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American English: /ˈɡoʊlˌtɛndər/
British English: /ˈɡəʊltɛndə/


  • (American English) goalkeeper
    Example sentences
    • Each team can protect players under one of the two following combinations: one goaltender, five defensemen and nine forwards or two goaltenders, three defensemen and seven forwards.
    • But most coaches, Sutter included, say their best penalty killer is their goaltender.
    • Richter recorded nine postseason shutouts as the Rangers goaltender.

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