their toes.