odd-man

odd-man

(ŏd′măn′)
adj.
Being a situation in a team sport in which one team or group of players has a numerical advantage over the opposition: an odd-man rush.
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Our bigs didn't do a lot tonight," Nichols said, "but they were pressing and trapping us, which created odd-man breaks.
The winger got pass from Connor McDavid on and odd-man rush and put a one-time shot past John Gibson.
NEW TRICKS (9pm BBC1) NICHOLAS LY L NDHURST'S Danny Griffin, pictured below, has always been the odd-man out in the UCOS team.
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I took a bit of a chance there, gave us an odd-man rush,'' Lupul said.
With a few minor adjustments, the continuity will work against both odd-man and even-man fronts vs zone defenses.
When setting up for a save, goalies will dynamically react to the puck and positioning of the opposing forwards, while AI teams will execute realistic power-plays, forechecks, perform odd-man breaks and line changes.
With the speed of the Friars, it proved to be an even bigger problem for the Crusaders, who gave up four goals on odd-man rushes.
We need to work with the forwards to take away (opponents') time in our zone and limit the odd-man rushes we give up.
Oleg Tverdovsky picked up a loose puck at center ice and passed to Matt Cullen, who went into the Kings' zone on an odd-man rush with Jeff Friesen.
It seemed improbable the teams were tied considering Colorado had outshot the Kings 23-13 to that point and was getting odd-man rushes seemingly at will.
The Kings' Tupperware defense gave the swift Avalanche players precious little room to generate any speed, much less an odd-man rush.