Do You Know NHL - Minnesota Wild?

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  • 1. 

    Minnesota Wild coach Jacques Lemaire coached what other NHL team beginning in 1983?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Quebec Aces

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    Jacques Lemaire, the coach of the Minnesota Wild, also coached the Montreal Canadiens beginning in 1983.

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  • 2. 

    Andrew Brunette, who joined the Wild in 2008, scored his 500th NHL career point in 2007 against whom?

    • A.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    D. Calgary Flames
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the team that Andrew Brunette scored his 500th NHL career point against in 2007. The correct answer is the Calgary Flames.

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  • 3. 

    Acquired in 2008, the Minnesota Wild's Antti Miettinen was born in which European country?

    • A.

      Finland

    • B.

      Sweden

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Norway

    Correct Answer
    A. Finland
    Explanation
    Antti Miettinen, who played for the Minnesota Wild, was born in Finland.

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  • 4. 

    Acquired by the Minnesota Wild in 2008, Marek Zidlicky was born in what European country?

    • A.

      Poland

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Hungaria

    • D.

      Czechoslovakia

    Correct Answer
    D. Czechoslovakia
    Explanation
    Marek Zidlicky, who was acquired by the Minnesota Wild in 2008, was born in Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 to 1992, when it peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This explains Zidlicky's nationality and his connection to Czechoslovakia.

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  • 5. 

    Signed in 2008, the Minnesota Wild's Craig Weller was born in which Canadian province?

    • A.

      Ontario

    • B.

      British Columbia

    • C.

      Manitoba

    • D.

      Alberta

    Correct Answer
    D. Alberta
    Explanation
    Craig Weller, who signed with the Minnesota Wild in 2008, was born in Alberta.

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  • 6. 

    Raised in Canada, 2008 Minnesota Wild player Owen Nolan was born in which European city?

    • A.

      Berlin

    • B.

      Belfast

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      Oslo

    Correct Answer
    B. Belfast
    Explanation
    Owen Nolan, a player for the Minnesota Wild in 2008, was born in Belfast.

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  • 7. 

    Which Minnesota Wild player scored the most points during their 2008-09 season opener?

    • A.

      Marc Savard

    • B.

      Kim Johnsson

    • C.

      Phil Kessel

    • D.

      Eric Belanger

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Belanger
    Explanation
    Eric Belanger scored the most points during the Minnesota Wild's 2008-09 season opener.

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  • 8. 

    How many saves did the Minnesota Wild's Niklas Backstrom have in the 2008-09 season opener?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      34

    • C.

      84

    • D.

      69

    Correct Answer
    B. 34
    Explanation
    In the 2008-09 season opener, Niklas Backstrom of the Minnesota Wild had 34 saves.

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  • 9. 

    Which NFL team did Kim Johnsson play for before joining the Minnesota Wild?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    A. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    Kim Johnsson played for the Philadelphia Flyers before joining the Minnesota Wild.

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  • 10. 

    Which Minnesota Wild player was team captain for the 2007 playoffs?

    • A.

      Brian Rolston

    • B.

      Kim Johnsson

    • C.

      Mark Parrish

    • D.

      Willie Mitchell

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Parrish
    Explanation
    Mark Parrish was the team captain for the Minnesota Wild during the 2007 playoffs.

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  • 11. 

    How do the Minnesota Wild decide on a team captain?

    • A.

      Fan Polls

    • B.

      Rotates Every Month

    • C.

      Lottery

    • D.

      Whoever Has The Most Points

    Correct Answer
    B. Rotates Every Month
    Explanation
    The Minnesota Wild decide on a team captain by rotating the captaincy every month. This means that each player on the team gets a chance to lead the team for a month before it is passed on to another player. This approach allows for equal opportunities and gives each player a chance to showcase their leadership skills and contribute to the team's success.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the oldest player on the Minnesota Wild's 2008-09 team roster?

    • A.

      James Sheppard

    • B.

      Owen Nolan

    • C.

      Kurtis Foster

    • D.

      Craig Weller

    Correct Answer
    B. Owen Nolan
    Explanation
    Owen Nolan is the oldest player on the Minnesota Wild's 2008-09 team roster.

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  • 13. 

    How many U.S.-born players were on the Minnesota Wild's 2008-09 team roster?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    C. One
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "One" because there was only one U.S.-born player on the Minnesota Wild's 2008-09 team roster.

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  • 14. 

    Who was team captain for the Minnesota Wild in December of 2008?

    • A.

      Kim Johnsson

    • B.

      Cal Clutterbuck

    • C.

      Eric Reitz

    • D.

      James Sheppard

    Correct Answer
    A. Kim Johnsson
    Explanation
    Kim Johnsson was the team captain for the Minnesota Wild in December of 2008.

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  • 15. 

    For the 2008-09 season, which Minnesota Wild player had the lowest jersey number?

    • A.

      Kurtis Foster

    • B.

      Colton Gillies

    • C.

      Erik Reitz

    • D.

      Brent Burns

    Correct Answer
    C. Erik Reitz
    Explanation
    Erik Reitz had the lowest jersey number for the 2008-09 season among the given Minnesota Wild players.

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