Don’t shoot continuously, take a deep breath. Force yourself to try and watch as much as possible through the lens. See the field opening or action building. Press the shutter release halfway. Frame the shot, and freeze the puck.
Pictures are from a match in the Swedish Elitserien hockey league between Djurgården and Timrå IK from January 6th 2011. Djurgården had a 2 point lead by the end of the first period only to see Timrå equalize and eventually win it in overtime.