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  • 1. 

    The Penguins opened the 2000-01 season by playing two games against the Predators in what country?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    C. Japan
    Explanation
    The Penguins opened the 2000-01 season by playing two games against the Predators in Japan.

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  • 2. 

    What was unique about the goals scored by the Penguins against Montreal on January 3, 2006?

    • A.

      All Were Shorthanded Goals

    • B.

      All Were Overtime Goals

    • C.

      All Were Scored By Rookies

    • D.

      All Were Missed By The Referees

    Correct Answer
    C. All Were Scored By Rookies
    Explanation
    The unique aspect of the goals scored by the Penguins against Montreal on January 3, 2006, was that they were all scored by rookies. This means that the players who scored the goals were in their first year of playing in the NHL. This is significant because rookies are typically less experienced and have less playing time compared to more seasoned players. Therefore, it is notable that the rookies on the Penguins' team were able to score all the goals in this game.

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  • 3. 

    The Penguins defeated which team for the eighth time in one season on March 4, 2007?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Florida Panthers

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    The Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers for the eighth time in one season on March 4, 2007.

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  • 4. 

    In 1983, the Penguins wore black armbands as a memorial to what general manager?

    • A.

      Baz Bastien

    • B.

      Jack Riley

    • C.

      Donald Parsons

    • D.

      Jack Button

    Correct Answer
    A. Baz Bastien
    Explanation
    In 1983, the Penguins wore black armbands as a memorial to Baz Bastien, who was their general manager.

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  • 5. 

    In the 1989-90 season, the Penguins wore patches on their left shoulders to mark what event?

    • A.

      NHL All-Star Game

    • B.

      New Jerseys

    • C.

      NHL Anniversary

    • D.

      Memorial To Bob Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. NHL All-Star Game
    Explanation
    In the 1989-90 season, the Penguins wore patches on their left shoulders to mark the NHL All-Star Game. This event is a significant milestone in the NHL calendar, where the league's top players come together to compete in a showcase game. Wearing patches to commemorate the All-Star Game is a common practice among teams, and it allows them to show support and participation in this prestigious event.

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  • 6. 

    Which team's complaints in 1990-91 forced the Penguins to remove their All-Star jersey patch?

    • A.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • B.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    The Chicago Blackhawks' complaints in 1990-91 forced the Penguins to remove their All-Star jersey patch.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first Pittsburgh-born player to play with the Penguins?

    • A.

      Bill Thomas

    • B.

      Ryan Malone

    • C.

      Jaromir Jagr

    • D.

      Bob Beers

    Correct Answer
    B. Ryan Malone
    Explanation
    Ryan Malone was the first Pittsburgh-born player to play with the Penguins. This means that he was born in Pittsburgh and later went on to play for the Penguins. The other options, Bill Thomas, Jaromir Jagr, and Bob Beers, may have played for the Penguins at some point, but they were not born in Pittsburgh. Therefore, Ryan Malone is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    How many regular-season games did the Penguins play in the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      82

    • B.

      78

    • C.

      45

    • D.

      67

    Correct Answer
    A. 82
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 82. The question asks about the number of regular-season games played by the Penguins in the 2007-08 season. The given answer of 82 indicates that the Penguins played a full regular-season schedule, which typically consists of 82 games.

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  • 9. 

    Who played his only career NHL game with the Penguins on December 6, 2000?

    • A.

      Martin Brochu

    • B.

      Greg Crozier

    • C.

      Martin Straka

    • D.

      Alain Lemieux

    Correct Answer
    B. Greg Crozier
    Explanation
    Greg Crozier played his only career NHL game with the Penguins on December 6, 2000. This suggests that Crozier had a short-lived career in the NHL and only had the opportunity to play one game with the Penguins. It is possible that he may have been a call-up from the minor leagues or a temporary replacement for an injured player. However, without further information, it is difficult to determine the exact circumstances surrounding Crozier's single NHL game.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the television announcer for the Penguins from 1979-2006?

    • A.

      Jack McGregor

    • B.

      Sam Nover

    • C.

      Mike Lange

    • D.

      Bob Prince

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Lange
    Explanation
    Mike Lange was the television announcer for the Penguins from 1979-2006.

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  • 11. 

    Where was Penguins left wing Matt Cooke born?

    • A.

      Belleville, ON

    • B.

      Veronon, BC

    • C.

      Chelyabinsk, RUS

    • D.

      Laval, QC

    Correct Answer
    A. Belleville, ON
    Explanation
    Matt Cooke, the Penguins left wing, was born in Belleville, ON. This information is stated in the question itself.

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  • 12. 

    How many seasons did Russell Anderson play for the Penguins?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    B. Six
    Explanation
    Russell Anderson played for the Penguins for six seasons.

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  • 13. 

    What AHL team did Dany Sabourin play for before playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2007-08?

    • A.

      Saint John Flames

    • B.

      Rockford Icehogs

    • C.

      Manitoba Moose

    • D.

      Albany River Rats

    Correct Answer
    C. Manitoba Moose
    Explanation
    Dany Sabourin played for the Manitoba Moose before playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2007-08.

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  • 14. 

    How many regular-season games did Marc-Andre Fleury play for the Penguins in the 2006-07 season?

    • A.

      82

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      67

    • D.

      44

    Correct Answer
    C. 67
    Explanation
    In the 2006-07 season, Marc-Andre Fleury played 67 regular-season games for the Penguins.

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  • 15. 

    What was the last NHL team Hal Gill played for prior to joining the Penguins midseason in 2007-08?

    • A.

      Calgary Flames

    • B.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    C. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    Hal Gill's last NHL team prior to joining the Penguins midseason in 2007-08 was the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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