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Pull the Goalie


Pull the Goalie
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Definition: To remove the goaltender from the ice, replacing him with an extra attacker. A team will usually pull the goalie on a delayed penalty, or when it is losing late in the game and desperate for a goal.

See also:

  • Empty Net Goal
  • Hockey Glossary - learn the language of ice hockey

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