Do You Know About Hockey?

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Hockey Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you really know about hockey?


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  • 1. 
    What hockey term is used to describe a goal ruled invalid by a referee?
    • A. 

      Strike Out

    • B. 

      Call Out

    • C. 

      Wash Out

    • D. 

      Null Goal

  • 2. 
    What award is given to the best goalie in the NHL?
    • A. 

      Ben Hatskin Trophy

    • B. 

      Art Ross Trophy

    • C. 

      Vezina Trophy

    • D. 

      John Walker Trophy

  • 3. 
    What hockey term applies to a short-handed team's attempt to prevent the opposition from scoring?
    • A. 

      Penalty Save

    • B. 

      Extra Effort

    • C. 

      Short Handed Save

    • D. 

      Penalty Kill

  • 4. 
    How many teams go to the playoffs each year in the NHL?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      Four

  • 5. 
    What hockey term is used to describe a goal scored after the opposing team has pulled its goalie?
    • A. 

      Unopposed Goal

    • B. 

      Unguarded Goal

    • C. 

      Vacant Goal

    • D. 

      Empty-Net Goal

  • 6. 
    A tugging motion with both hands towards an official's stomach signifies what hockey penalty?
    • A. 

      Hooking

    • B. 

      Boarding

    • C. 

      Too Many Players On Ice

    • D. 

      Spearing

  • 7. 
    How is it decided which hockey team shoots first in a shootout?
    • A. 

      Coin Flip

    • B. 

      Team With Fewest Penalties

    • C. 

      The Visiting Team Chooses

    • D. 

      The Home Team Chooses

  • 8. 
    In hockey, which of these actions draws an automatic 20-game suspension?
    • A. 

      Intentionally Striking The Goalie

    • B. 

      Intentionally Injuring An Official

    • C. 

      Cursing

    • D. 

      Picking Up The Puck

  • 9. 
    What in hockey is defined as "a situation involving two players, with at least one to be penalized"?
    • A. 

      Altercation

    • B. 

      Infraction

    • C. 

      Rumble

    • D. 

      Incident

  • 10. 
    A hockey game tied 1-1 goes to a shootout which is won 4-3; what is the final score?
    • A. 

      42125

    • B. 

      42128

    • C. 

      42036

    • D. 

      42097

  • 11. 
    What does the hockey term "five hole" refer to?
    • A. 

      Penalty Bench

    • B. 

      Between A Goalie's Leg Pads

    • C. 

      A Particular Face-Off Spot

    • D. 

      Center Ice

  • 12. 
    By what name was the Central Division of the Western Conference of the NHL previously known?
    • A. 

      Norris Division

    • B. 

      Southwestern Division

    • C. 

      Smythe Division

    • D. 

      Plains Division

  • 13. 
    A hockey official chopping one hand against the other arm is signaling which penalty?
    • A. 

      Delay Of Game

    • B. 

      High-Sticking

    • C. 

      Spearing

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 14. 
    Which of these actions draws an automatic game misconduct penalty?
    • A. 

      Biting

    • B. 

      Cross-Checking

    • C. 

      Throwing An Object At A Spectator

    • D. 

      Grabbing A Face Mask

  • 15. 
    How many minutes does a standard NHL intermission last?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      15

  • 16. 
    What hockey term is defined as swinging a stick at an opponent?
    • A. 

      Kneeing

    • B. 

      Icing

    • C. 

      Boarding

    • D. 

      Slashing

  • 17. 
    Which of these is a legal jersey number in the NHL?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      42006

    • C. 

      101

    • D. 

      0

  • 18. 
    What is the penalty for knocking the puck away from an hockey official trying to retrieve it?
    • A. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Major Penalty

    • D. 

      Misconduct Penalty

  • 19. 
    In hockey, what happens when an attacker is tripped with no opposition between him and the goal?
    • A. 

      A Face-Off

    • B. 

      A Major Penalty Is Called

    • C. 

      A Goal Is Awarded

    • D. 

      A Minor Penalty Is Called

  • 20. 
    In hockey, how much time is given to a visiting team to make a line change?
    • A. 

      Ten Seconds

    • B. 

      Five Seconds

    • C. 

      Eight Seconds

    • D. 

      Twelve Seconds

  • 21. 
    How long is a player in the NHL suspended if he returns after being ordered to the dressing room?
    • A. 

      20 Games

    • B. 

      One Game

    • C. 

      Five Games

    • D. 

      10 Games

  • 22. 
    What hockey penalty is signaled by striking an open palm with a closed fist?
    • A. 

      Tripping

    • B. 

      Boarding

    • C. 

      Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    • D. 

      Charging

  • 23. 
    How many in-conference, out-of-division games does an NHL team play in the regular season?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      32

  • 24. 
    What is the hockey penalty specified for tripping an opponent?
    • A. 

      Double Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      Major Penalty

    • C. 

      Minor Penalty

    • D. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

  • 25. 
    How long must a player given a match penalty in a hockey game remain off the ice?
    • A. 

      The Remainder Of The Game

    • B. 

      The Remainder Of The Period

    • C. 

      Fifteen Minutes

    • D. 

      Twelve Minutes

  • 26. 
    If a hockey team gives up a goal while short-handed due to a penalty, what occurs?
    • A. 

      All Penalized Players Return

    • B. 

      No Changes In Penalties

    • C. 

      All Minor Penalties End

    • D. 

      One Minor Penalty Ends

  • 27. 
    In the NHL, how many games does each team play in the regular season against each division rival?
    • A. 

      Nine

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 28. 
    What color should the flexible pegs be which attach the goal posts to the ice or floor of a hockey rink?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Dark Purple

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Light Green

  • 29. 
    What term describes the act of a hockey goalie stopping a shot?
    • A. 

      Punt

    • B. 

      Save

    • C. 

      Score

    • D. 

      Block

  • 30. 
    What hockey term refers to using a leg or foot to knock an opponent's feet out from under him?
    • A. 

      Spearing

    • B. 

      Striking

    • C. 

      Slew-Footing

    • D. 

      Sweeping