netminder netminder

Definition(s):

  • (n) the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

News

  1. CA-SPORTS Summary

    Stellar Rask shuts out Chicago, Bruins lead 2-1 BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston netminder Tuukka Rask collected the shutout but had to share the spotlight with team mate Dan Paille as the Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Monday to take control of the Stanley Cup Final. Rask has been center stage throughout the Final while Paille has gone from role player to leading man after scoring the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Stellar Rask Shuts Out Chicago, Bruins Lead 2-1

    Boston netminder Tuukka Rask collected the shutout but had to share the spotlight with team mate Dan Paille as the Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Monday to take control of the Stanley Cup Final.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Blackhawks bemused as unflappable Rask basks in glory

    By Steve Keating (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks are finding out what the Pittsburgh Penguins already knew - that Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask is pretty good. The ice-cool Finn was unbeatable again on Monday, stopping all 28 shots he faced to backstop the Bruins to a 2-0 win over Chicago and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals. It was Rask's third shutout in his last ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Tomas is a highly skilled and extremely competitive netminder who is clearly a top 5 goalie in the NHL," Panthers head coach Jacques Martin said. "He played a critical role in the success of the Nashville franchise and we believe that he...
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Jacques Martin Source: Sports Network

  2. "I'm not doing anything different," Halak, who has supplanted Carey Price as the Montreal starter, told reporters after his fourth win in a row. "I'm just trying to stop the puck. It doesn't matter if I'm No. 1 (netminder) as long as we get...
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Jaroslav Halak Source: Reuters

  3. "We gave away two goals," Klee said after the Thrashers fell 4-0 to the Leafs. "We gave away one on our power play and then the bank one at (Thrashers netminder Kari Lehtonen). A couple of bad bounces like that when you are struggling is...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Ken Klee Source: 940 News

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