Meaning of wrist shot in English:

wrist shot


Ice Hockey
  • A type of shot in which the puck is swept along the ice against the stick and then released with a rotating motion of the wrists.

    ‘he took a wrist shot from in front of the net’
    • ‘From start to finish, each player has a distinctive way of taking a wrist shot.’
    • ‘He plays hard and he's got a wicked wrist shot.’
    • ‘A lot of their goals come off faceoffs or plays from behind the net because they have such quick wrist shots.’
    • ‘A hard wrist shot will have a chance of going in if there's a screen or deflection in front of the net.’
    • ‘"He has enough speed and a decent wrist shot to score, but that's just not his area of expertise," says the European scout.’