Suicide-pass meaning

(ice hockey) A pass going up-ice where the passee must look behind towards the passer for the location of the puck, therefore being left unaware of opposition players further up-ice, allowing the passee to be checked from a blind spot.
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Origin of suicide-pass

  • Deriving from the likelihood of being checked off the play and losing possession of the puck, being a suicidal act in puck possession.

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  • From Wiktionary