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Skill & Drill: Take Control of Backhand Passes with Zach Sanford

Speed is crucial for success on the ice. From skate speed to hand speed, you’ve got to be able to think and act fast if you want to capitalize on scoring opportunities. 

Vancouver Canucks’ forward Reid Boucher is always ready to get a shot off whenever he’s in and around the net. But how exactly does he prepare to take on his defender or goalie when he’s nearing the net?

Check out his go-to drill below and get those reps in next time you hit the ice:


Hit the ice like a pro with the STX Surgeon Rx3 and hear why Boucher calls it his perfect match.

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