Heard on NFL Blackhawks vs. Redwings

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 24 04:34:31 UTC 2009

Michael Sheehan wrote:
> "Not only is he fast, but he is quick."  [Mickey Redmond}

Given the team names and the speaker cited, I assume you mean NHL, not
NFL. And, in the context of hockey, that actually kind of makes sense.
"Fast" would refer to skating speed, and "quick" refers to shooting
speed. A player who is a fast skater may or may not have quick hands,
and vice versa.

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