Definitions

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  • noun ice hockey A defenseman

Etymologies

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blue +‎ liner

Examples

  • The club could recall blueliner Brian Lee from Binghamton for road games against the Red Wings Saturday and the Islanders Sunday.

    Ottawa Sun

  • The club could recall blueliner Brian Lee from Binghamton for road games against the Red Wings Saturday and the Islanders Sunday.

    Ottawa Sun

  • The club could recall blueliner Brian Lee from Binghamton for road games against the Red Wings Saturday and the Islanders Sunday.

    Ottawa Sun

  • The club could recall blueliner Brian Lee from Binghamton for road games against the Red Wings Saturday and the Islanders Sunday.

    Ottawa Sun

  • In hopes of improving their lineup in the short term, the Leafs demoted defenceman Jaime Sifers to the Toronto Marlies of the AHL and recalled blueliner Anton Stralman.

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  • A Crazy Defensive Scheme In recent past, the Rangers have dabbled in an aggressive style of defense where one blueliner essentially becomes a forward in the offensive zone.

    Are the Rangers This Good?

  • Back in September I had a hunch this would be a big year for the rookie blueliner, and he has not disappointed.

    Statistical analysis: Midseason Capitals awards

  • This award is not just about preventing goals -- it's about carrying the heaviest burden, including minutes played, quality of competition faced and how often the blueliner was deployed in the defensive zone.

    Statistical analysis: Midseason Capitals awards

  • Boudreau doesn't say much about Eric Fehr being a healthy scratch Saturday, while Mike Green says fellow blueliner Tom Poti "looked good" at practice Monday.

    Back at home, Caps seeking stability

  • Has the unit been better or worse since the Nov. 30 trade that brought the veteran blueliner to D.C. from Colorado?

    Statistical analysis: Scott Hannan's impact

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