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Penalty Kill

pen*al*ty kill

What Is The Definition Of Penalty Kill In Hockey?

1. This term describes a team in hockey which is short-handed due to one or more players being placed in the penalty box. Teams on the penalty kill generally focus on defense until all players have returned to the ice in order to minimize the risk of being scored on. This situation is referred to as a power play for the opposing team.

Examples Of How Penalty Kill Is Used In Commentary

1. The Flyers have done well on the penalty kill all season, only giving up five goals during the opposing team’s power play.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Hockey

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