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  • noun ice hockey An empty-net goal.


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  • When NBC finally switched to hockey with less than a minute to play, arriving viewers were informed that the USA had just scored an empty-netter to ice the win.

    NBC freezes out USA-Canada men's hockey upset

  • Moulson completed his hat trick and took the team lead in goals by scoring an empty-netter with 2:37 left.

    Islanders 5, Panthers 1

  • Alex Burrows (FSY) added an empty-netter for the Canucks with 44.6 seconds left.

    Canucks' Bieksa scores twice, forces Game 6 vs. Blackhawks

  • Notes: A turnover during a late power play allowed Marleau to skate unimpeded for a short-handed empty-netter, his career-best 37th goal. ...

  • Bergenheim completed his first NHL hat trick with an empty-netter in the final second.

  • Michael Leighton had 31 saves, and Jeff Carter scored an empty-netter in the final seconds to help the Flyers become the first team in the series to win a game by more than one goal.

    Flyers Beat Blackhawks, Even Stanley Cup Finals At 2-2

  • Cleary added an empty-netter with 35 seconds left.

  • Milan Michalek also scored, and captain Patrick Marleau added an empty-netter.

  • The Oilers quickly responded with Hemsky's empty-netter, and Cogliano's goal with 12 seconds remaining.

  • Ovechkin broke a tie with 2: 31 left, and completed his third hat trick of the season and the eighth overall with an empty-netter.


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