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

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Recent Examples on the Web The German netminder most recently played for the New York Islanders and has nearly 300 NHL games on his resume. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings address goaltending hole by signing Thomas Greiss," 10 Oct. 2020 The Stars were successful in keeping the Lightning on the perimeter for the most part, asking goalie Anton Khudobin only to make a few highlight-reel saves in a still very busy period for the netminder. Matthew Defranks, Dallas News, "Stars find success in limiting high-risk shots through layered defensive system," 20 Sep. 2020 The next netminder: The top candidates to replace Jimmy Howard Filip Hronek, a right-shooting defenseman selected in the the second round of that draft, has established himself as part of the top four, though. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings mock draft: Another defenseman, this time at No. 4," 30 Apr. 2020 Two of the previous three instances were at the hands of St. John’s Prep and its netminder, Noah Dorsey-Sorofman, who was the lone goalie to hold the Hawks off the scoreboard for an entire game this year. Jake Levin,, "Noah Dorsey-Sorofman backstops St. John’s Prep to Super 8 boys’ hockey win over Xaverian," 26 Feb. 2020 Oliver Ames 2, Foxborough 0 — Kevin Louhis and Anthony DaCosta scored for the Tigers (5-0), which blanked the Warriors behind a shutout from netminder Drew Nickla in a Hockomock League contest., "Delia Lee made each of her goals count for the Braintree field hockey team Thursday afternoon.," 20 Sep. 2019 Jarry has been better than Matt Murray as the Penguins netminder in essentially the same amount of games. Geoff Clark, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Toronto Maple Leafs at Pittsburgh Penguins odds, picks and best bets," 18 Feb. 2020 After the two netminders exchanged punches, equipment flung off, Vernon got the takedown and was awarded the win. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings' 1997 fight with Claude Lemieux, Avs: What you may not remember," 26 Mar. 2020 The veteran netminder has coughed up nine goals over his last 105 minutes between the pipes. Esten Mclaren, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "St. Louis Blues at Vegas Golden Knights odds, picks and best bets," 13 Feb. 2020

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Netminder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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