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Definition: An area of ice directly in front of the net, identified by a red border and blue interior. An attacking player is not allowed to precede the puck into the crease, though the referee is instructed to use his discretion in enforcing this rule, on the "no harm, no foul" principle.
Also Known As: goal crease
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