UMASS-Lowell Head Coach Blaise MacDonald details several systems on the whiteboard and then demonstrates them on ice with members of his squad. He includes four drills that complement each system while working on the skills and tactical strategies needed to execute each system. First, he shares two types of forechecks - a controlled high-pressure forecheck, which is used when the opponent has established control of the puck, and an aggressive forecheck where you hunt down the opponent and try and take away the puck. One high forecheck system is a 5-Man High Pressure. The 5-Man is ideal when you are protecting a lead or during a line change. MacDonald's aggressive forecheck systems are the Left Wing Lock and the Aggressive L Forecheck. Turn up the pressure on your opponents this season. 52 minutes. DVD. 2009.
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