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  • 1. 

    Which 2007 Stanley Cup Final team entered the series with home ice advantage?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      Anaheim Ducks

    • C.

      Ottawa Senators

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. Anaheim Ducks
    Explanation
    The Anaheim Ducks entered the 2007 Stanley Cup Final with home ice advantage. This means that they had the privilege of playing more games on their home rink compared to their opponents. Home ice advantage is typically determined by regular season performance, and in this case, the Ducks had a better regular season record than their opponents, earning them the advantage.

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  • 2. 

    In 2008, New Jersey Devil Sheldon Brookbank gave up his #8 sweater to whom?

    • A.

      Paul Martin

    • B.

      Dainius Zubrus

    • C.

      Fedor Fedorov

    • D.

      Brian Gionta

    Correct Answer
    B. Dainius Zubrus
    Explanation
    In 2008, New Jersey Devil Sheldon Brookbank gave up his #8 sweater to Dainius Zubrus.

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  • 3. 

    Terry Murray took over as head coach in 2008 for which NHL team?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    C. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    Terry Murray took over as head coach for the Los Angeles Kings in 2008.

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  • 4. 

    Which NHL team gave coach Guy Carbonneau an extension going into 2008-09?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Nashville Predators

    • D.

      Edmonton Oilers

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Montreal Canadiens. The question asks which NHL team gave coach Guy Carbonneau an extension going into the 2008-09 season. The Montreal Canadiens extended Carbonneau's contract during that time period.

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  • 5. 

    Which team had the last pick of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    D. Detroit Red Wings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Detroit Red Wings. In the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, the Detroit Red Wings had the last pick. The order of the draft is determined by the team's performance in the previous season, with the team that finished last having the first pick and the team that won the Stanley Cup having the last pick. Therefore, as the Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in the 2007-2008 season, they had the last pick in the draft.

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  • 6. 

    Pavel Datsyuk suffered what type of injury in the 2008-09 NHL preseason?

    • A.

      Groin

    • B.

      Ankle

    • C.

      Neck

    • D.

      Back

    Correct Answer
    A. Groin
    Explanation
    Pavel Datsyuk suffered a groin injury during the 2008-09 NHL preseason. This type of injury is common in sports and can occur due to strain or overuse of the muscles in the groin area. It can cause pain, discomfort, and limited mobility. Groin injuries are particularly common in sports that involve quick changes in direction or kicking movements, such as hockey.

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  • 7. 

    Boston signed Michael Ryder away from which NHL team before 2008-09?

    • A.

      Minnesota Wild

    • B.

      Ottawa Senators

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      San Jose Sharks

    Correct Answer
    C. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Montreal Canadiens. Before the 2008-09 season, Boston signed Michael Ryder away from the Montreal Canadiens.

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  • 8. 

    Atlanta drafted Zach Bogosian in 2008 with which overall pick in the NHL Draft?

    • A.

      Third

    • B.

      34th

    • C.

      Eighth

    • D.

      12th

    Correct Answer
    A. Third
    Explanation
    In the 2008 NHL Draft, Atlanta drafted Zach Bogosian with the third overall pick.

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  • 9. 

    Which team was the Southeast Division winner in 2007-08?

    • A.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • B.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    In the 2007-08 season, the Washington Capitals were the winners of the Southeast Division. This means that they had the best record among the teams in their division during that season. The other teams listed (Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes, and Florida Panthers) did not have a better record than the Capitals, making Washington the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Which team did Ron Wilson coach before moving to Toronto for 2008-09?

    • A.

      Calgary Flames

    • B.

      Minnesota Wild

    • C.

      San Jose Sharks

    • D.

      Dallas Stars

    Correct Answer
    C. San Jose Sharks
    Explanation
    Ron Wilson coached the San Jose Sharks before moving to Toronto for the 2008-09 season.

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  • 11. 

    Matt Murley signed with which NHL team in the 2008 offseason?

    • A.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • C.

      Anaheim Ducks

    • D.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    Correct Answer
    D. Carolina Hurricanes
    Explanation
    Matt Murley signed with the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2008 offseason.

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  • 12. 

    Which team entered 2008-09 20 wins short of 3000 in franchise history?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The Montreal Canadiens entered the 2008-09 season 20 wins short of 3000 in franchise history. This means that throughout the history of the team, they had won a total of 2980 games. The other teams listed, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks, and Boston Bruins, were not mentioned as being close to reaching 3000 wins in franchise history.

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  • 13. 

    What NHL team did Ron Hainsey play for just before joining Atlanta for 2008-09?

    • A.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • B.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbus Blue Jackets
    Explanation
    Ron Hainsey played for the Columbus Blue Jackets just before joining Atlanta for the 2008-09 season.

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  • 14. 

    Graham Mink signed with which NHL team in the 2008 offseason?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • C.

      Minnesota Wild

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    A. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    In the 2008 offseason, Graham Mink signed with the Washington Capitals.

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  • 15. 

    Which team drafted Guy Lafleur with the 1971 NHL Draft's first pick?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    C. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    Guy Lafleur was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens with the first pick in the 1971 NHL Draft.

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  • 16. 

    In 1918, what team won the first NHL playoff?

    • A.

      Montreal Wanderers

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Ottawa Senators

    • D.

      Toronto Arenas

    Correct Answer
    D. Toronto Arenas
    Explanation
    In 1918, the Toronto Arenas won the first NHL playoff.

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  • 17. 

    What Fred Shero-coached team won the 1973-74 Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    Correct Answer
    D. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Philadelphia Flyers. The question asks about the team that won the 1973-74 Stanley Cup under the coaching of Fred Shero. The Philadelphia Flyers were the team that achieved this feat during that season.

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  • 18. 

    How many consecutive Stanley Cups did the New York Islanders win in the 1980's?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    A. Four
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1980's. This means that they were the champions of the National Hockey League for four consecutive years during that decade.

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  • 19. 

    Wayne Gretzky became head coach of which NHL team in 2005?

    • A.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • B.

      Minnesota Wild

    • C.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • D.

      San Jose Sharks

    Correct Answer
    C. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky became the head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes in 2005.

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  • 20. 

    What team won back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1997 and 1998?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      San Jose Sharks

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    Correct Answer
    A. Detroit Red Wings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Detroit Red Wings. The Detroit Red Wings won back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1997 and 1998.

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  • 21. 

    Which of these players was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007?

    • A.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • B.

      Ray Bourque

    • C.

      Mark Messier

    • D.

      Cam Neely

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Messier
    Explanation
    Mark Messier was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time. Messier had an illustrious career, winning six Stanley Cup championships and being named the Most Valuable Player of the playoffs twice. He was known for his leadership skills and was the captain of both the Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers during their championship runs. Messier's induction into the Hall of Fame in 2007 was a testament to his exceptional contributions to the sport.

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  • 22. 

    Which team was in 10 straight NHL finals from 1951-60?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Montreal Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    D. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The Montreal Canadiens were in 10 straight NHL finals from 1951-1960. This means that they were consistently one of the top teams in the league during this time period, making it to the finals every year. Their success and dominance in the league during this decade is evident by their ability to reach the finals consistently.

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  • 23. 

    Which of these players recorded 600+ NHL goals?

    • A.

      Pat Verbeek

    • B.

      Guy Lafleur

    • C.

      Steve Yzerman

    • D.

      Maurice Richard

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Yzerman
    Explanation
    Steve Yzerman is the correct answer because he recorded 600+ NHL goals. Pat Verbeek, Guy Lafleur, and Maurice Richard are not known for achieving this milestone.

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  • 24. 

    In which city were the NHL's Calgary Flames originally based?

    • A.

      Montreal

    • B.

      Atlanta

    • C.

      Jacksonville

    • D.

      Nashville

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta
    Explanation
    The NHL's Calgary Flames were originally based in Atlanta.

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  • 25. 

    Who was the first person to win the Hart Trophy while under 20 years of age?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Babe Siebert

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Bobby Orr

    Correct Answer
    C. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky is the correct answer because he was the first person to win the Hart Trophy while under 20 years of age. Gretzky achieved this feat in the 1979-1980 NHL season when he was just 19 years old. He had an outstanding season, scoring 51 goals and 86 assists for a total of 137 points, which led the league. This remarkable accomplishment at such a young age solidified Gretzky's status as one of the greatest players in NHL history.

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  • 26. 

    What NHL goalie retired in 2003 with a then-record 551 regular season wins?

    • A.

      Grant Fuhr

    • B.

      Tom Barrasso

    • C.

      Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Ed Belfour

    Correct Answer
    C. Patrick Roy
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy is the correct answer because he retired in 2003 with a then-record 551 regular season wins. He is considered one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history and had a successful career playing for the Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche. Roy's record of 551 wins stood until it was surpassed by Martin Brodeur in 2009.

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  • 27. 

    Who won the 2005-06 Hart Trophy while playing with two different NHL teams?

    • A.

      Joe Thornton

    • B.

      Joe Sakic

    • C.

      Martin St. Louis

    • D.

      Jaromir Jagr

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe Thornton
    Explanation
    Joe Thornton won the 2005-06 Hart Trophy while playing with two different NHL teams. This means that he had a standout performance and was recognized as the most valuable player in the league that season. Playing for both the Boston Bruins and the San Jose Sharks during that year, Thornton's exceptional skills and contributions to both teams led to him being awarded the prestigious Hart Trophy.

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  • 28. 

    How many years came between Gordie Howe's first and last NHL games?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      32

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      34

    Correct Answer
    D. 34
    Explanation
    Gordie Howe played his first NHL game in 1946 and his last NHL game in 1980. To calculate the number of years between these two dates, we subtract 1946 from 1980, which equals 34. Therefore, the correct answer is 34.

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  • 29. 

    Who coached the Montreal Canadiens to eight Stanley Cups in 13 seasons?

    • A.

      Toe Blake

    • B.

      Dick Irvin

    • C.

      Claude Ruel

    • D.

      Scotty Bowman

    Correct Answer
    A. Toe Blake
    Explanation
    Toe Blake is the correct answer because he coached the Montreal Canadiens to eight Stanley Cups in 13 seasons. This level of success and achievement is a testament to his coaching abilities and the strong team he built. Toe Blake's leadership and strategic skills were instrumental in the Canadiens' dominance during that period.

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  • 30. 

    Which team, formerly based in Minnesota, won its first Stanley Cup in 1999?

    • A.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • B.

      Dallas Stars

    • C.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    B. Dallas Stars
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dallas Stars. The team, formerly based in Minnesota, relocated to Dallas in 1993. In 1999, they won their first Stanley Cup as the Dallas Stars.

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