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poke check

n.
A check in ice hockey in which a defender uses the blade of the stick to push the puck off the stick of an opponent.

poke′-check′ v.
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Noun1.poke check - knocking the puck away by jabbing at it with the hockey stick
check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
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Armstrong went to the net, but with Edmonton's Jason Smith sliding over for a poke-check attempt, Armstrong pushed a backhand pass across to Robitaille, whose wrist shot gave the Kings a 2-1 lead.
Corvo was awarded a penalty shot when Detroit's Kirk Maltby lost control of his stick while attempting to poke-check the puck away, and Corvo put a nice move on Howard in front of the net and tied the game.
Hilton Ruggles was inches from receiving a pass from Graham Schlender, but a diving poke-check by Brent Bobyck cleared the puck away.
I tried to poke-check the puck but it went through me and I didn't even see what happened after that,'' Huet said.
Marchand skated in on Price, who tried to poke-check the puck away, but the Bruins winger moved deftly around him and slid home a backhander while falling to the ice.
Doyle dove out to make a poke-check, but could not clear the puck.