Definition of neutral zone in English:

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neutral zone

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noun

The central area of an ice-hockey rink, lying between the two blue lines.
Example sentences
  • He will have to address his impact on the forecheck, in the neutral zone and in the faceoff circle.
  • The Lightning aggressively forecheck two men, taking away the D-to-D pass - even deploying the weak-side winger in denying the off side defenseman the puck in the neutral zone.
  • He steals pucks constantly in the neutral zone, leading to breakaway goals and oddman rushes.

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