from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of carrying a high stick, and especially of striking an opponent with a high stick, stipulated as a violation of the rules of ice hockey.
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- n. A penalized action in the sport of ice hockey where a player knowingly or inadvertently raises (the hand-grip part of) his stick above shoulder level.
- v. Present participle of high-stick.
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When hard-nosed defenseman Mike Komisarek was ejected for high-sticking Boston's Milan Lucic near the end of Wednesday's playoff game, it might have been his last official act in a Montreal Canadiens sweater.
-Speaking of Hendricks, aside from his high-sticking penalty that led to the power-play goal by Brett Clark, it was a pretty good night for the gritty forward.
This kind of high-sticking with a fly rod works pretty well but can also get tedious if too many hours go by without a taking fish.
Despite a thrilling last-second comeback by a plucky U.S. team, there would be no dramatic repeat of Lake Placid in Vancouver on Sunday — no David high-sticking Goliath.
Does Spitzer think that hes merely been sent to the penalty box for a few minutes for high-sticking?
Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period PIT 2: 59 Philippe Boucher hooking minor PIT 4: 41 Hal Gill hooking minor 2nd period ATL 2: 56 Mathieu Schneider high-sticking minor ATL 6: 45 Nathan Oystrick interference minor ATL 7: 27 Marty Reasoner hooking minor PIT 9: 32 Philippe Boucher tripping minor 3rd period PIT 9: 48 Pascal Dupuis hooking minor ATL 16: 16 Chris Thorburn interference minor
Pronger scored on a shot from the point while Edmonton's Tom Gilbert serving a double-minor for high-sticking Bobby Ryan.
Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period NYR 3: 31 too many men on the ice minor NYR 8: 40 Wade Redden high-sticking minor 2nd period WAS 0: 10 Dave Steckel high-sticking minor NYR 18: 52 Paul Mara tripping minor
Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period CLB 10: 51 Manny Malhotra hooking minor 2nd period CAR 3: 58 Tuomo Ruutu hooking minor CAR 8: 00 Niclas Wallin hooking minor CLB 18: 47 Rick Nash hooking minor 3rd period CAR 1: 05 Tuomo Ruutu high-sticking minor CAR 2: 13 Patrick Eaves slashing minor CLB 7: 27 Jakub Voracek slashing minor
Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period COL 13: 02 Ryan Smyth slashing minor COL 18: 40 Wojtek Wolski high-sticking minor 2nd period PHO 16: 42 Shane Doan hooking minor 3rd period PHO 10: 00 Mikkel Boedker hooking minor PHO 15: 56 Peter Mueller hooking minor
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