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  • 1. 

    Who did Detroit trade Jamie Rivers to for a 7th round draft pick in 2006?

    • A.

      Ottawa Senators

    • B.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      Edmonton Oilers

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    In 2006, Detroit traded Jamie Rivers to the Phoenix Coyotes for a 7th round draft pick.

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  • 2. 

    Which player was not a regular starter in the 2005-06 season for the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Jason Williams

    • B.

      Brendan Shanahan

    • C.

      Kris Draper

    • D.

      Chris Chelios

    Correct Answer
    A. Jason Williams
    Explanation
    Jason Williams was not a regular starter in the 2005-06 season for the Detroit Red Wings. This can be inferred from the question which asks for a player who was not a regular starter. The other three players mentioned in the options, Brendan Shanahan, Kris Draper, and Chris Chelios, were regular starters during that season.

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  • 3. 

    How many points did the Detroit Red Wings have overall in 2005-06?

    • A.

      112

    • B.

      106

    • C.

      124

    • D.

      101

    Correct Answer
    C. 124
    Explanation
    In the 2005-06 season, the Detroit Red Wings had a total of 124 points. This indicates their overall performance throughout the season, with each win earning them two points and each tie or overtime loss earning them one point. The higher the points, the better the team's performance, suggesting that the Red Wings had a successful season in terms of wins and ties.

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  • 4. 

    Who had the worst shooting percentage for the Detroit Red Wings in 2005-06?

    • A.

      Andreas Lilja

    • B.

      Niklas Kronwall

    • C.

      Daniel Cleary

    • D.

      Jason Woolley

    Correct Answer
    D. Jason Woolley
    Explanation
    Jason Woolley had the worst shooting percentage for the Detroit Red Wings in the 2005-06 season. This means that out of all the players listed, Woolley had the lowest success rate in terms of shots on goal.

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  • 5. 

    How many games in 2005-06 did the Detroit Red Wings shut out their opponents?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    A. 9
    Explanation
    In the 2005-06 season, the Detroit Red Wings shut out their opponents a total of 9 times. This means that in 9 games, the Red Wings prevented their opponents from scoring any goals.

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  • 6. 

    What coach had the most wins for the Detroit Red Wings during the 1990's?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Dave Lewis

    • D.

      Jacques Lemair

    Correct Answer
    A. Scotty Bowman
    Explanation
    Scotty Bowman is the correct answer because he had the most wins for the Detroit Red Wings during the 1990's. He was the head coach of the team from 1993 to 2002 and led them to three Stanley Cup championships during that time. Bowman is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NHL history, and his success with the Red Wings solidifies his place as the most successful coach for the team during the 1990's.

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  • 7. 

    How many Stanley Cup championships did Detroit Red Wings win with Steve Yzerman?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    The Detroit Red Wings won 3 Stanley Cup championships with Steve Yzerman.

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  • 8. 

    In 2005, Chris Osgood was acquired by the Detroit Red Wings from which team?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      New York Rangers

    • C.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • D.

      Dallas Stars

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    Chris Osgood was acquired by the Detroit Red Wings from the St. Louis Blues.

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  • 9. 

    What powerful Detroit Red Wings defenseman won the Norris Trophy in 2001-2003, 2006 and 2007?

    • A.

      Red Kelly

    • B.

      Paul Coffey

    • C.

      Bill Quackenbush

    • D.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    Correct Answer
    D. Nicklas Lidstrom
    Explanation
    Nicklas Lidstrom is the correct answer because he won the Norris Trophy in 2001-2003, 2006, and 2007. Lidstrom was a powerful defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings and was known for his exceptional defensive skills, leadership, and ability to contribute offensively. His consistent performance and impact on the ice earned him multiple Norris Trophies, solidifying his reputation as one of the greatest defensemen in NHL history.

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  • 10. 

    What Detroit Red Wings goaltender won the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP in 1997?

    • A.

      Roger Crozier

    • B.

      Glenn Hall

    • C.

      Terry Sawchuk

    • D.

      Mike Vernon

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Vernon
    Explanation
    Mike Vernon won the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP in 1997 while playing for the Detroit Red Wings. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the most valuable player in the NHL playoffs, and Vernon's exceptional performance as a goaltender during the 1997 playoffs earned him this prestigious honor.

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  • 11. 

    Which Detroit Red Wings goaltender won the Calder Trophy for best rookie in 1951?

    • A.

      Terry Sawchuk

    • B.

      Glenn Hall

    • C.

      Roger Crozier

    • D.

      Ken Dryden

    Correct Answer
    A. Terry Sawchuk
    Explanation
    Terry Sawchuk won the Calder Trophy for best rookie in 1951. This award is given to the best rookie player in the NHL each season. Sawchuk's exceptional performance as a goaltender during his rookie season earned him this prestigious award.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following two colors are commonly associated with the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Red And White

    • B.

      Red And Yellow

    • C.

      Blue And Red

    • D.

      Red And Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Red And White
    Explanation
    The Detroit Red Wings are commonly associated with the colors red and white. These colors are the team's official colors and are prominently featured in their logo and team uniforms. Red represents energy, passion, and determination, while white represents purity and integrity. The combination of red and white creates a visually striking and iconic look for the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 13. 

    What team did the Detroit Red Wings battle in the 1935-1936 post-season for their first Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Montreal Maroons

    • C.

      New York Americans

    • D.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    Correct Answer
    A. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    In the 1935-1936 post-season, the Detroit Red Wings battled against the Toronto Maple Leafs for their first Stanley Cup.

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  • 14. 

    What arena did the Detroit Red Wings move into in their 1978-1979 season?

    • A.

      Frank Thomas Arena

    • B.

      Gordie Howe Arena

    • C.

      John Smith Arena

    • D.

      Joe Louis Arena

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Louis Arena
    Explanation
    The Detroit Red Wings moved into Joe Louis Arena in their 1978-1979 season. Joe Louis Arena was the team's home arena until 2017, when they relocated to the Little Caesars Arena. Joe Louis Arena was named after the famous boxer Joe Louis and served as the Red Wings' home for nearly four decades.

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  • 15. 

    What is the name of the AHL affiliate for the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Syracuse Crunch

    • B.

      Grand Rapids Griffins

    • C.

      Portland Pirates

    • D.

      St. Johns Maple Leafs

    Correct Answer
    B. Grand Rapids Griffins
    Explanation
    The Grand Rapids Griffins is the correct answer because they are the AHL affiliate for the Detroit Red Wings. AHL affiliates are minor league hockey teams that are affiliated with NHL teams, and the Grand Rapids Griffins have been the AHL affiliate for the Red Wings since 2002.

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