Quiz On NHL - Colorado Avalanche

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  • 1. 

    What team did the Colorado Avalanche defeat in the first round of the 1996-1997 post-season?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    A. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the 1996-1997 post-season.

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  • 2. 

    What is a popular nickname for the Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Mountain Boys

    • B.

      Avs

    • C.

      Great Ones

    • D.

      Rockies

    Correct Answer
    B. Avs
    Explanation
    The popular nickname for the Colorado Avalanche is "Avs". This nickname is derived from the first part of the team's name, "Ava"lanche. It is a common practice in sports to shorten team names or use abbreviations as nicknames, and "Avs" has become widely recognized and used by fans, media, and the team itself.

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  • 3. 

    Which team is the AHL affiliate for the Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Providence Bruins

    • B.

      Portland Pirates

    • C.

      Albany River Rats

    • D.

      Syracuse Crunch

    Correct Answer
    C. Albany River Rats
    Explanation
    The AHL affiliate for the Colorado Avalanche is the Albany River Rats.

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  • 4. 

    What team trounced the Colorado Avalanche in the 2001-2002 Stanley Cup Finals?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      Calgary Flames

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    D. Detroit Red Wings
    Explanation
    In the 2001-2002 Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings trounced the Colorado Avalanche. This means that the Red Wings decisively defeated the Avalanche in a dominant and overwhelming manner.

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  • 5. 

    Which Colorado Avalanche player had a brawl with Chris Osgood in the 1996-1997 Western Finals?

    • A.

      Joe Sakic

    • B.

      Ray Bourque

    • C.

      Peter Forsberg

    • D.

      Patrick Roy

    Correct Answer
    D. Patrick Roy
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy had a brawl with Chris Osgood in the 1996-1997 Western Finals.

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  • 6. 

    What team did the Colorado Avalanche defeat in six first round games of the 1998-1999 post-season?

    • A.

      San Jose Sharks

    • B.

      Washington Capitals

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    A. San Jose Sharks
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche defeated the San Jose Sharks in six first round games of the 1998-1999 post-season.

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  • 7. 

    What Hall of Fame defenseman played with the Colorado Avalanche from 1999-2001?

    • A.

      Joe Sakic

    • B.

      Ray Bourque

    • C.

      Kurt Sauer

    • D.

      Patrice Brisebois

    Correct Answer
    B. Ray Bourque
    Explanation
    Ray Bourque is the correct answer because he played with the Colorado Avalanche from 1999-2001. He is a Hall of Fame defenseman known for his exceptional skills and contributions to the sport. Bourque's tenure with the Avalanche was a significant part of his career, and he played a crucial role in helping the team win the Stanley Cup in 2001.

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  • 8. 

    From what team did the Colorado Avalanche get Claude Lemieux early in their debut 1995-1996 season?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche acquired Claude Lemieux from the New Jersey Devils early in their debut 1995-1996 season.

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  • 9. 

    What team knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 1996-1997 playoffs?

    • A.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Calgary Flames

    • D.

      Buffalo Sabres

    Correct Answer
    B. Detroit Red Wings
    Explanation
    The Detroit Red Wings knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 1996-1997 playoffs.

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  • 10. 

    Which Colorado Avalanche player sat out the entire 2001-2002 regular season with assorted injuries?

    • A.

      Joe Sakic

    • B.

      Patrick Roy

    • C.

      Peter Forsberg

    • D.

      Ray Bourque

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Forsberg
    Explanation
    Peter Forsberg sat out the entire 2001-2002 regular season with assorted injuries.

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  • 11. 

    What team did the Colorado Avalanche trade David Aebischer to in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      Montreal Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    D. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Colorado Avalanche traded David Aebischer to the Montreal Canadiens.

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  • 12. 

    What team knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 1997-1998 playoffs in the first round?

    • A.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      San Jose Sharks

    • D.

      Buffalo Sabres

    Correct Answer
    A. Edmonton Oilers
    Explanation
    The Edmonton Oilers knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 1997-1998 playoffs in the first round.

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  • 13. 

    What team did the Colorado Avalanche defeat in five second round games in the 1996-1997 playoffs?

    • A.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • B.

      Ottawa Senators

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    Correct Answer
    C. Edmonton Oilers
    Explanation
    In the 1996-1997 playoffs, the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Edmonton Oilers in five second round games.

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  • 14. 

    What Colorado Avalanche goaltender replaced Patrick Roy in the net after he retired in 2002-2003?

    • A.

      Jose Theodore

    • B.

      David Aebischer

    • C.

      Grant Fuhr

    • D.

      Martin Brodeur

    Correct Answer
    B. David Aebischer
    Explanation
    David Aebischer replaced Patrick Roy in the net after he retired in 2002-2003.

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  • 15. 

    Who was set to be the main Colorado goalie going into the 2008-09 season?

    • A.

      Andrew Raycroft

    • B.

      Jose Theodore

    • C.

      Pascal Laclaire

    • D.

      Peter Budaj

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Budaj
    Explanation
    Peter Budaj was set to be the main Colorado goalie going into the 2008-09 season.

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