fore-checking

fore-checking

Tackling an opponent who has the puck in his own defending zone.
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Hard fore-checking pressure by Devils allowed Alex Stanton-Lewis to keep the puck inside the blueline and Kieran Latchford set up Owen Griffiths at the back post with a blind back pass, for the simplest of finishes.
Tonight we were playing for each other and with a hard fore-checking game that gave us the edge.
Ward praised Davison for his performance, saying: "Ben did very well, he was not intimidated, he covered the ice very well, his fore-checking was good and he showed great stamina.
While the Giants trademark game is the North American way of fore-checking hard and recycling the puck, the Capitals rely on speed and crashing the net.
I may not be a skilled guy, but I can certainly give a lot to the team in terms of fore-checking presence and hard work.
Tenacious fore-checking from Mulcahy created another chance, but once again, the Sheffield netminder was up to the task.
Excellent fore-checking by Jeff Hoad and Colin Ward set up Rod Stevens.
Had one side scored, it might have been a different affair, but strong fore-checking by both teams saw possession switch without either camp really building up any sustained pressure.
02 after some good fore-checking by David Kaczowka led to a mistake by the Bison defence.