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What is Wheel?

Used to describe a player who sees an opening and makes a tight turn before turning on the jets to avoid checkers or find open ice.

Sporting Charts explains Wheel

Not a technical term for a particular play or strategy, but often used to describe a player who finds a seam and quickly goes to that spot.

For example, "He wheels out of the corner and snaps a shot on net," or "Lidstrom picks up the puck behind the net and decides to wheel it himself into the neutral zone."

This is not to be confused with TSN's hockey playoff shows that featured Maggie the Monkey, who would spin a wheel to determine who would win playoff series.

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