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  • 1. 

    In his first year with the New York Islanders in 2006-07, who led the team defensemen with 44 points?

    • A.

      Tom Poti

    • B.

      Chris Campoli

    • C.

      Marc-Andre Bergeron

    • D.

      Sean Hill

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Poti
    Explanation
    Tom Poti led the team defensemen with 44 points in his first year with the New York Islanders in 2006-07.

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  • 2. 

    Which New York Islander goalie tied the team record for season wins with his 32nd game in 2001-02?

    • A.

      Tommy Salo

    • B.

      Felix Potvin

    • C.

      Garth Snow

    • D.

      Chris Osgood

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Osgood
    Explanation
    Chris Osgood tied the New York Islanders' team record for season wins with his 32nd game in 2001-02.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first coach of the New York Islanders?

    • A.

      Autrey Erickson

    • B.

      Phil Goyette

    • C.

      Earl Ingarfield

    • D.

      Al Arbour

    Correct Answer
    B. Phil Goyette
    Explanation
    Phil Goyette was not the first coach of the New York Islanders. The correct answer is Al Arbour, who served as the team's first coach from their inaugural season in 1972 until 1986. He led the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships from 1980 to 1983, establishing a dynasty in the NHL. Phil Goyette, Autrey Erickson, and Earl Ingarfield were not associated with coaching the New York Islanders.

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  • 4. 

    Who was captain of the New York Islanders when they won their first Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Brian Trottier

    • B.

      Bob Bourne

    • C.

      Denis Potvin

    • D.

      Clark Gillies

    Correct Answer
    C. Denis Potvin
    Explanation
    Denis Potvin was the captain of the New York Islanders when they won their first Stanley Cup. Potvin played as a defenseman for the Islanders from 1973 to 1988 and was a key player in their success. He was known for his strong leadership skills and exceptional on-ice performance, earning him the captaincy. Potvin's leadership and contributions were instrumental in leading the Islanders to their first Stanley Cup victory.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first New York Islander to win the Hart Trophy as League MVP?

    • A.

      Pat LaFontaine

    • B.

      Brian Trottier

    • C.

      Denis Potvin

    • D.

      Mike Bossy

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian Trottier
    Explanation
    Brian Trottier was the first New York Islander to win the Hart Trophy as League MVP. He achieved this honor in the 1978-1979 season. Trottier was an exceptional player for the Islanders, contributing significantly to their success during their four consecutive Stanley Cup victories from 1980 to 1983. He was known for his strong offensive skills and ability to make plays, earning him the recognition as the most valuable player in the league during that season.

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  • 6. 

    Whose overtime goal in the deciding game in 1980 won the New York Islanders their first Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      John Tonelli

    • B.

      Stefan Persson

    • C.

      Butch Goring

    • D.

      Bob Nystrom

    Correct Answer
    D. Bob Nystrom
    Explanation
    Bob Nystrom scored the overtime goal in the deciding game in 1980, which led the New York Islanders to win their first Stanley Cup.

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  • 7. 

    Who did the New York Islanders defeat in the 1980 Finals to win their first Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • B.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Vancouver Canucks

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    The New York Islanders defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1980 Finals to win their first Stanley Cup.

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  • 8. 

    Who won the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP with the New York Islanders' first Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Butch Goring

    • B.

      Denis Potvin

    • C.

      Brian Trottier

    • D.

      Mike Bossy

    Correct Answer
    C. Brian Trottier
    Explanation
    Brian Trottier won the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP with the New York Islanders' first Stanley Cup.

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  • 9. 

    Who did not win a Conn Smythe Trophy with the New York Islanders as Playoff MVP?

    • A.

      Billy Smith

    • B.

      Denis Potvin

    • C.

      Butch Goring

    • D.

      Mike Bossy

    Correct Answer
    B. Denis Potvin
    Explanation
    Denis Potvin did not win a Conn Smythe Trophy with the New York Islanders as Playoff MVP. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the most valuable player in the NHL playoffs, and while Potvin was a key player for the Islanders during their successful run in the 1980s, he did not receive this specific award.

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  • 10. 

    In 2002-03, who led the New York Islanders with 27 goals?

    • A.

      Dave Scatchard

    • B.

      Mark Parrish

    • C.

      Jason Blake

    • D.

      Alexei Yashin

    Correct Answer
    A. Dave Scatchard
    Explanation
    Dave Scatchard led the New York Islanders with 27 goals in the 2002-03 season.

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  • 11. 

    What Islander scored a 2008 preseason game-winning goal on his birthday?

    • A.

      Andy Sutton

    • B.

      Andy Hilbert

    • C.

      Bruno Gervais

    • D.

      Chris Lee

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Lee
    Explanation
    Chris Lee is the correct answer because he scored a game-winning goal on his birthday during a preseason game in 2008. This implies that Lee made a significant contribution to his team's victory on his special day.

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  • 12. 

    What 2008 Islanders' first-round pick signed on his 19th birthday?

    • A.

      John Carlson

    • B.

      Joh Bailey

    • C.

      Colin Wilson

    • D.

      Luke Schenn

    Correct Answer
    B. Joh Bailey
  • 13. 

    What New York Islander placed second in the 1981-1982 NHL regular season in scoring?

    • A.

      Mike Bossy

    • B.

      Brian Trottier

    • C.

      Peter Stastny

    • D.

      Denis Savard

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Bossy
    Explanation
    Mike Bossy is the correct answer because he was a player for the New York Islanders during the 1981-1982 NHL regular season and he placed second in scoring.

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  • 14. 

    Who led the New York Islanders with 29 assists in the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Richard Park

    • B.

      Trent Hunter

    • C.

      Chris Campoli

    • D.

      Bill Guerin

    Correct Answer
    B. Trent Hunter
    Explanation
    Trent Hunter led the New York Islanders with 29 assists in the 2007-08 season.

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  • 15. 

    What team originally drafted New York Islanders center Doug Weight in 1990?

    • A.

      New York Islanders

    • B.

      New York Rangers

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      St. Louis Blues

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New York Rangers because the question asks about the team that originally drafted Doug Weight in 1990. Since the New York Rangers are listed as one of the options and they are the team that originally drafted him, they are the correct answer.

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