from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a nonexistent goal.

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  • noun a nonexistent goal


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  • A review came with 6 seconds left in the 5-on-3 with the no-goal ruling upheld after a closer look.

  • The play was reviewed, but the call was no-goal because there was no conclusive evidence that the puck went in.

  • But play continued, and the no-goal call eventually stood because officials couldn't determine during the video review whether the puck crossed the stripe.

  • The announcement made in the American Airlines Center last night for the no-goal was that a player Alex Ovechkin was in the crease.

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  • The clamour for such an innovation only grew in the wake of Frank Lampard's no-goal against Germany at the World Cup in South Africa, even leading to the Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, a vocal opponent of technology in football, conceding that the time had come for a rethink on the matter.

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  • Dawes 'shootout attempt also faced a review that showed no-goal.

  • * The referee involved in that controversial U.S. no-goal has been dumped for the next round of the World Cup.

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  • Columbus coach Ken Hitchcock was seething after the game, contending the officials blew the call on Malhotra's no-goal.

  • At first, the referees ruled no-goal, but they went to video replay, which showed the puck over the goal line.

  • It was ruled a no-goal and a video replay upheld the call. - Hockey - Washington vs. Florida


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