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Video: Don’t get fixated on the puck during games

2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Four

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Tanner Pearson #70 of the Los Angeles Kings checks John Moore #17 of the New York Rangers during the second period of Game Four of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014 in New York, New York.

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When Eddie Olczyk used to play hockey used to play in the NHL, he loved analyzing video during gamedays to breakdown what he and his opponents had been doing recently.

That’s obviously far from a novel idea, but the key to that is to see the whole play rather than focus on the puck. So much of what happens in a hockey game, from the effort players put in to their ability to position themselves properly, can be lost if you narrow your field of vision.

Olczyk and Don La Greca explained that in more detail, as you can see below:

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