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  • 1. 

    January 30, 1980 was the first time the Penguins wore what?

    • A.

      Masked Helmets

    • B.

      Padding

    • C.

      Black And Gold Uniforms

    • D.

      Skates

    Correct Answer
    C. Black And Gold Uniforms
    Explanation
    On January 30, 1980, the Penguins wore black and gold uniforms for the first time. This change in their uniform color was significant because it marked a departure from their previous blue and white color scheme. The black and gold uniforms have since become iconic for the Penguins, representing their team identity and Pittsburgh's colors.

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  • 2. 

    What country's team did Penguin Mario Lemieux lead to a gold medal in the 2002 Olympics?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      Norway

    Correct Answer
    A. Canada
    Explanation
    Penguin Mario Lemieux, a Canadian ice hockey player, led the Canadian team to a gold medal in the 2002 Olympics.

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  • 3. 

    What team became the AHL affiliate for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999?

    • A.

      Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins

    • B.

      Philadelphia Phantoms

    • C.

      Syracuse Crunch

    • D.

      Rochester Americans

    Correct Answer
    A. Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins
    Explanation
    In 1999, the Pittsburgh Penguins established a partnership with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, making them their AHL affiliate team. This means that players from the Pittsburgh Penguins could be assigned to play for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins to gain experience and develop their skills before being called up to the NHL. This affiliation allows for a close working relationship between the two teams and provides a pathway for player development within the organization.

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  • 4. 

    What Pittsburgh Penguins mascot debuted for the 1992-93 season?

    • A.

      Igloo

    • B.

      Re-Pete

    • C.

      Iceburgh

    • D.

      Penguin Pete

    Correct Answer
    C. Iceburgh
    Explanation
    Iceburgh is the correct answer because it is the mascot that debuted for the 1992-93 season for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The other options, Igloo, Re-Pete, and Penguin Pete, are not the correct mascots for that specific season.

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  • 5. 

    Along with co-owner Mario Lemieux, who took over ownership of the Penguins in 1999?

    • A.

      Edward J Debartolo Sr.

    • B.

      Ray Shero

    • C.

      Ron Burkle

    • D.

      Howard Baldwin

    Correct Answer
    C. Ron Burkle
    Explanation
    Ron Burkle is the correct answer because he, along with Mario Lemieux, took over ownership of the Penguins in 1999. This means that Burkle became a co-owner of the team alongside Lemieux during that year.

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  • 6. 

    In their 2006 season, who was the Pittsburgh Penguins' longest-tenured player?

    • A.

      Jarkko Ruutu

    • B.

      Ryan Malone

    • C.

      Rob Scuderi

    • D.

      Josef Melichar

    Correct Answer
    D. Josef Melichar
    Explanation
    In the 2006 season, Josef Melichar was the longest-tenured player for the Pittsburgh Penguins. This means that he had been with the team for the longest period of time compared to the other players listed. The other players listed may have also been on the team in 2006, but Melichar had been with the Penguins for a longer duration.

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  • 7. 

    For how many consecutive years did Jaromir Jagr win the Art Ross Trophy with Pittsburgh?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr won the Art Ross Trophy for four consecutive years with Pittsburgh. This means that he was the leading scorer in the NHL for four consecutive seasons while playing for the Pittsburgh team.

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  • 8. 

    The NHL Pittsburgh Penguins drafted Evgeni Malkin with what overall pick in 2004?

    • A.

      1st

    • B.

      12th

    • C.

      2nd

    • D.

      6th

    Correct Answer
    C. 2nd
    Explanation
    In the 2004 NHL draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected Evgeni Malkin with the 2nd overall pick. This means that Malkin was the second player chosen in the draft, after Alexander Ovechkin who was selected first overall.

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  • 9. 

    The NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins drafted Marc-Andre Fleury with what overall pick in 2003?

    • A.

      21th

    • B.

      6th

    • C.

      13th

    • D.

      1st

    Correct Answer
    D. 1st
    Explanation
    Marc-Andre Fleury was drafted by the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins with the 1st overall pick in 2003. This means that he was the first player chosen in the entire draft that year. Being selected first overall indicates that Fleury was highly regarded and considered to be the best player available in that draft class.

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  • 10. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin scored 50 goals in a season at age 20, the youngest player until Wayne Gretzky came along?

    • A.

      Jean Pronovost

    • B.

      Pierre Larouche

    • C.

      Rick Kehoe

    • D.

      Syl Apps

    Correct Answer
    B. Pierre Larouche
    Explanation
    Pierre Larouche is the correct answer because he scored 50 goals in a season at the age of 20, making him the youngest player to achieve this milestone until Wayne Gretzky surpassed it. Jean Pronovost, Rick Kehoe, and Syl Apps did not achieve this feat at such a young age.

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  • 11. 

    Before Mario Lemieux, who held the record with 316 goals scored as a Pittsburgh Penguin?

    • A.

      Jean Pronovost

    • B.

      Andy Bathgate

    • C.

      Rick Kehoe

    • D.

      Syl Apps

    Correct Answer
    A. Jean Pronovost
    Explanation
    Before Mario Lemieux, Jean Pronovost held the record with 316 goals scored as a Pittsburgh Penguin.

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  • 12. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguin had a fatal car crash after he was third in team scoring in his rookie season of 1969-70 ?

    • A.

      Ken Schinkel

    • B.

      Michel Briere

    • C.

      Ron Schock

    • D.

      Val Fonteyne

    Correct Answer
    B. Michel Briere
    Explanation
    Michel Briere had a fatal car crash after his rookie season in 1969-70, where he was third in team scoring for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat when they first won the Stanley Cup in 1991?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • D.

      Minnesota North Stars

    Correct Answer
    D. Minnesota North Stars
    Explanation
    In 1991, the Pittsburgh Penguins won their first Stanley Cup by defeating the Minnesota North Stars.

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  • 14. 

    What position did Mario Lemieux never have while he was a player with the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      CEO

    • B.

      Captain

    • C.

      President

    • D.

      Coach

    Correct Answer
    D. Coach
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux never held the position of coach while he was a player with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was a highly successful and influential player for the team, but he did not transition into a coaching role after his playing career.

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  • 15. 

    Whose record did Mario Lemieux break for most career points as a Pittsburgh Penguin?

    • A.

      Syl Apps

    • B.

      Ron Schock

    • C.

      Greg Malone

    • D.

      Rick Kehoe

    Correct Answer
    D. Rick Kehoe
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux broke Rick Kehoe's record for the most career points as a Pittsburgh Penguin.

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