Trivia: How Much Can You Score On This Hockey Quiz?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tony Esposito had how many shutouts in 1969-70, tied for second-best in an NHL season?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    In the 1969-70 NHL season, Tony Esposito had 15 shutouts, which tied him for the second-best number of shutouts in a season. This means that in 15 games that season, Esposito successfully prevented the opposing team from scoring any goals. This achievement is impressive and demonstrates Esposito's exceptional skills as a goaltender during that season.

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  • 2. 

    Marcel Pronovost played his last NHL season with which team?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • D.

      Oakland Seals

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    Marcel Pronovost played his last NHL season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. This can be inferred from the given information that asks about the team he played for in his last season.

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  • 3. 

    Who designed the EDGE Uniform System used by all NHL teams in the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Reebok

    • B.

      Adidas

    • C.

      Nike

    • D.

      Microsoft

    Correct Answer
    A. Reebok
    Explanation
    Reebok designed the EDGE Uniform System used by all NHL teams in the 2007-08 season.

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  • 4. 

    On Feb. 8, 2004, the NHL All-Star game set a record for hockey attendance in which arena?

    • A.

      Staples Center

    • B.

      Office Depot Center

    • C.

      Xcel Energy Center

    • D.

      Madison Square Garden

    Correct Answer
    C. Xcel Energy Center
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Xcel Energy Center. On February 8, 2004, the NHL All-Star game took place at the Xcel Energy Center and set a record for hockey attendance.

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  • 5. 

    Rob Zepp agreed to a one-year contract on August 6, 2004 with what team?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    A. Carolina Hurricanes
    Explanation
    Rob Zepp agreed to a one-year contract on August 6, 2004 with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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  • 6. 

    The 2010-11 NHL season was the final campaign for which NHL team?

    • A.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • B.

      Nashville Predators

    • C.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlanta Thrashers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Atlanta Thrashers. The question is asking which NHL team had its final campaign in the 2010-11 season. The Atlanta Thrashers fits this description as they relocated to Winnipeg and became the Winnipeg Jets after the 2010-11 season. The other teams listed, Nashville Predators, Carolina Hurricanes, and Phoenix Coyotes, all continued to play in the NHL beyond the 2010-11 season.

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  • 7. 

    Which NHL team moved into the Consol Energy Center for the 2010-11 season?

    • A.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    Correct Answer
    B. Pittsburgh Penguins
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pittsburgh Penguins. The question asks which NHL team moved into the Consol Energy Center for the 2010-11 season. The Consol Energy Center is the home arena of the Pittsburgh Penguins, so they are the team that moved into it for that season.

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  • 8. 

    Which player took home the Calder Memorial Trophy as the best rookie in the NHL for 2010-11?

    • A.

      Willi Plett

    • B.

      Steve Mason

    • C.

      Tyler Myers

    • D.

      Jeff Skinner

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeff Skinner
    Explanation
    Jeff Skinner took home the Calder Memorial Trophy as the best rookie in the NHL for 2010-11. This award is given annually to the top rookie in the league, and Skinner had an outstanding season, scoring 31 goals and 32 assists for a total of 63 points. He was also the youngest player in NHL history to be selected for the All-Star Game. Skinner's impressive performance and impact on the ice made him the clear choice for the Calder Trophy that year.

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  • 9. 

    Which Bruins netminder led the league with a 2.00 Goals Against Average in 2010-11?

    • A.

      Pekka Rinne

    • B.

      Roberto Luongo

    • C.

      Jonathon Quick

    • D.

      Tim Thomas

    Correct Answer
    D. Tim Thomas
    Explanation
    Tim Thomas led the league with a 2.00 Goals Against Average in 2010-11. This means that, on average, he allowed only 2 goals per game that season. Thomas was a goaltender for the Boston Bruins, hence the reference to "Bruins netminder" in the question. Pekka Rinne, Roberto Luongo, and Jonathon Quick were not the league leaders in Goals Against Average during that season.

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  • 10. 

    During the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Nashville Predators won a series against which team?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • C.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • D.

      Anaheim Ducks

    Correct Answer
    D. Anaheim Ducks
    Explanation
    In the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Nashville Predators won a series against the Anaheim Ducks.

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  • 11. 

    Which Islanders center won the King Clancy Trophy for the 2010-2011 NHL season?

    • A.

      Marty Reasoner

    • B.

      Doug Weight

    • C.

      John Tavares

    • D.

      Josh Bailey

    Correct Answer
    B. Doug Weight
    Explanation
    Doug Weight won the King Clancy Trophy for the 2010-2011 NHL season.

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  • 12. 

    In which city was the 2010-11 NHL All-Star Game held?

    • A.

      Dallas

    • B.

      Raleigh

    • C.

      Atlanta

    • D.

      Detroit

    Correct Answer
    B. Raleigh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Raleigh. The 2010-11 NHL All-Star Game was held in Raleigh.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following NHL players made a two-game comeback during the 2010-11 season?

    • A.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    • B.

      Adam Oates

    • C.

      Brian Leetch

    • D.

      Peter Forsberg

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Forsberg
    Explanation
    Peter Forsberg made a two-game comeback during the 2010-11 NHL season. This means that after retiring or being away from the game for a period of time, Forsberg returned to play in two games during that specific season.

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  • 14. 

    Which hard-hitting forward won the Selke Trophy for the 2010-11 NHL season?

    • A.

      Ryan Kesler

    • B.

      Pavel Datsyuk

    • C.

      Patrice Bergeron

    • D.

      Kris Draper

    Correct Answer
    A. Ryan Kesler
    Explanation
    Ryan Kesler won the Selke Trophy for the 2010-11 NHL season. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the forward who demonstrates the best defensive skills in the game. Kesler was known for his hard-hitting style of play and his ability to shut down opposing players. His strong defensive play and ability to contribute offensively made him a deserving recipient of the Selke Trophy for that season.

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  • 15. 

    Which NHL team finished atop the Eastern Conference for the 2010-11 NHL regular season?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    Correct Answer
    A. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    The Washington Capitals finished atop the Eastern Conference for the 2010-11 NHL regular season.

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  • 16. 

    Ian Laperriere won which of the following trophies for the 2010-11 NHL season?

    • A.

      Ted Lindsay Award

    • B.

      Bill Masterson Trophy

    • C.

      Rocket Richard Trophy

    • D.

      James Norris Trophy

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Masterson Trophy
    Explanation
    Ian Laperriere won the Bill Masterson Trophy for the 2010-11 NHL season. The Bill Masterson Trophy is awarded annually to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. Laperriere's win of this trophy suggests that he displayed these qualities throughout the season, making him a deserving recipient.

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  • 17. 

    How many 7-game series did the Boston Bruins win during the 2011 NHL playoffs?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The Boston Bruins won a total of 3 seven-game series during the 2011 NHL playoffs. This means that they had to play a full seven games in each of these series in order to come out as the victors. Winning three seven-game series is quite an impressive feat, as it requires both skill and determination to come out on top in such closely contested matches.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following players served more than 100 penalty minutes during the 2010-11 NHL season?

    • A.

      Henrik Sedin

    • B.

      Henrik Zetterberg

    • C.

      Corey Perry

    • D.

      Jarome Iginla

    Correct Answer
    C. Corey Perry
    Explanation
    Corey Perry served more than 100 penalty minutes during the 2010-11 NHL season.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following players played their first NHL game during the 2010-11 season?

    • A.

      Craig Conroy

    • B.

      Tyler Seguin

    • C.

      Fredrik Modin

    • D.

      Todd Marchant

    Correct Answer
    B. Tyler Seguin
    Explanation
    Tyler Seguin is the correct answer because he played his first NHL game during the 2010-11 season.

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  • 20. 

    In December of 2011, the NHL proposed a plan to realign its teams into how many conferences?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    In December of 2011, the NHL proposed a plan to realign its teams into 4 conferences. This suggests that the NHL wanted to divide its teams into 4 separate groups for organizational purposes.

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  • 21. 

    Who led the NHL in scoring during the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • B.

      Ilya Kovalchuk

    • C.

      Claude Giroux

    • D.

      Steven Stamkos

    Correct Answer
    A. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin led the NHL in scoring during the 2011-12 season. This can be determined by looking at the statistics for that season, which would show that Malkin had the highest number of points among all players.

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  • 22. 

    Which NHL team had 2 goal tenders finish with a GAA under 2.00 during the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Vancouver Canucks

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    During the 2011-12 NHL season, the St. Louis Blues had two goal tenders who finished with a Goals Against Average (GAA) under 2.00. This means that on average, these goal tenders allowed less than two goals per game. This statistic indicates that the St. Louis Blues had a strong defensive system and effective goal tending, resulting in a low number of goals being scored against them.

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  • 23. 

    Which team played against the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic?

    • A.

      New York Rangers

    • B.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    Correct Answer
    A. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New York Rangers. The 2012 NHL Winter Classic was a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers. This annual outdoor game took place on January 2, 2012, at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The New York Rangers emerged as the winners of this game with a final score of 3-2.

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  • 24. 

    Which team represented the Eastern Conference in the 2011-12 Stanley Cup Finals?

    • A.

      New York Rangers

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    The New Jersey Devils represented the Eastern Conference in the 2011-12 Stanley Cup Finals.

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  • 25. 

    Which NHL rookie won the Calder Memorial Trophy for the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Adam Larsson

    • B.

      Gabriel Landeskog

    • C.

      Dougie Hamilton

    • D.

      Ryan Strome

    Correct Answer
    B. Gabriel Landeskog
    Explanation
    Gabriel Landeskog won the Calder Memorial Trophy for the 2011-12 NHL season. The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded to the NHL's most outstanding rookie player. Landeskog had an impressive rookie season, scoring 22 goals and 30 assists for a total of 52 points. He also showcased strong leadership skills by becoming the youngest captain in NHL history at the age of 19. Landeskog's contributions to the Colorado Avalanche and his overall performance during the 2011-12 season made him the deserving recipient of the Calder Memorial Trophy.

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  • 26. 

    Which goaltender scored a goal during the 2011-12 NHL season?

    • A.

      Cam Ward

    • B.

      Kari Lehtonen

    • C.

      Mike Smith

    • D.

      Miikka Kiprusoff

    Correct Answer
    A. Cam Ward
    Explanation
    Cam Ward is the correct answer because he is the only goaltender listed who scored a goal during the 2011-12 NHL season.

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  • 27. 

    In the 2011-12 NHL playoffs, how many first-round series ended in a sweep?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    In the 2011-12 NHL playoffs, no first-round series ended in a sweep. This means that none of the teams in the first round were able to win all of the required games to eliminate their opponent.

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  • 28. 

    Which NHL team advanced to a conference final for the first time in team history in 2011-12?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Nashville Predators

    • C.

      Minnesota Wild

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    D. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    The Phoenix Coyotes advanced to a conference final for the first time in team history in 2011-12. This means that prior to the 2011-12 season, the Coyotes had never made it to the conference final.

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  • 29. 

    Which defenseman won the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Brooks Orpik

    • B.

      Kris Letang

    • C.

      Zdeno Chara

    • D.

      Brian Campbell

    Correct Answer
    D. Brian Campbell
    Explanation
    Brian Campbell won the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for the 2011-12 season because he demonstrated exceptional sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct throughout the season. The Lady Byng Trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies sportsmanship, fair play, and skill. Campbell's conduct on and off the ice during the 2011-12 season was recognized and rewarded with this prestigious honor.

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  • 30. 

    Which of the following NHL goaltenders had 10 shutouts during the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Jimmy Howard

    • B.

      Jonathon Quick

    • C.

      Henrik Lundqvist

    • D.

      Mike Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Jonathon Quick
    Explanation
    Jonathon Quick is the correct answer because he had 10 shutouts during the 2011-12 NHL season. This means that in 10 games that season, Quick did not allow the opposing team to score any goals. This is an impressive achievement for a goaltender and demonstrates his skill and ability to prevent goals from being scored against his team.

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