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  • n  a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick

  • On his left is Martin, 21, from Montreal, a deceptive dervish with an overpowering slapshot.
  • And his longdistance "slapshot" is pro hockey's most effective offensive weapon: the rock-hard puck streaks toward the nets at 100 m.
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  • NHL-Bruins book Stanley Cup spot after Pens sweep
    June 7 (Reuters) - - The Boston Bruins booked a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Friday after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 to sweep their Eastern Conference championship series. The Bruins won the best-of-seven series 4-0 and will play either the Chicago Blackhawks or Los Angeles Kings for the Cup. Boston's Adam McQuaid belted home a slapshot from distance during a line change early in ...
    June 8, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  • Wayne Gretzky in Post-Bulletin
    Being on the cover of (NHL Slapshot) is exciting," said the Great One, "and is probably going to make me a bit cooler in the eyes of my kids."
  • Steve Tambellini in Vancouver Sun
    Kurtis has a real heavy shot, a half slapshot, and he seems to find a way to get it on net. He gives me a shooter that can be used on the power play,said Tambellini. "And he has that big body presence from a defensive standpoint. We were...
  • Mike Comrie in
    You need a little bit of luck. Whether it's a slapshot off the tip of a guy's finger . . . it's tough to stay healthy at this time of year,said Senators right-winger Mike Comrie, who was slowed earlier in the last round by a suspected...

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