Definition of outshoot
1 : to surpass in shooting or making shots
2 : to shoot or go beyond
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Miami started the game rather strong, outshooting the home side 10-2 while maintaining 54 percent possession for much of the game.
Against the Washington Capitals, the Penguins jumped out to a 3-1 series lead despite the Capitals nearly doubling them in shot attempts those four games (242-129) and outshooting them 109-66.
The Predators have outshot the Penguins in each game with Pittsburgh taking a 2-0 series lead with quick scoring bursts.
The Timbers outshot San Jose 12-0 and controlled over 60 percent of possession in the first half, but walked into the locker room at halftime locked in a 0-0 draw.
The goal ended a 72:54 drought for Nashville, which had outshot the Penguins 18-9 in the first Final game ever played in Nashville.
Portland finished the match by outshooting the Earthquakes 22-5, but struggled to capitalize on its numerous opportunities throughout the game.
Durant outscored and outshot James, but the Heat prevailed in five games as James piled up more rebounds and assists.
Rookie forward Jake Guentzel scored twice to increase his postseason-leading goal total to 12 as the Penguins were outshot but prevailed, 4-1, on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Final.
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