Shooting and passing are one and the same. Forget all of history in the sport, you have been brainwashed by years of commentators, players and coaches.
When a player shoots, he swings his stick to hit the puck. When a player passes, he swings his stick to hit the puck. There is no difference here. It doesnt matter whether his attempted target is the net or another player. The only thing that the player is considering at the time of the action, is swinging the stick, hitting the puck.
This is only comprehesible by those with my vastly superior understanding of the english language. I will not be denied until I have convinced the entire world to change their inferior understanding of the game to match my own.
Someday, when the hockey world has realized my brilliance and observational skills, a game will be called thusly...
"Crosby swings the stick and hits the puck which happens to go to Armstrong, Armstorng swings the stick and hits the puck around the boards to Whitney. Whitney winds up to swing his stick and hit the puck and it ends up in the net. Goal. Wow, that was an excellenting swinging of the stick and hitting of the puck by Whitney there. Of course you can't overlook the swinging of the stick and hitting of the puck by both Crosby and Armstrong."
VIVA LE DEEVOLUTION!!!