Phoenix took the game to the regular-season league winners right from the first face off and their powerplay unit came up trumps after 9.
What does PPU stand for?
PPU stands for Powerplay Unit (hockey)
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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- Please Pick Up
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- Police Protection Unit (Zimbabwe)
- Porch Pick Up (second-hand sales)
- Portable Pilot Unit (Microsoft)
- Portable Production Unit
- Position Pick-off Unit (aviation)
- Post Processing Unit
- Postpartum Unit
- Power Processing Unit (solar electric propulsion)
Samples in periodicals archive:
With the third starting with Bracknell on the man advantage their powerplay unit finally got its reward.
Coach Paul Thompson, who at the start of the season wouldn't have envisaged a second powerplay unit of Sam Smith, Ross Venus and Selby, said: "I am really honoured to be the coach of this team.
Blaze's powerplay units found the net three times, with new signings Steve Gallace and Steve O'Brien ensuring a first period lead.
Devils coach Mark Cuddihy immediately opted to pull netminder Mike Brabon and sent out his 5v3 powerplay unit of Scarborough, Steve Fisher, Steve Osman, Lockwood and James Warman.
But Blaze also conceded yet another short-handed goal and lost energy when the powerplay units weren't clicking.
The Vipers continued to be under pressure in the third period and survived until the Blaze powerplay unit came up trumps again at 51.
But given a 31-second five-on-three advantage during the period the powerplay units could not repeat the feat.