Shutout – meaning of the word and examples

A game or contest in which one side fails to score. (Merriam – Webster)

To prevent (an opponent) from scoring in a game or contest. (Merriam – Webster)

In sports such as football and hockey, a shutout is a game or part of a game in which one of the teams wins and prevents the opposing team from scoring. (Collins Dictionary)

A situation in a sports competition in which a player or team wins without the other player or team scoring any points. (Cambridge Dictionary)


NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Shutouts

McDavid scores lone goal as Oilers shut out Flames.

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