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  • 1. 

    How many seasons did it take for the San Jose Sharks to make the Playoffs for the first time?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Three
    Explanation
    The San Jose Sharks took three seasons to make the Playoffs for the first time. This means that it took them three years of competing in the league before they were able to qualify for the postseason.

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  • 2. 

    The San Jose Sharks first made the Playoffs by improving their previous year's record by how many points?

    • A.

      58

    • B.

      53

    • C.

      43

    • D.

      48

    Correct Answer
    A. 58
    Explanation
    The San Jose Sharks first made the Playoffs by improving their previous year's record by 58 points. This means that they had a significant increase in their performance compared to the previous season, which allowed them to qualify for the Playoffs.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the Coach of the San Jose Sharks in their Playoffs debut when they defeated the Detroit Red Wings in 1994?

    • A.

      Jim Schoenfeld

    • B.

      Jim Wiley

    • C.

      George Kingston

    • D.

      Kevin Constantine

    Correct Answer
    D. Kevin Constantine
    Explanation
    Kevin Constantine was the coach of the San Jose Sharks during their playoffs debut in 1994 when they defeated the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 4. 

    Which Goalie shone for the San Jose Sharks when they upset the Detroit Red wings in the 1994 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Chris Terreri

    • B.

      Jimmy Waite

    • C.

      Arturs Irbe

    • D.

      Jeff Hackett

    Correct Answer
    C. Arturs Irbe
    Explanation
    Arturs Irbe shone for the San Jose Sharks when they upset the Detroit Red Wings in the 1994 Playoffs.

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  • 5. 

    Scott Hannan signed with Colorado after leading the San Jose Sharks in what category in 2006-07?

    • A.

      Goals By A Defenseman

    • B.

      Assists By A Defenseman

    • C.

      Penalty Minutes

    • D.

      Average Ice Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Average Ice Time
    Explanation
    In the 2006-07 season, Scott Hannan signed with Colorado after leading the San Jose Sharks in Average Ice Time. This means that Hannan spent the most time on the ice compared to other defensemen on the team. Average Ice Time is an important statistic that indicates a player's contribution and importance to the team's overall performance.

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  • 6. 

    Who was fourth in team scoring but was the San Jose Shark Player of the Year in 2001-02?

    • A.

      Teemu Selanne

    • B.

      Mike Ricci

    • C.

      Jeff Friesen

    • D.

      Patrick Marleau

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Ricci
    Explanation
    Mike Ricci was named the San Jose Shark Player of the Year in 2001-02 despite being fourth in team scoring. This suggests that his contributions to the team went beyond just scoring goals or accumulating points. It implies that he had a significant impact on the team's overall performance and was recognized for his leadership, defensive skills, or other intangible qualities that made him invaluable to the Sharks that season.

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  • 7. 

    In 2006-07, Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks beat whose record of 671 games played for that franchise?

    • A.

      Marco Sturm

    • B.

      Mike Rathje

    • C.

      Owen Nolan

    • D.

      Mike Ricci

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Rathje
    Explanation
    In 2006-07, Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks surpassed Mike Rathje's record of 671 games played for the franchise. This means that Marleau played more games for the Sharks than Rathje did during his time with the team.

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  • 8. 

    Mike Vernon and what other Goalie shared the 1998-99 San Jose Shark Player of the Year Award?

    • A.

      Arturs Irbe

    • B.

      Chris Terreri

    • C.

      Kelly Hrudey

    • D.

      Steve Shields

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Shields
    Explanation
    Steve Shields shared the 1998-99 San Jose Shark Player of the Year Award with Mike Vernon.

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  • 9. 

    Until San Jose Shark Owen Nolan claimed them, who held the career franchise records for goals, assists and points?

    • A.

      Igor Larionov

    • B.

      Sergei Makarov

    • C.

      Craig Janney

    • D.

      Jeff Friesen

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeff Friesen
    Explanation
    Jeff Friesen held the career franchise records for goals, assists, and points until San Jose Shark Owen Nolan claimed them.

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  • 10. 

    How many shutouts did Evgeni Nabokov have in 2003-04 to set a San Jose Sharks record?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Eight
    Explanation
    In the 2003-04 season, Evgeni Nabokov set a San Jose Sharks record by achieving eight shutouts. This means that in eight games throughout the season, Nabokov prevented the opposing team from scoring any goals, showcasing his exceptional goaltending skills and contributing to the team's success.

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  • 11. 

    What country did former San Jose Shark Alexander Korolyuk play for in the 2006 Olympics?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Kazakhstan

    • C.

      Latvia

    • D.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    Former San Jose Shark Alexander Korolyuk played for Russia in the 2006 Olympics.

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  • 12. 

    What goalie had a .921 save percentage with the San Jose Sharks in 1998-99?

    • A.

      Steve Shields

    • B.

      Arturs Irbe

    • C.

      Sean Gauthier

    • D.

      Mike Vernon

    Correct Answer
    A. Steve Shields
    Explanation
    Steve Shields had a .921 save percentage with the San Jose Sharks in the 1998-99 season. This indicates that he successfully saved 92.1% of the shots on goal that he faced during that season. A high save percentage is a strong indicator of a skilled and effective goalie, as it shows their ability to prevent goals and keep their team in the game.

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  • 13. 

    What future San Jose all-star recorded nine goals in 2002-03, his first NHL season?

    • A.

      Jonathan Cheechoo

    • B.

      Owen Nolan

    • C.

      Todd Harvey

    • D.

      Niko Dimitrakos

    Correct Answer
    A. Jonathan Cheechoo
    Explanation
    Jonathan Cheechoo is the correct answer because he recorded nine goals in the 2002-03 season, which was his first season in the NHL. This suggests that he had a strong start to his career and showed potential to become an all-star player in the future.

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  • 14. 

    Whose 30 goals led the San Jose Sharks in 1993-94, his first season with the team?

    • A.

      Kip Miller

    • B.

      Jeff Odgers

    • C.

      Todd Elik

    • D.

      Sergei Makarov

    Correct Answer
    D. Sergei Makarov
    Explanation
    Sergei Makarov led the San Jose Sharks in 1993-94 with 30 goals in his first season with the team.

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  • 15. 

    What type of injury left Shark Torrey Mitchell out of play at the beginning of the 2008-09 season?

    • A.

      Eye

    • B.

      Leg

    • C.

      Hand

    • D.

      Head

    Correct Answer
    B. Leg
    Explanation
    Shark Torrey Mitchell was unable to play at the beginning of the 2008-09 season due to a leg injury.

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