Interesting Trivia On NHL - Detroit Red Wings

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  • 1. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing had at least one point in each of the first 17 games of 2007-08?

    • A.

      Brian Rafalski

    • B.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    • C.

      Henrik Zetterberg

    • D.

      Pavel Datsyuk

    Correct Answer
    C. Henrik Zetterberg
    Explanation
    Henrik Zetterberg is the correct answer because he had at least one point in each of the first 17 games of the 2007-08 season. This means that he contributed to the team's offense by either scoring a goal or assisting on a goal in every game during that period. Zetterberg's consistent performance in the early part of the season demonstrates his skill and ability to contribute offensively for the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 2. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing led all defenseman with 15 points in the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    • A.

      Brad Stuart

    • B.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    • C.

      Niklas Kronwall

    • D.

      Brian Rafalski

    Correct Answer
    C. Niklas Kronwall
    Explanation
    Niklas Kronwall led all defenseman with 15 points in the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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  • 3. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing had 34 points in 1997-98 but soared to 19 points in the playoffs?

    • A.

      Tomas Holmstrom

    • B.

      Joey Kocur

    • C.

      Darren McCarty

    • D.

      Martin Lapointe

    Correct Answer
    A. Tomas Holmstrom
    Explanation
    Tomas Holmstrom had 34 points in the regular season of 1997-98 but only managed to score 19 points in the playoffs. This suggests that he had a significant drop in performance during the playoffs compared to the regular season.

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  • 4. 

    The "lucky" 2008 playoff tie of Detroit Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock was from what university?

    • A.

      Dartmouth

    • B.

      McGill

    • C.

      Cornell

    • D.

      Harvard

    Correct Answer
    B. McGill
    Explanation
    The "lucky" 2008 playoff tie of Detroit Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock was from McGill University. This suggests that Babcock had a successful and fortunate experience during the playoffs in 2008, possibly due to his coaching strategies or the performance of his team. McGill University is known for its strong hockey program, so it is likely that Babcock's ties to the university played a role in his success during that particular playoff season.

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  • 5. 

    Who scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Detroit Red Wings in 1997?

    • A.

      Doug Brown

    • B.

      Darren McCarty

    • C.

      Igor Larionov

    • D.

      Steve Yzerman

    Correct Answer
    B. Darren McCarty
    Explanation
    Darren McCarty scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Detroit Red Wings in 1997.

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  • 6. 

    The father of which Detroit Red Wing wrote "Rinkside" about the family's battle with cancer?

    • A.

      Steve Yzerman

    • B.

      Reed Larson

    • C.

      Darren McCarty

    • D.

      Danny Grant

    Correct Answer
    C. Darren McCarty
    Explanation
    Darren McCarty is the correct answer because he is the father of a Detroit Red Wing player who wrote "Rinkside" about their family's battle with cancer. This suggests that McCarty has a personal connection to the Detroit Red Wings and has shared his experiences through writing.

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  • 7. 

    Mikael Samuelsson signed with the Detroit Red Wings in 2005 after playing for which NHL team?

    • A.

      Florida Panthers

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida Panthers
    Explanation
    Mikael Samuelsson signed with the Detroit Red Wings in 2005 after playing for the Florida Panthers.

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  • 8. 

    How old was Detroit Red Wing Chris Chelios as he began 2008-09 as the oldest player in the NHL?

    • A.

      46

    • B.

      44

    • C.

      42

    • D.

      40

    Correct Answer
    A. 46
    Explanation
    Chris Chelios began the 2008-09 NHL season as the oldest player in the league at the age of 46. This means that he had surpassed all other players in terms of age, making him the oldest active player at that time.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the only Detroit Red Wing named to the All-Star Team at the 2005 World Championship?

    • A.

      Mathieu Schneider

    • B.

      Niklas Kronwall

    • C.

      Robert Lang

    • D.

      Steve Yzerman

    Correct Answer
    B. Niklas Kronwall
    Explanation
    Niklas Kronwall was the only Detroit Red Wing named to the All-Star Team at the 2005 World Championship.

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  • 10. 

    What 229th overall draft choice was 2008 Rookie of the Year for the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Darren Helm

    • B.

      Kyle Quincey

    • C.

      Derek Meech

    • D.

      Matt Ellis

    Correct Answer
    C. Derek Meech
    Explanation
    Derek Meech was the 229th overall draft choice for the Detroit Red Wings in 2002. Despite being a late draft pick, he was able to make an impact and win the Rookie of the Year award in 2008. This shows that Meech was able to exceed expectations and perform at a high level in his first year with the Red Wings.

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  • 11. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing defender scored a point in each of the first seven games of 2008-09?

    • A.

      Niklas Kronwall

    • B.

      Brett Lebda

    • C.

      Brian Rafalski

    • D.

      Chris Chelios

    Correct Answer
    C. Brian Rafalski
    Explanation
    Brian Rafalski is the correct answer because he was a Detroit Red Wing defender who scored a point in each of the first seven games of the 2008-09 season. This means that he contributed offensively in every game during that time period.

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  • 12. 

    The Detroit Red Wings lost Game 6 of the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals by a goal scored in which period?

    • A.

      6th

    • B.

      4th

    • C.

      5th

    • D.

      3rd

    Correct Answer
    A. 6th
  • 13. 

    How many Stanley Cups did Dominik Hasek win with the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    Dominik Hasek won two Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 14. 

    Dominik Hasek moved into 10th place in all-time wins in 2008 passing which former Detroit Red Wing?

    • A.

      Mike Vernon

    • B.

      Roger Crozier

    • C.

      Terry Sawchuk

    • D.

      Ed Giacomin

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Vernon
    Explanation
    In 2008, Dominik Hasek moved into 10th place in all-time wins, surpassing Mike Vernon. This means that Hasek achieved more victories in his career than Vernon, placing him higher on the list of goalies with the most wins.

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  • 15. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing played in his 1,000th NHL game in 2008 and retired after the season?

    • A.

      Dominik Hasek

    • B.

      Mathieu Schneider

    • C.

      Robert Lang

    • D.

      Dallas Drake

    Correct Answer
    D. Dallas Drake
    Explanation
    Dallas Drake is the correct answer because he played his 1,000th NHL game in 2008 and retired after the season. The other players listed, Dominik Hasek, Mathieu Schneider, and Robert Lang, did not retire after the 2008 season or reach their 1,000th NHL game in that year.

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