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A game played on ice in which two teams of skaters, using curved sticks, try to drive a puck into each other's goal.
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) a game played on ice by two opposing teams of six players each, who wear skates and try to propel a flat puck into their opponents' goal with long sticks having an offset flat blade at the end
a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents' cage using a stick with a wooden blade.
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|Noun||1.||ice hockey - 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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