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  • 1. 

    Pittsburgh Penguin Mario Lemieux set a 1988-89 record with a hand in what percentage of total goals?

    • A.

      51.30%

    • B.

      57.30%

    • C.

      48.30%

    • D.

      54.30%

    Correct Answer
    B. 57.30%
    Explanation
    In the 1988-89 season, Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins had a hand in 57.30% of the total goals scored. This means that he either scored or assisted on over half of the goals that were scored by his team that season. It demonstrates his exceptional skill and impact on the game during that time.

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  • 2. 

    What is the highest number of points that Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins had in one season?

    • A.

      209

    • B.

      179

    • C.

      189

    • D.

      199

    Correct Answer
    D. 199
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins had the highest number of points in one season with 199. This means that he accumulated the most goals and assists combined in a single season.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first Pittsburgh Penguin to win the Norris Trophy as best defenseman?

    • A.

      Ron Stackhouse

    • B.

      Dennis Owchar

    • C.

      Randy Carlyle

    • D.

      Paul Coffey

    Correct Answer
    C. Randy Carlyle
    Explanation
    Randy Carlyle was the first Pittsburgh Penguin to win the Norris Trophy as the best defenseman.

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  • 4. 

    What Pittsburgh Penguins goalie set a record in his 1996-1997 NHL debut with 16 wins and no losses?

    • A.

      Johan Hedberg

    • B.

      Tom Barrasso

    • C.

      Patrick Lalime

    • D.

      Ken Wregget

    Correct Answer
    C. Patrick Lalime
    Explanation
    Patrick Lalime set a record in his 1996-1997 NHL debut with 16 wins and no losses.

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  • 5. 

    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins missed 23 games in 1992-93 to get treatment for what disease?

    • A.

      Tuberculosis

    • B.

      Leukemia

    • C.

      Lung Cancer

    • D.

      Hodgkin's Disease

    Correct Answer
    D. Hodgkin's Disease
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins missed 23 games in 1992-93 due to Hodgkin's Disease. Hodgkin's Disease is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. It is characterized by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells in the lymph nodes. Treatment for Hodgkin's Disease often involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of both. Lemieux's absence from the games was necessary for him to receive the appropriate treatment for his condition.

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  • 6. 

    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins was inducted into the Hall of Fame how many years prior to his final retirement?

    • A.

      4 Years

    • B.

      8 Years

    • C.

      2 Years

    • D.

      6 Years

    Correct Answer
    B. 8 Years
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux was inducted into the Hall of Fame 8 years prior to his final retirement. This means that he was recognized for his exceptional career and contributions to the sport while he was still an active player. Being inducted into the Hall of Fame is a prestigious honor that is typically bestowed upon athletes after they have retired, but in Lemieux's case, he received this recognition while he was still playing at a high level. This highlights the immense impact and legacy he had on the game of hockey.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Penguin Sidney Crosby when he became the youngest scoring champ in any major pro sport?

    • A.

      20 Years, Two Months

    • B.

      18 Years, Eight Months

    • C.

      19 Years, Eight Months

    • D.

      19 Years, Two Months

    Correct Answer
    C. 19 Years, Eight Months
    Explanation
    At the age of 19 years and eight months, Penguin Sidney Crosby became the youngest scoring champ in any major pro sport. This means that he achieved the highest number of points or goals in his respective sport at a younger age than any other player in a professional league. This accomplishment highlights Crosby's exceptional talent and skill in his sport at a very young age.

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  • 8. 

    What NHL team drafted Pittsburgh Penguin Sydney Crosby's father and was Crosby's favorite as a kid?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    C. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    Montreal Canadiens is the correct answer because they drafted Sydney Crosby's father and were his favorite team as a kid. This indicates a personal connection and affinity towards the team, making it a plausible choice.

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  • 9. 

    In his first NHL shift, Pittsburgh Penguin Mario Lemieux stole the puck from which Boston Bruin to score a goal?

    • A.

      Ray Bourque

    • B.

      Bobby Orr

    • C.

      Al Secord

    • D.

      Cam Neely

    Correct Answer
    A. Ray Bourque
    Explanation
    In his first NHL shift, Mario Lemieux stole the puck from Ray Bourque, a Boston Bruin, to score a goal.

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  • 10. 

    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins scored how many points in 23 playoff games to win the 1991 Conn Smythe Trophy?

    • A.

      41

    • B.

      38

    • C.

      44

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    C. 44
    Explanation
    Mario Lemieux of the Pittsburgh Penguins scored 44 points in 23 playoff games to win the 1991 Conn Smythe Trophy.

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  • 11. 

    A 6-6 tie in the final game of 1992-93 ended the Pittsburgh Penguins' NHL-record winning streak at how many games?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 17
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17. This means that the Pittsburgh Penguins had a winning streak of 17 games in the final game of the 1992-93 season. However, this winning streak was ended by a 6-6 tie, preventing them from extending their record further.

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  • 12. 

    In his second NHL year in 1990-91, who led the Pittsburgh Penguins in scoring with 113 points?

    • A.

      Dan Quinn

    • B.

      Kevin Stevens

    • C.

      Mark Recchi

    • D.

      John Cullen

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Recchi
    Explanation
    Mark Recchi led the Pittsburgh Penguins in scoring with 113 points in his second NHL year in 1990-91.

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  • 13. 

    Who returned to broadcasting in 2001 after a comeback attempt with the Pittsburgh Penguins failed?

    • A.

      Rick Tocchet

    • B.

      Joe Mullen

    • C.

      Kevin Stevens

    • D.

      Bob Errey

    Correct Answer
    D. Bob Errey
    Explanation
    Bob Errey returned to broadcasting in 2001 after a failed comeback attempt with the Pittsburgh Penguins. This suggests that Errey had previously been involved in broadcasting, took a break to attempt a comeback in professional hockey, and then returned to broadcasting after the attempt was unsuccessful.

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  • 14. 

    At age 19, which Pittsburgh Penguin became the youngest player to ever score a goal in the Stanley Cup Finals?

    • A.

      Scott Young

    • B.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • C.

      Martin Straka

    • D.

      Mark Recchi

    Correct Answer
    B. Jaromir Jagr
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr became the youngest player to ever score a goal in the Stanley Cup Finals at age 19. This achievement showcases his exceptional talent and skill at a young age. Jagr's goal-scoring ability and contributions to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the finals highlight his impact on the team and his potential as a future star in the NHL.

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  • 15. 

    Prior to the trade to Washington in 2001, how many times did Jaromir Jagr lead the NHL in scoring with the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    • A.

      Seven Times

    • B.

      Four Times

    • C.

      Five Times

    • D.

      Six Times

    Correct Answer
    C. Five Times
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr led the NHL in scoring with the Pittsburgh Penguins five times before being traded to Washington in 2001. This indicates that he was the top scorer in the league in five different seasons while playing for the Penguins.

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