How old is ice hockey

Terms from the ABC of ice hockey: The first and only ice hockey media since 2003

Backchecking is defensive work without a puck in the middle of the attack zone. The opponent's attack should be stopped at the latest at your own blue line. Consequently, disciplined individual defense work must be performed by the players in the middle area of ​​the playing field, who have to demonstrate strength in a duel. A team that is good at backchecking has the advantage of being in control of the neutral zone.

Gang (IIHF rulebook 2010-14, Rule 102)
white playing field border approx. 120 cm high

Gang check (IIHF rulebook 2010-14, Rule 520) Boarding
Incorrect attack that violently throws the opponent against the gang. Text stolen from
The previous check may have been compliant with the rules for yourself, but there is a penalty for this action. The checking player must be aware that an action on the boards always represents a higher risk of injury for the opponent. The gang check is punished with at least a small penalty, in the event of an injury with at least 5 minutes + game misconduct penalty.

Bank fine
Minor penalty for an offense by an unidentified player or team official on or at the players bench, it must be served by any player to be determined by the captain
since 2010: Bank fines have to be served by a player from the ice Tex

Bench warmerText stolen from
The poor guy who is of no use on the field but has to serve the bank fines or has to go to the penalty box as a substitute for various penalties. Mostly players from their own youth teams who have been promised a great career because their dad is on the board, because the coach doesn't want to take any risks because of his bonuses. Sometimes only there to keep the minimum skill level for a game. Text stolen from
See also: wool blanket storm.
Since 2010 it has been a dying species: Bank fines have to be served from the ice by a player. Text stolen from

Peasant trick (English: wraparound)
A goal scored from behind the goal, in which the goalie stupidly let himself be lured into the wrong corner, the defenders sleep and the attacker can circle the disc around the goal post into the goal. Text stolen from

An offense to be punished with a small penalty, to the detriment of an opponent who is not the target. So any action that actively restricts the freedom of movement of a free player, e.g. blocking, hooking, holding, sidelining. The classic that used to be tolerated is universally popular: holding the bat between the opponent's legs.
since 2010: Waving around in front of the goalkeeper, see Sean Avery rule

To trip someone (IIHF rulebook 2010-14, Rule 538) Tripping (engl.)
Unauthorized action in which the opponent stumbles or falls due to an (even unintentional!) Attack on his legs. Depending on the situation, the range of possible penalties ranges from a small penalty to match penalty and penalty to the awarded goal.
since 2010: No rule violation when the puck is played.

Punished player
Player against whom a penalty is pending or indicated

Best of Five
Game mode in the playoffs in which 3 wins must be played out in a maximum of 5 games against the same opponent in order to advance.

Best of three
Game mode in the playoffs in which 2 wins must be played out in a maximum of 3 games against the same opponent in order to advance. Text stolen from

Best of Seven
Game mode in the playoffs in which 4 wins must be played out in a maximum of 7 games against the same opponent in order to advance.

BEVText stolen from
Bavarian Ice Hockey Association. The largest German regional association with three-stage play from the district, state and Bavarian leagues, as well as all junior leagues.

beer (bay.) Text stolen from
Most important, sometimes the only food, which sharpens the eyes of ice hockey fans, provides new knowledge and interpretations of rules, increases the ability to judge Solomonic, and focuses the articulation on the most important vowels.

Blue line (IIHF rulebook 2010-14, Rule 112)Text stolen from
Separation lines between the three playing field areas: defense third, neutral zone and attack third. The entire line is part of the field from which the puck comes, important e.g. for offside.

Task of the center forward in front of the opposing goal: Disturb the opposing goalkeeper by obstructing the view in order to give the blueliner a chance. > Image <

Blind side hit(engl.)

Check for which the opponent could not prepare because he did not have to expect a physical attack from his position and game situation. We punished severely due to the risk of injury, especially concussions and neck injuries. Is often referred to as an open ice hit by the missing team.

A block usually consists of 2 defenders and 3 forwards. Due to the fast course of the game, however, the tasks constantly change. Depending on the tactical or conditional aspects, the individual attacking or defending players can be replaced. Such blocks are also called 1st, 2nd, or 3rd storm or defense. If there is an over- or under-number, the special teams play.

Blueliner (engl.)
Defender who moves over the blue line into the attacking third and can shoot hard and well placed from there. Highly effective through the cooperation of the center forward in front of the goal by fading in or tip-in.

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Deception or feint to induce the opposing goalkeeper or defender to react early and therefore incorrectly.

bloodText stolen from
The blood (lat. Sanguis) is the fluid organ of the vertebrates that, with the support of the cardiovascular system, ensures the functionality of the rest of the body tissue through a variety of transport and connection functions. Blood is primarily pumped through the body's blood vessels through the mechanical activity of the heart muscle in a circulatory system. Also circulates in ice hockey players and is sometimes lost too. Is sensibly diluted with beer. Text stolen from

Boarding (IIHF rulebook 2010-14, Rule 520) (engl.)
A foul in which the opponent is violently thrown against the boards. See gang check

Body check (engl.)
Body attack permitted within the framework of the rules against an opponent carrying the puck. see check

Break away (engl.)
Counterattack, sudden counterattack, breakthrough, steep action in which the player in possession of the disc has no opponent between himself and the opposing goalkeeper. This definition is important for fouls for penalty or goal decisions.

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Rapid escape from your own third of the defense.

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see check or gang

bully (not English, it says Face-Off) Text stolen from
Pass or throw-in at the pass points. The centers place their clubs on the face-off point, the referee throws the disc between them. The players try to conquer the puck and usually pass it backwards to their fellow players. > Image <

Bully circle
Round markings around the end play points and the play point in the middle. When throwing in, only the two centers and the throwing referee are allowed to be there.

Face-off shot
Shot right after the face-off. It is not even attempted to play the disc back to its own teammates, but shot immediately. Often tried shortly before the end of the third of the game in order to score a goal before the break or the end of the game. Text stolen from

Until the founding of the DEL the top division in German ice hockey. The Bundesliga had previously existed since the 1958/59 season. It emerged from the league in which the German champions were determined between 1948 and 1958. 10 teams played in a double round (each against each other, 2 home and 2 away games) to get into the playoffs that the top 8 contested. The last of the preliminary round was relegated to the 2nd Bundesliga North or South.

butterfly (engl.)
Knee joint defensive movement in which the goalkeeper spreads both rails flat on the floor and thus fends off flat shots.