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  • 1. 

    What player had the nickname "Cyclone"?

    • A.

      Howie Morenz

    • B.

      Joe Malone

    • C.

      Nels Stewart

    • D.

      Fred Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Fred Taylor
    Explanation
    Fred Taylor is the correct answer because he is the player who had the nickname "Cyclone".

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first goalie to be named to the NHL All-Rookie Team?

    • A.

      Dominik Hasek

    • B.

      Tom Barrasso

    • C.

      Terry Sawchuk

    • D.

      Pelle Lindbergh

    Correct Answer
    D. Pelle Lindbergh
    Explanation
    Pelle Lindbergh was the first goalie to be named to the NHL All-Rookie Team.

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  • 3. 

    Which hockey team played for St. Louis in the early 1930's?

    • A.

      The Missouri River Otters

    • B.

      The St. Louis Cardinals

    • C.

      The St. Louis Blues

    • D.

      The St. Louis Eagles

    Correct Answer
    D. The St. Louis Eagles
    Explanation
    The St. Louis Eagles played for St. Louis in the early 1930's.

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  • 4. 

    For what team was Mario Lemieux playing when he netted his 600th NHL goal?

    • A.

      Kings

    • B.

      Capitals

    • C.

      Flyers

    • D.

      Canucks

    Correct Answer
    D. Canucks
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux was not playing for the Canucks when he scored his 600th NHL goal.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the number one pick in the 1990-91 NHL Draft?

    • A.

      Darryl Sydor

    • B.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • C.

      Owen Nolan

    • D.

      Petr Nedved

    Correct Answer
    C. Owen Nolan
    Explanation
    Owen Nolan was the number one pick in the 1990-91 NHL Draft.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first, and in his time only, NHL player to score every type of goal in one game?

    • A.

      Bobby Hull

    • B.

      Mario Lemieux

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Mark Messier

    Correct Answer
    B. Mario Lemieux
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux was the first and only NHL player to score every type of goal in one game. This means that he scored an even-strength goal, a power-play goal, a shorthanded goal, and a penalty shot goal all in the same game. Bobby Hull, Wayne Gretzky, and Mark Messier may have had impressive scoring records, but none of them achieved this feat.

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  • 7. 

    Which player led his team in scoring three consecutive years but on three different teams?

    • A.

      Vincent Damphousse

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Doug Gilmour

    • D.

      Luc Robitaille

    Correct Answer
    A. Vincent Damphousse
    Explanation
    Vincent Damphousse is the correct answer because he led his team in scoring for three consecutive years, but he played for three different teams during that time. This means that he was able to consistently perform at a high level and be the top scorer for his team, regardless of which team he was playing for.

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  • 8. 

    What former NHL coach and NHL defenseman were both born in Parry Sound, Ontario?

    • A.

      Bobby Orr And Bob Johnson

    • B.

      Paul Coffey And Barry Melrose

    • C.

      Bobby Orr And Al Arbour

    • D.

      Bobby Orr And Terry Crisp

    Correct Answer
    D. Bobby Orr And Terry Crisp
    Explanation
    Bobby Orr and Terry Crisp were both born in Parry Sound, Ontario. Bobby Orr is a former NHL defenseman who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. Terry Crisp is a former NHL coach who won two Stanley Cups as a player and another as a coach. Both individuals hail from Parry Sound, Ontario.

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  • 9. 

    What expansion team did Terry Sawchuk play for?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Minnesota North Stars

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    Terry Sawchuk played for the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • 10. 

    Why was the Arthur Ross net design abandoned?

    • A.

      It Could Cause Bad Injury

    • B.

      Pucks Would Get Stuck On The Net

    • C.

      Pucks Would Bounce Out To Easily

    • D.

      The Opening Was Too Small

    Correct Answer
    A. It Could Cause Bad Injury
    Explanation
    The Arthur Ross net design was abandoned because it had the potential to cause bad injuries. This suggests that the design posed a safety risk to players or individuals using the net.

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  • 11. 

    Who is the only goalie to play in the NHL straight from high school?

    • A.

      Martin Brodeur

    • B.

      Dominik Hasek

    • C.

      Tom Barrasso

    • D.

      Grant Fuhr

    Correct Answer
    C. Tom Barrasso
    Explanation
    Tom Barrasso is the only goalie to play in the NHL straight from high school because he was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres at the age of 17 and made his NHL debut shortly after graduating from high school. Barrasso had an impressive career, winning the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie and later winning two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins. His ability to transition directly from high school to the professional level demonstrates his exceptional talent and skill as a goaltender.

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  • 12. 

    The Seattle Thunderbirds are a minor league team in which sport?

    • A.

      Hockey

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      They Don't Exist

    • D.

      Baseball

    Correct Answer
    A. Hockey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is hockey because the Seattle Thunderbirds are indeed a minor league hockey team.

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  • 13. 

    Which hockey great's nickname was "Boom Boom" which was in reference to his slapshot?

    • A.

      Bobby Clarke

    • B.

      Bernie Geoffrion

    • C.

      Bobby Hull

    • D.

      Brett Hull

    Correct Answer
    B. Bernie Geoffrion
    Explanation
    Bernie Geoffrion was known as "Boom Boom" due to his powerful slapshot in hockey. This nickname was given to him because of the booming sound his shot made when it hit the net. Geoffrion was renowned for his ability to score goals with his powerful and accurate slapshot, which made him a feared and respected player in the game.

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  • 14. 

    What team did Eric Lindros play for in junior hockey?

    • A.

      Ottawa 67's

    • B.

      Oshawa Generals

    • C.

      Belleville Bulls

    • D.

      Guelph Storm

    Correct Answer
    B. Oshawa Generals
    Explanation
    Eric Lindros played for the Oshawa Generals in junior hockey.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the first NHL'er to wear glasses while playing?

    • A.

      Gordie Howe

    • B.

      Russ Blinco

    • C.

      Al Arbour

    • D.

      Jacques Plante

    Correct Answer
    B. Russ Blinco
    Explanation
    Russ Blinco was the first NHL'er to wear glasses while playing. This means that he was the first professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League to wear glasses during games.

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  • 16. 

    Who broke Wayne Gretzky's fastest 2 shorthanded goals record less than a week later?

    • A.

      Pat Hughes

    • B.

      Esa Tikkanen

    • C.

      Mark Messier

    • D.

      Mario Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    B. Esa Tikkanen
    Explanation
    Esa Tikkanen broke Wayne Gretzky's fastest 2 shorthanded goals record less than a week later.

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  • 17. 

    Which of these nicknames was never one of used by an NHL team?

    • A.

      Marlboros

    • B.

      Yellow Jackets

    • C.

      Maroons

    • D.

      Eagles

    Correct Answer
    A. Marlboros
    Explanation
    The nickname "Marlboros" was never used by an NHL team. This is because "Marlboros" is a brand of cigarettes, and it would not be appropriate or allowed for a team to have a nickname associated with a tobacco product. The other three options, Yellow Jackets, Maroons, and Eagles, have all been used as nicknames by NHL teams at some point in history.

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  • 18. 

    In which country was former Norris Trophy winner Rod Langway born?

    • A.

      South Africa

    • B.

      Taiwan

    • C.

      Kuwait

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    B. Taiwan
    Explanation
    Rod Langway, the former Norris Trophy winner, was born in Taiwan.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these players was born in Haiti?

    • A.

      Terrance Shahatm'atu

    • B.

      Claude Vilgrain

    • C.

      Gary Dornhoefer

    • D.

      John Vanbiesbrouck

    Correct Answer
    B. Claude Vilgrain
    Explanation
    Claude Vilgrain was born in Haiti.

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  • 20. 

    Which pair of hockey players were born on the same day?

    • A.

      Steve Yzerman And Mario Lemieux

    • B.

      Sergei Fedorov And Maurice Richard

    • C.

      Mario Lemieux And Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky And Grant Fuhr

    Correct Answer
    C. Mario Lemieux And Patrick Roy
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux and Patrick Roy were born on the same day.

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  • 21. 

    Which team won five Stanley Cups during the 1960's?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    During the 1960's, the Montreal Canadiens won five Stanley Cups. This team was highly successful during this period, dominating the competition and establishing themselves as one of the greatest teams in NHL history. Led by legendary players such as Jean Beliveau and Henri Richard, the Canadiens showcased their exceptional skill and teamwork, earning them multiple championships. Their consistent success during this decade solidified their place as one of the most successful franchises in NHL history.

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  • 22. 

    Who was the second black player to play in the NHL?

    • A.

      Tony McKegney

    • B.

      Mike Marson

    • C.

      Herb Carnegie

    • D.

      Willie O'Ree

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Marson
    Explanation
    Mike Marson was the second black player to play in the NHL. He made his debut in the NHL in 1974, following in the footsteps of Willie O'Ree, who was the first black player in the league. Marson played for the Washington Capitals and had a successful career, paving the way for future black players in the NHL.

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  • 23. 

    Which player scored only 1 career NHL goal and had a trophy named after him?

    • A.

      King Clancy

    • B.

      Art Ross

    • C.

      William Jennings

    • D.

      Cecil Hart

    Correct Answer
    B. Art Ross
    Explanation
    Art Ross is the correct answer because he scored only 1 career NHL goal and had a trophy named after him. The Art Ross Trophy is awarded annually to the player who leads the National Hockey League in scoring points during the regular season. This trophy was named after Art Ross in recognition of his contributions to the sport as a player, coach, and general manager.

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  • 24. 

    Which two players assisted on Paul Henderson's game 8 goal in the Canada/Russia '72 series?

    • A.

      Esposito And Peter Mahovlich

    • B.

      Cournoyer And Peter Mahovlich

    • C.

      Esposito And Cournoyer

    • D.

      Esposito And Frank Mahovlich

    Correct Answer
    C. Esposito And Cournoyer
    Explanation
    Esposito and Cournoyer assisted on Paul Henderson's game 8 goal in the Canada/Russia '72 series.

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  • 25. 

    Who was the first American NHL team to win the Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    C. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    The New York Rangers were the first American NHL team to win the Stanley Cup. They achieved this feat in the 1927-1928 season, defeating the Montreal Maroons in the finals. The Rangers' victory marked a significant milestone in American hockey history, as it demonstrated that American teams could compete and succeed at the highest level of professional hockey.

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  • 26. 

    Who was the first European born player to lead the NHL in scoring?

    • A.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • B.

      Stan Mikita

    • C.

      Peter Stastny

    • D.

      Hakan Loob

    Correct Answer
    B. Stan Mikita
    Explanation
    Stan Mikita was the first European-born player to lead the NHL in scoring. Mikita, who was born in Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic), had an illustrious career with the Chicago Blackhawks. He won the Art Ross Trophy four times as the league's leading scorer, with his first title coming in the 1963-64 season. Mikita's skill and offensive prowess made him a dominant force in the NHL, and his achievement as the first European-born player to lead the league in scoring is a testament to his talent and impact on the game.

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  • 27. 

    Who won the Stanley Cup in the 1995-1996 season?

    • A.

      NY Rangers

    • B.

      Dallas

    • C.

      Detroit

    • D.

      Colorado

    Correct Answer
    D. Colorado
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup in the 1995-1996 season.

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  • 28. 

    Where did Joe Sakic play junior hockey?

    • A.

      Kamloops, British Columbia

    • B.

      Swift Current, Saskatchewan

    • C.

      Kingston, Ontario

    • D.

      Red Deer, Alberta

    Correct Answer
    B. Swift Current, Saskatchewan
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic played junior hockey in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

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  • 29. 

    What team did Dan Boyle skate for in 2012没13?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • D.

      San Jose Sharks

    Correct Answer
    D. San Jose Sharks
    Explanation
    In 2012没13, Dan Boyle skated for the San Jose Sharks.

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  • 30. 

    What WHL team did Patrick Marleau, Brendan Witt, Peter Nedved and Chris Osgood all play for?

    • A.

      Kamloops Blazers

    • B.

      Seattle Thunderbirds

    • C.

      Lethbridge Hurricanes

    • D.

      Portland Winter Hawks

    Correct Answer
    B. Seattle Thunderbirds
    Explanation
    Patrick Marleau, Brendan Witt, Peter Nedved, and Chris Osgood all played for the Seattle Thunderbirds.

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