Definition of winger
: a player (as in soccer or ice hockey) in a wing position
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Portland winger Dagny Brynjarsdottir (back injury) could see her first minutes of the season at Sky Blue Saturday, while midfielder Tobin Heath (back injury) could be back on the field for the home game against Sky Blue on June 17.
Eljaiek, who played with a brace on her left knee, opened the season as a winger before becoming Evanston's starting center forward midway through the season.
He’ll probably be joined by second-round winger Adam Mascherin, who scored 35 goals and 100 points for the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL last season.
Sullivan called wingers Carl Hagelin and Jake Guentzel game-time decisions.
Crosby, Malkin and wingers such as Phil Kessel drive the Penguins’ offense just as Filip Forsberg and the defensemen do for the Predators.
Twice in the span of about 30 seconds, Penguins left winger James Neal left his feet, targeting the heads of opposing Flyers players.
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