Related to fore-check: backcheck, back check


to obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone in ice hockey. Compare back-check, check (def. 13).
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The Sharks regrouped and started to get into their stride and it was some rapid strides from Lewis Houston on an aggressive fore-check that won the puck in the Falcons zone.
He will improve our fore-check this year and he's another guy that plays a 200-foot-game.
McCarthy's eighth goal of the season gave the Sharks an early 1-0 lead after Eriah Hayes went in hard on the fore-check, freed the puck up for Ryan Carpenter, who then zipped it to McCarthy alone in front of the Monarchs' net.
The 6ft 2ins Myers can play on the wing or through the centre and will be an important asset on the fore-check.
"We will play the way we want to play; the way we always play which is with an aggressive fore-check," said Whistle.
"A g" gainst Sheld it was a great fore-check, then a good shot from O'Marra which came othe pads and I was able to put it in the net to go to 2-0.
"They got a 1-2-2 fore-check going, and we struggled a little bit with that, but we made some adjustments and late in the game some of my skill players put the puck in the net.''
A Stingrays fore-check came to fruition at 41:54 when Euan Edgar pounced on a loose puck coughed up by the Tigers in their own zone and he waltzed goalward before snapping the puck into the sprawling Tigers' netminder's goal.