Is it appropriate to ever bench a minor hockey player who refuses to pass?

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Posted 7 years.

2 Comments

  • Carmyn - 2 months ago

    If that doesn’t get the message across put the player out by themselves for a shift, see how they do when they are truly playing alone.

  • x - 7 years ago

    The question and answers are a bit backwards! At the highest levels, benching for not passing makes no sense if a player can do more on his or her own. At the lower levels, it's purely about development (rather than winning), and passing should be a skill stressed even if it makes that team weaker in the short term.

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