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What Is The Definition Of Tripping In Hockey?

1. This is a penalty in ice hockey when a player knocks an opponent to the ice by taking their feet out from underneath them by using their stick or a part of their body. A player who is called for tripping will then serve a two-minute minor penalty.

If an offensive player is tripped from behind while on a breakaway, the offensive player may be given a penalty shot instead of a tripping penalty being called.

Examples Of How Tripping Is Used In Commentary

1. The defensive player is called for tripping after he intentionally pushes his skate against the offensive player’s skate, causing him to fall down.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Ice Hockey

Also Known As:

1. Slew Footing

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