forecheck

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fore·check

 (fôr′chĕk′)
intr.v. fore·checked, fore·check·ing, fore·checks
To check an ice-hockey opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone.

fore′check′er n.

forecheck

(ˈfɔːˌtʃɛk) ice hockey
n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) the act of gaining control of the puck while at the opponents' end of the rink
vb (intr)
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) to try to gain control of the puck while at the opponents' end of the rink
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He can beat one, two, three, four forecheckers with one pass.
The Bruins want to hem Chicago in its own end, but if the forecheckers get caught deep on quick rushed by the Blackhawks, it could prove disastrous.
"I would describe myself as an offensive defenceman that can use my skating ability to beat forecheckers and create offence by joining the rush.
It all starts in the Pittsburgh end, which is where Boston's forecheckers will try to pin the Penguins in deep.