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Pro Tips - Puck Protection 3

  • Since retiring from professional hockey Daniel Tkaczuk has dedicated himself to helping young players develop the skills necessary to succeed on the ice. The Hockey News recognized the value of this service and teamed up with Tkaczuk to create a series of skill development videos.

    On the tenth installment of Pro Tips, Tkaczuk demonstrates a drill that is designed to develop a player's ability protect the puck in tight spaces, make an outlet pass under pressure and get to the net for a scoring chance.

    PRODUCER: Ted Cooper

    Daniel Tkaczuk was Calgary's first round pick in 1997 (sixth overall) and has been playing professionally in North America and Europe for the past 12 seasons. He is currently president of iHockeyTrainer.com, an online hockey school for skill development.
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