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  • 1. 

    Which Edmonton Oiler won Rookie of the Month honors for February 2008?

    • A.

      Peter Mueller

    • B.

      Philippe Cornet

    • C.

      Sam Gagner

    • D.

      Brandon Dubinsky

    Correct Answer
    C. Sam Gagner
    Explanation
    Sam Gagner won Rookie of the Month honors for February 2008.

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  • 2. 

    Jason Strudwick played with which NHL team in the 2007-08 season?

    • A.

      New York Islanders

    • B.

      Minnesota Wild

    • C.

      New Jersey Devils

    • D.

      New York Rangers

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    Jason Strudwick played with the New York Rangers in the 2007-08 season.

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  • 3. 

    How many Oilers played in all 82 games of the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    D. Three
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, three Oilers played in all 82 games. This means that these three players were consistently available throughout the entire season and did not miss any games due to injury or other reasons.

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  • 4. 

    Who scored the most points for the Oilers in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Shawn Horcoff

    • B.

      Jarrett Stoll

    • C.

      Ryan Smyth

    • D.

      Ales Hemsky

    Correct Answer
    D. Ales Hemsky
    Explanation
    Ales Hemsky scored the most points for the Oilers in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 5. 

    In 2005-2006 who had the most penalties in minutes for the Oilers?

    • A.

      Shawn Horcoff

    • B.

      Jason Smith

    • C.

      Ethan Moreau

    • D.

      Steve Staios

    Correct Answer
    C. Ethan Moreau
    Explanation
    Ethan Moreau had the most penalties in minutes for the Oilers in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 6. 

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

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    C. 15
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Oilers scored a total of 15 short-handed goals. This means that they were able to score 15 goals while they were down a player due to a penalty. Scoring short-handed goals is quite impressive as it requires skill, speed, and good defensive play. The Oilers' ability to score 15 short-handed goals demonstrates their strong penalty-killing abilities and their ability to take advantage of their opponents' mistakes.

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  • 7. 

    Who led the Oilers in 2005-2006 with the most shots on goal?

    • A.

      Shawn Horcoff

    • B.

      Ales Hemsky

    • C.

      Ryan Smyth

    • D.

      Jarret Stoll

    Correct Answer
    D. Jarret Stoll
    Explanation
    Jarret Stoll led the Oilers in 2005-2006 with the most shots on goal.

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  • 8. 

    Who had the lowest shooting percentage for the Oilers in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      George Laraque

    • B.

      Dan Smith

    • C.

      Dick Tarnstrom

    • D.

      Jason Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. George Laraque
    Explanation
    George Laraque had the lowest shooting percentage for the Oilers in the 2005-2006 season. This means that out of all the players on the team, Laraque had the lowest success rate in terms of converting his shots into goals.

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  • 9. 

    How many overtime games did the Oilers win in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Oilers won 12 overtime games.

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  • 10. 

    Who scored the first goal in the history of the Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Kari Makkonen

    • B.

      Kevin Lowe

    • C.

      David Lumley

    • D.

      Douglas Hicks

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevin Lowe
    Explanation
    Kevin Lowe is the correct answer because he scored the first goal in the history of the Edmonton Oilers.

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  • 11. 

    The Edmonton Oilers made it the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 1979-80, but were defeated by which team?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    A. Philadelphia Flyers
    Explanation
    In the 1979-80 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Edmonton Oilers were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the first Edmonton Oiler to be named MVP of the NHL All-Star Game?

    • A.

      Lee Fogolin

    • B.

      Mark Messier

    • C.

      Wayne Gretzky

    • D.

      Grant Fuhr

    Correct Answer
    C. Wayne Gretzky
    Explanation
    Wayne Gretzky was the first Edmonton Oiler to be named MVP of the NHL All-Star Game. Gretzky is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time. He had an exceptional career, setting numerous records and winning numerous awards. Gretzky's skill and dominance on the ice made him a standout player, and his performance in the All-Star Game earned him the prestigious MVP title.

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  • 13. 

    In 2001, who skated at Skyreach Centre as the Edmonton Oilers retired his #17?

    • A.

      Jari Kurri

    • B.

      Andy Moog

    • C.

      Grant Fuhr

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    A. Jari Kurri
    Explanation
    Jari Kurri is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who had his number retired by the Edmonton Oilers in 2001. The question is asking who skated at Skyreach Centre when his number was retired, and Jari Kurri fits this criteria. Andy Moog, Grant Fuhr, and Wayne Gretzky did not have their numbers retired by the Edmonton Oilers in 2001.

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  • 14. 

    In what year did the Edmonton Oilers win their first President's Trophy?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1984

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    B. 1986
    Explanation
    In 1986, the Edmonton Oilers won their first President's Trophy. This award is given to the team with the best regular-season record in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Oilers had a successful season that year, finishing with the highest number of points in the league. This achievement was a testament to their skill and dominance in the NHL during that time.

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  • 15. 

    Which WHL team did Dave Semenko play for before joining the Edmonton Oilers?

    • A.

      Medicine Hat Tigers

    • B.

      Lethbridge Broncos

    • C.

      Brandon Wheat Kings

    • D.

      Victoria Cougars

    Correct Answer
    C. Brandon Wheat Kings
    Explanation
    Dave Semenko played for the Brandon Wheat Kings before joining the Edmonton Oilers.

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