Definition of slap shot in English:

slap shot


  • A hard shot made by raising the stick about waist-high before striking the puck with a sharp slapping motion.

    • ‘His way of calling out an opposing player was to whistle a high, hard slap shot to serve notice of his intent.’
    • ‘Or maybe his cage will become dislodged, but he'll stand in there maskless and stare down a slap shot.’
    • ‘He has a cannon of a shot, whether it is his slap shot or wrist shot.’
    • ‘But his trademark hard, accurate outlet passes, his ability to skate the puck out of trouble and his wicked slap shot are back.’
    • ‘He has a quick release, a hard slap shot and a bit of a temper.’