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  • 1. 

    In the 95-96 playoffs which NHL team beat the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • C.

      San Jose Sharks

    • D.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    Correct Answer
    B. Colorado Avalanche
    Explanation
    In the 95-96 playoffs, the Colorado Avalanche beat the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 2. 

    The Detroit Vipers, a minor league hockey team, played in which building?

    • A.

      Con Smythe

    • B.

      The Palace At Auburn Hills

    • C.

      General Motors Centre

    • D.

      Joe Louis Arena

    Correct Answer
    B. The Palace At Auburn Hills
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Palace At Auburn Hills. The Detroit Vipers, a minor league hockey team, played their games in this building.

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  • 3. 

    Who coached the Detroit Red Wings during the 1942 NHL season?

    • A.

      Don Cherry

    • B.

      Jack Adams

    • C.

      Tommy Ivan

    • D.

      Terry Murray

    Correct Answer
    B. Jack Adams
    Explanation
    Jack Adams is the correct answer because he coached the Detroit Red Wings during the 1942 NHL season.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the Detroit Red Wings' losing coach in the 1945 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      A. "Dit" Clapper

    • B.

      Lester Patrick

    • C.

      G. "Punch" Imlach

    • D.

      Jack Adams

    Correct Answer
    D. Jack Adams
    Explanation
    Jack Adams was the losing coach for the Detroit Red Wings in the 1945 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the losing coach in the 1961 Stanley Cup finals for Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Mike Keenan

    • C.

      Sid Abel

    • D.

      Doug MacLean

    Correct Answer
    C. Sid Abel
    Explanation
    Sid Abel was the losing coach in the 1961 Stanley Cup finals for the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 6. 

    Who coached the Detroit Red Wings during the 1964 NHL season?

    • A.

      Barry Melrose

    • B.

      Lindy Ruff

    • C.

      Don Cherry

    • D.

      Sid Abel

    Correct Answer
    D. Sid Abel
    Explanation
    Sid Abel coached the Detroit Red Wings during the 1964 NHL season.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the losing coach in the 1963 Stanley Cup finals for Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Fred Shero

    • B.

      Milt Schmidt

    • C.

      Sid Abel

    • D.

      G. "Punch" Imlach

    Correct Answer
    C. Sid Abel
    Explanation
    Sid Abel was the losing coach in the 1963 Stanley Cup finals for the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the losing coach in the 1995 Stanley Cup finals for Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Lester Patrick

    • B.

      Ken Hitchcock

    • C.

      Scotty Bowman

    • D.

      Dick Irvin

    Correct Answer
    C. Scotty Bowman
    Explanation
    Scotty Bowman was the losing coach in the 1995 Stanley Cup finals for the Detroit Red Wings. This means that he was the coach of the Red Wings during that season and they ultimately lost in the finals. The other options, Lester Patrick, Ken Hitchcock, and Dick Irvin, were not the losing coach in the 1995 Stanley Cup finals for the Red Wings.

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  • 9. 

    Which coach lead the Detroit Red Wings past the New York Rangers in the 1937 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Al MacNeil

    • B.

      Hector "Toe" Blake

    • C.

      Joe Primeau

    • D.

      Jack Adams

    Correct Answer
    D. Jack Adams
    Explanation
    Jack Adams is the correct answer because he was the coach of the Detroit Red Wings during the 1937 Stanley Cup finals. He led the team to victory over the New York Rangers in that series.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings of 1936?

    • A.

      Bill Stewart

    • B.

      Scotty Bowman

    • C.

      Jack Adams

    • D.

      Dick Irvin

    Correct Answer
    C. Jack Adams
    Explanation
    Jack Adams was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings in 1936. He led the team to victory and was known for his successful coaching career. Adams is a legendary figure in hockey, having also served as a general manager and executive in the NHL. He played a significant role in the success of the Red Wings during his tenure as coach and is considered one of the most influential figures in the history of the franchise.

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  • 11. 

    Which coach lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Boston Bruins in the 1943 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Claude Ruel

    • B.

      Jack Adams

    • C.

      Lester Patrick

    • D.

      Rudy Pilous

    Correct Answer
    B. Jack Adams
    Explanation
    Jack Adams is the correct answer because he was the coach of the Detroit Red Wings during the 1943 Stanley Cup finals. He successfully led the Red Wings to victory over the Boston Bruins in that series.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings of 1950?

    • A.

      Tommy Ivan

    • B.

      Dick Irvin

    • C.

      Harry Sinden

    • D.

      Art Ross

    Correct Answer
    A. Tommy Ivan
    Explanation
    Tommy Ivan was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings of 1950.

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  • 13. 

    Which coach lead the New Jersey Devils past the Detroit Red Wings in the 1995 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Joe Primeau

    • B.

      Jacques Lemaire

    • C.

      Mike Keenan

    • D.

      Hector "Toe" Blake

    Correct Answer
    B. Jacques Lemaire
    Explanation
    Jacques Lemaire is the correct answer because he was the coach who led the New Jersey Devils past the Detroit Red Wings in the 1995 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 14. 

    Which coach lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1997 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Larry Robinson

    • B.

      Glen Sather

    • C.

      Hector "Toe" Blake

    • D.

      Scotty Bowman

    Correct Answer
    D. Scotty Bowman
    Explanation
    Scotty Bowman is the correct answer because he was the coach who led the Detroit Red Wings past the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1997 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 15. 

    Which Detroit Red Wings coach won NHL Coach of the Year in 1978?

    • A.

      Ted Nolan

    • B.

      Jacques Lemaire

    • C.

      Bobby Kromm

    • D.

      Orval Tessier

    Correct Answer
    C. Bobby Kromm
    Explanation
    Bobby Kromm is the correct answer because he won NHL Coach of the Year in 1978.

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  • 16. 

    Which Detroit Red Wings coach won NHL Coach of the Year in 1987?

    • A.

      Jacques Demers

    • B.

      Don Cherry

    • C.

      Pat Quinn

    • D.

      Tom Watt

    Correct Answer
    A. Jacques Demers
    Explanation
    Jacques Demers won the NHL Coach of the Year award in 1987. This indicates that he was recognized as the best coach in the NHL during that year.

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