from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See lockout.
- n. Sports A game in which one side does not score.
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- n. Closing and forbidding entry, as a lockout in which management prevents works from working.
- n. A game that ends with one side not having scored.
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- n. a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
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` ` Of course it was good, getting the two points at home and a shutout is always fun, but it's just a game, '' Gerber said.
Defensive end Gaines Adams said the shutout is a confidence builder for the Tigers.
The computerized formula factors in shutout time, saves, penalty kills and the amount of time playing in a tie game to figure out who's best when the score is tight.
For example, a shutout is worth 15 points instead of 10.
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` ` The shutout is nice, but I'm just happy to get the two points. ''
Our defense has taken a lot of criticism, so for them to get this shutout is huge.
` ` A shutout is nice, but the most important thing is to get those two points, '' Toskala said.