It's what every radio announcer tries to avoid "a catch phrase". Obviously, hockey players don't. Definition? A catch phrase is a word or sentence that is your go to comfort zone when you need to fill time to think of the next thing your going to say. Most people use "um". This excited Wayzata, MN hockey player caught Jimmy Kimmel's attention with his after win post interview and a NEW catch phrase to me. It will leave you grinning and shaking your head.