The Spread Power Play

By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps

“The Spread” Power Play is one of the best weapons versus a high pressure penalty killing system. It is very difficult to defend against. With this system all Power Play Principles apply. In this article we will look at the basic set up of “the spread” and all the different options. 

Basic Setup

Recovering Loose Pucks 

Heavy Pressure

Point Option

Net Front Player Options

Wide Player Options



Spread 'em out and make 'em play,

Enio Sacilotto


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