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Barn: rink or arena.
Barn Burner: used to describe a game that is high scoring, fast paced, and exciting to watch.
Biscuit: the puck.
Breadbasket: term that describes the goalie’s chest. Typically used when describing that you put a shot right in the goalie’s logo.
Bucket: a helmet
Celly: a celebration after a goal is scored. Depending on the score, stakes, and opponent, varying levels of cellying is acceptable.
Chiclets: teeth, usually used when describing the lack thereof for certain players
Chirp: trash talk, directed toward an opponent, their bench or the refs.
Clapper: a slapshot, in reference to someone with a powerful slapshot or a slapshot that results in a goal.
Coast to Coast: a goal scored when a player starts the play near his own net.
Dusts it Off: when a defenceman quickly stickhandles the puck then dishes it off to a teammate.
Flow: great hockey hair, typically long that flows out of the helmet when the player skates.
Lettuce: a great head of hockey hair. See also: flow, salad.
Light the Lamp: to score a goal, in reference to the red light that goes on behind the net.
Lumber: a hockey stick, named when sticks used to be made of wood.
Mitts: refers to a player’s hands, often described as silky when a player has great skill. Also refers to a player’s gloves, as in “dropping the mitts” in a fight 
Where Mama Keeps the Peanut Butter: goal scored in the uppermost part of the net.