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Goal Line Save

What is Goal Line Save?

In hockey, a save made by a goalie when the puck is touching but has not completely crossed the goal line.

Sporting Charts explains Goal Line Save

A goal is scored in hockey when the puck completely crosses the goal line. If the puck has not crossed the goal line, a goalie can stop or reverse the direction of the puck to prevent it from counting as a goal. When it is difficult to tell whether the puck has or has not crossed the goal line, NHL officials make use of instant replay to confirm disputed goals or saves.

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