Examples of power play in a Sentence
They scored their first goal on a power play.
He made a power play to seize control of the company.
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Overall, our goaltending has been solid all year and our power play really picked up.
After Aaron Ekblad drew a hooking call late in the first period, Dadonov cashed in on the power play.
Over that first 25-game stretch, three of his seven goals came on the power play.
The Terriers did not convert on the power play in the semifinals or final, but that could be a big weapon in the NCAAs.
Colgate took their third lead of the night on the power play on a goal that dribbled through Badgers goalie Kirsten Campbell’s legs and into the net.
Stevens and Sikura have been linemates since their freshman year, but Coach Jim Madigan elevated Gaudette to the top line in late January because of their synergy on the power play.
With 2 seconds to go on the power play, Matt Davey had a shot deflected by Northwest goalie Mike Kaliff, leading to a short-handed Connor Santry goal off the rebound.
During a power play, the in-house stone is placed with its back edge on the tee line.
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Definition of power play for English Language Learners
ice hockey : a situation in which one team has more players on the ice than the other team for a period of time because of a penalty
: an attempt by a person, group, or organization to use power in a forceful and direct way to get or do something
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