slapshot


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slapshot

(ˈslæpˌʃɒt)
n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) ice hockey a hard, fast, often wild, shot executed with a powerful downward swing, and with the blade of the stick brushing firmly against the ice prior to striking the puck
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Noun1.slapshot - a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stickslapshot - a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick
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
shot - an attempt to score in a game
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A huge rebound off a Brian Lee shot was missed by everyone and as Blaze looked they were getting some momentum, Jonathan Weaver took a big slapshot that predictably bounced off Dan Welch's legs.
Gerber saw one goal go in off the skate of a teammate and credited to Cliff Ronning, then couldn't handle Janne Niinimaa's one-timed slapshot from straightaway at the blue line, which gave the Islanders a 2-1 lead with 1:55 left in the second period.
Impressive Capitals netminder Cody Rudkowsky came out of his net a long way to block a Jonathan Weaver slapshot to frustrate one powerplay, but Adam Calder broke the deadlock, cutting in from his wing and firing into the tightest gap in the top corner.
He scored on a slapshot from the faceoff circle that deflected off Sergei Zubov's stick to pull the Kings within 4-3 with 5:18 left.
However, Blaze responded immediately on the same powerplay, with a Jonathan Weaver slapshot being tipped in by Brian Lee, stationed in front of the net.
He scored on a slapshot from the faceoff circle, which deflected off Sergei Zubov's stick, to pull the Kings within 4-3 with 5:18 left.
Weaver had a slapshot saved as Blaze kept the energy levels high, frustrating Nottingham, with Russ Cowley getting a much deserved empty net goal in the final minute.
Louis tied it three minutes later when Al MacInnis' laser of a slapshot just inside the blueline whistled past Anaheim goalie Guy Hebert.
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