net·​mind·​er | \ ˈnet-ˌmīn-dər How to pronounce netminder (audio) \

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Jones eventually got his act together mid-series against the Las Vegas Knights after a shaky first few games, but the leash on both netminders has to be short. Garrett Wroblewski/guest Columnist, The Mercury News, "With Pavelski gone, who will lead Sharks into new season and era?," 20 Aug. 2019 The most unlikely component of the Blues’ stunning season is the netminder that got the turnaround going: rookie Jordan Binnington. Laine Higgins, WSJ, "The Blues’ Stunning Stanley Cup Run Was Keyed by a Rookie Goaltender," 13 June 2019 The All-Star netminder is a two-time recipient of the Vezina Trophy (2012-13, 2016-17), awarded annually to the NHL’s best goaltender. Staff And Wire Report,, "Panthers sign goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to 7-year, $70 million deal; add veteran forwards, defensemen," 1 July 2019 The Panthers also traded netminder James Reimer to the Hurricanes on Sunday for Scott Darling with the intentions of a buyout. Kristen Nelson,, "Sergei Bobrovsky Agrees to Seven-Year, $70 Million Contract With Panthers," 1 July 2019 Forwards Jakob Lauko, Oskar Steen, Jack Studnicka; defenseman Axel Andersson; and netminder Kyle Keyser headline the short list of those likely to be back. Nicole Yang,, "Bruins prospects will get their chance to shine in camp," 28 June 2019 Play migrated back in front of Boston netminder Tuukka Rask and the Blues scored two goals in the last 3:13 of the period, the first from O’Reilly followed by Pietrangelo’s goal with 7.9 seconds left in the period. Laine Higgins, WSJ, "St. Louis Blues Win the Stanley Cup," 12 June 2019 These days Holtby is known as a cold, calculated netminder whose cerebral demeanor barely wavers between victory and defeat. Alex Prewitt,, "Learning to Deal With the Little Things Has Capitals' Braden Holtby on the Verge of a Stanley Cup," 5 June 2018 The country’s most iconic player by far, the late Lev Yashin, is considered by many to be the best netminder of all time. Brian Straus,, "Dogged Russia Continues World Cup Run, Brings Spain's Celebrated Era to an End," 1 July 2018

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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