penalty kill


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penalty kill

n.
A situation, as in ice hockey, in which one team is at a numerical disadvantage and must try to prevent the other from scoring on a power play.
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Well that's probably the tale of the game right there, special teams made a big difference,'' Julien said after his 21st-ranked power play and 16th-ranked penalty kill outdueled Detroit.
And with too many players heading to the penalty box on a night the penalty kill didn't work as well as it could, Blaze handing too many advantages to the home side.
Devils players have done intensive work on the powerplay, an area which has been a weakness for the team over the last few seasons and penalty kill to try and ensure they are among the best.
The Edinburgh outfit were perfect on the penalty kill, stopping all seven Belfast power plays.
Devils faced a huge number of penalties in Belfast, but their penalty kill was outstanding.
When you are on the penalty kill guys become tired, others do not get out on the ice and it kills the flow of our team.
New York is 37 for 39 (95 percent) on the penalty kill in its past 12 games
The Canadian is third in Hull's points charts and a big danger to Edinburgh who recently suffered the league's worst losing run of 13 games, have the lowest goals per game and worst penalty kill records.
As Jody wasn't able to return to the ice, the penalty was automatically upgraded to a major penalty, meaning that for half of the time remaining Cardiff would be on the penalty kill.
Over the regular season the Vipers have been on the penalty kill more times than any other British National League side and Rob Wilson's team have also had fewer powerplay opportunities than any other club.
Also new in "SEGA Sports NHL 2K3" is Complete Lines Control, which gives gamers the ability to rotate offensive, defensive, power play and penalty kill lines independently and set strategies for each of these lines on the fly.
The Bruins were superb on special teams, going 4 for 4 on the penalty kill and 2 for 4 on the power play.