penalty shot
noun Date: circa 1948 an unhindered shot at the goal in ice hockey awarded to an individual for certain violations by an opponent

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  • penalty shot — pen′alty shot n. spo (in ice hockey) a free shot at the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player for certain defensive violations • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • penalty shot — Ice Hockey. a free shot at the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player for certain defensive violations. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Penalty shot (ice hockey) — In ice hockey, a penalty shot is a type of penalty awarded when a team loses a clear scoring opportunity on a breakaway because of a foul committed by an opposing player. A player from the non offending team is given an attempt to score a goal… …   Wikipedia

  • Penalty shootout (association football) — Penalty shootouts, properly named kicks from the penalty mark, are a method sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a draw in a game of football. Kicks during a shootout… …   Wikipedia

  • Penalty (ice hockey) — A penalty in ice hockey is a punishment for inappropriate behavior. Most penalties are enforced by detaining the offending player within a penalty box for a set number of minutes, during which, the player can not participate in play. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Penalty kick — A penalty kick is a type of free kick in association football, taken from twelve yards (approximately eleven metres) out from goal and with only the goalkeeper of the defending team between the penalty taker and the goal.A penalty kick is… …   Wikipedia

  • Penalty shootout — A penalty shootout or simply shootout is a method of determining a winner in sports matches that would have otherwise been drawn or tied. The rules for penalty shootouts vary between sports and even different competitions; however, the usual form …   Wikipedia

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