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  • 1. 

    Who replaced Ed Olczyk as coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005?

    • A.

      Mario Tremblay

    • B.

      Alain Vigneault

    • C.

      Michel Therrien

    • D.

      Claude Julien

    Correct Answer
    C. Michel Therrien
    Explanation
    Michel Therrien replaced Ed Olczyk as coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005.

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  • 2. 

    Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby was the top-ranked athlete in which 2007 website survey?

    • A.

      Canada.Com

    • B.

      Time.Com

    • C.

      PittsburghPostGazette.Com

    • D.

      NewYorkTimes.Com

    Correct Answer
    B. Time.Com
    Explanation
    In a 2007 website survey, Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguin, was ranked as the top athlete by Time.com.

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  • 3. 

    The Pittsburgh Penguins drafted Sidney Crosby after he posted 168 points in 68 games for which team?

    • A.

      Shawinigan Cataractes

    • B.

      Rimouski OcTanic

    • C.

      Moncton Wildcats

    • D.

      Halifax Mooseheads

    Correct Answer
    B. Rimouski OcTanic
    Explanation
    Sidney Crosby was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins after he posted an impressive 168 points in 68 games for the Rimouski OcTanic. This outstanding performance caught the attention of the Penguins, who saw his potential and talent. As a result, they decided to draft him, and Crosby went on to become one of the greatest hockey players of his generation.

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  • 4. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin ranked fifth among all defensemen in scoring in 2006-07?

    • A.

      Maxime Talbot

    • B.

      Mark Eaton

    • C.

      Ryan Whitney

    • D.

      Sergei Gonchar

    Correct Answer
    C. Ryan Whitney
    Explanation
    Ryan Whitney ranked fifth among all defensemen in scoring in the 2006-07 season. This indicates that he had a high number of points compared to other defensemen on the Pittsburgh Penguins team and in the league overall. It suggests that Whitney was a skilled offensive player and contributed significantly to the team's scoring efforts from the blue line during that season.

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  • 5. 

    How many of Ron Francis' career-best 119 points were assists during the Pittsburgh Penguins season 1995-96?

    • A.

      78

    • B.

      71

    • C.

      92

    • D.

      85

    Correct Answer
    C. 92
    Explanation
    In the Pittsburgh Penguins season of 1995-96, Ron Francis achieved a career-best of 119 points. Out of these points, 92 were assists. This means that the majority of his points were earned by assisting his teammates in scoring goals rather than scoring goals himself. This highlights Francis' exceptional playmaking skills and his ability to create scoring opportunities for his teammates.

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  • 6. 

    How many times did Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins lead the NHL in scoring?

    • A.

      8 Times

    • B.

      6 Times

    • C.

      4 Times

    • D.

      10 Times

    Correct Answer
    B. 6 Times
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins led the NHL in scoring a total of 6 times. This means that he finished the regular season with the highest number of points among all players in the league on 6 separate occasions. Lemieux's exceptional skills and consistent performance allowed him to dominate the scoring charts multiple times throughout his career.

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  • 7. 

    Before Mario Lemieux' arrival, who led the Pittsburgh Penguins with 92 points and 51 goals?

    • A.

      Lowell McDonald

    • B.

      Mike Bullard

    • C.

      Greg Malone

    • D.

      Kevin Stevens

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Bullard
    Explanation
    Mike Bullard led the Pittsburgh Penguins with 92 points and 51 goals before Mario Lemieux's arrival.

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  • 8. 

    Who led the Pittsburgh Penguins twice in goal scoring when he was Mario Lemieux' left wing?

    • A.

      Mark Recchi

    • B.

      Bob Errey

    • C.

      Kevin Stevens

    • D.

      Rick Kehoe

    Correct Answer
    C. Kevin Stevens
    Explanation
    Kevin Stevens led the Pittsburgh Penguins twice in goal scoring when he was Mario Lemieux's left wing.

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  • 9. 

    Who led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points in the last season before Sidney Crosby's arrival?

    • A.

      Rico Fata

    • B.

      Ryan Malone

    • C.

      Dick Tarnstrom

    • D.

      Mario Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    C. Dick Tarnstrom
    Explanation
    Dick Tarnstrom led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points in the last season before Sidney Crosby's arrival.

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  • 10. 

    Who led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points for the 2007-08 regular season?

    • A.

      Petr Sykora

    • B.

      Hal Gill

    • C.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • D.

      Sidney Crosby

    Correct Answer
    C. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points for the 2007-08 regular season.

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  • 11. 

    What Pittsburgh Penguin posted 12 points in the 1991 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Rick Tocchet

    • B.

      Ron Francis

    • C.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • D.

      Mario Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    D. Mario Lemieux
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux is the correct answer because he posted 12 points in the 1991 Stanley Cup finals. This means that he either scored goals or assisted in goals a total of 12 times during the finals. Lemieux was known for his exceptional skill and talent as a hockey player, and his performance in the 1991 Stanley Cup finals was a testament to his abilities.

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  • 12. 

    The Pittsburgh Penguins debuted in what year as an NHL expansion team?

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1967

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    C. 1967
    Explanation
    The Pittsburgh Penguins debuted as an NHL expansion team in 1967. This means that they joined the league in that year as a new team.

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  • 13. 

    Who led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points for the 2007-08 season with 106?

    • A.

      Sidney Crosby

    • B.

      Petr Sykora

    • C.

      Evgeni Malkin

    • D.

      Darryl Sydor

    Correct Answer
    C. Evgeni Malkin
    Explanation
    Evgeni Malkin led the Pittsburgh Penguins in points for the 2007-08 season with 106.

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  • 14. 

    Who eliminated the Pittsburgh Penguins from the 1994 playoffs in the first round?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Florida Panthers

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      Washington Capitals

    Correct Answer
    D. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    In the 1994 playoffs, the Pittsburgh Penguins were eliminated in the first round by the Washington Capitals.

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  • 15. 

    What young Pittsburgh Penguin won the Hart Trophy for league MVP in 2007?

    • A.

      Jordan Staal

    • B.

      Sidney Crosby

    • C.

      Evegni Malkin

    • D.

      Ed Olczyk

    Correct Answer
    B. Sidney Crosby
    Explanation
    Sidney Crosby won the Hart Trophy for league MVP in 2007. This award is given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team during the regular season. Crosby, a young Pittsburgh Penguin at the time, had an outstanding season and was recognized for his exceptional performance.

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