Code: she's a role player.
Translation: We think she can play a role, we just haven't figure out what that role is yet.
she's a "character" girl.
Translation: she makes us laugh, she tells jokes and does impressions.
Code: she's good
in the locker room.
Translation: We should leave her in the locker room because she's useless on the ice.
Translation: We're not sure what she brings to the team.
Code: she's a competitor.
she competes every night, she just doesn't win very often.
Translation: she needs a bath.
Translation: she's dumb enough to lead with her face.
Code: she gives us a physical presence.
she takes up space.
Code: she's a technically-sound goalie.
Translation: her reflexes are lousy.
a reflex goalie.
Translation: she hasn't got a clue on how to play the angles.
Code: she's a power-play specialist.
I like having an extra player out there to cover her screw-ups.
Code: she's a stay-at-home defenceman.
she can't skate and carry the puck at the same time.
Code: she's an offensive defenceman.
Translation: she can't
Code: she adds toughness.
Translation: she's in for two shifts a night and she start fights on both of them.
she's an all-round player.
Translation: she doesn't do anything particularly well.
Code: she's feisty.
chirps at the opposition and takes dumb penalties at crucial times.
Code: she's got experience.
lost with better teams.
Code: she has a tremendous upside.
Translation: she can't get any worse.
Translation: This women was abandoned in the jungle as a small girl and taught to play hockey by a family
of gorillas who adopted her...... And I'm supposed to coach this?
Code: she's a grinder.
Translation: It's 50-50
that she'll miss an empty net from three feet away.
Code: she's got good work ethic.
Translation:she works hard
but accomplishes little.
Code: she's a playmaker.
Translation: she has to pass, because she shoots like my grandmother.
We've got good chemistry.
Translation: We may be lousy, but we all get along.
Code: We're rebuilding.
We sucked this year, and we probably will the year after as well.
Code: We're shaking up the lines to add offense.
I'm pulling names out of a hat and hoping it works.
Code: We're letting her see the game from above so she can
Translation: she annoyed me so much the last game she played, I want her as far away from me as possible.
We only had a few bright spots tonight.
Translation: I just watched my career as a coach go right down the drain.
Things are starting to turning around for us now.
Translation: We don't suck as much as before, and I can almost keep my
dinner down watching these losers play.
Code: she's our star player.
Translation: At last someone that can actually
Code: We played undisciplined hockey.
Translation: The ref sucked tonight.
Code: We were not
as good as we should have been.
Translation: How can these high school dropouts get paid millions for the stuff that they
spewed on the ice tonight?
Code: We need to work harder.
Translation: No all night benders the night before.
I am in the best shape of my career.
Translation: Oh my god,............... I have no trade clause in my contract.