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  • 1. 

    Washington Capital Olaf Kolzig played professionally in which country during the 2004-05 strike?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany
    Explanation
    During the 2004-05 strike, Washington Capital Olaf Kolzig played professionally in Germany. This can be inferred from the fact that Germany is listed as one of the options and is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    After scoring 53 goals with Washington in 1984-85, what was Bob Carpenter's best season goal total?

    • A.

      39

    • B.

      Six

    • C.

      27

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 27
    Explanation
    In the 1984-85 season, Bob Carpenter scored 53 goals with Washington. Therefore, his best season goal total would be the highest number given as an option, which is 27.

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  • 3. 

    Which team knocked the Washington Capitals out of the 1993 playoffs?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      New York Islanders

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Islanders
    Explanation
    In the 1993 playoffs, the Washington Capitals were eliminated by the New York Islanders.

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  • 4. 

    Former Washington Capital Bob Carpenter missed most of the 1990-91 season with what type of injury?

    • A.

      Ankle

    • B.

      Knee

    • C.

      Head

    • D.

      Chest

    Correct Answer
    B. Knee
    Explanation
    Bob Carpenter missed most of the 1990-91 season with a knee injury. This suggests that his knee was injured and it affected his ability to play for the majority of the season.

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  • 5. 

    What was goalie Jim Carey's save percentage in 10 playoff games with the Capitals?

    • A.

      0.901

    • B.

      0.938

    • C.

      0.816

    • D.

      0.875

    Correct Answer
    C. 0.816
  • 6. 

    Which team did the Washington Capitals trade Anson Carter to in March of 2004?

    • A.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      San Jose Sharks

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    In March of 2004, the Washington Capitals traded Anson Carter to the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • 7. 

    How many NHL seasons did Swede Leif Svensson play with the Washington Capitals?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Leif Svensson played two NHL seasons with the Washington Capitals.

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  • 8. 

    In Jaromir Jagr's 121 2002-2004 games with the Capitals, how many points did he record?

    • A.

      149

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      89

    • D.

      122

    Correct Answer
    D. 122
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr recorded 122 points in his 121 games with the Capitals from 2002-2004. This means that he averaged slightly more than 1 point per game during that time period.

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  • 9. 

    Former Washington Capital Bengt-Ake Gustafsson represented which country in the 1992 Olympics?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweden
    Explanation
    Bengt-Ake Gustafsson, a former Washington Capital, represented Sweden in the 1992 Olympics.

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  • 10. 

    In how many seasons did Jaromir Jagr lead the NHL in points before coming to the Capitals?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    C. Five
    Explanation
    Jaromir Jagr led the NHL in points in five seasons before joining the Capitals. This means that in those five seasons, he had the highest number of points among all players in the league.

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  • 11. 

    Goalie Jose Theodore played for which NHL team before joining the Washington Capitals in 2008?

    • A.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • D.

      Colorado Avalanche

    Correct Answer
    D. Colorado Avalanche
    Explanation
    Jose Theodore played for the Colorado Avalanche before joining the Washington Capitals in 2008.

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  • 12. 

    In what year was longtime Washington Capital Rod Langway inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    B. 2002
    Explanation
    In 2002, longtime Washington Capital Rod Langway was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. This recognition came as a result of his exceptional contributions to the sport throughout his career. Langway's skill and dedication made him a standout player, and his induction into the Hall of Fame solidified his status as one of the greats in hockey history.

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  • 13. 

    Bob Carpenter reached 100 goals in which of his seasons with the Washington Capitals?

    • A.

      His Third

    • B.

      His Sixth

    • C.

      His Fourth

    • D.

      His Ninth

    Correct Answer
    C. His Fourth
    Explanation
    Bob Carpenter reached 100 goals in his fourth season with the Washington Capitals.

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  • 14. 

    What landmark win did Olaf Kolzig reach while with the Capitals in the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      His 300th

    • B.

      His 100th

    • C.

      His 500th

    • D.

      His First

    Correct Answer
    A. His 300th
    Explanation
    Olaf Kolzig reached his 300th win while playing with the Capitals in the 2007-08 season. This milestone is significant because it demonstrates his longevity and success as a goaltender. Achieving 300 wins is a remarkable accomplishment in the NHL and showcases Kolzig's skill and contributions to the team over the years.

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  • 15. 

    How many goals did 1981 Capitals 10th-round pick Chris Valentine score for them in 1981-82?

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 30
    Explanation
    Chris Valentine, the 10th-round pick for the 1981 Capitals, scored 30 goals for them in the 1981-82 season.

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