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.
Hales, who is the odd-man out in the world's top 10 Twenty20 batsmen as he is still to bed down a Test or one-day berth for England, broke the 1000-run, first-class barrier for his county side in 2011 and followed up with 857 in 2012, the report added.
In the same news yesterday Modernism's odd-man Out,
Mowbray recently expressed hope that the highly-rated youngsters - Dorrans has been on the bench this season, while Labadie was the odd-man when the final 18 man squad was chosen for the Bolton game - would get their first-team bows sometime this season.
With a few minor adjustments, the continuity will work against both odd-man and even-man fronts vs zone defenses.
The Devils took a 1-0 lead when Brad Mills finished off an odd-man rush with a quick snap shot from the left circle that beat Stalock on his glove side at 9:29 of the first.
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.