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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Twenty-three seconds later, with the Oilers still on the power play, Draisaitl scored again, and this time it counted for a 4-2 lead.
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.
Daniel Burgess soon rifled home Blaze's fourth from the point for his first goal for the team, Pease grabbed another on the power play and the score was 6-1 on 18.
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.
For Norwich, senior defenseman and assistant captain Brian Mullally (Maynard, MA) made a major offensive contribution, chalking up six goals that included five power play scores plus 15 assists for the ECAC East champions.
Mashinter scored again at 6:29 of the second period, this time on a five-on-three power play, drilling home a rebound in front.
Predictably, the new rules emphasis this year 7/8 the result of a directive from USA Hockey and affects the way the sport is played from youth level to the NHL - has created more power play opportunities for the Vipers.
In this way, the Power Play program offers opportunities for Microsoft and CASAHL partners as well as customers.
Riley Armstrong got the lone Worcester goal at 10:12 of the second period, scoring short-handed to make it 2-1, but Bobby Sanguinetti got a five-on-three goal less than two minutes later and David Urquhart got the final Wolf Pack goal, also on a power play, not far from the end of the game.
Just eight seconds into the game, the Oilers went on the power play when Conroy took a hooking penalty.
The analysis phase of the Power Play program provides significant value to help an organization's IT department prioritize their projects and budget planning.