Definition of winger
: a player (as in soccer or ice hockey) in a wing position
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Populist policies vary as a result: a left-wing firebrand might attack the budget strictures imposed by European institutions, whereas a right-winger might focus on ending free movement of labour.
National Review, of course, played a major role in establishing a clear distinction in the early 1960s between conservatives and the conspiratorial right-wingers of the John Birch Society.
High-scoring winger Alex DeBrincat and Henri Jokiharju, this year's first-round draft pick, are among those on the roster for the Blackhawks' prospect camp.
Elias Hernandez is a 29-year-old winger who plays for Leon, a veteran of 10 Liga MX seasons, with 50 goals but only the occasional nibble from Mexico’s vaunted national team.
As free agency opened Saturday, Pittsburgh signed defenseman Matt Hunwick and goaltender Antti Niemi but lost winger Chris Kunitz, center Nick Bonino and defensemen Trevor Daley and Ron Hainsey.
The Florida Panthers will sign Russian winger Evgeni Dadonov on Saturday not long after news broke that the team and free agent Jaromir Jagr were breaking up.
David Santiago firstname.lastname@example.org The Panthers are expected to sign a couple of wingers soon after the league opens for business.
The Wings took a gamble on the skilled Austrian winger last summer, after he was bought out by Minnesota.
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