hockey game


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Noun1.hockey game - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled stickshockey game - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
hat trick - (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)
face-off - (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
contact sport - a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
assist - (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
icing the puck, icing - (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
power play - (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties; "the team was unable to capitalize on the power play"
check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
slapshot - a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick
penalty box - (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
stick - a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
game misconduct - (ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)
center - (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
period - (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
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