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If you are talking about when you score a goal it's just called a goal If you are talking about the keeper who blocks the net it's called a goalie or a goaltender If you are talking about where you are supposed to put the puck/shoot/defend it's called a net

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If you mean make an actual goal you could check out these instructions on how to make a homemade hockey goal:

If you mean how do you score a goal, you aim where the goalie isn't guarding. haha

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The goalies net is just called the net in hockey. Then the posts are just called the posts, or the iron. But the crossbar is also part of the iron. The iron around the net is usually always red. (that is, in the pros)

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