Posting up in hockey

Posting up in hockey

What does it mean when a forward in hockey post up?

Fiona CafollaCoach, Scotland
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Jaime BracewellAdministrator, United States of America

Hi Fiona,

Posting up means that a player off the ball makes a run towards the ball carrier to offer for a pass. This allows the player `posting up` to get away form the defender and create space.

I hope that helps!

Chloe

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