How Much Do You Know About NHL - Buffalo Sabres?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Alfredhook3
A
Alfredhook3
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2962 | Total Attempts: 2,246,435
Questions: 15 | Attempts: 207

SettingsSettingsSettings
How Much Do You Know About NHL - Buffalo Sabres? - Quiz

How Much do you know about NHL - Buffalo Sabres?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Whose number was the first to be retired by the Buffalo Sabres?

    • A.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • B.

      Tim Horton

    • C.

      Rick Martin

    • D.

      Danny Gare

    Correct Answer
    B. Tim Horton
    Explanation
    Tim Horton's number was the first to be retired by the Buffalo Sabres. This recognition is likely due to Horton's significant contributions to the team as a player. He played for the Sabres from their inaugural season in 1970 until his untimely death in 1974. Horton was known for his strong defensive skills and physical play, and he played a key role in the team's early success. By retiring his number, the Sabres honor his legacy and the impact he had on the franchise.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    From what team did the Buffalo Sabres acquire Daniel Briere?

    • A.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • B.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • C.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenix Coyotes
    Explanation
    The Buffalo Sabres acquired Daniel Briere from the Phoenix Coyotes.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which Buffalo Sabre was traded to the Colorado Rockies for defenseman John Van Boxmeer in 1979-1980?

    • A.

      Danny Gare

    • B.

      Rick Martin

    • C.

      Rene Robert

    • D.

      Gilbert Perreault

    Correct Answer
    C. Rene Robert
    Explanation
    Rene Robert was traded to the Colorado Rockies for defenseman John Van Boxmeer in the 1979-1980 season.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    What forced Buffalo Sabres head coach Punch Imlach to the sidelines in 1972?

    • A.

      Heart Attack

    • B.

      Stroke

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      Blindness

    Correct Answer
    A. Heart Attack
    Explanation
    Punch Imlach was forced to the sidelines in 1972 due to a heart attack. This medical condition likely affected his ability to continue coaching the Buffalo Sabres.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Which Buffalo Sabre was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for draft picks on March 11, 1981?

    • A.

      Dale McCourt

    • B.

      Rick Martin

    • C.

      Gilbert Perreault

    • D.

      John Van Boxmeer

    Correct Answer
    B. Rick Martin
    Explanation
    Rick Martin was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for draft picks on March 11, 1981.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    In what arena did the Buffalo Sabres play between 1970 and 1996?

    • A.

      Buffalo Gardens

    • B.

      Memorial Auditorium

    • C.

      Memorial Arena

    • D.

      Memorial Center

    Correct Answer
    B. Memorial Auditorium
    Explanation
    The Buffalo Sabres played in the Memorial Auditorium between 1970 and 1996.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What Buffalo Sabre was the 2007 All-Star Game MVP?

    • A.

      Jason Pominville

    • B.

      Daniel Briere

    • C.

      Chris Drury

    • D.

      Ryan Miller

    Correct Answer
    B. Daniel Briere
    Explanation
    Daniel Briere was the 2007 All-Star Game MVP because he had an outstanding performance during the game. He showcased his skills and contributed significantly to his team's success. Briere's exceptional performance, whether it be scoring goals or making key plays, made him stand out among the other players and earned him the title of MVP for that year's All-Star Game.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which Sabres player suffered a horrific injury on March 22, 1989 when he collided with two players?

    • A.

      Clint Malarchuk

    • B.

      Darren Puppa

    • C.

      Tom Barrasso

    • D.

      Uwe Krupp

    Correct Answer
    A. Clint Malarchuk
    Explanation
    Clint Malarchuk suffered a horrific injury on March 22, 1989 when he collided with two players.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What Buffalo Sabre's name is on the award presented annually to the player whose performance is far superior to the public recognition that he has received?

    • A.

      Tim Horton

    • B.

      Michael Peca

    • C.

      Rene Robert

    • D.

      Danny Gare

    Correct Answer
    A. Tim Horton
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tim Horton. Tim Horton's name is on the award presented annually to the player whose performance is far superior to the public recognition that he has received. This award is named after Tim Horton, who was a former player for the Buffalo Sabres.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    What Buffalo Sabre scored just 18 seconds into his first NHL shift?

    • A.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • B.

      Michael Peca

    • C.

      Danny Gare

    • D.

      Tim Horton

    Correct Answer
    C. Danny Gare
    Explanation
    Danny Gare is the correct answer because he holds the record for the fastest goal scored by a player on his first NHL shift, scoring just 18 seconds into his debut game. Pat LaFontaine, Michael Peca, and Tim Horton are all notable players in Buffalo Sabres history, but they did not achieve this specific feat.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    In 1990-1991, who did the Buffalo Sabres trade Parker, Amiel and Housley to for Dale Hawerchuk?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Winnipeg Jets

    Correct Answer
    D. Winnipeg Jets
    Explanation
    In 1990-1991, the Buffalo Sabres traded Parker, Amiel, and Housley to the Winnipeg Jets for Dale Hawerchuk.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    What team knocked the Buffalo Sabres out of their first playoffs in the 1972-1973 season?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    C. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    The Montreal Canadiens knocked the Buffalo Sabres out of their first playoffs in the 1972-1973 season.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    What rocked the Buffalo Sabres in 2002-2003, forcing bankruptcy and forfeit of control to the NHL?

    • A.

      Sponsorship Scandal

    • B.

      Coca-Cola Scandal

    • C.

      Enron Scandal

    • D.

      Steroid Scandal

    Correct Answer
    C. Enron Scandal
    Explanation
    The Enron scandal refers to the collapse of Enron Corporation, an American energy company, due to widespread accounting fraud and corruption. This scandal rocked various industries and organizations, including the Buffalo Sabres in the 2002-2003 season. The financial repercussions of the scandal led to the bankruptcy of the Sabres and forced them to forfeit control to the NHL.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    When the Buffalo Sabres traded Alexander Mogilny to the Vancouver Canucks, who did they get?

    • A.

      Martin Biron

    • B.

      Jason Wooley

    • C.

      Michael Peca

    • D.

      Pat LaFontaine

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Peca
    Explanation
    When the Buffalo Sabres traded Alexander Mogilny to the Vancouver Canucks, they received Michael Peca in return.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Who was the first coach of the Buffalo Sabres?

    • A.

      Scotty Bowman

    • B.

      Punch Imlach

    • C.

      Marcel Pronovost

    • D.

      Ted Nolan

    Correct Answer
    B. Punch Imlach
    Explanation
    Punch Imlach is the correct answer because he was the first coach of the Buffalo Sabres. He served as the head coach from the team's inception in 1970 until 1972. Imlach had previous coaching experience in the NHL, having won four Stanley Cups as the coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Under his guidance, the Sabres made it to the playoffs in their second season, establishing a strong foundation for the team's future success.

    Rate this question:

Related Topics

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.