puck-handling

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1921, puck + handling.

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puck-handling (uncountable)

  1. (ice hockey) The ability to control the puck; stickhandling.
    • 1921, March 12, Boston Daily Globe, p 6:
      Dazzling puck handling by the visitors, but college men break up swift attacks. [headline]
    • 1965, May 15, Kingston Whig-Standard, p 9:
      [...] Flyers dominated the game with superior skating, checking, passing and puck-handling.

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