Assist (ice hockey)
In ice hockey, an assist is when up to two players of the scoring team shoots, passes or sends the puck towards the scoring teammate, or touched it in any other way which made the goal. This usually means that they "assisted" in the goal. At most, there can only be 2 assists for each goal.
Other websites[change | change source]
- NHL Rulebook, Rule #57 - Goals and Assists