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  • 1. 

    What NHL 100-point center did the Edmonton Oilers get when they traded Wayne Gretzky in 1988?

    • A.

      Bernie Nicholls

    • B.

      Peter Stastny

    • C.

      Jimmy Carson

    • D.

      Bernie Federko

    Correct Answer
    C. Jimmy Carson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jimmy Carson. After trading Wayne Gretzky in 1988, the Edmonton Oilers acquired Jimmy Carson, who was a NHL 100-point center.

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  • 2. 

    What nickname did Dave Semenko earn as Wayne Gretzky's protector with the NHL's Oilers in the 80's?

    • A.

      Bonehead

    • B.

      Hulk

    • C.

      Wrecking Ball

    • D.

      Cementhead

    Correct Answer
    D. Cementhead
    Explanation
    Dave Semenko earned the nickname "Cementhead" as Wayne Gretzky's protector with the NHL's Oilers in the 80's. This nickname suggests that Semenko was known for his toughness and durability, implying that his head was as hard as cement. It highlights his role as an enforcer and his ability to protect Gretzky on the ice.

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  • 3. 

    In the early days of the Edmonton Oilers, which players made up the GMC line?

    • A.

      MacDonald, Callighen, Gretzky

    • B.

      MacDonald, Chipperfield, Gretzky

    • C.

      Messier, Coffey, Gretzky

    • D.

      Messier, Chipperfield, Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    A. MacDonald, Callighen, Gretzky
    Explanation
    The correct answer is MacDonald, Callighen, Gretzky. This answer is correct because it accurately identifies the players who made up the GMC line in the early days of the Edmonton Oilers.

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  • 4. 

    Who did Wayne Gretzky share an apartment with in his first season with the NHL's Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Kevin Lowe

    • B.

      Mark Messier

    • C.

      Grant Fuhr

    • D.

      His Agent, Mike Barnett

    Correct Answer
    A. Kevin Lowe
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky shared an apartment with Kevin Lowe in his first season with the NHL's Edmonton Oilers.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first player to have his number retired by the Oilers?

    • A.

      Kevin Lowe

    • B.

      Dave Semenko

    • C.

      Al Hamilton

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    C. Al Hamilton
    Explanation
    Al Hamilton was the first player to have his number retired by the Oilers. This means that his jersey number was permanently honored and no other player on the team would be able to wear that number. This is a significant recognition of his contributions and achievements with the team.

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  • 6. 

    Who was selected by Edmonton round 3 #48 overall in the 1979 NHL Draft?

    • A.

      Bobby Orr

    • B.

      Mark Messier

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Brian Leetch

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Messier
    Explanation
    Mark Messier was selected by Edmonton round 3 #48 overall in the 1979 NHL Draft.

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  • 7. 

    Who captained the Oilers to their first Stanley Cup Championship in 1984?

    • A.

      Bobby Hull

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Brian Leetch

    • D.

      Glen Murray

    Correct Answer
    B. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky captained the Oilers to their first Stanley Cup Championship in 1984. Gretzky is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time and was a key figure in the success of the Oilers during that era. His exceptional skills and leadership qualities made him the ideal captain for the team, leading them to multiple championships.

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  • 8. 

    Who won MVP honors of the 1989 NHL All-Star Game in Edmonton?

    • A.

      Glen Murray

    • B.

      Denis Arkhipov

    • C.

      Bobby Hull

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    D. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky won the MVP honors of the 1989 NHL All-Star Game in Edmonton.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the losing coach in the 1983 Stanley Cup finals for Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Dick Irvin

    • B.

      Glen Sather

    • C.

      Scotty Bowman

    • D.

      Eddie Gerard

    Correct Answer
    B. Glen Sather
    Explanation
    Glen Sather was the losing coach in the 1983 Stanley Cup finals for the Edmonton Oilers. This means that he was the coach of the Oilers during that season, but they were not able to win the championship.

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  • 10. 

    Which coach lead the Edmonton Oilers past the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1985 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Glen Sather

    • C.

      Clarence "Hap" Day

    • D.

      Marc Crawford

    Correct Answer
    B. Glen Sather
    Explanation
    Glen Sather is the correct answer because he was the coach who led the Edmonton Oilers past the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1985 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 11. 

    Which coach led the Islanders past the Oilers in the 1983 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Al Arbour

    • B.

      Hector "Toe" Blake

    • C.

      Art Ross

    • D.

      G "Punch" Imlach

    Correct Answer
    A. Al Arbour
    Explanation
    Al Arbour is the correct answer because he was the coach who led the Islanders past the Oilers in the 1983 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the coach of the 1990 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Terry Crisp

    • B.

      John Muckler

    • C.

      Marc Crawford

    • D.

      Scotty Bowman

    Correct Answer
    B. John Muckler
    Explanation
    John Muckler was the coach of the 1990 Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers. Muckler led the team to victory in the final series against the Boston Bruins, securing their fifth championship in seven years. Under Muckler's guidance, the Oilers displayed a strong and disciplined style of play, utilizing their talented roster to dominate their opponents. Muckler's strategic approach and ability to motivate his players were key factors in the team's success during the 1990 season.

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  • 13. 

    What NHL division do the Edmonton Oilers belong to?

    • A.

      Southeast

    • B.

      Atlantic

    • C.

      Pacific

    • D.

      Northwest

    Correct Answer
    D. Northwest
    Explanation
    The Edmonton Oilers belong to the Northwest division in the NHL. This division includes teams from the western part of Canada and the northwestern part of the United States. The Oilers are based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, which is located in the northwestern region of the country. Therefore, the correct answer is Northwest.

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  • 14. 

    Who wore number 30 for the 2002-2003 Edmonton NHL hockey team?

    • A.

      Jose Theodore

    • B.

      Miikka Kiprusoff

    • C.

      Jussi Markkanen

    • D.

      Garth Snow

    Correct Answer
    C. Jussi Markkanen
    Explanation
    Jussi Markkanen wore number 30 for the 2002-2003 Edmonton NHL hockey team.

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