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  • 1. 

    What goalie had a .500 points percentage with the Washington Capitals in 1981-82?

    • A.

      Mike Palmateer

    • B.

      Dave Parro

    • C.

      Al Jensen

    • D.

      Wayne Stephenson

    Correct Answer
    C. Al Jensen
    Explanation
    Al Jensen is the correct answer because he had a .500 points percentage with the Washington Capitals in the 1981-82 season. This means that the team won half of the games that Jensen played in as the goalie.

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  • 2. 

    Bill Collins was once traded with which fellow future Capital for Frank Mahovlich?

    • A.

      Ron Low

    • B.

      Guy Charron

    • C.

      Gerry Meehan

    • D.

      Gary Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Guy Charron
    Explanation
    Bill Collins was once traded with Guy Charron for Frank Mahovlich. This suggests that there was a trade between the two teams involving these players.

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  • 3. 

    Before he played for the Washington Capitals, Cristobal Huet twice played for whom in the Olympics?

    • A.

      Switzerland

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    Cristobal Huet played for France in the Olympics before he played for the Washington Capitals.

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  • 4. 

    Jeff Schultz, a 2004 first-round pick for the Capitals, was born in what NHL team's hometown?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      San Jose Sharks

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    D. Calgary Flames
    Explanation
    Jeff Schultz, a 2004 first-round pick for the Capitals, was born in Calgary Flames' hometown. This suggests that he may have grown up in close proximity to the team and could have developed a connection to the Flames from a young age.

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  • 5. 

    How many NHL goals did Mike Marson score after having 16 for Washington his rookie year?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    C. Eight
    Explanation
    Mike Marson scored eight NHL goals after his rookie year with Washington.

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  • 6. 

    What team drafted longtime Washington Capital Calle Johansson?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    B. Buffalo Sabres
    Explanation
    Calle Johansson was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres, not the Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, or Calgary Flames.

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  • 7. 

    Guy Charron played for which NHL team immediately before his time with the Washington Capitals?

    • A.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Minnesota North Stars

    • D.

      Kansas City Scouts

    Correct Answer
    D. Kansas City Scouts
    Explanation
    Guy Charron played for the Kansas City Scouts immediately before his time with the Washington Capitals.

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  • 8. 

    Mike Gartner led the NHL in which statistic three times as a Washington Capital?

    • A.

      Penalty Minutes

    • B.

      Games Played

    • C.

      Assists

    • D.

      Shooting Percentage

    Correct Answer
    B. Games Played
    Explanation
    Mike Gartner led the NHL in Games Played three times as a Washington Capital. This means that he played the most number of games among all players in the league during those three seasons. This statistic showcases Gartner's durability and consistency as a player, as he was able to stay healthy and be on the ice for a significant number of games. Playing a large number of games also increases the opportunities for a player to contribute to their team's success, whether it be through scoring goals, assisting teammates, or playing solid defense.

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  • 9. 

    In how many of his 18 seasons with the Capitals and others was Bob Carpenter in the playoffs?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    D. 16
    Explanation
    Bob Carpenter was in the playoffs in 16 of his 18 seasons with the Capitals and other teams. This suggests that he had a successful career and consistently played on teams that made it to the postseason. It also implies that he was a valuable player who contributed to his team's success and was able to maintain a high level of performance throughout his career.

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  • 10. 

    Former Capital Dmitri Kristich returned to the team in a trade from which team in 2000?

    • A.

      Florida Panthers

    • B.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Buffalo Sabres

    Correct Answer
    C. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    In 2000, Dmitri Kristich returned to the team as a trade from the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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  • 11. 

    How many 18-year-olds skated for the Washington Capitals in the 1981-82 season?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    In the 1981-82 season, four 18-year-olds skated for the Washington Capitals.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first Washington Capitals skater to play 10 seasons with the team?

    • A.

      Mike Gartner

    • B.

      Brendan Witt

    • C.

      Bobby Gould

    • D.

      Yvon Labre

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Gartner
    Explanation
    Mike Gartner was the first Washington Capitals skater to play 10 seasons with the team. This means that he was a member of the Capitals for a decade, making him the longest-serving player at that time. Gartner's longevity with the team highlights his skill, dedication, and value to the organization.

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  • 13. 

    In 2001, future Washington Capital goalie Jose Theodore scored a goal against which team?

    • A.

      Minnesota Wild

    • B.

      New York Islanders

    • C.

      Mighty Ducks Of Anaheim

    • D.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Islanders
    Explanation
    In 2001, Jose Theodore, who would later become a goalie for the Washington Capitals, scored a goal against the New York Islanders.

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  • 14. 

    Which WHA team did Mike Gartner play with before joining the Washington Capitals?

    • A.

      Houston Aeros

    • B.

      Cincinnati Stingers

    • C.

      Winnipeg Jets

    • D.

      Birmingham Bulls

    Correct Answer
    B. Cincinnati Stingers
    Explanation
    Mike Gartner played with the Cincinnati Stingers before joining the Washington Capitals.

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  • 15. 

    What was Washington Capitals goalie Al Jensen's career playoff record with the team?

    • A.

      9-Mar

    • B.

      5-May

    • C.

      3-Apr

    • D.

      0-6

    Correct Answer
    B. 5-May
    Explanation
    Al Jensen's career playoff record with the Washington Capitals was 5 wins and 1 loss.

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