Body Check

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A maneuver in which an ice hockey player bumps or slams an opponent with either his hip or shoulder (the only legal moves) to block the opponent’s progress or throw him off-balance
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Johnson returns for tomorrow's Premier League clash with former club Everton after a cynical body-check on European duty against Amkar Perm last month left him with a dislocated collarbone.
Johnson returns for tomorrow's clash with former club Everton after recovering from a cynical body-check on European duty against Amkar Perm.
Despite his efforts, there were more ugly stuff two minutes later when Reivers centre Graham Shiel was deservedly sinbinned for a cynical late body-check on Craig.
Furious Leeds boss Simon Grayson had to be held back by officials after pounds 8m-rated teenage midfielder Delph was left dazed by an off-the-ball body-check from the Toon jailbird.
Leeds' disciplinary problems will be intensified if Smith, already serving a five-match ban, is punished further for a body-check on Graeme Le Saux last November, and Viduka was hit with a ban for elbowing Martin Keown last weekend.
Paul McIntyre was eventually forced to body-check Rougier to stop him, and got booked for his troubles.
Just before the break a Messi run just outside the Bayern box was stopped by a body-check, but he still managed to poke the ball to Henry, who curled it home.
Ricardo Scimeca, who was also given a yellow card, for a body-check on Mendieta, curled a 25-yard free-kick around the Boro wall, but Schwarzer was alert to the danger - as he was to be all night.
PAUL Lambert last night played down the blatant body-check by Craig Moore that left the Celtic skipper clutching his throat in agony.
And we sucked in one last blast of oxygen, clattered into them like Chopper Harris when he dropped into the non-Leagues, took out the goalie with a Norman Hunter body-check, wellied one in, ran off the pitch with the scorer aloft into the nearest bar, leaving the Japanese lads somewhat bemused.