answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

The "five-hole" is a nickname for the space between a goalies's legs in hockey. If a player scores by shooting the puck or ball into the goal between the goaltender's legs, he is said to have scored "through the five-hole," or to have "gone five-hole."

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2010-04-22 15:07:21
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Hockey

1 card

Hockey

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.5
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
8 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why is it called the five hole in hockey?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What is it called in hockey when they puck goes through the goalies leg?

Five Hole


Where is the fifth where is the fifth hole in hockey?

The Five Hole is between the goalie's legs


Where is the one hole on a hockey goalie?

Theres actually 5 holes, one for each corner of the net and the fifth is between the goalies leg known as five hole.


What is the 5 hole and why is it called that?

The five hole is the space between a goalie's legs. It is called that because a goalie usually have five open spots when they are playing: between his right leg and right arm, between his left leg and left arm, between his head and left arm, between his head and right arm, and between his two legs. Hence, the five hole. In a hockey game, if you hear that a goalie got "five holed," then he let a puck go between his legs and into the net. If you like turtles then when you eat cheese, touch a pony and you'll have a five hole in your pants. That's your answer...


What is five goals scored by one player in ice hockey called?

nothing


What is a 5 hole in ice hockey?

The 5 hole is also known as "between the legs".


What is the difference between roller hockey inline hockey and skater hockey?

roller incline hockey is called street hockey.stake hockey is called ice hockey


What is a score called in hockey?

A score in hockey is called a goal.


What are hockey sticks called?

hockey stickstwigs


What do you call hockey that is not played on the ice?

Hockey Just hockey Hockey on ice is called ice hockey


What is five letter word for hockey?

sport


When hockey is not played on ice is it called land hockey?

You can call it land hockey or just hockey

People also asked

Who invented hockey when where and why?

View results

Who invented the game called football?

View results

Who coached a Rose Bowl winner managed a major league baseball team and coached an NFL team?

View results

Who invented lacrosse?

View results