Definitions

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  • v. To pressure the puck carrier for the opposing team

Etymologies

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fore +‎ check

Examples

  • ` ` In the third we got a lesson in forecheck pressure, '' he said.

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  • The penalty-kill was bad, we didn't score enough, our forecheck is bad.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Dallas vs. San Jose

  • The Devils 'forecheck is stronger, faster and more physical than the Blues'.

    USATODAY.com - Roy too good for St. Louis

  • ` ` We kept getting pucks in deep and our forecheck was our biggest plus for us tonight. ''

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  • ` ` We turned the puck over too often in the early part of the game, and we were not getting any kind of forecheck established whatsoever.

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  • I love how they established their forecheck and kept the Pens bottled up in their zone.

    "Southleast" no more

  • His speed is tough to deal with on the rush and he's aggressive and highly effective on the forecheck.

    Duchene, Tavares top forwards on Red Line Report's list

  • From the numerous offside calls, off-target passes, shots that found Wild players 'shin pads as if they were magnetized and the lack of a forecheck, it was far from the effort the Capitals wanted after such a complete game against the Hurricanes the night before.

    Capitals in 'quicksand,' fall to Wild, 2-1

  • He responded by tightening up his system's forecheck and neutral zone in an effort to compensate for a goal-per-game dropoff in scoring.

    On Hockey: Can one weekend turn around the Caps' season?

  • Playing with a lead, the Caps were content to rag the puck in their own zone and in the process, take Tampa’s crowd out of the game, and force Guy Boucher to up his forecheck before starting their breakout.

    Puppy power

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