poke check

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knocking the puck away by jabbing at it with the hockey stick

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The poke check is a quick, one-handed thrust forward to knock the puck away from your opponent.
Hutton had come way out a few seconds earlier to make a poke check as the Sound Tigers sprung two players free behind the Sharks' defense.
Lynas could do nothing to stop Nottingham's eighth goal after the puck was coughed up at the blue line, but did pull off her best save of the game with an excellent poke check to halt a oneon-one break.
But then Ruff lost possesion and Ian McIntyre's cross pass found Roenick who evaded the attempted poke check of Bales to equalise.
Stauber, who occasionally induced collective heart stoppage among Kings fans when he would skate halfway to the blue line to poke check - and sometimes tackle - an opposing forward on a breakaway, was not allowed to touch the puck behind the goal line in the Hartford Wolf Pack's game against the Springfield Falcons on Friday.
Krysil's pass hit Coulombe's stick on the tape, drawing Griffin out for a diving poke check, but Coulombe switched to the backhand to avoid it and slide the puck into the net.
About two minutes earlier, Sturm's breakaway was ruined by Karel Rachunek's diving poke check.
Tsyplakov's pass from the right wing got past Essensa, who reached out to poke check it.
Khristich fired a slap shot from inside the blue line, just ahead of Blues defenseman Al MacInnis' poke check.