Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of stickhandle.
  • noun ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse Skillful manipulation of the puck or ball with a player's stick, allowing the player to maintain control of the puck or ball.

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Examples

  • Chand, who died in 1979, is still the most revered athlete in India, a stickhandling magician whose exploits are still talked about.

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  • Most players, particularly in Canada and Europe, have fond memories of their frozen toes on frozen ponds or solitary stickhandling sessions on backyard rinks.

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  • All three participated in a Q&A session, then worked with students on stickhandling, passing, and shooting drills, before finishing with a scrimmage pitting students against teachers.

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  • Getzlaf set up the winner by stickhandling around Brian Rafalski and skating in on goalie Chris Osgood, who attempted a poke-check that sent the puck fluttering into the air.

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  • Ryan scored with 2: 32 left, carrying the puck into the zone, stickhandling past Mike Modano and then defenseman Stephane Robidas before stuffing the puck under Turco's glove.

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  • Jay McClement put St. Louis ahead with a short-handed goal in the second, spoiling a four-minute Coyotes power play, and goalie Chris Mason finished strong after his stickhandling mistake led to a Phoenix goal in the first.

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  • This is pretty embarrassing stickhandling for a professional hockey player.

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  • On Edmonton's first goal, Handzus failed to put a body on Cole in the left corner and the Oilers 'forward displayed some fancy stickhandling before setting up Moreau for a one-timer.

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  • But Perry restored Anaheim's two-goal lead at 9: 55 of the second with his 24th of the season, converting a centering pass at the edge of the crease after Getzlaf made a superb stickhandling move around defenseman Zbynek Michalek that left the defenseman flat on his stomach and flailing at air with his stick.

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  • In the first NHL playoff game in Boston since 2004, the Bruins took their first lead against Montreal this season 6 1/2 minutes in when Savard dug the puck out from the boards and passed it in front to Milan Lucic for some nice stickhandling and a shot past Price.

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