Meaning of forechecker in English:

forechecker

noun

Ice Hockey

See forecheck

‘He is more of a forechecker - a disruptor who plays hard every shift.’
  • ‘When forced to dump the puck, forecheckers must battle through blockers to reach the defenseman along the boards behind the net.’
  • ‘Against teams that employ the trap, a lefthanded shooter on the right side has an advantage because he can put his body between the forechecker and puck.’
  • ‘Philadelphia, however, remained reluctant to change on the fly because the Flyers are successful forecheckers.’
  • ‘Is there a second forechecker close by in support?’