goal + tend
goaltend (third-person singular simple present goaltends, present participle goaltending, simple past and past participle goaltended)
- (basketball) To engage in goaltending, interference with the ball on its downward path to the basket
2004, Rick Teland, Heaven is a Playground, →ISBN, page 108:
- Amazingly, of Fly's first eight shots two are blocked, three go in, and three are goaltended.
- (ice hockey) To act as a goaltender, to tend goal, to mind the nets.