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  • 1. 

    Who was the coach of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins of 1992?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Hector "Toe" Blake

    • C.

      Frank Boucher

    • D.

      Jacques Lemaire

    Correct Answer
    A. Scotty Bowman
    Explanation
    Scotty Bowman was the coach of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins of 1992. He led the team to victory and helped them secure the championship title.

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  • 2. 

    Which NHL division are the Pittsburgh Penguins in?

    • A.

      Northeast

    • B.

      Central

    • C.

      Atlantic

    • D.

      Southeast

    Correct Answer
    C. Atlantic
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Penguins are in the Atlantic division of the NHL.

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  • 3. 

    Who tended goal for Pittsburgh in 2002-2003 that wore #30 on his jersey?

    • A.

      Jose Theodore

    • B.

      Mathieu Garon

    • C.

      Milan Hnilicka

    • D.

      Jean-Sebastien Aubin

    Correct Answer
    D. Jean-Sebastien Aubin
    Explanation
    Jean-Sebastien Aubin tended goal for Pittsburgh in 2002-2003 and wore #30 on his jersey.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the 2005-06 coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      John Tortorella

    • B.

      Ron Wilson

    • C.

      Mike Kitchen

    • D.

      Ed Olczyk

    Correct Answer
    D. Ed Olczyk
    Explanation
    Ed Olczyk was the coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2005-06 season.

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  • 5. 

    What clothing did the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby have stolen in 2005?

    • A.

      His Shoes

    • B.

      His Socks

    • C.

      His Jersey

    • D.

      His Tie

    Correct Answer
    C. His Jersey
    Explanation
    In 2005, Sidney Crosby of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins had his jersey stolen. This implies that someone took his hockey jersey, which is a common piece of clothing worn by hockey players during games.

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  • 6. 

    Who signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins August 2005 and played for the Capitals and Bruins?

    • A.

      Josef Melichar

    • B.

      Eric Cairns

    • C.

      Brooks Orpik

    • D.

      Sergei Gonchar

    Correct Answer
    D. Sergei Gonchar
    Explanation
    Sergei Gonchar signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in August 2005 and went on to play for the Capitals and Bruins.

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  • 7. 

    Which high scoring King player signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in August 2005?

    • A.

      Zigmund Palffy

    • B.

      Sergei Gonchar

    • C.

      Sidney Crosby

    • D.

      John LeClair

    Correct Answer
    A. Zigmund Palffy
    Explanation
    Zigmund Palffy is the correct answer because he was a high scoring King player who signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in August 2005.

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  • 8. 

    In August 2005 the Pittsburgh Penguins picked up Jocelyn Thibault from which team?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      St. Louis Blues

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chicago Blackhawks. In August 2005, the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Jocelyn Thibault from the Chicago Blackhawks.

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  • 9. 

    Who had the most penalties in minutes for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005-06?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Brooks Orpik

    • C.

      Andre Roy

    • D.

      Sergei Gonchar

    Correct Answer
    B. Brooks Orpik
    Explanation
    Brooks Orpik had the most penalties in minutes for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season.

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  • 10. 

    Who had the most time on the ice in 2005-06 for the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Ryan Malone

    • C.

      Ryan Whitney

    • D.

      Sergei Gonchar

    Correct Answer
    D. Sergei Gonchar
    Explanation
    Sergei Gonchar had the most time on the ice in 2005-06 for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • 11. 

    Who took the most shots on goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season?

    • A.

      John LeClair

    • B.

      Sergei Gonchar

    • C.

      Sidney Crosby

    • D.

      Mark Recchi

    Correct Answer
    C. Sidney Crosby
    Explanation
    Sidney Crosby took the most shots on goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season.

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  • 12. 

    What is Marc-Andre Fleury's save percentage for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005-06?

    • A.

      0.917

    • B.

      0.906

    • C.

      0.884

    • D.

      0.898

    Correct Answer
    D. 0.898
    Explanation
    Marc-Andre Fleury's save percentage for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season was 0.898. This means that he saved 89.8% of the shots on goal that he faced 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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  • 13. 

    How many points overall did the Pittsburgh Penguins have in 2005-06?

    • A.

      58

    • B.

      93

    • C.

      86

    • D.

      78

    Correct Answer
    A. 58
  • 14. 

    Who is the starting left wing for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season?

    • A.

      John LeClair

    • B.

      Andy Hilbert

    • C.

      Tomas Surovy

    • D.

      Andre Roy

    Correct Answer
    A. John LeClair
    Explanation
    John LeClair is the correct answer because he was the starting left wing for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005-06 season.

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  • 15. 

    How did the Pittsburgh Penguins gain the opportunity to draft Sidney Crosby in 2005?

    • A.

      Winning A Weighted Lottery

    • B.

      Charity Of NHL

    • C.

      Finishing Last The Previous Year

    • D.

      Trading For It

    Correct Answer
    A. Winning A Weighted Lottery
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Penguins gained the opportunity to draft Sidney Crosby in 2005 by winning a weighted lottery. This means that they were selected to have the first overall pick in the NHL draft through a process that gave teams with poorer records a higher chance of winning the lottery. As a result, the Penguins, who had a poor performance the previous year, were able to secure the chance to draft Crosby, who was highly regarded as a top prospect at the time.

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