VIDEO: Ice hockey - and the art of penalty shots, explained by Sheffield Steelers forward

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Taking penalty shots is quite an art.

And for around 70 per cent of the time, they don't come off, as Sheffield Steelers skipper Jonathan Phillips found out recently, at the Arena, against Cardiff Devils.

The luck of the draw favours the goaltender, it is said - although Luke Ferrara of Coventry Blaze managed to defy the odds at the same venue recently.

Here is what goes through a player's mind when the moment of high drama happens.

Ben Bowns v Jonathan Phillips

Ben Bowns v Jonathan Phillips