When you bring the best players and coaches together, entertaining things happen. Not only that, but many of the tactical habits employed by elite hockey team are actually not so hard to grasp.
Here are five teaching points brought to us by The World Cup Of Hockey 2016, broken down and served up in just over one minute apiece:
1) Transition Play: Team North America’s Neutral Zone Mastery
How did @TeamNA_WCH dominate @TeamEUR_WCH? Controlled Exit + Controlled Entry = $Profits$ #1MinuteTactics pic.twitter.com/CBRdE5LmsV
— Jack Han (@ml_han) September 9, 2016