The Golden Knights entered the 2021-22 season with a goal of creating more turnovers in the neutral zone to feed their dominant rush offense. Stealing an idea from a pair of teams that have knocked them out in the playoffs (Dallas and Washington), VGK implemented a 1-1-3 neutral zone setup.
In today’s film breakdown, we explain how the 1-1-3 works and display the strengths and weaknesses it offers the Golden Knights.
The Golden Knights have been deploying a new setup in the neutral zone this season in hopes of creating more turnovers and forcing more dump-ins.
Here's a full film breakdown of what it looks like, why it works, the benefits, and the drawbacks. pic.twitter.com/A6FsvrQPXv
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