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- noun sports, colloquial
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- noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
- noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
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And just in time, the Chicago Blackhawks 'goalie is probably playing his best hockey since then.
A fearless goalie is almost impossible to score on from 20 feet and out — if he can see the puck.
Pielmeier, a 19-year-old goalie, is 29-9 with a 2.62 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage in 41 games this season with Shawinigan-Cataractes of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Call it good karma, or momentum, or luck, but when a goalie is hot, he seems unbeatable no matter what pedigree he has.
June 20, 9: 39 p.m. The first goalie is off the board, as Chet Pickard gets picked by Nashville.
Notes: The Flames 'franchise record for wins in a season by a goalie is 42, set by Kiprusoff in his Vezina-winning season in 2005-06. ...
To think he has gone this long without slipping one passed the goalie is naive.
The 6-foot-5 goalie is perfect in his two NHL shootouts, stopping all six shooters he has faced.
Maybe that's why the Carolina goalie is treating the late season like it's the postseason.
He's from Sweden, and Minnesota's goalie is a native of Finland.