NHL Quiz: Los Angeles Kings MCQ Trivia!

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NHL Quiz: Los Angeles Kings MCQ Trivia! - Quiz

What do you know about the Los Angeles Kings? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles. They participate in the National Hockey League as a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference. Put your knowledge of the Los Angles Kings to the test by trying the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What goalie, drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 2001, competed in the Olympics the next year?

    • A.

      Cristobal Huet

    • B.

      Mike Dunham

    • C.

      Evgeni Nabokov

    • D.

      Peter Budaj

    Correct Answer
    A. Cristobal Huet
    Explanation
    Cristobal Huet is the correct answer because he was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 2001 and competed in the Olympics the following year.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first Finnish-born NHL player and led the L.A. Kings in scoring for three seasons?

    • A.

      Juha Widing

    • B.

      Esa Tikkanen

    • C.

      Hannu Virta

    • D.

      Matti Hagman

    Correct Answer
    A. Juha Widing
    Explanation
    Juha Widing is the correct answer because he was the first Finnish-born NHL player and he led the L.A. Kings in scoring for three seasons. No other options provided fulfill both criteria.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the third Los Angeles King to have his number retired by the club?

    • A.

      Bernie Nicholls

    • B.

      Butch Goring

    • C.

      Mark Hardy

    • D.

      Dave Taylor

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Taylor
    Explanation
    Dave Taylor was the third Los Angeles King to have his number retired by the club. This means that his jersey number was honored and will no longer be used by any player on the team. The question is asking for the player who received this recognition, and the correct answer is Dave Taylor.

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  • 4. 

    Which Los Angeles King scored at least one goal in each of 13 straight games in 1979-80?

    • A.

      Bernie Nicholls

    • B.

      Butch Goring

    • C.

      Jim Fox

    • D.

      Charlie Simmer

    Correct Answer
    D. Charlie Simmer
    Explanation
    Charlie Simmer is the correct answer because he scored at least one goal in each of 13 straight games during the 1979-80 season. This achievement demonstrates his consistent scoring ability and impact on the Los Angeles Kings' offense during that time.

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  • 5. 

    What player, dubbed "The Entertainer", led the Los Angeles Kings with 22 goals in 1969-70?

    • A.

      Eddie Joyal

    • B.

      Bill Flett

    • C.

      Ross Lonsberry

    • D.

      Eddie Shack

    Correct Answer
    D. Eddie Shack
    Explanation
    Eddie Shack, also known as "The Entertainer", was the player who led the Los Angeles Kings with 22 goals in the 1969-70 season.

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  • 6. 

    Patrick Roy winked at which Los Angeles King after stoning him in the 1993 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Rob Blake

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Luc Robitaille

    • D.

      Tomas Sandstrom

    Correct Answer
    D. Tomas Sandstrom
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy winked at Tomas Sandstrom after stoning him in the 1993 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 7. 

    Which Los Angeles King established an NHL record by playing in his 227th playoff game?

    • A.

      Larry Robinson

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Butch Goring

    • D.

      Luc Robitaille

    Correct Answer
    A. Larry Robinson
    Explanation
    Larry Robinson established an NHL record by playing in his 227th playoff game. This indicates that Robinson had a long and successful career in the NHL, as playoff games are typically only played by teams that have made it to the postseason. His record-breaking number of playoff games suggests that he was a valuable and consistent player for the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • 8. 

    What 20th-century Los Angeles King other than Wayne Gretzky scored 150 points in a season?

    • A.

      Dave Taylor

    • B.

      Marcel Dionne

    • C.

      Bernie Nicholls

    • D.

      Luc Robitaille

    Correct Answer
    C. Bernie Nicholls
    Explanation
    Bernie Nicholls is the correct answer because he is the only other Los Angeles King, besides Wayne Gretzky, to have scored 150 points in a season. Dave Taylor, Marcel Dionne, and Luc Robitaille were all successful players for the Kings, but they did not achieve this milestone.

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  • 9. 

    Which Los Angeles King led all NHL goalies with 35 wins in 1980-81?

    • A.

      Rogie Vachon

    • B.

      Glenn Healy

    • C.

      Kelly Hrudey

    • D.

      Mario Lessard

    Correct Answer
    D. Mario Lessard
    Explanation
    Mario Lessard led all NHL goalies with 35 wins in the 1980-81 season.

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  • 10. 

    Which L.A. King had seven consecutive seasons with over 100 penalty minutes, ending in 2002-03?

    • A.

      Ian Laperriere

    • B.

      Sean O'Donnell

    • C.

      Rob Blake

    • D.

      Stu Grimson

    Correct Answer
    A. Ian Laperriere
    Explanation
    Ian Laperriere is the correct answer because he had seven consecutive seasons with over 100 penalty minutes, ending in 2002-03. This means that for seven seasons in a row, Laperriere accumulated more than 100 penalty minutes, indicating that he was frequently penalized during games. The other options, Sean O'Donnell, Rob Blake, and Stu Grimson, do not have the same consistent record of seven consecutive seasons with over 100 penalty minutes.

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  • 11. 

    The Los Angeles Kings obtained Marty McSorley and who else when they acquired Wayne Gretzky?

    • A.

      Charlie Huddy

    • B.

      Mike Krushelnyski

    • C.

      Esa Tikkanen

    • D.

      Jari Kurri

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Krushelnyski
    Explanation
    When the Los Angeles Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky, they also obtained Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski.

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  • 12. 

    Which hockey commentator had 4.33 goals-against average over 83 games with the Los Angeles Kings?

    • A.

      Glenn Healy

    • B.

      Byron Dafoe

    • C.

      Kelly Hrudey

    • D.

      Roland Melanson

    Correct Answer
    A. Glenn Healy
    Explanation
    Glenn Healy is the correct answer because he had a 4.33 goals-against average over 83 games with the Los Angeles Kings. This statistic indicates the average number of goals that were scored against the team while he was in goal.

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  • 13. 

    Which captain of the Los Angeles Kings won five Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens?

    • A.

      Terry Harper

    • B.

      Bob Berry

    • C.

      Larry Robinson

    • D.

      Bob Murdoch

    Correct Answer
    A. Terry Harper
  • 14. 

    Wayne Gretzky bought which football team in 1991 with John Candy and L.A. Kings owner Bruce McNall?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Rams

    • B.

      Toronto Argonauts

    • C.

      Los Angeles Raiders

    • D.

      Edmonton Eskimos

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Argonauts
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky, along with John Candy and Bruce McNall, purchased the Toronto Argonauts football team in 1991.

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  • 15. 

    Who said that his hat-trick game that sent the L.A. Kings to the finals in 1993 was his best ever?

    • A.

      Luc Robitaille

    • B.

      Jari Kurri

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Dave Taylor

    Correct Answer
    C. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky said that his hat-trick game that sent the L.A. Kings to the finals in 1993 was his best ever.

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