sweep check

nounIce Hockey.
  1. a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one's stick and pulling it away with a movement in a long arc, the stick being held level or nearly level with the ice.: Compare check1 (def. 40).

Origin of sweep check

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby sweep check

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