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Defenceman

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3 Universal Defensive Hockey Tips

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Three Easy Ways to Beat a Defenceman 1-on-1

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Hockey Training for Defenseman: How to Score More Goals from the Blueline

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Defense 101 - Using the Markings

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Bronko Hockey Drills for Defenseman with Jason Ricci

Defence in ice hockey is a player position whose primary responsibility is to prevent the opposing team from scoring. They are often referred to as defencemen, defencewomen or defenceplayers, D, D-men or blueliners. They were once called cover-point. A good defenceman is both strong in defensive and offensive play and for defenceman pairing also need to be good at defending and attacking.