penalty goal

noun

1
: a goal in rugby or soccer that results from a penalty kick
2
: a goal in field hockey resulting from a penalty bully
3
: an automatic goal in ice hockey awarded an attacking team if an opponent throws his stick at the puck in his own defense zone

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“Penalty goal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penalty%20goal. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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