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  • 1. 

    Who scored the winning goal for the Rangers in the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals in game 7?

    • A.

      Adam Graves

    • B.

      Alexi Kovalev

    • C.

      Mark Messier

    • D.

      Brian Leetch

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Messier
    Explanation
    Mark Messier scored the winning goal for the Rangers in the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals in game 7.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first draft pick overall in 1973 by the New York Islanders?

    • A.

      Billy Harris

    • B.

      Bryan Trottier

    • C.

      Denis Potvin

    • D.

      Mike Bossy

    Correct Answer
    C. Denis Potvin
    Explanation
    Denis Potvin was the first draft pick overall in 1973 by the New York Islanders. He was a highly skilled defenseman and played his entire career with the Islanders, becoming one of the most successful players in franchise history. Potvin was a key contributor to the Islanders' four consecutive Stanley Cup championships from 1980 to 1983. He was known for his offensive abilities, leadership, and strong defensive play, earning him numerous accolades, including the Norris Trophy as the league's best defenseman three times. Potvin's impact on the Islanders' success and his impressive career make him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 3. 

    Which hockey star won 6 Stanley Cups, including 4 consecutive titles with the Islanders?

    • A.

      Mike Schmidt

    • B.

      Sonny Jurgensen

    • C.

      Barry Bonds

    • D.

      Bryan Trottier

    Correct Answer
    D. Bryan Trottier
    Explanation
    Bryan Trottier is the correct answer because he is a hockey star who won 6 Stanley Cups, including 4 consecutive titles with the Islanders.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did the New York Islanders join the NHL?

    • A.

      1998

    • B.

      1972

    • C.

      1924

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    B. 1972
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders joined the NHL in 1972.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the captain of 1994 Rangers team that won the Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • B.

      George Hainsworth

    • C.

      Mark Messier

    • D.

      Tony Esposito

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Messier
    Explanation
    Mark Messier was the captain of the 1994 Rangers team that won the Stanley Cup.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these was a goalie for the New York Islanders?

    • A.

      Bill Smith

    • B.

      Frankie Brimsek

    • C.

      Mike Millbury

    • D.

      Pavel Bure

    Correct Answer
    A. Bill Smith
    Explanation
    Bill Smith was a goalie for the New York Islanders.

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  • 7. 

    Who coached the New York Islanders during the 1984 NHL season?

    • A.

      Milt Schmidt

    • B.

      Lester Patrick

    • C.

      G. "Punch" Imlach

    • D.

      Al Arbour

    Correct Answer
    D. Al Arbour
    Explanation
    Al Arbour coached the New York Islanders during the 1984 NHL season. This can be inferred from the question that asks for the coach of the team during that specific year.

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  • 8. 

    Who coached the New York Islanders past the Minnesota North Stars in the 1981 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Bill Stewart

    • C.

      Clarence "Hap" Day

    • D.

      Al Arbour

    Correct Answer
    D. Al Arbour
    Explanation
    Al Arbour coached the New York Islanders past the Minnesota North Stars in the 1981 Stanley Cup finals. This is evident from the question, which asks for the coach of the Islanders in that particular series. Scotty Bowman, Bill Stewart, and Clarence "Hap" Day are not relevant to the question and can be eliminated as options.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Islanders of 1980?

    • A.

      Al Arbour

    • B.

      Scotty Bowman

    • C.

      Glen Sather

    • D.

      Tommy Gorman

    Correct Answer
    A. Al Arbour
    Explanation
    Al Arbour was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Islanders in 1980.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Islanders of 1982?

    • A.

      Tommy Gorman

    • B.

      Al Arbour

    • C.

      G. "Punch" Imlach

    • D.

      Bob Hartley

    Correct Answer
    B. Al Arbour
    Explanation
    Al Arbour was the coach of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Islanders of 1982.

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  • 11. 

    The New York Islanders belong to what NHL division?

    • A.

      Central

    • B.

      Northwest

    • C.

      Atlantic

    • D.

      Southeast

    Correct Answer
    C. Atlantic
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders belong to the Atlantic division in the NHL. The Atlantic division consists of teams primarily located in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. The Islanders are based in New York and have been a part of the Atlantic division since its creation in 1993.

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  • 12. 

    Who wore the #39 jersey for the 2002-03 New York Islanders NHL hockey team?

    • A.

      Rick DiPietro

    • B.

      Robert Esche

    • C.

      Jose Theodore

    • D.

      Miikka Kiprusoff

    Correct Answer
    A. Rick DiPietro
    Explanation
    Rick DiPietro wore the #39 jersey for the 2002-03 New York Islanders NHL hockey team.

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  • 13. 

    How many games did the New York Islanders win in the 2003-04 NHL playoffs?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Fifteen

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    D. One
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders won only one game in the 2003-04 NHL playoffs.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the 2005-06 coach of the New York Islanders?

    • A.

      Ken Hitchcock

    • B.

      Tom Renney

    • C.

      Steve Stirling

    • D.

      Bryan Murray

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Stirling
    Explanation
    Steve Stirling was the coach of the New York Islanders during the 2005-06 season. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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