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OTP, which stands for One True Pairing, is a term that signifies a person’s favorite fictional romantic relationship.
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OTL – Overtime losses – Games the team has lost in overtime. SOL – Shootout losses – Games the team has lost in a shootout (Note: Many leagues, most notably the NHL, do not separate overtime losses and shootout losses, including all losses past regulation in the overtime losses statistic.)
In ice hockey, a shot on goal is a shot that directs the puck towards the net and either goes into the net for a goal or is stopped by the goaltender for a save. A shot that is deflected wide or blocked by an opponent does not count as a shot on goal; it is recorded as a blocked shot.
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Alternate captains wear the letter “A” on their jerseys in the same manner that team captains wear the “C”. In the NHL, teams may appoint a captain and up to two alternate captains, or they may appoint three alternate captains and thus no captain.
“A pants trick is the best term for when a player scores four goals in a hockey game. The term was invented by the 9 year old nephew of Doug Stolhand, one of the hosts of the excellent Puck Podcast. When a player gets a hat trick (three goals) you throw your hat on the ice .
Loafing, floating, or cherry picking in ice hockey is a manoeuver in which a player, the floater (usually a forward, but occasionally a defenceman who used to play the forward position, but can no longer skate the complete length of the ice at pace), literally loafs — spends time in idleness — or casually skates behind …
Centres are responsible for keeping the flow of the game moving, and generally handle, and pass the puck more than any other position player. Because of this, most good centres tend to score significantly more assists than goals because the play goes through them as they try to find open teammates.
(Note) Cross-checking is the action of using the shaft of the stick between the two hands to forcefully check an opponent with no portion of the stick on the ice. (a) A minor or a major penalty shall be assessed for cross-checking an opponent.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Checking in ice hockey is any of a number of defensive techniques aimed at disrupting an opponent with possession of the puck or separating them from the puck entirely. Most types are not subject to penalty.
If a player accidentally enters the attacking zone before the puck crosses the blue line, the puck carrier can delay their entry. This is known as a delayed offsides. You will see the referee raise their arm without blowing the whistle and all attacking players will exit the offensive zone.
(Note) Slashing is the act of a player swinging his stick at an opponent, whether contact is made, or not. Any forceful chop with the stick on an opponent’s body or opponent’s stick, on or near the opponent’s hands, shall be considered slashing .
(Note) Charging is the action where a player takes more than two strides or travels an excessive distance to accelerate through a body check for the purpose of punishing the opponent. (a) A minor plus a misconduct or a major plus a game misconduct penalty shall be assessed for charging an opponent.
Slashing—Slashing occurs when a player swings his stick too violently and contacts his opponent. Any stick contact to the helmet, legs, or back is considered a slash. Push—A push with possession occurs when a player pushes a ball-carrying opponent in the back.
The player designated to serve a bench minor penalty must be a non-penalized player , except goalkeeper , who was on the ice at the time of the infraction.
For a goal to be scored, the puck normally must entirely cross the goal line between the posts and under the crossbar of the goal frame. A goal is not allowed under any of the following conditions: the puck is sent into the goal from a stick raised above the height of the crossbar.
Goalies can change on the fly The short answer: Not always. While it won’t come up in the playoffs, there’s a little known rule that applies to the regular season only and prevents a goaltender who’s been pulled for an extra attacker during overtime from re-entering play on the fly.
Rule 22 – Misconduct Penalties We’ll get to Rule 23, but suffice it to say Rule 22 is a 10-minute penalty, and Rule 23 is hockey’s equivalent of an ejection. Players whose misconduct penalties have expired must remain in the penalty box until the next stoppage of play.
(a) A “MISCONDUCT” penalty involves the removal of a player , other than a goalkeeper , from the game for a period of 10 minutes with immediate substitution taking place on ice. A player whose misconduct penalty has expired shall remain on the penalty bench until the next stoppage of play.