icing the puck


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icing the puck

Illegal defensive move called when a player shoots the puck from his own half across the opponents’ goal line; or when the player attempted to pass the puck to a teammate who failed to touch it .
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Noun1.icing the puck - (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
hockey game, ice hockey, 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
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
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Blaze were tiring, with the junior players doing their best to lighten the load, despite being stuck on the ice for several minutes as they kept icing the puck. As the energy dipped from a tired Blaze side Fife found a way back.
"Pucks were coming up loose, and they were just icing the puck. So we're a little bit more proactive, we're obviously a little less predictable.
A TEAM icing the puck will not be permitted to make a line change before the ensuing face off.