The Hockey Challenge - 2

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The Hockey Challenge - 2 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What position does 2004-2005 NHL rookie Brent Seabrook play?

    • A.

      Defense

    • B.

      Centre

    • C.

      Right Wing

    • D.

      Goal

    Correct Answer
    A. Defense
    Explanation
    Brent Seabrook, a NHL rookie in 2004-2005, plays the position of Defense.

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  • 2. 

    In what position does 2004-2005 rookie Milan Michalek play?

    • A.

      Right Wing

    • B.

      Centre

    • C.

      Left Wing

    • D.

      Goalie

    Correct Answer
    A. Right Wing
    Explanation
    Milan Michalek, a rookie from the 2004-2005 season, plays in the position of Right Wing.

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  • 3. 

    In what position does 2004-2005 rookie Thomas Vanek play?

    • A.

      Right Wing

    • B.

      Defense

    • C.

      Left Wing

    • D.

      Centre

    Correct Answer
    C. Left Wing
    Explanation
    Thomas Vanek, a rookie in the 2004-2005 season, plays as a Left Wing.

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  • 4. 

    In what position does 2004-2005 rookie Matt Foy play?

    • A.

      Left Wing

    • B.

      Centre

    • C.

      Right Wing

    • D.

      Defense

    Correct Answer
    C. Right Wing
    Explanation
    Matt Foy, a rookie in the 2004-2005 season, plays as a Right Wing.

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  • 5. 

    In what position does 2004-2005 rookie Alexander Perezhogin play?

    • A.

      Centre

    • B.

      Defense

    • C.

      Left Wing

    • D.

      Right Wing

    Correct Answer
    D. Right Wing
    Explanation
    Alexander Perezhogin, a 2004-2005 rookie, plays in the position of right wing.

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  • 6. 

    How many days did the 2004-05 NHL lockout last?

    • A.

      33

    • B.

      84

    • C.

      301

    • D.

      368

    Correct Answer
    C. 301
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 301. The 2004-05 NHL lockout lasted for 301 days. This lockout was the first labor dispute in the history of the NHL to result in the cancellation of an entire season. It began on September 16, 2004, and ended on July 13, 2005, when the NHL and NHL Players' Association reached a new collective bargaining agreement. The lockout was primarily caused by disagreements over the salary cap and revenue sharing between the league and the players' association.

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  • 7. 

    Which season was not played due to a dispute between the NHLPA and the owners?

    • A.

      2005-2006

    • B.

      2004-2005

    • C.

      1998-1999

    • D.

      2003-2004

    Correct Answer
    B. 2004-2005
    Explanation
    The 2004-2005 NHL season was not played due to a dispute between the NHLPA (National Hockey League Players' Association) and the owners. This dispute led to a lockout, which resulted in the cancellation of the entire season. The main point of contention was the implementation of a salary cap, which the owners wanted to control costs and ensure league-wide financial stability. The lockout lasted for 310 days, making it the longest work stoppage in the history of North American professional sports.

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  • 8. 

    The abbreviation NHLPA stands for National Hockey League...?

    • A.

      Players Action

    • B.

      Privy Association

    • C.

      Puck Association

    • D.

      Players Association

    Correct Answer
    D. Players Association
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Players Association. NHLPA stands for National Hockey League Players Association, which is the labor union representing professional hockey players in the National Hockey League (NHL). They negotiate and advocate for players' rights and benefits, including contracts, salaries, and working conditions.

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  • 9. 

    On which day was a tentative agreement announced that would end the 2004-2005 NHL lockout?

    • A.

      38583

    • B.

      38546

    • C.

      38456

    • D.

      38534

    Correct Answer
    B. 38546
    Explanation
    A tentative agreement to end the 2004-2005 NHL lockout was announced on day 38546.

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  • 10. 

    Which salary cap was agreed upon in the agreement that ended the 2004-05 NHL lockout?

    • A.

      $41-$46 Million

    • B.

      $35-$39 Million

    • C.

      No Salary Cap Was Agreed Upon

    • D.

      $22-$27 Million

    Correct Answer
    B. $35-$39 Million
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $35-$39 Million. After the 2004-05 NHL lockout, an agreement was reached that implemented a salary cap of $39 million for the 2005-2006 season. This meant that teams were not allowed to spend more than $39 million on player salaries, ensuring a more equitable distribution of resources and promoting competitive balance within the league.

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  • 11. 

    What pay cut did NHL players agree to take in order to end the 2004-05 lockout?

    • A.

      16%

    • B.

      24%

    • C.

      28%

    • D.

      5%

    Correct Answer
    B. 24%
    Explanation
    During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, players agreed to a 24% pay cut in order to resolve the dispute and end the lockout. This significant reduction in their salaries was a necessary compromise to reach a resolution and resume the hockey season.

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  • 12. 

    For how many years would a new NHL player's salary be restricted under the post-lockout agreement?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    A new NHL player's salary would be restricted for 4 years under the post-lockout agreement. This means that the player's salary would be subject to certain limitations or restrictions during the first 4 years of their NHL career. The agreement likely aims to control spending and ensure a more balanced distribution of salary among players, particularly for rookies or new players entering the league.

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  • 13. 

    In what year did the average NHL salary top $1 million per year?

    • A.

      2000-2001

    • B.

      1997-1998

    • C.

      1990-1991

    • D.

      1986-1987

    Correct Answer
    B. 1997-1998
    Explanation
    The average NHL salary exceeded $1 million per year in the 1997-1998 season. This indicates that, on average, players in the National Hockey League were earning over $1 million annually during that specific season.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the executive director of the NHL Players Association for the 2004-2005 season?

    • A.

      Jeremy Roenick

    • B.

      Gary Bettman

    • C.

      Bob Goodenow

    • D.

      Wayne Gretzky

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Goodenow
    Explanation
    Bob Goodenow was the executive director of the NHL Players Association for the 2004-2005 season.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the Commissioner of the NHL for the 2004-2005 season?

    • A.

      Pat Burns

    • B.

      Bob Goodenow

    • C.

      Ken Dryden

    • D.

      Gary Bettman

    Correct Answer
    D. Gary Bettman
    Explanation
    Gary Bettman was the Commissioner of the NHL for the 2004-2005 season.

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  • 16. 

    For which team did Scott Niedermayer play in the 2005-06 NHL season?

    • A.

      Anaheim Mighty Ducks

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Calgary Flames

    • D.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    Correct Answer
    A. Anaheim Mighty Ducks
    Explanation
    Scott Niedermayer played for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2005-06 NHL season.

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  • 17. 

    For which team did Teemu Selanne play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Minnesota Wild

    • B.

      New Jersey Devils

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      Anaheim Mighty Ducks

    Correct Answer
    D. Anaheim Mighty Ducks
    Explanation
    Teemu Selanne played for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 18. 

    Which team signed Sheldon Brookbank in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • C.

      New York Islanders

    • D.

      Nashville Predators

    Correct Answer
    D. Nashville Predators
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Sheldon Brookbank was signed by the Nashville Predators.

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  • 19. 

    For which team did Peter Bondra play hockey in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • D.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    Correct Answer
    D. Atlanta Thrashers
    Explanation
    Peter Bondra played hockey for the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 20. 

    For which team did Greg de Vries play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • C.

      New York Islanders

    • D.

      Vancouver Canucks

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta Thrashers
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Greg de Vries played for the Atlanta Thrashers.

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  • 21. 

    For which team did Marian Hossa play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • B.

      Dallas Stars

    • C.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • D.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlanta Thrashers
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Marian Hossa played for the Atlanta Thrashers.

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  • 22. 

    For which team did Eric Healey play in the 2005-06 NHL season?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston Bruins
    Explanation
    Eric Healey played for the Boston Bruins in the 2005-06 NHL season.

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  • 23. 

    For which hockey team did Shawn McEachern play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    • B.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • C.

      Boston Bruins

    • D.

      Tampa Bay Lightening

    Correct Answer
    C. Boston Bruins
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Shawn McEachern played for the Boston Bruins.

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  • 24. 

    For which team did Teppo Numminen play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      New York Islanders

    • B.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    B. Buffalo Sabres
    Explanation
    Teppo Numminen played for the Buffalo Sabres in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 25. 

    For which team did Tony Amonte play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • B.

      Calgary Flames

    • C.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • D.

      Colorado Avalanche

    Correct Answer
    B. Calgary Flames
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, Tony Amonte played for the Calgary Flames.

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  • 26. 

    For which team did Mathieu Biron play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • B.

      Washington Capitals

    • C.

      Nashville Predators

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    Mathieu Biron played for the Washington Capitals in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 27. 

    For which NHL team did Andrew Cassels play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    Andrew Cassels played for the Washington Capitals in the 2005-2006 NHL season.

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  • 28. 

    For which team did Boyd Kane play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Washington Capitals

    • B.

      San Jose Sharks

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Dallas Stars

    Correct Answer
    A. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    Boyd Kane played for the Washington Capitals in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 29. 

    For which team did Lawrence Nycholat play in the 2005-2006 season?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Washington Capitals

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Montreal Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    Lawrence Nycholat played for the Washington Capitals in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 30. 

    Who is the first player listed alphabetically on the 2005-2006 season NHL roster?

    • A.

      Jackson Aaltiri

    • B.

      John Adams

    • C.

      Antti Aalto

    • D.

      Juha-Matti Aaltonen

    Correct Answer
    C. Antti Aalto
    Explanation
    Antti Aalto is the first player listed alphabetically on the 2005-2006 season NHL roster.

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