A player who resides on the outsides of the ice and flanks the centerman. They can either play on the right side, right wing, or left side, left wing.
The winger position can take many shapes and forms depending on the type of player that occupies the position. However, the most famous ones have a scoring touch and lots of skill with a bit of grit or slickness to handle their position along the boards. They also are able to compliment the center they are grouped with.