he shoots, he scores

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Coined by Canadian hockey broadcaster Foster Hewitt.


he shoots, he scores

  1. Said as someone scores a goal.
    • 1997, Lorna Landvik, Your Oasis on Flame Lake[1], →ISBN, page 108:
      He crouched down so that he was eye level with his desk, and pressing a big paper clip against a smaller one, he shot the clip into a paper cup. ¶ "He shoots, he scores!" he said, raising his arms.
  2. Said as someone accomplishes something.

Usage notes[edit]

This phrase is usually in third person, even if "he" refers to the first person.