Crisp Quiz On NHL - Colorado Avalanche

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  • 1. 

    In the 2007-08 season Cody McLeod was the first Colorado Avalanche rookie to do what?

    • A.

      Play All Regular-Season Games

    • B.

      Surpass 100 Penalty Minutes

    • C.

      Score In The Playoffs

    • D.

      Miss Games Due To Injury

    Correct Answer
    B. Surpass 100 Penalty Minutes
    Explanation
    In the 2007-08 season, Cody McLeod became the first Colorado Avalanche rookie to surpass 100 penalty minutes. This means that he accumulated more than 100 minutes of time spent in the penalty box due to various penalties throughout the regular season. It showcases his aggressive playing style and willingness to stand up for his team, but it also suggests that he may need to work on his discipline to avoid costly penalties in the future.

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  • 2. 

    How many regular-season games did Eric Messier play for the Colorado Avalanche from 1996-03?

    • A.

      689

    • B.

      777

    • C.

      422

    • D.

      385

    Correct Answer
    D. 385
  • 3. 

    How many goals did Andrei Nikolishin score for the Colorado Avalanche during the 2003-04 playoffs?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. None
    Explanation
    The question asks about the number of goals Andrei Nikolishin scored for the Colorado Avalanche during the 2003-04 playoffs. The answer "None" indicates that Nikolishin did not score any goals during that playoff season.

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  • 4. 

    How many seasons did right wing Jeff Odgers play for the Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    Jeff Odgers played for the Colorado Avalanche for three seasons.

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  • 5. 

    What charity did Colorado Avalanche Scott Parker found?

    • A.

      Scott's Kids

    • B.

      Parker's Platoon

    • C.

      Scott's Army

    • D.

      Parker's People

    Correct Answer
    B. Parker's Platoon
    Explanation
    Scott Parker, a player for the Colorado Avalanche, founded a charity called Parker's Platoon. This charity aims to support military veterans and their families by providing them with resources, assistance, and opportunities. The name "Parker's Platoon" suggests a sense of camaraderie and teamwork, reflecting the organization's mission to rally together and support those who have served in the military.

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  • 6. 

    What Colorado Avalanche player won the King Clancy Memorial trophy in 2001?

    • A.

      Yuri Babenko

    • B.

      Scott Parker

    • C.

      Mark Crawford

    • D.

      Shjon Podein

    Correct Answer
    D. Shjon Podein
    Explanation
    Shjon Podein won the King Clancy Memorial trophy in 2001.

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  • 7. 

    How many times did Patrick Roy win the Vezina trophy while playing with the Colorado Avalanche?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    B. None
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy did not win the Vezina trophy while playing with the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 8. 

    What Avalanche player was named Olympic tournament MVP in 2002?

    • A.

      Marek Svatos

    • B.

      Rob Blake

    • C.

      Peter Budaj

    • D.

      Joe Sakic

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Sakic
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic was named the Olympic tournament MVP in 2002 because of his outstanding performance during the games. He played a crucial role in leading Team Canada to win the gold medal, scoring key goals and providing strong leadership on and off the ice. Sakic's skill, determination, and ability to perform under pressure made him a standout player and deserving of the MVP title.

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  • 9. 

    What AHL team did Rob Shearer play with right before joining the Colorado Avalanche in 2000-01?

    • A.

      Worcester Sharks

    • B.

      Hershey Bears

    • C.

      Rockford Icehogs

    • D.

      Quad City Flames

    Correct Answer
    B. Hershey Bears
    Explanation
    Rob Shearer played with the Hershey Bears right before joining the Colorado Avalanche in 2000-01.

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  • 10. 

    What position did Martin Skoula play with the Colorado Avalanche from 1999-04?

    • A.

      Goalie

    • B.

      Center

    • C.

      Defensemen

    • D.

      General Manager

    Correct Answer
    C. Defensemen
    Explanation
    Martin Skoula played as a defensemen for the Colorado Avalanche from 1999-04. Defensemen are responsible for defending their team's goal and preventing the opposing team from scoring. They play a crucial role in the team's defensive strategies and are typically positioned near their own goal to block shots and disrupt the opposing team's offensive plays.

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  • 11. 

    For what NHL team, besides the Colorado Avalanche, has Alex Tanguay played in the playoffs?

    • A.

      Blackhawks

    • B.

      Flames

    • C.

      Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    B. Flames
    Explanation
    Alex Tanguay has played in the playoffs for the Calgary Flames, besides the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 12. 

    How many games did Brian Rolston play for the Colorado Avalanche in the 1999-2000 season?

    • A.

      82

    • B.

      36

    • C.

      67

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    D. 50
  • 13. 

    What injury ended the career of Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cameron Russell in 1999?

    • A.

      Broken Leg

    • B.

      Foot Amputation

    • C.

      Head Injury

    • D.

      Torn Rotator Cuff

    Correct Answer
    D. Torn Rotator Cuff
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Torn Rotator Cuff. This injury refers to the tearing of the muscles and tendons in the shoulder joint. It can cause severe pain and limited range of motion in the affected shoulder. In Cameron Russell's case, this injury would have significantly impacted his ability to play as a defenseman in the Colorado Avalanche, ultimately leading to the end of his career in 1999.

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  • 14. 

    What right wing was signed by Colorado as a free agent on July 12, 2006?

    • A.

      George Parros

    • B.

      Brad Richardson

    • C.

      Mark Rycroft

    • D.

      Joe Sakic

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark Rycroft
    Explanation
    Mark Rycroft was signed by Colorado as a free agent on July 12, 2006.

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  • 15. 

    What defenseman made his Avalanche debut on February 22, 2004 against the Minnesota Wild?

    • A.

      Adam Foote

    • B.

      Paul Kariya

    • C.

      Robert Blake

    • D.

      Kurt Sauer

    Correct Answer
    D. Kurt Sauer
    Explanation
    Kurt Sauer is the correct answer because he made his Avalanche debut on February 22, 2004 against the Minnesota Wild.

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