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  • 1. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing won the Lady Byng Trophy for the third year in a row in 2008?

    • A.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    • B.

      Dan Cleary

    • C.

      Henrik Zetterberg

    • D.

      Pavel Datsyuk

    Correct Answer
    D. Pavel Datsyuk
    Explanation
    Pavel Datsyuk won the Lady Byng Trophy for the third year in a row in 2008. The Lady Byng Trophy is awarded to the player who best exemplifies sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct, and a high standard of playing ability. Datsyuk was known for his exceptional skill and clean style of play, rarely taking penalties. Winning the award for three consecutive years demonstrates his consistent display of sportsmanship and skill on the ice.

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  • 2. 

    Who won the Conn Smythe Trophy when the Detroit Red Wings won their second straight Cup in 1998?

    • A.

      Larry Murphy

    • B.

      Chris Osgood

    • C.

      Steve Yzerman

    • D.

      Brendan Shanahan

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Yzerman
    Explanation
    Steve Yzerman won the Conn Smythe Trophy when the Detroit Red Wings won their second straight Cup in 1998. The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to the most valuable player in the NHL playoffs, and Yzerman's exceptional performance and leadership during the playoffs contributed significantly to the Red Wings' success.

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  • 3. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing won the Masterton Trophy in 2003 after injuries limited him to 16 games?

    • A.

      Martin Lapointe

    • B.

      Igor Larionov

    • C.

      Larry Murphy

    • D.

      Steve Yzerman

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Yzerman
    Explanation
    Steve Yzerman won the Masterton Trophy in 2003 after injuries limited him to 16 games. The Masterton Trophy is awarded annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. Yzerman's ability to overcome injuries and continue to contribute to his team despite limited playing time made him a deserving recipient of the award.

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  • 4. 

    Which jurisdiction proclaimed January 13, 2007, as "Steve Yzerman Day" to honor the Detroit Red Wing?

    • A.

      Windsor

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Ontario

    • D.

      Detroit

    Correct Answer
    B. Michigan
    Explanation
    Michigan proclaimed January 13, 2007, as "Steve Yzerman Day" to honor the Detroit Red Wing. Steve Yzerman is a former professional ice hockey player who played his entire NHL career for the Detroit Red Wings. As a highly respected and successful player, Yzerman made significant contributions to the team and the sport of hockey. Therefore, it is fitting that Michigan, the state where the Detroit Red Wings are based, would proclaim a day to honor him.

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  • 5. 

    The Detroit Red Wings selected Henrik Zetterberg with what overall pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft?

    • A.

      121st

    • B.

      21st

    • C.

      2nd

    • D.

      210th

    Correct Answer
    D. 210th
    Explanation
    Henrik Zetterberg was selected by the Detroit Red Wings with the 210th overall pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. This means that he was chosen quite late in the draft, as there are typically 200 picks in total. Despite being selected so late, Zetterberg went on to have a highly successful career in the NHL, becoming one of the Red Wings' top players and winning the Stanley Cup with the team in 2008.

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  • 6. 

    Chris Osgood shared his first Jennings Trophy with which other Detroit Red Wing goalie?

    • A.

      Manny Legace

    • B.

      Curtis Joseph

    • C.

      Mike Vernon

    • D.

      Dominik Hasek

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Vernon
    Explanation
    Chris Osgood shared his first Jennings Trophy with Mike Vernon. The Jennings Trophy is awarded to the goaltender(s) who have played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against them in the regular season. In this case, Osgood and Vernon were both part of the Detroit Red Wings team that allowed the fewest goals in the season, making them the recipients of the trophy.

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  • 7. 

    Which goalie was in net for most of the Detroit Red Wings' 2008 winning Stanley Cup Playoff run?

    • A.

      Manny Legace

    • B.

      Chris Osgood

    • C.

      Jimmy Howard

    • D.

      Dominik Hasek

    Correct Answer
    B. Chris Osgood
    Explanation
    Chris Osgood was the goalie who was in net for most of the Detroit Red Wings' 2008 winning Stanley Cup Playoff run.

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  • 8. 

    Ty Conklin signed with the Detroit Red Wings after playing with which team in 2007-08?

    • A.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      New York Islanders

    Correct Answer
    B. Pittsburgh Penguins
    Explanation
    In 2007-08, Ty Conklin signed with the Detroit Red Wings after playing with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • 9. 

    In 2008, Detroit Red Wing Dan Cleary became the first player born where to win the Stanley Cup?

    • A.

      Newfoundland

    • B.

      Alaska

    • C.

      Austria

    • D.

      Ireland

    Correct Answer
    A. Newfoundland
    Explanation
    Dan Cleary became the first player born in Newfoundland to win the Stanley Cup in 2008.

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  • 10. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing won the Selke Trophy for Best Defensive Forward in 2004?

    • A.

      Sergei Federov

    • B.

      Kirk Maltby

    • C.

      Kris Draper

    • D.

      Dan Cleary

    Correct Answer
    C. Kris Draper
    Explanation
    Kris Draper won the Selke Trophy for Best Defensive Forward in 2004. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. Draper was known for his exceptional defensive skills, often being tasked with shutting down the opposing team's top players. His strong play in the 2003-2004 season earned him the recognition and the prestigious award.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the first Finnish player to play for the Detroit Red Wings?

    • A.

      Petr Klima

    • B.

      Anders Eriksson

    • C.

      Valtteri Filppula

    • D.

      Jiri Fischer

    Correct Answer
    C. Valtteri Filppula
    Explanation
    Valtteri Filppula was the first Finnish player to play for the Detroit Red Wings. This can be inferred from the given options, where the other three players (Petr Klima, Anders Eriksson, and Jiri Fischer) are not Finnish.

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  • 12. 

    Henrik Zetterberg and which other Detroit Red Wing ranked first with 13 goals in the 2008 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Johan Franzen

    • B.

      Tomas Holmstrom

    • C.

      Jiri Hudler

    • D.

      Mikael Samuelsson

    Correct Answer
    A. Johan Franzen
    Explanation
    Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen both ranked first with 13 goals in the 2008 Playoffs.

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  • 13. 

    Which Detroit Red Wing matched his regular season total with eight goals in the 2002 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Chris Chelios

    • B.

      Luc Robitaille

    • C.

      Tomas Holmstrom

    • D.

      Steve Duchesne

    Correct Answer
    C. Tomas Holmstrom
    Explanation
    Tomas Holmstrom matched his regular season total with eight goals in the 2002 Playoffs.

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  • 14. 

    Who was named the Detroit Red Wings Rookie of the Year for 2007?

    • A.

      Valtteri Filppula

    • B.

      Johan Franzen

    • C.

      Brett Lebda

    • D.

      Jiri Hudler

    Correct Answer
    D. Jiri Hudler
    Explanation
    Jiri Hudler was named the Detroit Red Wings Rookie of the Year for 2007.

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  • 15. 

    The Detroit Red Wings acquired Kirk Maltby from which team in 1996?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    B. Edmonton Oilers
    Explanation
    In 1996, the Detroit Red Wings acquired Kirk Maltby from the Edmonton Oilers.

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