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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


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

See also: bunny, puck
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The most fun,'' said Puck, ``is at the end of the night when I can sit down with my crew and have a glass of wine.
Although Puck has had numerous requests to sell the chocolate Oscars, the academy forbids it.
Teamed with Flay; cooked against both Batali and Puck.
Hill, an Australian native, said he had never heard of Peter Puck before giving the OK to this animated feature.
The puck squirted to the corner and the Kings' Jon Sim fired at an empty net.
Thomas shot from inside the blue line, and with Cechmanek still standing and not expecting a shot, the puck deflected off Kings defenseman Joe Corvo in front and went over Cechmanek's shoulder.
Ference then hooked Robitaille for a delayed penalty, but Robitaille knocked the puck toward Armstrong, who skated in front and slipped a backhand shot past Turek 4:13 into the game.
However, restaurateur and chef Wolfgang Puck will still have a presence there, focusing on his ever-expanding, successful catering company, Wolfgang Puck Catering and Events in Chicago and the Wolfgang Puck Cafe in Evanston, Ill.