Site icon

Glossary of Ice Hockey Lingo, Slang & Terms

This is a list of common ice hockey slang, lingo and jargon terms.

A.

Alternate Captain
Apple
Assist

Attacking Zone

B.

Backchecking
Backhand Pass

Backhand Shot
Bad Ice
Bar Down
Beak
Behind The Net
Bender
Blocker
Blue Line
Boards
Body Check
Breakaway
Breakout
Butt-Ending
Butterfly Style

C.

Centering Pass
Change On The Fly
Checking From Behind
Clipping
Crashing The Net
Crossbar
Cross-Checking 

D.

Dangle
Dasher
Dead Puck
Dead Puck Era
Deke
Delayed Penalty
Double Minor
Drop Pass

Dump And Chase
Duster

E.

Elbowing
Empty Net
Empty Net Goal
Enforcer

Extra Attacker
Even Strength

F.

Face-Off
Fight Strap
Finish The Check
Five-Hole

Forecheck
Freeze The Puck
Full Strength

G.

Game Misconduct
Garbage Goal
Goal Crease
Goals Against Average
Goon
Gordie Howe Hat Trick
Gross Misconduct

H.

Hack
Hand Pass
Hat Trick
High Sticking
Hip Check
Home Ice Advantage

I.

Icing
Interference

J.

K.

L.

Left Wing Lock
Light The Lamp
Line
Line Brawl
Line Change
Long Change

M.

Major Penalty
Man Advantage
Match Penalty
Minor Penalty

N.

Neutral Zone
Neutral Zone Trap

O.

Odd-Man Rush
Offside
One Timer

P.

Paddle
Penalty Kill
Pepper Pot
Poke Check
Pond Hockey
Power Play

Pull The Goalie

Q.

R.

Rebound
Rejected
Roughing

S.

Saucer Pass
Short-Handed Goal
Shutout
Slap Shot
Slashing
Slew Foot
Stickhandling

T.

Takeaway
Top Shelf
Tripping
True Freshman
Twig

U.

V.

W.

Wrap Around
Wrist Shot

X.

Y.

Z. 

Zone Defense

Exit mobile version