drop pass

drop pass

n.
A pass, as in hockey or soccer, in which the passer advances beyond the puck or ball, leaving it for a trailing teammate.

drop pass

Leaving the puck behind for a teammate.
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He opened the scoring at 14:19 of the first period after Vinnie Hinostroza set him up with a perfect drop pass about 25 feet from the net.
Rylan Schwartz crossed the Manchester blue line along the right boards and left a drop pass to Fedun, who took the puck to the net and sent a backhander past Berube at 2:58.
Beverley began the stronger but as Waterloo began to work their way into the game a drop pass by the visitors was hacked on by Nick Christopherson and with Adam Anderson winning the chase the home side took the early lead.
Ryan Johnson started the play by skating past Aaron Miller then leaving a drop pass for Reed Low.
Gareth Owen added the second, a wellhit shot that went through Bison reserve netminder Dean Skinns, while Andreas Moborg was set up with a drop pass to score a third for Coventry, and Michael Tasker struck a fourth.
Tom Watkins collected pass from Hilton Ruggles to score Blaze's second, and Steve Roberts wristed home a drop pass from Dumas.
A drop pass by Matthew McCarthy led to Berbillion racing home from 60 metres for his second try, which Chris John converted.
The French went into the lead after only two minutes when Camberabero picked up a drop pass to canter home.
Hassli finished off a nice drop pass from Sebastien LeToux for the first goal.
Ned Grabavoy scored the Crew's first goal of the season in the eighth minute, pouncing on a drop pass and firing a shot off the hand of New England midfielder Shalrie Joseph and into the net.
Less than two minutes into the period, Laperriere skated into the Atlanta zone and left a nice drop pass for Eric Belanger, who skated into the zone unmarked and beat Hnilicka with a wrist shot.
Mathieu Schneider's pass was taken by the Flames' Cory Stillman, who left a drop pass for Dave Lowry.