body check


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body check

In ice hockey, a form of contact in which one player hits ("checks") another with his body. That was a heck of a body check! Great job keeping their players out of our end.
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Mr Webb denied any intention to body check Mr Johnson, who was one of his favourite teachers.
Smith faces further punishment for an arm-led body check on Graeme Le Saux in the 2-0 Worthington Cup defeat to Chelsea on November 28.
Kim ''was forced to undergo body check like a criminal'' when he tried to board a New York-bound flight operated by the U.
ARSENAL OUR RATING Ospina 6 Wiped out Oscar, lucky not to see red and concede penalty Bellerin 8 Heroic goal-line clearance thanks to his electric pace Mertesacker 6 Steady in defence despite not training all week Koscielny 7 Commanding, dealt easily with Oscar and Drogba Monreal Booked 8 Cynical body check to stop Ramires Coquelin Booked 7 Put his foot in where it hurts, always effective Cazorla Booked 8 Always lively and trying to make things happen Ramsey Booked 5 Nowhere near his best, looked lost on the right Ozil 7 Excellent first half, faded badly and missed big chance Sanchez 6 Lively start, then faded.
The study does suggest that, regardless of whether young players are allowed to body check, unintentional contact with the boards, the ice, or other players are important sources of injury.
The Toon chief has viewed the incident and reckons Williamson was retaliating to a "pull" from Elmander with a body check, which would not merit more than a caution.
The case was registered after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) approached the police against the staff of the American airliner for carrying out a pre-embarkation body check of Kalam, which it maintains, is in gross violation of a BCAS circular which exempts specified VVIPs/VIPs from security checks.
The suspect initially refused to undergo a routine body check and said he wasn't allowed to be searched for religious reasons.
Simone Bacciocchi's body check on Cotterill looked on the line but referee Ararat Tchagharyan decided it was inside the box.
But thankfully, cancer patients, and others needing a detailed whole body check, will soon be able to get treatment closer to home instead of trekking to London.
The visitors were reduced to 10 men after 85 minutes when Willie Lyle picked up a second yellow for a body check on Paul Farquharson.
Also in honor of the awareness month, Galderma Laboratories has created the Cetaphil Body Check card for self-exams.
In the mid '80s, the role of the defensive player changed from the football-type close defender and extra long-pole midfielder looking for a crushing body check to the nubile, equally quick defenseman who, with flashing stickwork and a repertoire of stick checks, is able to contain the potent attackmen.
A pair of binoculars and pictures of fighters were also reportedly found on him during a body check.
ARSENAL OUR RATING Ospina 6 Wiped out Oscar, lucky not to see red and concede penalty Bellerin 8 Heroic goal line clearance thanks to his electric pace Mertesacker 6 Steady in defence despite not training all week Koscielny 7 Commanding, dealt easily with Oscar and Drogba Monreal Booked 8 Cynical body check to stop Ramires Coquelin Booked 7 Put his foot in where it hurts, always effective Cazorla Booked 8 Always lively and trying to make things happen Ramsey Booked 5 Nowhere near his best, looked lost on the right Ozil 7 Excellent first half, faded badly and missed big chance Sanchez 6 Lively start, then faded.