No, a penalty shot is called when a player has a clear breakway and is obstructed in any illegal way. When a referee calls a penalty shot, there is no choice, the player who was obstructed must take the shot.
There are no penalty strokes in hockey, theres penalty shots where basically a skater taking the shot has one shot to get the puck past the goalie. theres penalty strokes in golf
yes there is a penalty shot awarded in ice hockey when a player is on a break away and is tripped or interfered with from behind.
When a player is on a break-away with no defense between him and the goalie, and he's tripped, hooked, or anything that causes him to lose control and is considered a penalty, he is awarded a penalty shot.
The term penalty shot is used in ice hockey and polo. In soccer, the term penalty kick is used.
I am pretty sure that a penalty shot is considered a shot on goal; however, shots from a shoot out do NOT count as a shot on goal.
It is called a penalty shot.
When someone on team A commits a severe enough penalty, someone on Team B takes a one on one shot with the goalie
In ice hockey, if you throw it at some one to poke the puck away or trip them, I believe that it's a penalty or a penalty shot. In field hockey, you will probably be given a yellow card, along with the appropriate penalty.
Yes, Yes it does
A penalty shot is awarded when the player has a clear opportunity to skate up to and shoot on the goalie without an opposing player in between them AND an opposing player comes from behind (or from the side) and infracts the player (by tripping, hooking, throwing the stick, etc). There is some judgment by the referee as to whether the player had a clear break or not. If the penalty shot is not awarded, then a minor penalty is.
No and Yes, when a person gets a penalty when they're all alone the coach can decide if he wants a penalty shot or if he wants a powerplay. Although if the player who gets the penalty, gets a minor for tripping but then also punches the kid and gets a misconduct there is a penalty shot and a powerplay.