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  • 1. 

    Who was the first American born NHL player to reach the 50 goal mark three times?

    • A.

      Bobby Orr

    • B.

      John Leclair

    • C.

      Steve Yzerman

    • D.

      Marc Messier

    Correct Answer
    B. John Leclair
    Explanation
    John Leclair was the first American born NHL player to reach the 50 goal mark three times. This means that he scored at least 50 goals in three different seasons of his career. Bobby Orr, Steve Yzerman, and Marc Messier are all notable players, but they did not achieve this specific milestone.

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  • 2. 

    What do Ron Francis, Scott Young, Bobby Holik, and Chris Pronger all have in common?

    • A.

      All Played In The 1988 Winter Olympics

    • B.

      All Won Stanley Cups During The 1990's

    • C.

      All Drafted In The First Round By The Hartford Whalers

    • D.

      All Teammates On The St. Louis Blues In 1995

    Correct Answer
    C. All Drafted In The First Round By The Hartford Whalers
  • 3. 

    Which of these players did not play at least one year of high school hockey in Connecticut?

    • A.

      Derian Hatcher

    • B.

      Brian Leetch

    • C.

      Craig Janney

    • D.

      Chris Drury

    Correct Answer
    A. Derian Hatcher
    Explanation
    Derian Hatcher did not play at least one year of high school hockey in Connecticut.

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  • 4. 

    Where did Jeff Friesen play his junior hockey?

    • A.

      Lethbridge, Alberta

    • B.

      Ottawa, Ontario

    • C.

      Regina, Saskatchewan

    • D.

      Brandon, Manitoba

    Correct Answer
    C. Regina, Saskatchewan
    Explanation
    Jeff Friesen played his junior hockey in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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  • 5. 

    What did Teemu Selanne do before he became a professional hockey player?

    • A.

      Kindergarten Teacher

    • B.

      Salesman

    • C.

      Police

    • D.

      Fireman

    Correct Answer
    A. Kindergarten Teacher
    Explanation
    Teemu Selanne worked as a kindergarten teacher before becoming a professional hockey player. This suggests that he had a different career path and experience in education before transitioning to a successful career in hockey.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the 12th player in NHL history to score a hat-trick in the All-Star Game?

    • A.

      Mario Lemieux

    • B.

      Bill Geurin

    • C.

      Theo Fleury

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Geurin
    Explanation
    Bill Guerin is the correct answer because he was the 12th player in NHL history to score a hat-trick in the All-Star Game.

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  • 7. 

    Who are the two players who tied for the NHL lead in goals in the 1992-93 season?

    • A.

      Jaromir Jagr & Alexander Mogilny

    • B.

      Alexander Mogilny & Mario Lemieux

    • C.

      Jaromir Jagr & Teemu Selanne

    • D.

      Alexander Mogilny & Teemu Selanne

    Correct Answer
    D. Alexander Mogilny & Teemu Selanne
  • 8. 

    Who was drafted 4th overall in the 1984 Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Patrick Roy

    • B.

      Mario Lemieux

    • C.

      Steve Yzerman

    • D.

      Pierre Turgeon

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Yzerman
    Explanation
    Steve Yzerman was drafted 4th overall in the 1984 Entry Draft. He was chosen by the Detroit Red Wings and went on to have a highly successful career with the team. Yzerman became the longest-serving captain in NHL history and led the Red Wings to three Stanley Cup championships. He was known for his exceptional skills, leadership qualities, and dedication to the game. Yzerman is considered one of the greatest players in NHL history and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009.

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  • 9. 

    Who won the Rookie of the Year Wayne Gretzky's first year in the league?

    • A.

      Mike Bossy

    • B.

      Rick Vaive

    • C.

      Ray Bourque

    • D.

      Dale Hawerchuk

    Correct Answer
    C. Ray Bourque
    Explanation
    Ray Bourque won the Rookie of the Year award in Wayne Gretzky's first year in the league.

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  • 10. 

    Which country does WNBA player Lauren Jackson come from?

    • A.

      New Zealand

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    C. Australia
    Explanation
    Lauren Jackson, a WNBA player, comes from Australia.

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  • 11. 

    Even though Brett Hull had 70 NHL goals and 39 assists in 1991-92, what was his plus-minus rating?

    • A.

      -2

    • B.

      -22

    • C.

    • D.

      -30

    Correct Answer
    A. -2
    Explanation
    Brett Hull's plus-minus rating is determined by subtracting the number of goals scored against his team while he is on the ice from the number of goals his team scores while he is on the ice. Since the answer is -2, it means that his team scored 2 more goals than they allowed while he was playing.

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  • 12. 

    Who assisted on Paul Henderson's game-winning goal during the 1972 Summit Series?

    • A.

      Jean Ratelle

    • B.

      Phil Esposito

    • C.

      Brad Park

    • D.

      Yvan Cournoyer

    Correct Answer
    B. Phil Esposito
    Explanation
    Phil Esposito assisted on Paul Henderson's game-winning goal during the 1972 Summit Series.

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  • 13. 

    Which team was once an NHL team?

    • A.

      Chicago Hot Dogs

    • B.

      New York Americans

    • C.

      Ottawa Freeze

    • D.

      Detroit Trees

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Americans
    Explanation
    The New York Americans were once an NHL team. They were one of the original teams in the NHL when it was established in 1917. The team played in New York City from 1925 to 1942 before suspending operations due to financial difficulties during World War II. The Americans had some success during their existence, making the playoffs multiple times and even reaching the Stanley Cup Finals in 1926. However, they were ultimately unable to sustain themselves and were eventually dissolved.

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  • 14. 

    Who is Foster Hewitt?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins Announcer

    • B.

      Hall Of Fame Jockey

    • C.

      The Voice Of Hockey

    • D.

      Hall Of Fame Goalie

    Correct Answer
    C. The Voice Of Hockey
    Explanation
    Foster Hewitt is known as "The Voice Of Hockey" because he was a legendary Canadian sports broadcaster who became famous for his play-by-play coverage of hockey games. He is best known for his iconic phrase "He shoots, he scores!" and for his contributions to popularizing hockey on the radio. Hewitt's distinctive voice and passionate commentary made him a beloved figure in the world of hockey, earning him a spot in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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  • 15. 

    What was the first United States-based team in the National Hockey League?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      Dallas Stars

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    D. Boston Bruins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Boston Bruins. The Boston Bruins were the first United States-based team to join the National Hockey League (NHL). They were founded in 1924 and have since become one of the league's most successful and iconic franchises.

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  • 16. 

    What OHL team did Tie Domi play for?

    • A.

      Guelph Storm

    • B.

      Peterborough Petes

    • C.

      Ottawa 67's

    • D.

      Kitchener Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. Peterborough Petes
    Explanation
    Tie Domi played for the Peterborough Petes, an OHL team.

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  • 17. 

    Who were the 2000 and 2001 Stanley Cup Champions?

    • A.

      Rangers And Devils

    • B.

      Stars And Mighty Ducks

    • C.

      Oilers And Wild

    • D.

      Devils And Avalanche

    Correct Answer
    D. Devils And Avalanche
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Devils And Avalanche. The New Jersey Devils won the Stanley Cup in 2000 by defeating the Dallas Stars in the finals. The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup in 2001 by defeating the New Jersey Devils in the finals.

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  • 18. 

    How many fifty-goal seasons did Gordie Howe have in his twenty-six year NHL career?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    D. 0
    Explanation
    Gordie Howe did not have any fifty-goal seasons in his twenty-six year NHL career.

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  • 19. 

    Who was drafted by an NHL team and a MLB team in the same year?

    • A.

      JD Drew

    • B.

      Tom Glavine

    • C.

      Shawn Green

    • D.

      Mike Piazza

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Glavine
    Explanation
    Tom Glavine is the correct answer because he was drafted by both an NHL team (Los Angeles Kings) and an MLB team (Atlanta Braves) in the same year, 1984. Glavine was a talented athlete who was selected in the fourth round of the NHL Entry Draft and the second round of the MLB Draft. However, he ultimately chose to pursue a career in baseball and became a highly successful pitcher in the MLB.

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  • 20. 

    Which of these teams were not one of the NHL's original five franchises?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      New York Rangers

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia Flyers were not one of the NHL's original five franchises. The original five franchises were the Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Philadelphia Flyers were added to the NHL as part of the league's expansion in 1967.

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  • 21. 

    Which athlete is known for his accomplishments in hockey?

    • A.

      Tony Gwynn

    • B.

      Richard Petty

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Joe Louis

    Correct Answer
    C. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky is known for his accomplishments in hockey because he is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He holds numerous records in the sport, including the most goals and assists in NHL history. Gretzky's skill, vision, and ability to dominate the game made him a legendary figure in hockey.

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  • 22. 

    Which athlete is known for his accomplishments in hockey?

    • A.

      Wes Unseld

    • B.

      Fred Lynn

    • C.

      Tracy McGrady

    • D.

      Tony Esposito

    Correct Answer
    D. Tony Esposito
    Explanation
    Tony Esposito is known for his accomplishments in hockey. He is a former professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Chicago Blackhawks. Esposito had an impressive career, winning the Calder Memorial Trophy for Rookie of the Year in 1970 and being named to the NHL All-Star Team three times. He also won the Vezina Trophy as the league's best goaltender twice and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988. Esposito's contributions to the sport of hockey make him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 23. 

    Which athlete is known for his accomplishments in hockey?

    • A.

      Carlton Fisk

    • B.

      Stan Mikita

    • C.

      Gaylord Perry

    • D.

      Lee Trevino

    Correct Answer
    B. Stan Mikita
    Explanation
    Stan Mikita is known for his accomplishments in hockey. Carlton Fisk, Gaylord Perry, and Lee Trevino are not known for their accomplishments in hockey.

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  • 24. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Gretzky?

    • A.

      Mo

    • B.

      Wayne

    • C.

      Ray

    • D.

      Dave

    Correct Answer
    B. Wayne
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wayne. Wayne Gretzky is a famous hockey player known for his exceptional skills and records in the sport. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time.

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  • 25. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Lemieux?

    • A.

      Sonny

    • B.

      Robin

    • C.

      David

    • D.

      Mario

    Correct Answer
    D. Mario
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mario. Mario Lemieux is a famous hockey player, and his first name is Mario.

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  • 26. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Potvin?

    • A.

      Evander

    • B.

      Bob

    • C.

      Sandy

    • D.

      Denis

    Correct Answer
    D. Denis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Denis because Denis Potvin is a former professional ice hockey defenseman who played for the New York Islanders in the National Hockey League (NHL). He is considered one of the greatest defensemen in NHL history and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1991.

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  • 27. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Esposito?

    • A.

      Tiger

    • B.

      Lenny

    • C.

      Tony

    • D.

      Ray

    Correct Answer
    C. Tony
    Explanation
    The first name of hockey's Esposito is Tony.

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  • 28. 

    What is the first name of hockey's LaFleur?

    • A.

      Greg

    • B.

      Mary Lou

    • C.

      Guy

    • D.

      Jerry

    Correct Answer
    C. Guy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Guy because Guy LaFleur is a well-known hockey player.

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  • 29. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Hull?

    • A.

      Orlando

    • B.

      Bobby

    • C.

      Juan

    • D.

      Rick

    Correct Answer
    B. Bobby
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bobby because Bobby Hull is a famous hockey player known for his exceptional skills and contributions to the sport. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) and was one of the most dominant forwards of his time. Hull's first name is Bobby, making him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 30. 

    What is the first name of hockey's Mikita?

    • A.

      Stan

    • B.

      Chris

    • C.

      Tom

    • D.

      Michelle

    Correct Answer
    A. Stan
    Explanation
    The first name of hockey's Mikita is Stan.

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