Definition of netminder in English:


Line breaks: net|mind¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛtmʌɪndə


Ice Hockey
  • A goalkeeper: the puck might go between the netminder’s pads
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    • Ray Barry's free kick from the right found the head of the unchallenged Seamus Keating and his powerful header gave the Red Star netminder Tom Ryan no chance at all.
    • A stand-up goalie with a lightning quick glove, Osgood is as skillful as any other netminder in the league.
    • When the Wheat Kings traded to bring in a veteran netminder, it left them with three goaltenders, including two rookies.



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  • As you correctly note, the Leafs have bigger issues than netminding.
  • Craig Anderson continues to provide stellar netminding for Ottawa, as he stopped 31 of 32 shots.
  • The team, backed by his stellar extra-period netminding, won an NHL-record 10 consecutive overtime games that year.

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