five-hole

noun
\ ˈfīv-ˌhōl How to pronounce five-hole (audio) \

Definition of five-hole

ice hockey
: the space between the legs of a goaltender A blast through the five-hole of Montreal's Jeff Hackett gave the Panthers a 1–0 lead 13:33 into the game.— David Neal

First Known Use of five-hole

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Five-hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/five-hole. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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