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backcheck in ice hockey, to return from attack to defence.
blueline a line that divides a hockey rink.
caman (Gaelic) a shinty stick.
defenceman in ice-hockey, a player other than the goal-keeper who defends the goal.
defenseman in ice-hockey, a player other than the goal-keeper who defends the goal.
deke to fake (an opponent) out of position (as in ice hockey).
forecheck to check an opponent in ice hockey in his own defensive zone.
forechecker one who delivers a forecheck.
goaltender in some games, esp ice-hockey, a goalkeeper.
hockey a game played on ice.
hookcheck in ice hockey, the acting of hooking an opposing player.
hooking an illegal move in hockey involving the blade of a stick.
hurley a ball game similar to hockey.
linemate a hockey player on the same line as another.
octopush a kind of underwater hockey.
octopusher one who plays octopush, a kind of underwater hockey.
passout in ice hockey, a pass by an attacking player from behind the opposition goal line.
puckster a hockey player.
shinney the game of hockey; so called because of the liability of the players to receive blows on the shin; (verb) to play this.
shinny an Irish game resembling hockey; (verb) to climb up e.g. a tree.
shinty an Irish game resembling hockey; (verb) to play shinty.
slapshot in ice hockey, a fast powerful shot.
stickhandle to maneuver a puck in hockey with a stick.
wrister a type of shot in hockey.