ice the puck

ice the puck

In ice hockey, to commit an icing, a minor infraction that occurs when the puck is advanced from behind one's own team's red line to beyond the other team's goal line without being touched by the other team. Come on, man, how could you ice the puck at a crucial time in the game like this?
See also: ice, puck
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Nashoba/Clinton, which continued to pressure the Patriots for the remainder of the game, pulled Luke Gilchrest and went with an empty net for the final minute of play, but the Patriots were able to ice the puck several times despite the Chieftains' man advantage.
It was a scramble in front of Stevie Lyle's net and when he failed to ice the puck it ended up in the back of the net with former Giants coach Tony Hand credited with the goal.