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A defenceman.‘the blueliner has played in a total of 110 games’
- ‘He makes fewer errors than any blueliner in the league.’
- ‘Not since the halcyon days of Orr and Denis Potvin has a young blueliner been so dominant at his position.’
- ‘A 5'10", 180 lb. blueliner was named the league's top defenceman.’
- ‘The veteran blueliner suffered a lower body affliction during Saturday's loss and missed the third period.’
- ‘It was a well-deserved honor for the league's accomplished blueliner.’
- ‘The brawny blueliner made his most significant strides by expanding his hockey sense, leadership, and physicality.’
- ‘Phoenix could use a big, bone-crushing blueliner.’
- ‘Prior to starting rehearsals, the former blueliner had only once laced up a pair of figure skates.’
- ‘The Maple Leafs acquired a steady, if not flashy, blueliner.’
- ‘The speedy blueliner grabbed the puck.’
1930s: from blue line, with reference to the usual position of defensive players in the area behind this line on their team's side of the rink.
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