Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To move, maneuver, and have control over the puck in ice hockey or the ball in lacrosse and field hockey.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To maintain individual possession of the puck or ball by controlling it with movements of one's stick, especially to do so in a skillful manner.
  • v. To deal capably and swiftly with a situation, especially in a manner which deflects potential problems.

Etymologies

stick +‎ handle (Wiktionary)

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