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Backhand Shot

back*hand shot

What Is The Definition Of Backhand Shot In Hockey?

1. This is a shot that is taken using the backside of a hockey stick blade. Although it is not as powerful as a slap shot or as accurate as a wrist shot, a backhand shot often confuses and deceives a goaltender, making it hard to  defend at times.

Examples Of How Backhand Shot Is Used In Commentary

1. The center takes the puck up the ice on a breakaway and puts it in the net using a backhander to the glove side of the goaltender.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Ice Hockey

Also Known As:

1. Backhander
2. Backhanded Shot

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