What is a slew foot in hockey? (NOTE 4) “Slew-Footing” is the act of a player using his leg or foot to knock or kick an opponent’s feet from under him, or pushes an opponent’s upper body backward with an arm or elbow, and at the same time with a forward motion of his leg, knocks or kicks the opponent’s feet from under him.
Why do they call it slew foot? It’s so called because the player taking a slap shot pulls their stick back, away from the puck, and slaps the puck towards the net with significant force.
Who did Marchand slew foot? Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has been suspended three games for slew-footing Vancouver’s Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Are you allowed to trip people in hockey? A tripping (or obstruction tripping) penalty in ice hockey and ringette is called by the referee when a player trips an opposing player with their hockey stick or ringette stick, or uses their skate against the other players skate (“slew footing”), causing them to lose balance or fall and obstruct them from making