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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Grand Rapids opened the scoring at 6:16 of the first on a goal by Robbie Russo, but the Monsters tied it before the end of the first period when Zac Dalpe scored on a power play at 16:19.
Doughty scored on a slap shot that trickled in on the power play at 5:01 of the second period.
Season eight will have everything from shifting alliances and internal power plays, to secrets, betrayals and fiery relationships.
Season 8 will have everything from shifting alliances and internal power plays, to secrets, betrayals and fiery relationships.
The first came on the power play with a little less than five minutes left and the second came with 11 seconds left and UAA goalie Olivier Mantha off the ice for the extra attacker.
Instead of outworking Memphis to compensate for the missing Larrier, the Huskies played as if the Tigers were perpetually on the power play, seven- or eight-against-five.
One thing to keep an eye on with the Knights: their power play hasn't scored in its last 14 tries. 1.
Canada entered the game with a tournament-leading power play, which had gone 13 of 23.
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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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