One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who plays hockey.‘Tom is a professional hockey player’
- ‘Anybody with the name Gordie should automatically be a good hockey player!’
- ‘Some people claim he's quite witty (for a hockey player).’
- ‘I hear she's quite skilled at rescuing inebriated hockey players.’
- ‘A ragtag group of college hockey players defeated a nearly invincible juggernaut on their way to Olympic gold at Lake Placid.’
- ‘She's here to check out my female hockey players.’
- ‘His paper offers additional evidence about the economic plight of qualified French Canadian hockey players.’
- ‘Hockey players subject themselves to more bodily harm than any other professional athlete, even American football players.’
- ‘In this job-satisfaction study, symphony musicians were happier than hockey players.’
- ‘A good example is Wayne Gretzky, considered the greatest hockey player by many.’
- ‘The current hockey players are a huge improvement over the lads we saw in last year's game.’
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