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HOCKEY GIRL LINGO
Ever been to a hockey game and left feeling utterly confused at all the weird words being thrown around?
I know I have!
In this article, we will put together 30 popular hockey terms that you will most likely hear at a hockey game.
Biscuit: The puck
Bender: a player whose ankles bend while they're skating
Apple: An assist
Breakaway: When a player has the puck and an open skating lane to the net with no one in front of him
Barnburner: A high-scoring game
Beauty: An extremely nice goal or play
Clapper: A Slapshot
Chirp: To trash talk the opposing team
Fishbowl: A full face shield
Rink Rat: Someone who loves to come and hang out at the hockey arena
Clapper: A slapshot
Pipe: A nickname for the goal posts
Insurance Goal: Adding a goal to increase your lead so that you have more room for error
Sin Bin: The penalty box
Puckhead: A person who is passionate about hockey
Soft Hands: A player that is good at scoring goals when he uses more finesse than power
Hatty: A hat trick (3 consecutive goals)
Top shelf: The upper section of the goal's net between the crossbar and the goaltender's shoulders.
Spin-o-rama: A hockey move in which the player does a 360 spin to fake out or deke around an opponent.
Sweater: Hockey jersey
Mitts: A player who has nice hands and can score very easily
Rubber: Another name for a puck( because it is made out of rubber)
ODR: An outdoor rink (see, pond)
Shinny Hockey: A type of hockey played on an outdoor rink where players are not wearing padding so the puck is not to be raised above the shins.
Twig: Another term for a hockey stick
Tape to tape: A pass that perfectly lands on your teammate’s blade
Wheels: A player that can skate really fast
Zebra: A nickname for the referee based on the uniform of white and black stripes