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  • 1. 

    What is the official name of the 2005 Anaheim NHL team?

    • A.

      Anaheim Geese

    • B.

      The Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim

    • C.

      Anaheim Angels

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    B. The Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim. In 1993, The Walt Disney Company founded an NHL team in Anaheim, California, and named it after their popular movie franchise, "The Mighty Ducks." The team was officially known as The Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim until 2006 when it was rebranded as the Anaheim Ducks.

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  • 2. 

    Atlanta Thrashers joined the NHL in which year?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1926

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    A. 1999
    Explanation
    The Atlanta Thrashers joined the NHL in 1999. This means that they became a part of the National Hockey League in that particular year.

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  • 3. 

    What NHL division do the Atlanta Thrashers belong to?

    • A.

      Northeast

    • B.

      Atlantic

    • C.

      Pacific

    • D.

      Southeast

    Correct Answer
    D. Southeast
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Southeast. The Atlanta Thrashers were a professional ice hockey team that played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1999 to 2011. During their existence, they were a member of the Southeast Division, which consisted of teams from the southeastern United States.

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  • 4. 

    What NHL division does Anaheim belong to?

    • A.

      Atlantic

    • B.

      Southeast

    • C.

      Pacific

    • D.

      Northeast

    Correct Answer
    C. Pacific
    Explanation
    Anaheim belongs to the Pacific division in the NHL. The Pacific division consists of teams located on the West Coast of the United States and Western Canada. Anaheim is home to the Anaheim Ducks, an NHL team, and they compete in the Pacific division along with other teams like the Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks, and Vancouver Canucks.

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  • 5. 

    Which Anaheim goalie wore #35 on his jersey in the 2002-2003 NHL season?

    • A.

      Tommy Salo

    • B.

      Jean-Sebastien Giguere

    • C.

      Dan Blackburn

    • D.

      Brent Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Jean-Sebastien Giguere
    Explanation
    Jean-Sebastien Giguere is the correct answer because he wore #35 on his jersey during the 2002-2003 NHL season.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these players did not play on the Atlanta Thrashers in 2002-2003?

    • A.

      Marian Gaborik

    • B.

      Patrik Stefan

    • C.

      Ilya Kovalchuk

    • D.

      Dany Heatley

    Correct Answer
    A. Marian Gaborik
    Explanation
    Marian Gaborik did not play on the Atlanta Thrashers in 2002-2003.

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  • 7. 

    What was Atlanta standout Ilya Kovalchuk's rookie season?

    • A.

      2000-2001

    • B.

      2001-2002

    • C.

      2002-2003

    • D.

      1999-2000

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001-2002
  • 8. 

    Who was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Thrashers at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      Bill Guerin

    • B.

      Markus Naslund

    • C.

      Jarome Iginla

    • D.

      Ilya Kovalchuk

    Correct Answer
    D. Ilya Kovalchuk
    Explanation
    Ilya Kovalchuk was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Thrashers at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

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  • 9. 

    Who knocked the Mighty Ducks out of the 2006 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    C. Edmonton Oilers
    Explanation
    In the 2006 Playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers knocked the Mighty Ducks out.

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  • 10. 

    What Trophy did Jean-Sebastien Giguere win playing for the Anaheim Ducks in 2003?

    • A.

      Conn Smythe Trophy

    • B.

      Vezina Trophy

    • C.

      Jennings Trophy

    • D.

      Hart Trophy

    Correct Answer
    A. Conn Smythe Trophy
    Explanation
    Jean-Sebastien Giguere won the Conn Smythe Trophy playing for the Anaheim Ducks in 2003. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the most valuable player during the NHL playoffs.

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  • 11. 

    Why did Dany Heatley miss most of the 2003-04 season with the Atlanta Thrashers?

    • A.

      Aftermath Of Car Crash

    • B.

      Shoulder Injury

    • C.

      Leukemia

    • D.

      Major Concussion

    Correct Answer
    A. Aftermath Of Car Crash
    Explanation
    Dany Heatley missed most of the 2003-04 season with the Atlanta Thrashers due to the aftermath of a car crash. This suggests that Heatley was involved in a car accident, which likely resulted in injuries that required him to miss a significant amount of playing time.

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  • 12. 

    For the 2008-2009 season, who is the AHL affiliate for the Anaheim Ducks?

    • A.

      Sacramento Screaming Eagles

    • B.

      Moncton Hawks

    • C.

      Iowa Chops

    • D.

      Providence Bruins

    Correct Answer
    C. Iowa Chops
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Iowa Chops because they were the AHL affiliate for the Anaheim Ducks during the 2008-2009 season.

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  • 13. 

    Which team did the 1996-97 Anaheim Mighty Ducks defeat in their first-ever playoff game?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Ottawa Senators

    Correct Answer
    A. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    In their first-ever playoff game, the 1996-97 Anaheim Mighty Ducks defeated the Phoenix Coyotes.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of the mascot for the Anaheim Ducks?

    • A.

      Flying V

    • B.

      West Wing

    • C.

      Quack

    • D.

      Wild Wing

    Correct Answer
    D. Wild Wing
    Explanation
    Wild Wing is the correct answer because it is the name of the mascot for the Anaheim Ducks. The mascot, Wild Wing, is a anthropomorphic duck who wears a Ducks jersey and often entertains fans during games with various antics and performances.

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  • 15. 

    Where did the Anaheim Mighty Ducks get their name?

    • A.

      Numerous Ponds In Anaheim

    • B.

      A College Mascot

    • C.

      A Disney Movie

    • D.

      A Nursery Rhyme

    Correct Answer
    C. A Disney Movie
    Explanation
    The Anaheim Mighty Ducks got their name from a Disney movie. The team was founded by The Walt Disney Company in 1993 and named after the popular film "The Mighty Ducks." The movie, which tells the story of a youth hockey team, was a success and led to the creation of the NHL team. The team later dropped the "Mighty" from their name and became known as the Anaheim Ducks.

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