Definition of goaltender
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Pheonix Copley of North Pole, one of only two Alaska goaltenders to play in the NHL, has re-signed with the Washington Capitals for a two-year deal worth as much as $1.3 million, the team announced Wednesday.
In the first session of Florida Panthers’ development camp at the IceDen on Tuesday, first-round draft pick Owen Tippett showed off an NHL-ready shot that shattered windows in his Ontario home and had goaltenders on the red squad ducking.
The Capitals acquired Oshie from St. Louis before the 2015-16 season, sending forward Troy Brouwer, goaltender prospect Pheonix Copley and a draft pick to the Blues.
Defenseman Jason Demers, who signed a five-year deal with the team last July, and veteran goaltender Roberto Luongo are also on the list.
The Penguins’ scoring outburst early in the third period led Nashville coach Peter Laviolette to replace goaltender Pekka Rinne and bring in backup Juuse Saros after Rinne had given up four goals on 25 shots.
McNeely led Strath Haven with four goals and junior goaltender Katie Capalbo kept the team close, stopping 11 shots.
The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 minutes — and lost.
After starting out as Karpat’s third goaltender, Rinne was officially promoted to second string at the start of the 2003-4 season.
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Definition of goaltender for English Language Learners
: a player who defends the goal in various games (especially hockey)
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