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{n: Gretzky, Wayne Gretzky} high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)



{n: boards} the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink

{n: cage} the net that is the goal in ice hockey

{n: center} (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

{n: check} obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

{n: face-off} (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

{n: field hockey, hockey} a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net

{n: 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)

{n: goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper} the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

{n: hat trick} (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)

{n: hockey player, ice-hockey player} an athlete who plays hockey

{n: hockey skate} an ice skate worn for playing hockey; has a short blade and a strong boot to protect the feet and ankles

{n: hockey team} a team that plays ice hockey

{n: ice hockey rink, ice-hockey rink} an ice rink for playing ice hockey

{n: ice hockey, hockey, 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 sticks

{n: ice rink, ice-skating rink, ice} a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating
"the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"

{n: icing, 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

{n: offside} (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)

{n: penalty box} (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties

{n: 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"

{n: puck, hockey puck} a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey

{n: red line} a line that is colored red and that bisects an ice hockey rink

{n: shinny, shinney} a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck

{v: check} block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey


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