Hockey Lexicon

biscuit

Colloquial for a hockey puck. To get a puck to the face is to “eat a biscuit”.

Rubber

A hockey puck. As in “Putting rubber on net” as a euphamism for taking shots on goal.

Bergy

Patrice Bergeron, patron saint of faceoffs and back-checking.

Bergygram

A positive affirmation in a GIF or static photo featuring Patrice Bergeron meant to lighten one’s mood.

Marchy

Brad Marchand

You played your left wing for years
You named him Brad.
You loved Brad.
And then he got suspended.
You two had been through everything together:
two Stanley Cup Finals, two low bridges…
You’re like, “Nothing can replace Brad”

Chiller

Fan nickname for Colin Miller (to differentiate him from Kevan Miller, a.k.a. “Killer”)

Kevlar

Reference to Kevan Miller’s surprising ability to never be benched, no matter how poorly he is playing.

Killer

Kevan Miller’s nickname among the fans – both differentiating him from Colin Miller (a.k.a. Chiller) celebrating his fighting prowess.

Millsy

Kevan Miller’s super-creative locker room nickname.

Pasta

David Pastrnak

QUOTA

Scoring 6 goals. That’s enough. You don’t need to score any more. We can go home now.

Unanswered QUOTA

Scoring 6 unanswered goals. Like the unicorn, the tooth fairy or my other sock, it is a rare and magical beast that no one is quite sure exists.

TeamNotPooh

Sage hockey observers who realize that any third jersey is infintely superior to the weird teddy-bear emblazoned jersey worn between 1995 and 2006

TeamPooh

Sadly mistaken followers of the goofiest third jerseys ever worn by the Bruins

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