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rag the puck

1. In ice hockey, to attempt to run out the remaining time in a game by maintaining possession of the puck for as long possible. The team is notorious for ragging the puck whenever they take the lead.
2. By extension, to stall, postpone, or otherwise cause a delay by deliberately engaging in time-wasting activities. Primarily heard in Canada. Activist groups are claiming that the government has ragged the puck in relation to legislation that would better protect the environment. Quit ragging the puck, John, and make a decision already!
See also: puck, rag

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

puck bunny

1. slang A female ice-hockey fan, especially one whose focus is primarily on the attractiveness of male players or on displaying their own physical attractiveness for others to see. I'm on a forum where me and other puck bunnies share our stories of players we've managed to hook up with. There's a whole section devoted to pictures of puck bunnies posed seductively in a player's jersey or with a team's banner on display.
2. slang A female ice-hockey player, especially one who is considered especially attractive. I think all women who play hockey professionally are hot just by virtue of what they do for a living, but there are some who stand out from the rest as true puck bunnies.
See also: bunny, puck

hockey-whore

and puck bunny
n. a kind of groupie that follows hockey players. (Puck bunny is a play on fuck bunny.) She doesn’t like the game, she’s just a hockey-whore. Just a cheap, skanky puck bunny, that’s her!

puck bunny

verb
See also: bunny, puck
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"I've always kind of had a detail-oriented mind where I always want the puck and I'm going to do whatever it takes to get it back," he said.
"Just to put an arbitrary manual performance number on that, if a manual operator missed one puck every minute, or one out of every 40 at a 40-per-minute rate, that's a 2.5 percent throughput reduction," Kostopoulos says.
Hyun said he handed the puck to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) office here, and an IIHF official will now deliver the puck to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
As for King Puck, organisers say he is to be treated royally during his brief reign with a diet of ash tree branches, water and cabbage to sustain him until he returns to his mountain home following his dethronement ceremony.
Don't miss Wolfgang Puck's cutting edge a la carte brunch every Friday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, priced at BHD29++ (including soft beverages), with a live music band playing live in the background.
The referee tossed in the puck. The two centers collided once more with the same result.
Bostrom was instrumental in the equaliser as he stole the puck midice and passed to player/coach Michael Bowman who fired into the top corner.
Thanks to the Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 SoC, the Puck.js benefits from an ARM Cortex-M4F processor, 64-MHz clock speed, 64 kB of RAM, 512 kB of flash, built-in NFC, over-the-air firmware updates, 12-bit ADC, timers, and serial interfaces that can be used on any available pins, plus a temperature sensor.
Puck told the audience during a Q&A session that finally opening a restaurant in NYC was a longtime dream of his, but it came down to timing and location.
Coventry were too slow when they had the puck, and more prone to coughing up possession.
The Austrian-born American chef has created three restaurants in the hotel, which was officially opened on Wednesday, in addition to 23 Wolfgang Puck fine dining locations around the world.
"I can see the puck if it is within range," Arndt said.
When asked about what went through his mind when the puck came to him, McGreevey's answer was simple.
"Timing is always the tricky thing," says Matt Bencivenga, chef-partner of Wolfgang Puck Catering and Events.
Ladies and gentlemen, have you met Puck? Puck is not officially a lady cop, and yet in BBC4's Crimes of Passion she solves more mysteries than you can shake a stick at.