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Extra Attacker

ex*tra at*tack*er

What Is The Definition Of An Extra Attacker In Hockey?

1. This term refers to when a team removes their goalie from the game in order to gain another offensive player. This player is referred to as the extra attacker. A team usually pulls their goal in favor of an extra attacker at the end of a game if they are losing by at least one goal.

Examples Of How Extra Attacker Is Used In Commentary

1. With his team controlling the puck in their opponent’s zone and down by one goal, the coach pulls his goalie to gain the extra attacker for the final minute of regulation.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Ice Hockey

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