face-off

[n] - (ice hockey) the method of starting play
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face-off

noun (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
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face-off

(from the article `ice hockey`) ...drops the puck between opposing players, follows the infraction. In hockey competition that has no red line, an offside infraction involves a pass ...
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Face-Off

A technique used to put the ball in play at the start of each quarter, or after a goal is scored. The players squat down and the ball is placed between their sticks.
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Face-off

A method of starting or re-starting play (also see Draw).
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face-off

the method of starting play; the dropping of the puck by the official between the sticks of two opposing players standing one stick length apart with stick blades flat on the ice; used to begin each period or to resume play when it has stopped for other reasons.
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Face-off

A face-off is the method used to begin play in ice hockey and some other sports. The two teams line up in opposition to each other, and the opposing skaters attempt to gain control of the puck after it is dropped between their sticks by an official. Face-offs are generally handled by centres, although some wingers handle face-offs and very rarely,...
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