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A hard shot made by raising the stick just above or below the waist before striking the puck with a sharp slapping motion.
- ‘He has a quick release, a hard slap shot and a bit of a temper.’
- ‘He has a cannon of a shot, whether it is his slap shot or wrist shot.’
- ‘Or maybe his cage will become dislodged, but he'll stand in there maskless and stare down a slap shot.’
- ‘His way of calling out an opposing player was to whistle a high, hard slap shot to serve notice of his intent.’
- ‘But his trademark hard, accurate outlet passes, his ability to skate the puck out of trouble and his wicked slap shot are back.’
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