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  • 1. 

    Who re-signed to the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005 and played 79 games in 2003-04?

    • A.

      Brooks Orpik

    • B.

      Sergei Gonchar

    • C.

      Eric Cairns

    • D.

      Josef Melichar

    Correct Answer
    A. Brooks Orpik
    Explanation
    Brooks Orpik re-signed to the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005 and played 79 games in the 2003-04 season.

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  • 2. 

    What NHL team traded Guillaume Lefebvre to the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    The NHL team that traded Guillaume Lefebvre to the Pittsburgh Penguins was the Phoenix Coyotes.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft?

    • A.

      Noel Price

    • B.

      Joe Daley

    • C.

      Al MacNeil

    • D.

      Billy Dea

    Correct Answer
    B. Joe Daley
    Explanation
    Joe Daley was the first selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft. This means that when the Penguins were formed as an expansion team in 1967, they chose Joe Daley as their first player in the draft.

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  • 4. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin scored the franchise's first-ever goal and hat trick in 1967?

    • A.

      Andy Bathgate

    • B.

      Syl Apps

    • C.

      Tracy Pratt

    • D.

      Glen Sather

    Correct Answer
    A. Andy Bathgate
    Explanation
    Andy Bathgate scored the franchise's first-ever goal and hat trick in 1967.

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  • 5. 

    How many seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins did Mario Lemieux play more than 70 games ?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux played more than 70 games in 5 seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first number-one goalie in the history of the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      Al Smith

    • B.

      Michel Plasse

    • C.

      Gilles Meloche

    • D.

      Les Binkley

    Correct Answer
    D. Les Binkley
    Explanation
    Les Binkley was the first number-one goalie in the history of the Pittsburgh Penguins. This can be inferred from the fact that he is listed as one of the options in the question. Since the question asks for the "first" number-one goalie, it implies that there were subsequent goalies after him. Therefore, Binkley is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    In 2006, which Pittsburgh Penguin became the youngest NHL player to score two or more goals in one game since 1943?

    • A.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • B.

      Jordan Staal

    • C.

      Sidney Crosby

    • D.

      Maxime Talbot

    Correct Answer
    B. Jordan Staal
    Explanation
    Jordan Staal became the youngest NHL player to score two or more goals in one game since 1943. This means that at the age he achieved this, he was younger than any other player who had accomplished the same feat in over 60 years. The other options, Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, and Maxime Talbot, were not the youngest players to achieve this milestone during that time period.

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  • 8. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin rookie was the first since 1918 to score a goal in his first six games?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • C.

      Mario Lemieux

    • D.

      Jaromir Jagr

    Correct Answer
    B. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin is the correct answer because he was the first Pittsburgh Penguin rookie since 1918 to score a goal in his first six games. This achievement is significant as it demonstrates Malkin's exceptional skill and impact as a rookie player for the Penguins.

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  • 9. 

    What Penguin leading scorer of the 1990-91 season was traded and missed winning the Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Moe Mantha

    • B.

      Phil Bourque

    • C.

      John Cullen

    • D.

      Scott Young

    Correct Answer
    C. John Cullen
    Explanation
    John Cullen was the leading scorer for the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 1990-91 season. However, he was traded before the playoffs and therefore missed the opportunity to win the Stanley Cup with the team.

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  • 10. 

    Tom Barrasso broke whose record for most wins in a season by a Pittsburgh Penguins goalie?

    • A.

      Michel Plasse

    • B.

      Greg Millen

    • C.

      Denis Herron

    • D.

      Jim Rutherford

    Correct Answer
    B. Greg Millen
    Explanation
    Greg Millen held the record for most wins in a season by a Pittsburgh Penguins goalie before Tom Barrasso broke it.

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  • 11. 

    What Pittsburgh Penguin had four game-winning goals and six power play goals in 2007-08?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Kris Letang

    • C.

      Gary Roberts

    • D.

      Hal Gill

    Correct Answer
    A. Sidney Crosby
    Explanation
    Sidney Crosby is the correct answer because in the 2007-08 season, he had four game-winning goals and six power play goals. This indicates that Crosby was a key player for the Pittsburgh Penguins that season, contributing significantly to their success in crucial moments of the game.

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  • 12. 

    How many games did Sidney Crosby play in the 2007-08 regular season?

    • A.

      53 Games

    • B.

      22 Games

    • C.

      78 Games

    • D.

      82 Games

    Correct Answer
    A. 53 Games
    Explanation
    Sidney Crosby played 53 games in the 2007-08 regular season. This can be inferred from the given answer choice.

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  • 13. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin took 272 shots on goal in the 2007-08 regular season?

    • A.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • B.

      Sidney Crosby

    • C.

      Kris Letang

    • D.

      Sergei Gonchar

    Correct Answer
    A. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin is the correct answer because he took 272 shots on goal in the 2007-08 regular season. This information is not mentioned in the question, but it is implied that the correct answer is the player who took the most shots on goal during that season.

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  • 14. 

    Who knocked the Pittsburgh Penguins out of the 1970 playoffs?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Washington Capitals

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    In the 1970 playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins were knocked out by the St. Louis Blues.

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  • 15. 

    The Pittsburgh Penguins first hosted the NHL All-Star Game in what year?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1990
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Penguins first hosted the NHL All-Star Game in 1990.

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