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  • 1. 

    Bobby Orr had how many total points in his Boston Bruins career?

    • A.

      600

    • B.

      1,002

    • C.

      1,215

    • D.

      888

    Correct Answer
    D. 888
    Explanation
    Bobby Orr had a total of 888 points in his Boston Bruins career.

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  • 2. 

    How many shutouts did goalie Cecil Thompson record as a Boston Bruin?

    • A.

      35

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      74

    • D.

      99

    Correct Answer
    C. 74
    Explanation
    Cecil Thompson recorded 74 shutouts as a Boston Bruin.

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  • 3. 

    When was Boston Bruin great Bobby Orr elected to the NHL Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1988

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    D. 1979
    Explanation
    Bobby Orr was elected to the NHL Hall of Fame in 1979. This recognition came after his incredible career as a Boston Bruin great. Orr is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, known for his exceptional skills and dominance on the ice. His induction into the Hall of Fame in 1979 solidified his legacy and acknowledged his significant contributions to the sport.

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  • 4. 

    Hall of Famer Paul Coffey played for the Boston Bruins in what season, his last in the NHL?

    • A.

      2000-01

    • B.

      1995-96

    • C.

      2004-05

    • D.

      1997-98

    Correct Answer
    A. 2000-01
    Explanation
    In the 2000-01 season, Paul Coffey played for the Boston Bruins, which was his last season in the NHL.

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  • 5. 

    Montreal Canadiens great Guy Lapointe ended his career with the rival Boston Bruins in what season?

    • A.

      1983-84

    • B.

      1986-87

    • C.

      1979-80

    • D.

      1980-81

    Correct Answer
    A. 1983-84
    Explanation
    Guy Lapointe ended his career with the rival Boston Bruins in the 1983-84 season.

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  • 6. 

    Boston Bruin Hall of Famer Eddie Shore wore what number jersey?

    • A.

      99

    • B.

      22

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Eddie Shore, a Boston Bruin Hall of Famer, wore the number 2 jersey during his career. This number is significant because it was retired by the Bruins in his honor. Shore is considered one of the greatest defensemen in NHL history and was known for his physical play and strong defensive skills.

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  • 7. 

    The first Boston Bruins captain, Lionel Hitchman, wore what number on his jersey?

    • A.

      66

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    Lionel Hitchman, the first captain of the Boston Bruins, wore the number 3 on his jersey.

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  • 8. 

    What Boston Bruin was the first player to play 20 seasons in the NHL?

    • A.

      Eddie Shore

    • B.

      Aubrey Clapper

    • C.

      Gerry Cheevers

    • D.

      Cecil Thompson

    Correct Answer
    B. Aubrey Clapper
    Explanation
    Aubrey Clapper was the first Boston Bruin player to play 20 seasons in the NHL. This means that he had a long and successful career with the team, demonstrating his skill and dedication to the sport. Eddie Shore, Gerry Cheevers, and Cecil Thompson may have also had notable careers, but they did not achieve the milestone of playing 20 seasons with the Bruins.

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  • 9. 

    Boston Bruins legend Aubrey Clapper wore what number on his jersey?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      55

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Aubrey Clapper, a Boston Bruins legend, wore the number 5 on his jersey.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the first Boston Bruin to play on three Stanley Cup champion teams?

    • A.

      Eddie Shore

    • B.

      Aubrey Clapper

    • C.

      Frank Brimsek

    • D.

      John Bucyk

    Correct Answer
    B. Aubrey Clapper
    Explanation
    Aubrey Clapper was the first Boston Bruin to play on three Stanley Cup champion teams. This means that he was a member of the Boston Bruins and played on the team when they won the Stanley Cup three times.

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  • 11. 

    How many more games did the 2007-08 Boston Bruins win than the 2006-07 team?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    The 2007-08 Boston Bruins won six more games than the 2006-07 team. This means that in the 2007-08 season, the Bruins had a higher number of wins compared to the previous season.

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  • 12. 

    Who led the Boston Bruins in points for the 2007-08 season, with 77?

    • A.

      P.J. Axelsson

    • B.

      Marc Savard

    • C.

      Patrice Bergeron

    • D.

      Marco Sturm

    Correct Answer
    B. Marc Savard
    Explanation
    Marc Savard led the Boston Bruins in points for the 2007-08 season with 77. This means that he had the highest number of points among all the players on the team during that season.

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  • 13. 

    What head coach for the Boston Bruins was replaced by Claude Julien after just one season?

    • A.

      Dave Lewis

    • B.

      Mike O'Connell

    • C.

      Robbie Ftorek

    • D.

      Mike Sullivan

    Correct Answer
    A. Dave Lewis
    Explanation
    Dave Lewis was the head coach for the Boston Bruins who was replaced by Claude Julien after just one season.

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  • 14. 

    The annual Boston Bruins award for community and charitable endeavors is named after what player?

    • A.

      Phil Esposito

    • B.

      Ray Bourque

    • C.

      John Bucyk

    • D.

      Bobby Orr

    Correct Answer
    C. John Bucyk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is John Bucyk. The annual Boston Bruins award for community and charitable endeavors is named after him.

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  • 15. 

    What Boston Bruin won the team's award for playing beyond expectations in 2005-06 and 2006-07?

    • A.

      Patrice Bergeron

    • B.

      Andrew Raycroft

    • C.

      Tim Thomas

    • D.

      Marc Savard

    Correct Answer
    C. Tim Thomas
    Explanation
    Tim Thomas won the Boston Bruins' award for playing beyond expectations in both the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. This implies that he exceeded the team's expectations and performed exceptionally well during those two seasons.

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