penalty killers

penalty killers

Substitutes sent on to keep opponents away from the danger zone in front of goal by forming a square.
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A young group of penalty killers who are proving inexperience doesn't mean a thing if you play the system to a T and are willing to absorb a 90-mph shot or two along the way.
He has become one of the team's key penalty killers and a defensive rock for the Devils.
His understanding of the game and play away from the puck is far ahead of his age and we are thrilled with how he has developed and committed himself to being one of the best penalty killers in the Elite League.
Dell concurred that everything seemed to turn around when Worcester's penalty killers kept the game scoreless late in the third.
Forward Jamie Carroll was penalised for delaying the game with one minute and thirty three seconds remaining and the Vipers who are the worst penalty killers in the league, couldn''t hold on for a regulation time draw.
I was hoping and praying," said Iginla, who was pleased to see the Flames' penalty killers shut down three L.
Detroit's penalty killers limited the Penguins to two shots on their first play and none on their second.
The Giants penalty killers were also sharp as they saw off four minute accidental histicking call on Jason Rushton creating a number of shorthanded opportunities as well.
We created quality chances, and if we had not taken those penalties or lost Jeff Hutchins, one of our key penalty killers, we might be talking about a different result.
I'm disappointed with that but when you take a lot of penalties and your regular penalty killers are sitting in the box or out injured, guys get tired.
We could have easily taken ourselves out of the game without the effort of our penalty killers and our goaltending," Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle said.
The Great Britain international has shown during the past two seasons he is one of the best penalty killers in the bmibaby Elite League, leading to a host of club's chasing the 34-year-old's signature.