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power play

  • n  an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
  • n  a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play
  • n  (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties
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  • What's Wrong With Hawks' Power Play?
    Even though the Chicago Blackhawks won Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, their putrid power play reared its ugly head once again. What has gone wrong? Photo Credit: Getty Images
    June 13, 2013 - NBC Chicago
  • PHT: Which finalist will get power-play boost?
    PHT: The Bruins and Blackhawks dismantled their conference finals opponents despite going 1-for-27 on the power play. Whichever teams gets it going with the man advantage could win the series.
    June 11, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Power Plays Will Be Crucial In Stanley Cup Finals
    CHICAGO (AP) When it comes to power plays in the Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins might just prefer to keep going with everyone on the ice. The last two teams in […]
    June 11, 2013 - CBS Sacramento

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