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  • 1. 

    Who wore #35 for the 2002-2003 Edmonton NHL hockey team?

    • A.

      Tommy Salo

    • B.

      Marty Turco

    • C.

      Martin Gerber

    • D.

      Kevin Weekes

    Correct Answer
    A. Tommy Salo
    Explanation
    Tommy Salo wore #35 for the 2002-2003 Edmonton NHL hockey team.

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  • 2. 

    What NHL team was Bill Guerin on before he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      Calgary Flames

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    Bill Guerin was on the New Jersey Devils before he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers.

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  • 3. 

    On October 18, 2005 the Oilers retired what number for Paul Coffey's jersey?

    • A.

      #6

    • B.

      #8

    • C.

      #7

    • D.

      #11

    Correct Answer
    C. #7
    Explanation
    On October 18, 2005, the Edmonton Oilers retired the number 7 jersey in honor of Paul Coffey. This indicates that Paul Coffey, a former player for the Oilers, wore the number 7 during his time with the team. Retiring a player's jersey number is a way for a team to show respect and honor their contributions to the team's history.

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  • 4. 

    How many assists did Roman Hamrlik record with the Oilers between '97-'00?

    • A.

      88 Assists

    • B.

      64 Assists

    • C.

      59 Assists

    • D.

      81 Assists

    Correct Answer
    D. 81 Assists
    Explanation
    Roman Hamrlik recorded 81 assists with the Oilers between '97-'00.

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  • 5. 

    What did Martin Gelinas do in his first full year with the Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Score 20 Goals

    • B.

      Get 20 Assists

    • C.

      Win The Calder Trophy

    • D.

      Win The Stanley Cup

    Correct Answer
    D. Win The Stanley Cup
    Explanation
    Martin Gelinas won the Stanley Cup in his first full year with the Edmonton Oilers.

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  • 6. 

    What was name of the Edmonton Oilers when the team was first founded?

    • A.

      Edmonton Derricks

    • B.

      Winnipeg Gushers

    • C.

      Vancouver Hunters

    • D.

      Alberta Oilers

    Correct Answer
    D. Alberta Oilers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alberta Oilers because when the Edmonton Oilers were first founded, they were named the Alberta Oilers.

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  • 7. 

    What other player did the Edmonton Oilers acquire in the draft the same year they got Wayne Gretzky?

    • A.

      Glen Sather

    • B.

      Mario Lemieux

    • C.

      Mark Messier

    • D.

      Bobby Orr

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Messier
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mark Messier. In the same year that the Edmonton Oilers acquired Wayne Gretzky in the draft, they also acquired Mark Messier. Messier played a crucial role in the success of the Oilers during their dynasty years in the 1980s, helping them win five Stanley Cup championships. He was known for his leadership skills and physical style of play, making him an integral part of the team's success alongside Gretzky.

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  • 8. 

    How many times in the 1980's did the Edmonton Oilers miss the NHL playoffs?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    C. None
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None" because the question is asking how many times the Edmonton Oilers missed the NHL playoffs in the 1980s. Since the answer is "None," it means that the Edmonton Oilers did not miss the playoffs at all during that decade.

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  • 9. 

    Which team did the Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to in 1988?

    • A.

      New York Rangers

    • B.

      Calgary Flames

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    C. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    In 1988, the Edmonton Oilers traded Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • 10. 

    Former Edmonton Oilers Mark Messier was known by which nickname?

    • A.

      Legs

    • B.

      Bull

    • C.

      Skeeter

    • D.

      Moose

    Correct Answer
    D. Moose
    Explanation
    Mark Messier, a former player for the Edmonton Oilers, was known by the nickname "Moose." This nickname was given to him due to his strong and imposing presence on the ice, much like the stature and power of a moose. Messier was a dominant force in the NHL, known for his physicality and skill, and the nickname "Moose" accurately reflected his playing style and impact on the game.

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  • 11. 

    Mark Messier's number was retired by the Edmonton Oilers in 2007 and by what team in 2006?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    Mark Messier's number was retired by the New York Rangers in 2006. This is significant because Messier had a legendary career with the Rangers, leading them to their first Stanley Cup victory in over 50 years in 1994. He is considered one of the greatest players in Rangers history and his number retirement was a way to honor his contributions to the team.

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  • 12. 

    What Edmonton Oiler recorded 215 points in the 1986 season, breaking his own record?

    • A.

      Mark Messier

    • B.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • C.

      Luc Robataille

    • D.

      Steve Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky is the correct answer because he recorded 215 points in the 1986 season, breaking his own record. Gretzky is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, and he consistently set and broke records throughout his career. In the 1986 season, he surpassed his previous record of 212 points, solidifying his dominance in the sport.

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  • 13. 

    The Edmonton Oilers lost almost all of their players in a 1978-79 NHL Reclamation Draft, except who?

    • A.

      Mark Messier

    • B.

      Glenn Anderson

    • C.

      Andy Moog

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    D. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    In the 1978-79 NHL Reclamation Draft, the Edmonton Oilers lost nearly all of their players except for Wayne Gretzky. This suggests that Gretzky was considered a valuable player by the team and they chose to protect him from being drafted by another team. Gretzky's exceptional skills and contributions to the team likely made him a key player that the Oilers did not want to lose.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the Edmonton Oilers' captain during the 2004-05 season?

    • A.

      Jason Smith

    • B.

      Doug Weight

    • C.

      Steve Staios

    • D.

      Craig McTavish

    Correct Answer
    A. Jason Smith
    Explanation
    Jason Smith was the captain of the Edmonton Oilers during the 2004-05 season.

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  • 15. 

    Which division do the Edmonton Oilers belong to?

    • A.

      South

    • B.

      Central

    • C.

      North

    • D.

      Pacific

    Correct Answer
    D. Pacific
    Explanation
    The Edmonton Oilers belong to the Pacific division. This division consists of teams primarily located on the west coast of North America, including cities such as Los Angeles, San Jose, and Vancouver. The Oilers are based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, but they are still part of the Pacific division due to their geographical location.

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