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- n. A glass of wine given out of turn, the bottle having been handed backwards.
- n. A blow with the back of the hand.
- n. A bribe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A backhanded blow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blow with the back of the hand: as, to strike one a backhander.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a backhanded blow
Niedermayer put the Ducks ahead 2-1 in the second period, whisking in a backhander from the high slot after Travis Moen and Scott Niedermayer fought to keep the puck alive along the right boards in the Oilers 'zone.
Pahlsson opened the scoring 5: 22 in with a backhander from the right circle that slid past Rinne's right shoulder.
Barely one minute after Price entered the game, Montreal was on the power play when Max Pacioretty's third goal, a backhander from the bottom of the slot, made it 3-1.
The Penguins tied it 10 seconds later when Matt Cooke put a rebound of Jordan Staal's backhander from the slot past Backstrom for his second goal.
Peltonen made it 3-1 at 7: 48 of the second with a backhander from the side of the net that trickled through Gerber's legs.
Kamil Kreps scored on a backhander from the slot to put the Panthers on top 4-2.
Then Kopitar tied it on a soft backhander from the half wall, the puck somehow eluding Mason inside the near post.
Hartnell's tally came on the power play when he beat Manny Fernandez with a backhander from the edge of the crease.
Zednik scored at 12: 59 of the second, firing a backhander from the right side of the crease that went over Budaj and just under the crossbar.
He was unable to get his blocker on White's hard backhander from the slot as Toronto took a 1-0 lead.