drop pass

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of drop pass

: a pass in ice hockey in which the passer skates past the puck leaving it for a teammate following close behind

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First Known Use of drop pass

1949

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Definition of drop pass for English Language Learners

  • ice hockey : a pass in which a player stops the puck and skates past it in order to leave it for another player who is close behind


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