How Often Do Hockey Players Switch Lines?
How often do hockey players switch lines? A good rule of thumb is to wait until the puck leaves the defensive zone before switching lines. This way, your players won't be playing against the opposing team's top line. However, coaches will often call players off on the fly to keep the game organized. Here are some common reasons why players switch lines during a game. Continue reading to find out. And keep reading to learn more about hockey and shifting on the fly.