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  • 1. 

    Which Ranger broke Jean Ratelle's single season point record on March 29, 2006?

    • A.

      Blair Betts

    • B.

      Martin Straka

    • C.

      Petr Prucha

    • D.

      Jaromir Jagr

    Correct Answer
    D. Jaromir Jagr
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr broke Jean Ratelle's single-season point record on March 29, 2006.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the starting left wing in the 2005-06 season for the New York Rangers?

    • A.

      Ryan Hollweg

    • B.

      Marcel Hossa

    • C.

      Martin Straka

    • D.

      Chad Wiseman

    Correct Answer
    C. Martin Straka
    Explanation
    Martin Straka was the starting left wing in the 2005-06 season for the New York Rangers. This can be inferred from the given options, where Martin Straka is the only left wing among the choices provided.

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  • 3. 

    Who led the Rangers in shots on goal in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Michael Nylander

    • B.

      Martin Rucinsky

    • C.

      Martin Straka

    • D.

      Jaromir Jagr

    Correct Answer
    D. Jaromir Jagr
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr led the Rangers in shots on goal in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 4. 

    Who did the Rangers play in their postseason game in 2006?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      New York Islanders

    • C.

      Buffalo Sabers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    A. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    In the 2006 postseason game, the Rangers played against the New Jersey Devils.

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  • 5. 

    Michal Rozsival of the New York Rangers had what best total for defensemen in 2005-06?

    • A.

      Assists

    • B.

      Goals

    • C.

      Plus/Minus

    • D.

      Points

    Correct Answer
    C. Plus/Minus
    Explanation
    Michal Rozsival of the New York Rangers had the best total for defensemen in the 2005-06 season in terms of Plus/Minus. Plus/Minus is a statistic that measures the difference between the number of goals scored by a player's team while they are on the ice and the number of goals scored by the opposing team. A positive plus/minus indicates that the player's team scored more goals than the opposing team while they were on the ice, while a negative plus/minus indicates the opposite. Therefore, having the best plus/minus total suggests that Rozsival had a strong defensive presence and contributed to his team's success in preventing goals.

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  • 6. 

    In what stadium have the New York Rangers played in since 1967?

    • A.

      New York Garden

    • B.

      Madison Square Garden

    • C.

      Manhattan Coliseum

    • D.

      Central Park Arena

    Correct Answer
    B. Madison Square Garden
    Explanation
    Madison Square Garden is the correct answer because it is the stadium where the New York Rangers have played since 1967. It is a well-known sports and entertainment venue located in Manhattan, New York City. The New York Rangers, an NHL team, have made Madison Square Garden their home arena for over 50 years.

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  • 7. 

    To what did the New York Rangers lose a number of key players in the 1942-1943 season?

    • A.

      Military

    • B.

      Canadiens' Aggressive Recruiting

    • C.

      Alcohol

    • D.

      Strike

    Correct Answer
    A. Military
    Explanation
    During the 1942-1943 season, the New York Rangers lost a number of key players to the military. This was a time of World War II, and many athletes, including hockey players, enlisted in the military to serve their country. The war effort took priority over sports, and as a result, many talented players left their teams to join the armed forces. This had a significant impact on the Rangers' roster, as they had to find replacements for the players who were serving in the military.

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  • 8. 

    After which New York Ranger was the Patrick Division named?

    • A.

      Patrick Messier

    • B.

      Lester Patrick

    • C.

      Patrick Sawchuck

    • D.

      Patrick Roy

    Correct Answer
    B. Lester Patrick
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lester Patrick. The Patrick Division in the NHL was named after Lester Patrick, who was a former player, coach, and manager for the New York Rangers. He had a significant impact on the team and the sport of hockey, making him a fitting choice for the division's namesake.

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  • 9. 

    What player for the New York Rangers from 1996-99 had his number retired by every NHL team?

    • A.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • B.

      Doug Harvey

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Tim Horton

    Correct Answer
    C. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky is the correct answer because he is a legendary hockey player who played for the New York Rangers from 1996-99. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time and had a significant impact on the sport. Due to his exceptional skills and achievements, his number, 99, was retired by every NHL team as a mark of respect and recognition for his contributions to the game.

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  • 10. 

    What team knocked the 1978-1979 New York Rangers out of the playoffs?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      New York Americans

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    B. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The Montreal Canadiens knocked the 1978-1979 New York Rangers out of the playoffs.

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  • 11. 

    What was especially significant about the New York Rangers' win of the 1927-1928 Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      They Had No Goalie

    • B.

      First American Team To Win

    • C.

      All Played With Injuries

    • D.

      Winning Goal Was Controversial

    Correct Answer
    B. First American Team To Win
    Explanation
    The New York Rangers' win of the 1927-1928 Stanley Cup was especially significant because they became the first American team to win the championship. This marked a milestone in the history of American ice hockey and demonstrated the growing competitiveness of American teams in the sport.

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  • 12. 

    What veteran was named the New York Rangers captain in October 2008?

    • A.

      Martin Straka

    • B.

      Markus Naslund

    • C.

      Chris Drury

    • D.

      Scott Gomez

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Drury
    Explanation
    Chris Drury was named the New York Rangers captain in October 2008. He was a veteran player with a proven track record of leadership and success. Drury had previously served as captain for the Buffalo Sabres and had won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche. His experience and ability to lead both on and off the ice made him the ideal choice to wear the "C" for the Rangers.

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  • 13. 

    Rangers 2007-08 lead scorer Jaromir Jagr played in what country for 2008-09?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Sweden

    • C.

      Switzerland

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr, the lead scorer for the Rangers in the 2007-08 season, played in Russia for the 2008-09 season. This suggests that he moved to Russia to continue his professional hockey career after his time with the Rangers.

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  • 14. 

    Founded in 1925, the New York Rangers are considered part of what prestige group of hockey teams?

    • A.

      Original Six

    • B.

      Great Eight

    • C.

      Original Seven

    • D.

      Fantastic Four

    Correct Answer
    A. Original Six
    Explanation
    The New York Rangers are considered part of the Original Six, a prestigious group of hockey teams. The Original Six refers to the six teams that made up the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1942 until the league expanded in 1967. These teams, including the Rangers, played a significant role in the development and growth of professional hockey in North America.

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  • 15. 

    While on the Rangers, what season did Jaromir Jagr scored 50 goals in only 70 games?

    • A.

      2005-06

    • B.

      2000-01

    • C.

      2001-02

    • D.

      2006-07

    Correct Answer
    A. 2005-06
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr scored 50 goals in only 70 games during the 2005-06 season.

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