For fans new to the game, hockey has a language all its own. The accompanying aide ought to be useful in grabbing hockey’s language.
Back Check: To thwart a rival making a beeline for and into the safeguarding zone.
Blue Lines: The pair of one-foot wide blue lines which stretch out over the ice at a separation of 60 feet from every objective. These lines separate the ice into assaulting, impartial and protecting zones.
Body Check: Use of the body on an adversary. It is legitimate when the adversary has ownership of the puck or was the last player to have contacted it.
Butt-finishing: To hit an adversary with the finish of the stick most distant from the cutting edge. It is unlawful and requires a punishment.
Objective Crease: Area straightforwardly before the goaltender. It is four feet wide and eight feet long and separated by red lines. Hostile players who don’t have ownership of the puck may not enter.
Deke: To counterfeit an adversary out of position.
Go head to head: The dropping of the puck between one player from each group to start or resume play.
Forecheck: To check a rival in his finish of the arena, avoiding a hostile surge.
Solidifying the Puck: To hold the puck against the sheets with either the skate or stick to get a stoppage of play.
Objective Line: The red line which keeps running between the goal lines and reaches out in the two headings to the side sheets.
Objective Mouth: The zone just before the objective and wrinkle lines.
Cap Trick: The scoring of at least three objectives by a player in one game.
One-clock: Hitting the puck straightforwardly after getting a pass. The hostile player takes his backswing while the puck is headed to him and attempts to time his swing with the entry of the puck.
Punishment Box: The region inverse the group seats where punished players spend time in jail.
Strategic maneuver: A strategic maneuver happens when a group has a one-man or two-man advantage as a result of an adversary’s punishments.
Pulling the Goalie: Replacing the goalie with an additional skater in a high-hazard endeavor to tie the game. This essentially happens when a group trails, ordinarily by one objective, late in the game.
Spare: A shot hindered by the goaltender, which would have bean an objective had it not been ceased.
Screened Shot: The goaltender’s view is obstructed by players among he and the shooter.
Slap Shot: Hitting the puck with the cutting edge of the stick in the wake of taking a full backswing.
Space: The zone preceding the objective wrinkle. It is from this zone most objectives are scored and where the most irate movement happens.
Part the Defense: The player with the puck endeavors to crush between the adversary’s defensemen.
Stick Handling: To control the puck along the ice with the stick.
Top Rack: Term used to depict when a hostile player shoots high trying to beat the goalie by shooting the puck into the top part of the net.
Wraparound: A player skates around behind the contradicting objective and endeavors to fold the puck over the goal line and under the goalie.
Wrist Shot: Hitting the puck with the sharp edge of the stick utilizing a fast snap of the wrist instead of a full back swing.