HyperDic: ice_hockey

English > 1 sense of the expression ice hockey:
NOUNactice hockey, hockey, hockey gamea game / 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
English > ice hockey: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA game / 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.
Synonymshockey, hockey game
Category ofassist(sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
center(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
face-off(ice hockey) the method of starting play
game misconduct(ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game / game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)
hat trick(sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game / game / game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)
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
penalty box(ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
period(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
power play(ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties
stickA long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
Partscheckobstructing an opponent in ice hockey
face-off(ice hockey) the method of starting play
slapshotA fast shot made with a short / short powerful swing of the hockey stick
Broaderathletic gameA game / game involving athletic activity
contact sportA sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players
Spanishhockey, hockey sobre hielo
Catalanhoquei, hoquei sobre gel

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