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What Is The Definition Of Clipping In Hockey?

1. This is a penalty in ice hockey when a player hits an opponent below the knees. Clipping is considered a minor penalty, but if the player who was hit on the play is hurt, then a major penalty, misconduct or game misconduct is then given to the player who committed the penalty.

Examples Of How Clipping Is Used In Commentary

1. The defenseman hits the forward too low below the knees as the whistle is blown and play is stopped. The defenseman will serve two minutes in the box for clipping.

2. The player goes to the ice after getting hit below the knee and is unable to get up off the ice. The defenseman who hit him is given a major penalty and will have to leave the ice with a game misconduct.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Ice Hockey

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