Trivia On NHL - Colorado Avalanche

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  • 1. 

    Who had the most penalties in minutes for the Colorado Avalanche in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Brad May

    • B.

      Ian Laperriere

    • C.

      Rob Blake

    • D.

      Karlis Skrastins

    Correct Answer
    B. Ian Laperriere
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Ian Laperriere had the most penalties in minutes for the Colorado Avalanche. This means that he accumulated the highest number of penalty minutes compared to other players on the team during that season.

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  • 2. 

    Which Colorado leader led the team with the most on ice time in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Rob Blake

    • B.

      Patricee Brisebois

    • C.

      Joe Sakic

    • D.

      Karlis Skrastins

    Correct Answer
    A. Rob Blake
    Explanation
    Rob Blake is the correct answer because he led the team with the most on ice time in the 2005-2006 season. This means that he spent the most time on the ice during games compared to the other players listed.

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  • 3. 

    What Colorado Avalanche player scored his 500th NHL goal in the November 8, 2005 game?

    • A.

      Brett Clark

    • B.

      Marek Svatos

    • C.

      Patrice Brisebois

    • D.

      Pierre Turgeon

    Correct Answer
    D. Pierre Turgeon
    Explanation
    Pierre Turgeon is the correct answer because he scored his 500th NHL goal in a game played on November 8, 2005, while playing for the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 4. 

    From which team did the Colorado Avalanche acquire Jim Dowd in March 2006?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    In March 2006, the Colorado Avalanche acquired Jim Dowd from the Chicago Blackhawks.

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  • 5. 

    How many points overall did the Colorado Avalanche have in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      79

    • B.

      95

    • C.

      87

    • D.

      101

    Correct Answer
    B. 95
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Colorado Avalanche had a total of 95 points overall. This indicates their overall performance throughout the season, with each win earning them two points and each tie earning them one point. The higher the number of points, the better the team's performance.

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  • 6. 

    In which year did Ville Nieminen win the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    A. 2001
    Explanation
    In 2001, Ville Nieminen won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 7. 

    Why was Jose Theodore on injured reserve when traded to the 2006 Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Twisted Knee From Dancing

    • B.

      Twisted Knee From Practice

    • C.

      Hit In The Face By A Puck

    • D.

      Strained Achilles Tendon In A Fall

    Correct Answer
    D. Strained Achilles Tendon In A Fall
    Explanation
    Jose Theodore was on injured reserve when traded to the 2006 Colorado Avalanche because he had suffered a strained Achilles tendon in a fall. This injury would have rendered him unable to play or participate in any physical activities, hence the need for him to be placed on injured reserve.

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  • 8. 

    In what year was Wojtek Wolski drafted by Colorado in the first round of the NHL Draft?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    A. 2004
    Explanation
    Wojtek Wolski was drafted by Colorado in the first round of the NHL Draft in 2004.

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  • 9. 

    In 2006, Peter Budaj replaced whom as the primary goaltender for the NHL's Avalanche?

    • A.

      Philip Sauve

    • B.

      Jose Theodore

    • C.

      David Aebischer

    • D.

      Patrick Roy

    Correct Answer
    B. Jose Theodore
    Explanation
    In 2006, Peter Budaj replaced Jose Theodore as the primary goaltender for the NHL's Avalanche.

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  • 10. 

    What did Colorado's Peter Budaj do for the first time in six tries on November 18, 2006?

    • A.

      Stop A Penalty Shot

    • B.

      Get A Win

    • C.

      Win A Game In A Shootout

    • D.

      Play A Complete Game

    Correct Answer
    C. Win A Game In A Shootout
    Explanation
    Peter Budaj won a game in a shootout for the first time in six attempts on November 18, 2006. This means that in the previous five shootout situations, he was not able to secure a victory. However, on this particular date, he was successful in winning a game during a shootout.

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  • 11. 

    In what season did the Colorado Avalanche not make it to the playoffs?

    • A.

      1996-1997

    • B.

      2002-2003

    • C.

      2000-2001

    • D.

      2006-2007

    Correct Answer
    D. 2006-2007
    Explanation
    In the 2006-2007 season, the Colorado Avalanche did not make it to the playoffs.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first captain of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Joe Sakic

    • B.

      Chris Drury

    • C.

      Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Ray Bourque

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe Sakic
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic was the first captain of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche because he was a key player on the team when they relocated from Quebec to Colorado in 1995. Sakic had already established himself as a skilled and respected player, and his leadership qualities made him an ideal choice for captain. He played a crucial role in leading the team to their first Stanley Cup victory in 1996, solidifying his status as a beloved and influential figure in Avalanche history.

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  • 13. 

    What Colorado Avalanche goalie received the Conn Smythe Trophy after the 2000-01 season's playoffs?

    • A.

      Patrick Roy

    • B.

      Peter Budaj

    • C.

      Martin Brodeur

    • D.

      Jose Theodore

    Correct Answer
    A. Patrick Roy
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy received the Conn Smythe Trophy after the 2000-01 season's playoffs.

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  • 14. 

    Which Colorado Avalanche player scored two goals in Game 7 of the 2000-2001 Stanley Cup Finals?

    • A.

      Alex Tanguay

    • B.

      Ray Bourque

    • C.

      Peter Forsberg

    • D.

      Patrick Roy

    Correct Answer
    A. Alex Tanguay
    Explanation
    In Game 7 of the 2000-2001 Stanley Cup Finals, Alex Tanguay, a player for the Colorado Avalanche, scored two goals.

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  • 15. 

    Which Colorado Avalanche player won the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly play in 2001?

    • A.

      Joe Sakic

    • B.

      Chris Drury

    • C.

      Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Ray Bourque

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe Sakic
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic won the Lady Byng Trophy in 2001 because he exemplified gentlemanly play on the ice. Throughout his career, Sakic was known for his sportsmanship, integrity, and respect for the game. He consistently played with skill and discipline, rarely taking penalties or engaging in unsportsmanlike behavior. Sakic's dedication to fair play and his ability to compete at a high level while maintaining a high level of respect for his opponents made him a deserving recipient of the Lady Byng Trophy.

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