penalty shot


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penalty shot

n.
An unhindered shot on the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player as a result of certain violations of the rules by the defensive team, especially when a player with a clear scoring chance has been obstructed illegally, as in ice hockey.

pen′alty shot`


n.
(in ice hockey) a free shot at the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player for certain defensive violations.
[1945–50]
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Overtime didn't separate the sides and, after Ginand scored on the opening penalty shot, Cale Tanaka had a chance to go round Tomas Hiadlovsky, who had darted off his net early.
Brahead Clan needed a Joel Champagne penalty shot to claim a nervy 3-2 win over Edinburgh Capitals last night.
ED Courtenay's penalty shot success finally clinched both points for the Vipers last night after a Jeff Hutchins penalty shot had been disallowed in regulation time,
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