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  • 1. 

    What jersey number did the New York Islanders retire in 1996 to honor Clark Gillies?

    • A.

      #29

    • B.

      #50

    • C.

      #15

    • D.

      #9

    Correct Answer
    D. #9
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders retired jersey number #9 in 1996 to honor Clark Gillies.

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  • 2. 

    How many first-round picks did the New York Islanders have in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Zero

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    In the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders had four first-round picks.

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  • 3. 

    How many first-round picks did the New York Islanders have in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Zero
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders did not have any first-round picks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

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  • 4. 

    How many did Bryan Trottier get in 1975-76 to set a New York Islander record for points by a rookie?

    • A.

      99

    • B.

      88

    • C.

      105

    • D.

      95

    Correct Answer
    D. 95
    Explanation
    Bryan Trottier scored 95 points in the 1975-76 season, setting a New York Islander record for points by a rookie.

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  • 5. 

    What did New York Islander goalie Glenn "Chico" Resch feature on his mask?

    • A.

      A Map Of Long Island

    • B.

      Crossed Hockey Sticks

    • C.

      Orange And Blue Stripes

    • D.

      A Skull

    Correct Answer
    A. A Map Of Long Island
    Explanation
    Glenn "Chico" Resch featured a map of Long Island on his mask. This design choice could be seen as a representation of his connection to the New York Islanders, as Long Island is where the team is based. It may also serve as a symbol of pride for the local community and fans.

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  • 6. 

    What did New York Islander goalie Billy Smith feature on his mask in the 1970's?

    • A.

      His Initials

    • B.

      A Map Of Long Island

    • C.

      Crossed Hockey Sticks

    • D.

      A Big Apple

    Correct Answer
    C. Crossed Hockey Sticks
    Explanation
    In the 1970's, New York Islander goalie Billy Smith featured crossed hockey sticks on his mask. This design is commonly associated with hockey and represents the sport itself. It is a symbolic representation of the equipment used in the game and signifies Smith's role as a goalie. The crossed hockey sticks design is a popular choice among hockey players for their masks, as it reflects their passion and dedication to the sport.

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  • 7. 

    From whom did New York Islander Billy Smith adopt the practice of not shaking hands after playoffs?

    • A.

      Ken Dryden

    • B.

      Gerry Cheevers

    • C.

      Ed Westfall

    • D.

      Tony Esposito

    Correct Answer
    B. Gerry Cheevers
    Explanation
    Billy Smith adopted the practice of not shaking hands after playoffs from Gerry Cheevers.

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  • 8. 

    Pat LaFontaine played for what other teams after leaving the New York Islanders?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres

    • B.

      Dallas Stars, Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins

    Correct Answer
    C. Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers
    Explanation
    After leaving the New York Islanders, Pat LaFontaine played for the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers.

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  • 9. 

    How long was Neil Smith GM of the New York Islanders before Garth Snow replaced him in 2006?

    • A.

      10 Days

    • B.

      356 Days

    • C.

      92 Days

    • D.

      41 Days

    Correct Answer
    D. 41 Days
    Explanation
    Neil Smith was the General Manager of the New York Islanders for a very short period of time before being replaced by Garth Snow in 2006. He held the position for only 41 days before the change was made.

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  • 10. 

    New York Islander captain Bill Guerin won a Stanley Cup while playing for what other team?

    • A.

      Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      Dallas Stars

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    Bill Guerin won a Stanley Cup while playing for the New Jersey Devils.

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  • 11. 

    Which center for the Islanders signed a 3 year contract in March 2006?

    • A.

      Ryan O'Marra

    • B.

      Jeremy Colliton

    • C.

      Shawn Bates

    • D.

      Wyatt Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Ryan O'Marra
    Explanation
    Ryan O'Marra is the correct answer because he signed a 3 year contract with the Islanders in March 2006. This information is stated in the question, indicating that O'Marra is the center who signed the contract.

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  • 12. 

    How many short handed goals were scored by the Islanders in 2005-06?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    The Islanders scored 5 short-handed goals in the 2005-06 season.

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  • 13. 

    What was Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro's save percentage in 2005 - 2006?

    • A.

      0.897

    • B.

      0.886

    • C.

      0.914

    • D.

      0.9

    Correct Answer
    D. 0.9
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro had a save percentage of 0.9. This means that he successfully saved 90% of the shots taken against him during that season. A higher save percentage indicates a better performance by the goalie in stopping shots from the opposing team.

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  • 14. 

    How old was hockey's Radek Martinek when the New York Islanders drafted him in 1999?

    • A.

      18

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      22

    Correct Answer
    D. 22
    Explanation
    Radek Martinek was 22 years old when the New York Islanders drafted him in 1999.

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  • 15. 

    Which defenseman did the New York Islanders acquire from Edmonton in 2007?

    • A.

      Freddy Meyer

    • B.

      Allan Rourke

    • C.

      Marc-Andre Bergeron

    • D.

      Randy Robitaille

    Correct Answer
    C. Marc-Andre Bergeron
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders acquired Marc-Andre Bergeron from Edmonton in 2007.

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