No one in Dominik's home village loves ice hockey as much as he does. The boy dreams of becoming a goaltender, but his parents have no faith in the child's abilities. They are annoyed by his poor grades, so Dominik spends most of his time shovelling garden soil in his father's backyard. When Dominik learns that a high-school bully who is terrorising him and his classmates plays street hockey, he starts gathering a team and manages to enlist also the girl of his dreams. They plan to defeat their arrogant opponents despite their poor equipment and lack of skill.