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verb[NO OBJECT]Ice Hockey
Play an aggressive style of defence, checking opponents before they can organize an attack.
- ‘The Sabres rarely forechecked aggressively, and Peca's biggest job was usually to shut down the opponent's top center.’
- ‘He consistently works hard, forechecking and backchecking every shift.’
- ‘The thought there is that teams are reluctant to forecheck against a goaltender who basically acts as a third defenseman and can move the puck up the ice very efficiently.’
- ‘They forecheck aggressively and try to force mistakes.’
- ‘They are the same: they come out strong, they forecheck hard, they play a sound defensive game.’
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