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Empty Net

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What Is The Definition Of Empty Net In Hockey?

1. This occurs in hockey when a team removes their goalie from the ice in order to gain an extra attacker.

A team will usually pull their goalie in the final minute when they are only down a goal in order to gain the extra attacker to try to overwhelm the opposing defense.

Examples Of How Empty Net Is Used In Commentary

1. The Flyers will empty their net and gain the extra forward, hoping that they can gain a score in the final seconds to send the game into overtime.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Hockey

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