Definitions

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  • n. The player in the position of centre

Etymologies

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centre +‎ man

Examples

  • “I would not say he Chris Judd is the best centreman in the AFL but there are none better.”

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  • He's an underrated centreman, one of the few players who, at age 24, put up an 80-point season on a bad team in 2006-07 before running into some injury problems last season.

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  • In 1989-90, Barrie put up one of the best seasons in WHL history for the Blazers, as the then 20-year-old centreman potted 85 goals and 185 points in 70 games.

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  • Wilson's father, Larry, played in the NHL with Detroit and Chicago in the '50s, but spent the majority of his career, 13 years, as a high-scoring centreman with the Buffalo Bisons of the AHL.

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  • Vigneault said the team "still hasn't found the elements we're comfortable with" on the fourth line and hasn't "made up our mind yet" on whether Hodgson is the answer as the No. 4 centreman.

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  • The centreman added 47 goals and 42 assists in 135 playoff games, winning the Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001.

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  • Some wondered how Yakupov would fare without his regular centreman, close friend and fellow top prospect Alex Galchenyuk, who has been sidelined all season by knee surgery.

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  • Connolly's signing was something of a consolation prize for the Leafs; he was the guy they settled for after Brad Richards, July's marquee free-agent centreman, chose the Rangers.

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  • It's not who we or anybody else has designated as the top centreman should be.

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  • An extra centreman could come in handy, of course, given that Mikhail Grabovski, the second-line centre, left Thursday's game with a lower-body injury.

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