Could You Identify NHL Hockey Players?

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The National Hockey League is a professional and famous Ice hockey league in North America. National Hockey League awards Stanley Cup to champions annually. This quiz has been created to test how much do you know about hockey players of NHL. So, let's try out this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following are Wayne Gretzky records?

    • A.

      98 goals, 158 assists,206 points

    • B.

      92 goals, 163 assists, 215 points

    • C.

      95 goals, 156 assists, 205 points

    • D.

      82 goals, 221 assists, 512 points

    Correct Answer
    B. 92 goals, 163 assists, 215 points
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky holds the record for the most goals, assists, and points in a single season in the NHL. The answer choice of 92 goals, 163 assists, and 215 points matches this record.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the player below?

    • A.

      Patrick Kane

    • B.

      Paul Kariya

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Doug Gilmour

    • E.

      Sidney Crosby

    Correct Answer
    D. Doug Gilmour
    Explanation
    The player below is Doug Gilmour.

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  • 3. 

    Which player has the record for the most seasons played?

    • A.

      Tim Horton

    • B.

      Al MacInnis

    • C.

      Gordie Howe

    • D.

      Phil Housley

    • E.

      Steve Yzerman

    Correct Answer
    C. Gordie Howe
    Explanation
    Gordie Howe holds the record for the most seasons played. He played professional ice hockey for a total of 26 seasons, starting in 1946 and ending in 1980. Howe's longevity and consistent performance throughout his career earned him the nickname "Mr. Hockey." He played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Hartford Whalers in the NHL, as well as the Houston Aeros in the WHA. Howe's remarkable career spanned over four decades, making him the clear choice for the player with the most seasons played.

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  • 4. 

    Which rookie had the mosts goals at the end of the 2006-07 season?

    • A.

      Paul Stastny

    • B.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • C.

      Anze Kopitar

    • D.

      Dustin Penner

    • E.

      Jordan Staal

    Correct Answer
    B. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin had the most goals at the end of the 2006-07 season. This means that among all the rookies in that season, Malkin scored the highest number of goals.

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  • 5. 

    My first NHL season, I missed half the season because of an injury but averaged over a point per game. My jersey number was one of the highest a player can wear when I played in Edmonton and also the same number I wore with the team I captained in the OHL.

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      P.K. Subban

    • C.

      Patrick Kane

    • D.

      Connor McDavid

    Correct Answer
    D. Connor McDavid
    Explanation
    Connor McDavid is the correct answer because he fits the description given in the question. In his first NHL season, he missed half the season due to injury but still averaged over a point per game. When he played in Edmonton, his jersey number was one of the highest a player can wear, and he also wore the same number when he captained his team in the OHL.

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  • 6. 

    I scored my first NHL goal on my first NHL shot and was the first player for the Montreal Canadiens to wear my jersey number.

    • A.

      Brendan Gallagher

    • B.

      Alex Galchenyuk

    • C.

       Danny Briere

    • D.

       Max Pacioretty

    Correct Answer
    D.  Max Pacioretty
    Explanation
    Max Pacioretty is the correct answer because he scored his first NHL goal on his first NHL shot and was the first player for the Montreal Canadiens to wear his jersey number.

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  • 7. 

    I was a defenseman drafted first overall after an eight-year drought and was awarded an All-Star Game selection and the Calder Memorial Trophy in my rookie season in 2014-15.

    • A.

      Torey Krug

    • B.

      Aaron Ekblad

    • C.

      John Klingberg

    • D.

      Hampus Lindholm

    Correct Answer
    B. Aaron Ekblad
    Explanation
    Aaron Ekblad is the correct answer because he fits all the criteria mentioned in the question. He was a defenseman drafted first overall after an eight-year drought, meaning he was the first defenseman to be drafted first overall in eight years. He was also awarded an All-Star Game selection and the Calder Memorial Trophy in his rookie season in 2014-15.

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  • 8. 

     I am one of the tallest players to ever play in the NHL at 6'9" and won the Stanley Cup in 2011 with the team that I captained.

    • A.

      Jonathan Toews

    • B.

      Ryan Getzlaf

    • C.

      Steven Stamkos

    • D.

      Zdeno Chara

    Correct Answer
    D. Zdeno Chara
    Explanation
    Zdeno Chara is the correct answer because he is known for being one of the tallest players to ever play in the NHL at 6'9". He also won the Stanley Cup in 2011 as the captain of his team. Jonathan Toews, Ryan Getzlaf, and Steven Stamkos are all accomplished players, but they do not have the same height and Stanley Cup-winning captaincy as Zdeno Chara.

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  • 9. 

    I was a defenseman for a team captained by my younger brother and I go by a shortened version of my middle name.

    • A.

      Dougie Hamilton

    • B.

      P.K. Subban

    • C.

      Jordie Benn

    • D.

      T.J. Brodie

    Correct Answer
    C. Jordie Benn
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jordie Benn. The clue states that the person was a defenseman for a team captained by their younger brother. Among the options, only Jordie Benn fits this description as he played for the Dallas Stars while his younger brother Jamie Benn served as the team's captain. Additionally, the clue mentions that the person goes by a shortened version of their middle name, and Jordie is a common nickname for Jordan, which is Benn's middle name.

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  • 10. 

    I was drafted second overall in 2011 and became the fourth captain of my team at 19. I won the Calder Memorial Trophy and played in my native Sweden during the 2012-13 lockout.

    • A.

      John Klingberg

    • B.

      Nicklas Backstrom

    • C.

      Erik Karlsson

    • D.

      Gabriel Landeskog

    Correct Answer
    D. Gabriel Landeskog
    Explanation
    Gabriel Landeskog is the correct answer because he was drafted second overall in 2011 and became the fourth captain of his team at the young age of 19. He also won the Calder Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL's top rookie, and played in his native Sweden during the 2012-13 lockout.

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