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neutral zone

noun, Ice Hockey.
1.
the area of a rink between the two blue lines.
Compare end zone (def 2).
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, in sense “zone between the two scrimmage lines in football”
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Examples for neutral zone
  • The forward skates with the puck out to the neutral zone and over to the far blueline.
  • Not only on the forecheck, also in the neutral zone.

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