slap shot


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slap shot

n.
A fast-moving shot made in hockey with a full swinging stroke.

slap′ shot`


n.
a shot in ice hockey made with a full backswing and extended follow-through.
[1940–45]
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Worcester trailed, 3-2, after two periods, but Tennyson rifled a 60-foot slap shot through a screen with 3:56 remaining in regulation to tie it and force overtime.
Enter Hockey Robotics, maker of the SlapShot XT, a robot capable of executing a slap shot like a professional hockey player at Ispeeds up to 110 mites per hour with either a right- or a left-hand stick.
Ales Hemsky made a cross-ice pass to Stoll, who blasted a slap shot to the top corner for a 1-0 lead.
Take bided his time as British challenger Repertory set the pace, then Porlezza and Slap Shot took over at halfway.
Giroux got the goal on a slap shot from the right circle as again Worcester failed to generate enough offense to win.
Ales Hemsky made a cross-ice pass to Jarrett Stoll, who blasted a slap shot to the top corner for a 1-0 lead.
In keeping with its tradition of corporate citizenship, the "midway" games at the Big Q celebration - miniature golf and hockey slap shot - were United Way fundraisers.
Frolov's first goals came on the power play with 1:49 left in the opening period, his slap shot from the left faceoff circle beating Ducks goalie Ilya Bryzgalov and ringing the post before going in.
That Joslin's slap shot is that hard probably doesn't come as a surprise to his teammates, who have to deal with it in practice, but it was a bit of a shock to the many Sharks fans who were in the building yesterday, since Joslin's weapon of choice when he's on the attack is generally the wrist shot.
5 million deal with Boston, was hurt when he blocked Sheldon Souray's slap shot during Montreal's 5-on-3 power play early in the first.
It can be exhilarating at a Vancouver Canucks game after an amazing slap shot.
Alex Butler and Greg Silverman had assists on the hard slap shot, and Marlboro outshot Wachusett, 13-5, in the period.