NHL - Buffalo Sabres Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Which Buffalo Sabre had a breakout season in 1989-1990, scoring over 100 points for a career first?

    • A.

      Jeff Parker

    • B.

      Alexander Mogilny

    • C.

      Pierre Turgeon

    • D.

      Phil Housley

    Correct Answer
    C. Pierre Turgeon
    Explanation
    Pierre Turgeon had a breakout season in 1989-1990, where he scored over 100 points for the first time in his career. This indicates that Turgeon had a significant improvement in his performance during that season, surpassing the milestone of 100 points for the first time.

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  • 2. 

    In 1993-1994, what key Buffalo Sabre in addition to Pat LaFontaine underwent critical knee surgery?

    • A.

      Dave Hannan

    • B.

      Dominik Hasek

    • C.

      Alexander Mogilny

    • D.

      Grant Fuhr

    Correct Answer
    D. Grant Fuhr
    Explanation
    Grant Fuhr is the correct answer because he was a key player for the Buffalo Sabres during the 1993-1994 season and he underwent critical knee surgery. This surgery would have had a significant impact on his ability to play and contribute to the team during that time period.

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  • 3. 

    What Buffalo Sabre scored the 2,000th goal in franchise history?

    • A.

      Michael Peca

    • B.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • C.

      Tim Horton

    • D.

      Rene Robert

    Correct Answer
    D. Rene Robert
    Explanation
    Rene Robert is the correct answer because he scored the 2,000th goal in the history of the Buffalo Sabres franchise.

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  • 4. 

    Which Buffalo Sabre was sidelined for eight weeks with a broken leg at the beginning of 1973-1974?

    • A.

      Rene Robert

    • B.

      Roger Crozier

    • C.

      Gilbert Perreault

    • D.

      Rick Martin

    Correct Answer
    C. Gilbert Perreault
    Explanation
    Gilbert Perreault was sidelined for eight weeks with a broken leg at the beginning of the 1973-1974 season.

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  • 5. 

    What Buffalo Sabre scored the team's 1,000th goal in franchise history?

    • A.

      Rene Robert

    • B.

      Gilbert Perreault

    • C.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • D.

      Rick Martin

    Correct Answer
    D. Rick Martin
    Explanation
    Rick Martin is the correct answer because he scored the Buffalo Sabres' 1,000th goal in franchise history.

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  • 6. 

    Which Buffalo Sabre joined the team in the 1991-1992 season and scored 93 points in 57 games?

    • A.

      Randy Hillier

    • B.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • C.

      Alexander Mogilny

    • D.

      Randy Wood

    Correct Answer
    B. Pat LaFontaine
    Explanation
    Pat LaFontaine joined the Buffalo Sabres in the 1991-1992 season and had an impressive performance, scoring 93 points in just 57 games.

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  • 7. 

    What team made quick work of the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 1981-1982 playoffs?

    • A.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      New York Islanders

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. Boston Bruins
    Explanation
    The Boston Bruins made quick work of the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 1981-1982 playoffs.

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  • 8. 

    What nickname was given to Buffalo Sabres head coach Roger Nielsen during the 1980-1981 season?

    • A.

      Captain Vegetable

    • B.

      Captain Rage

    • C.

      Captain Video

    • D.

      Mister Nice Guy

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain Video
    Explanation
    During the 1980-1981 season, Buffalo Sabres head coach Roger Nielsen was nicknamed "Captain Video." This nickname was likely given to him due to his extensive use of video technology for analyzing games and strategizing. It suggests that Nielsen was ahead of his time in terms of utilizing video footage to gain a competitive edge in coaching.

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  • 9. 

    What illness of Buffalo Sabres goalie Roger Crozier kept him off the ice in 1973-1974?

    • A.

      Pancreatitis

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Kidney Disease

    • D.

      Diabetes

    Correct Answer
    A. Pancreatitis
    Explanation
    Roger Crozier was unable to play in the 1973-1974 season due to pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas, which can cause severe abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. It can be a serious condition that requires medical treatment and rest. Crozier's pancreatitis likely affected his ability to perform as a goalie, leading to his absence from the ice during that season.

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  • 10. 

    In the Buffalo Sabres' very first game, what team did they defeat?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    Correct Answer
    D. Pittsburgh Penguins
    Explanation
    In the Buffalo Sabres' very first game, they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • 11. 

    Who did the Buffalo Sabres get in a 1971-1972 trade that sent Eddie Shack to the Penguins?

    • A.

      Danny Gare

    • B.

      Roger Crozier

    • C.

      Rene Robert

    • D.

      Rick Martin

    Correct Answer
    C. Rene Robert
    Explanation
    In a 1971-1972 trade that sent Eddie Shack to the Penguins, the Buffalo Sabres acquired Rene Robert.

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  • 12. 

    Who was head coach of the Buffalo Sabres from 1974 to 1977?

    • A.

      Floyd Smith

    • B.

      Jim Roberts

    • C.

      Joe Cozier

    • D.

      Jim Schoenfeld

    Correct Answer
    A. Floyd Smith
    Explanation
    Floyd Smith was the head coach of the Buffalo Sabres from 1974 to 1977.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the first team captain for the Buffalo Sabres, leading them in the 1970-1971 season?

    • A.

      Floyd Smith

    • B.

      Mike Ramsey

    • C.

      Jim Schoenfeld

    • D.

      Gilbert Perreault

    Correct Answer
    A. Floyd Smith
    Explanation
    Floyd Smith was the first team captain for the Buffalo Sabres, leading them in the 1970-1971 season.

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  • 14. 

    The Buffalo Sabres' last selection in the 2008 draft was which player?

    • A.

      Gustav Nyquist

    • B.

      Nick Crawford

    • C.

      Justin Jokinen

    • D.

      Tommy Wingels

    Correct Answer
    B. Nick Crawford
    Explanation
    The Buffalo Sabres' last selection in the 2008 draft was Nick Crawford.

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  • 15. 

    How old was Teppo Numminen when he scored a goal for the Buffalo Sabres in October of 2008?

    • A.

      39

    • B.

      42

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      37

    Correct Answer
    C. 40
    Explanation
    Teppo Numminen was 40 years old when he scored a goal for the Buffalo Sabres in October of 2008.

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