goal·ie | \ˈgō-lē \

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Miscellany Golden Knights give Fluery three-year deal The Golden Knights agreed to terms with Marc-Andre Fleury, the three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie, on a three-year contract extension worth an average of $7 million a year. BostonGlobe.com, "Knee surgery scheduled for Lonzo Ball," 14 July 2018 The goalie, Memo Ochoa, has more saves than any other goalkeeper in the World Cup. Gustavo Solis, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diegans watch Mexico get eliminated from World Cup," 2 July 2018 Goalie Carter Hutton: The Islanders and Hurricanes are both looking for a No. 1 goalie, but the Blues would like to have him back. 4. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY, "NHL free agency 2018: Breaking down the deals and rumors on July 1," 1 July 2018 Robert Lewandowski can’t quite get in position to make good contact on a cross, and the Colombian goalie, David Ospina, collects it. Joel Petterson, New York Times, "Colombia Keeps World Cup Hopes Alive While Dashing Poland’s," 25 June 2018 And then the former goalie that played here, (Mike Smith). Richard Morin, azcentral, "Game Day: Arizona Coyotes look to salvage homestand against Calgary Flames," 19 Mar. 2018 Kremer recalled a time the former Arrowhead goalie, a serious candidate for a gold medal in South Korea, came to an Arrowhead practice to lend a hand. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "For fourth straight season, Hamilton's Mary Kremer leading Arrowhead hockey co-op in scoring," 25 Jan. 2018 Donovan freed the ball from the goalie's hands and tapped the ball into the back of the net to give Houston a 1-0 lead. Parth Upadhyaya, Houston Chronicle, "Dynamo fall to C.F. Monterrey in 10th annual Charities Cup," 29 June 2018 Washington goalie Aubrey Bledsoe stopped seven shots on goal, including one in the 88th minute and one in the 89th. baltimoresun.com, "Digest (June 10): Lewis' late field goal gives Brigade sole possession of first place," 10 June 2018

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1894, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of goalie

: a player who defends the goal in a game (such as soccer or hockey)


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