A quick fake by a puck carrier intended to trick an opponent out of position.
A deke is a fake by a player in possession of the puck in order to get around an opponent or to make a goalie move out of position. To deke, you move the puck or a part of your body to one side and then in the opposite direction. ("Deke" is taken from "decoy.")
Faking an opponent out to get past with the puck.
A fake or feint made by an attacking player to induce a defender or goalie to move the wrong way.
To fake, either with the puck or the body, in order to get a defensive player out of position or off balance. Short for "decoy."
To feint or shift an opponent out of position.
a hockey term for faking out an opponent
When a player fakes his opponent out of position, it is called a deke.
A deke, sometimes known as a dangle, is an ice hockey technique which a player uses to get past an opponent. The term is a Canadianism formed by abbreviating decoy.