playoff game

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Noun1.playoff game - one game in the series of games constituting a playoff
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
playoff - any final competition to determine a championship
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The many members of Leaf Nation are revved up for Game 3 of Toronto's first round series with the Boston Bruins this evening, as fans of the Maple Leafs get set to watch the first playoff game at home in nearly a decade.
BLUE RIVER - Jordan Wiley scored 26 points and played a pivotal role in McKenzie's decisive third quarter as the Eagles defeated Perrydale 62-41 at home on Wednesday in a Class 1A boy's basketball playoff game.
Tjeerdsma holds the school record for most victories at Northwest Missouri State with 118, and he is the only head coach in school history to lead the Bearcats to multiple playoff appearances, coach the program to a victory in a playoff game and host a playoff game at Bearcat Stadium.
In 1999, he was one of only six rookie quarterbacks to start a playoff game since the 1970-71 NFL-AFL merger and one of only two rookies to win a playoff game.
The number of points per regular season game in the NHL and the number of points per playoff game in the NHL were the dependent variables.
If a school allows the MIAA to use its football field for a playoff game, the MIAA will grant that school a home playoff game if its team makes the playoffs.
The Tigers (22-5 overall) will travel to Philomath for a first-round state playoff game against the Warriors at 7:30 p.
John's in a second-round playoff game, but it was forced to play at the technical high school.
HALSEY - Central Linn qualified for the Class 2A state girls basketball tournament with a 59-38 victory over Harrisburg in a Trico League playoff game Wednesday.