John Wroblewski joins the show to discuss working with USA Hockey’s historically prolific National Team Development Program draft class, the tricky balance of trying to get immediate results from young players while preparing them for the next level, and the practical application of some half-baked theoretical ideas. Topics include:
4:00 Developing future NHLers and working with USNTDP
13:10 Establishing a working definition of ‘Hockey IQ’
16:20 Pushing the envelope with early goalie pulls
28:15 Turning the penalty kill into a power kill
37:15 Experimenting with changes to offsides
47:15 Keeping play going, decreasing stoppages
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