All About NHL - Colorado Avalanche

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  • 1. 

    Why did the Colorado Avalanche's Marek Svatos miss 16 games of the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      Head Injury

    • B.

      Herniated Disc

    • C.

      Torn ACL

    • D.

      Broken Arm

    Correct Answer
    C. Torn ACL
    Explanation
    Marek Svatos of the Colorado Avalanche missed 16 games of the 2007-08 season due to a torn ACL. This injury occurs when the anterior cruciate ligament, which is located in the knee, gets damaged or torn. This type of injury is common in sports and can result from sudden stops, changes in direction, or direct blows to the knee. The torn ACL would have required Svatos to undergo treatment and rehabilitation, causing him to miss a significant portion of the season.

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  • 2. 

    Why did Daniel Tjarnqvist of the Colorado Avalanche miss two games in November of 2008?

    • A.

      Headache

    • B.

      Stomach Flu

    • C.

      Missed Practice

    • D.

      Foot Injury

    Correct Answer
    D. Foot Injury
    Explanation
    Daniel Tjarnqvist of the Colorado Avalanche missed two games in November of 2008 due to a foot injury. This injury likely prevented him from playing as it would have affected his ability to skate and perform on the ice.

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  • 3. 

    Who made his NHL debut as goalie for the Avalanche in a game against Nashville on October 4th, 2007?

    • A.

      Jose Theodore

    • B.

      Tyler Weiman

    • C.

      Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Peter Budaj

    Correct Answer
    B. Tyler Weiman
    Explanation
    Tyler Weiman made his NHL debut as a goalie for the Avalanche in a game against Nashville on October 4th, 2007.

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  • 4. 

    What Colorado Avalanche player was named a captain of the 2007 NHL All-Star game?

    • A.

      Tyler Arnason

    • B.

      Patrick Roy

    • C.

      Joe Sakic

    • D.

      Ben Guite

    Correct Answer
    C. Joe Sakic
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic was named the captain of the 2007 NHL All-Star game because he was a highly respected and skilled player on the Colorado Avalanche team. Sakic had been with the Avalanche for his entire career and was known for his leadership abilities both on and off the ice. He had also previously served as the captain of the Avalanche, making him a natural choice for the captaincy in the All-Star game. Sakic's experience, skill, and leadership qualities made him the ideal candidate for this role.

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  • 5. 

    Who did the Colorado Avalanche defeat to win their first Stanley Cup in 1996?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      Florida Panthers

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Washington Capitals

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida Panthers
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Florida Panthers to win their first Stanley Cup in 1996.

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  • 6. 

    Who was coaching the Colorado Avalanche during the 1996 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      Pierre Lacroix

    • B.

      Mark Crawford

    • C.

      Bob Hartley

    • D.

      Doug MacLean

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Crawford
    Explanation
    Mark Crawford was coaching the Colorado Avalanche during the 1996 Stanley Cup finals.

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  • 7. 

    How many of the Colorado Avalanche played in all 82 games in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, a total of 6 players from the Colorado Avalanche played in all 82 games. This suggests that these players were able to maintain good physical condition and avoid injuries throughout the entire season. Playing in every game demonstrates their consistency and reliability on the team.

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  • 8. 

    Who scored the most power play goals for the Colorado Avalanche in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Andrew Brunette

    • B.

      Joe Sakic

    • C.

      Milan Hejduk

    • D.

      Marek Svatos

    Correct Answer
    C. Milan Hejduk
    Explanation
    Milan Hejduk scored the most power play goals for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 9. 

    How many short handed goals did the Colorado Avalanche score in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    B. 11
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Colorado Avalanche scored 11 short-handed goals. This means that they were able to score 11 goals while they were down a player due to a penalty. Short-handed goals are considered impressive because the team is at a disadvantage, making it harder to score.

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  • 10. 

    Who had the most shots on goal for the Colorado Avalanche in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Rob Blake

    • B.

      Joe Sakic

    • C.

      Milan Hejduk

    • D.

      Marek Svatos

    Correct Answer
    A. Rob Blake
    Explanation
    Rob Blake had the most shots on goal for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2005-2006 season. This means that he attempted the most shots towards the opposing team's goal compared to his teammates.

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  • 11. 

    Who had the best shooting percentage for the Colorado Avalanche in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Andrew Brunette

    • B.

      Marek Svatos

    • C.

      Wojtek Wolski

    • D.

      Alex Tanguay

    Correct Answer
    D. Alex Tanguay
    Explanation
    Alex Tanguay had the best shooting percentage for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 12. 

    What two Colorado Avalanche goalies had a .900 or higher save percentage in the 2005-06 season?

    • A.

      David Aebischer And Peter Budaj

    • B.

      David Aesbicher And Jose Theodore

    • C.

      Vitaly Kolesnik And Peter Budaj

    • D.

      Vitaly Kolesnik And Jose Theodore

    Correct Answer
    A. David Aebischer And Peter Budaj
    Explanation
    In the 2005-06 season, David Aebischer and Peter Budaj were the two Colorado Avalanche goalies who had a save percentage of .900 or higher.

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  • 13. 

    Who knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 2006 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Dallas Stars

    • B.

      San Jose Sharks

    • C.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • D.

      Anaheim Mighty Ducks

    Correct Answer
    D. Anaheim Mighty Ducks
    Explanation
    The Anaheim Mighty Ducks knocked the Colorado Avalanche out of the 2006 Playoffs.

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  • 14. 

    How many overtime wins did the Colorado Avalanche have in the 2005-06 season?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    C. Six
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche had six overtime wins in the 2005-06 season.

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  • 15. 

    How many games in 2005-06 did the Colorado Avalanche score 7 goals in a single game?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    In the 2005-06 season, the Colorado Avalanche scored 7 goals in a single game on four different occasions.

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