Hockey Terms Explained'S ARCHIVE

  • Hockey Term: Penalty Stroke

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on September 10, 2017

    Penalty stroke also know as a p-flick: A penalty shot on goal where an offender is awarded one shot against only the goalie. The ball is placed seven yards (6.4 meters) from the goal and only the goalkeeper is allowed to defend. The call is mainly awarded when a defender fouls an opponent in the […]

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  • Hockey Term: Penalty Corner

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on September 3, 2017

    Penalty corner or Short corner: A play awarded to the offensive team if a foul is committed by the defensive team within the shooting circle. The ball is placed on the backline 11 yards (10 meters) from the nearest goalpost and ejected by an offensive player to her team waiting on the outside of the […]

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  • Hockey Term: Man-On

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on August 27, 2017

    Man-on: Player lingo describing the warning of a teammate with the ball that a player from the opposing team is coming to attack them.

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  • Hockey Term: Leading Pass

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on August 20, 2017

    Leading pass: A type of pass where one player sends the ball a few yards ahead of a teammate to signal the player to run toward the open area.

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  • Hockey Term: Kicking Back

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on August 13, 2017

    Kicking back: A field player or substitute who takes the place of the goalkeeper when the starting goalkeeper is unavailable. This player is allowed to use her feet to stop the ball while inside the defensive shooting circle. A kicking back must wear a distinguishing jersey. In the event of a defensive penalty corner or […]

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