Here is a list of hockey terms used throughout the years.
*Apple A slang term used to describe an assist.
*Biscuit in the basket-To put the puck in the net (to score a goal).
*Blow a tire-When a player falls to the ice for no apparent reason other than losing their footing.
*Bottle Rocket/Bottle knocker When a goal is scored that strikes the underside of the top of the net, resulting in the goaltender’s water bottle being dislodged or knocked off.
*Waffle-boarding- A quick save with the goalie’s blocker, usually a sideways-sweeping motion.
*Toe drag Dragging the puck along the ice with the end (toe) of the stick blade on the ice as opposed to pushing with the bottom edge.
*Slew foot-Sweeping or kicking out a player’s skate or tripping them from behind, causing them to fall backwards. A match penalty
*Saucer pass An airborne pass from one player to another.
* pillows The goaltender’s leg pads.
*Muffin-A shot that wavers in the air when traveling towards the goal, usually used in recognition of a goal that should have been stopped, or a bad shot.
*Lighting a candle Hitting someone so hard that they fall over.
*howitzer A very fast slap shot.
* Grocery Stick-A fourth line player who sits on the bench where the forwards and defensemen split.
*Face wash Intentionally rubbing the open palm of a glove in an opponent’s face to annoy them.
Hope you enjoyed my 15 Weird Hockey Terms.