power play

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Synonyms for power play

an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play

(ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties

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On the road, the Bruins' power play has been outstanding, ranking second in the NHL at 22.
Captains have the choice of when to use a bowling or batting power play.
If the 10X is selected, non-jackpot prizes won for that drawing will be multiplied 10 times for players who also purchased the Power Play option.
Cloutier, plagued by poor starts of late, held up until a San Jose power play 13 minutes into the game.
The promotion will run for at least nine draws or until the 10 multiplier is selected at least once on the Power Play animated spinner.
When the Lancers were slapped with a five-minute major and game misconduct for hitting from behind, the Falcons again swooped in for a power play.
In making the announcement, Trevor Ugolyn, President and Research Director, Power Play Research, said, "We are pleased to introduce this broad-based index, especially given the increased worldwide attention focused on alternative energy.
UMass-Dartmouth junior forward Kyle McCullough (Danvers, MA) led the Corsairs in scoring with 20 goals and 20 assists, including seven power play goals and three shorthanded tallies.
Eight additional players of that prize level wisely purchased the Power Play and had their prize multiplied by 4 for a $40,000 cash win
Valencia (4-14-1) is fourth in the Western States Hockey League's eight-team Western Division with 190 power play opportunities.
Special power play cards are included in each of the PROJAX sets, and when a player removes an opposing player's jacks from the play area, a card is unlocked.
No one hit the jackpot Saturday, but one lucky ticket holder in Tennessee won $2 million with the Power Play 10X promotion.
Just eight seconds into the game, the Oilers went on the power play when Conroy took a hooking penalty.
Although it is possible to purchase Power Play Technologies' training materials for one-time classes and become a Power-Course Affiliate, Power Play offers discounted licensing subscriptions to training providers that purchase groups of pack-aged courseware.