Ultimate Quiz On Hockey Rules & Terms

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  • 1. 
    What hockey penalty occurs when an unidentifiable person directs abusive language at an official?
    • A. 

      No Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Bench Minor Penalty

    • D. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

  • 2. 
    What hockey term refers to a check on a player not in possession of the puck?
    • A. 

      Strike

    • B. 

      Pick

    • C. 

      Slam

    • D. 

      Shot

  • 3. 
    NHL arenas are required to provide bench seating for at least how many players per team?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      33

  • 4. 
    In hockey, the goal judge turns on the goal light for how many seconds when the puck enters the goal?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Five

  • 5. 
    Which of these results when a coach or other non-player becomes involved in a fight?
    • A. 

      Suspension From The Game

    • B. 

      $500 Fine

    • C. 

      Bench Minor Penalty

    • D. 

      $5000 Fine

  • 6. 
    In hockey, what is the minimum penalty for spearing when the stick does contact the opposing player?
    • A. 

      Major Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Double Minor Penalty

  • 7. 
    What NHL conference was renamed the Eastern Conference?
    • A. 

      Wales Conference

    • B. 

      Atlantic Conference

    • C. 

      Western Conference

    • D. 

      Coastal Conference

  • 8. 
    What award is given to the top defensive forward in the NHL?
    • A. 

      Bob Gainey Trophy

    • B. 

      Frank J. Selke Trophy

    • C. 

      William M. Jennings Trophy

    • D. 

      John Cullen Cup

  • 9. 
    In what year was the National Hockey League founded?
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1917

    • C. 

      1924

    • D. 

      1941

  • 10. 
    In hockey, what is the maximum time for pre-game warm-ups on ice?
    • A. 

      20 Minutes

    • B. 

      10 Minutes

    • C. 

      16 Minutes

    • D. 

      17 Minutes

  • 11. 
    What award is given to the NHL rookie of the year?
    • A. 

      Lou Kaplan Memorial Trophy

    • B. 

      Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

    • C. 

      Calder Memorial Trophy

    • D. 

      Hart Memorial Trophy

  • 12. 
    If a hockey team was ahead 3-2 mid-game but lost due to forfeit, what score would be recorded?
    • A. 

      0-1

    • B. 

      42006

    • C. 

      0-2

    • D. 

      0-9

  • 13. 
    In hockey, what is the minimum penalty for kneeing?
    • A. 

      Major Penalty

    • B. 

      Minor Penalty

    • C. 

      Double Minor Penalty

    • D. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

  • 14. 
    What will the minimum salary be for the 2009-10 NHL season?
    • A. 

      1000000

    • B. 

      500000

    • C. 

      250000

    • D. 

      400000

  • 15. 
    For what statistical category was Trevor Kidd second in the NHL for the 1997-98 season?
    • A. 

      Save Percentage

    • B. 

      Shots Against

    • C. 

      Goalie Wins

    • D. 

      Saves

  • 16. 
    What NHL award is given for qualities of perseverance and sportsmanship?
    • A. 

      Lester B. Pearson Award

    • B. 

      Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

    • C. 

      Johnson Cup

    • D. 

      Frank Rogers Memorial Award

  • 17. 
    What is the minimum number of days the NHL regular season may run?
    • A. 

      198

    • B. 

      125

    • C. 

      164

    • D. 

      184

  • 18. 
    How many inches thick is the goal line in hockey?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Two

  • 19. 
    In hockey, what score is recorded for a forfeit which occurs before the start of a game?
    • A. 

      Sep-00

    • B. 

      0-0

    • C. 

      Jan-00

    • D. 

      Mar-00

  • 20. 
    By what name was the Northeastern Division of the NHL known before it became the Northeastern Division?
    • A. 

      Patrick Division

    • B. 

      Roy Division

    • C. 

      Canadian Division

    • D. 

      Adams Division

  • 21. 
    Why was sudden-death overtime discontinued in the NHL in 1942?
    • A. 

      Cost-Cutting Measures

    • B. 

      City Curfews

    • C. 

      Wartime Travel Restrictions

    • D. 

      Player Union Demands

  • 22. 
    If a hockey team does not come on ice when required to do so, how many minutes grace are allowed?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      Two

  • 23. 
    What award is given in the NHL to the top defenseman?
    • A. 

      James Norris Memorial Trophy

    • B. 

      Wartham Trophy

    • C. 

      Art Ross Trophy

    • D. 

      Dennis A. Murphy Trophy

  • 24. 
    If two hockey goalies combine on a shutout, which goalie receives credit for the shutout?
    • A. 

      The Last Goalie

    • B. 

      Neither

    • C. 

      The Starter

    • D. 

      Both

  • 25. 
    What is the minimum penalty for head-butting in hockey?
    • A. 

      Minor Penalty

    • B. 

      Major Penalty

    • C. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Double Minor Penalty

  • 26. 
    In which NHL season did an individual goalie last play without a face mask?
    • A. 

      1947-48

    • B. 

      1988-89

    • C. 

      1929-30

    • D. 

      1973-74

  • 27. 
    In hockey, what is the specified penalty for slew-footing?
    • A. 

      Major Penalty

    • B. 

      Match Penalty

    • C. 

      Minor Penalty

    • D. 

      Double Minor Penalty

  • 28. 
    What name is given to the horizontal connector between the two hockey goal posts?
    • A. 

      Goal Head

    • B. 

      Main Bar

    • C. 

      Crossbar

    • D. 

      Goal Top

  • 29. 
    What hockey term means passing the puck from behind the goal line to a teammate in front of it?
    • A. 

      Encroachment

    • B. 

      Rear Pass

    • C. 

      Illegal Forward Pass

    • D. 

      Passout

  • 30. 
    In hockey, how many seconds are given to the home team to make its line change?
    • A. 

      Three Seconds

    • B. 

      15 Seconds

    • C. 

      Eight Seconds

    • D. 

      Five Seconds

  • 31. 
    What hockey penalty is assessed against a non-goalie who picks the puck up off the ice?
    • A. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • B. 

      No Penalty

    • C. 

      Major Penalty

    • D. 

      Minor Penalty

  • 32. 
    What penalty is assessed if a hockey coach enters the ice during play without permission?
    • A. 

      Three Game Suspension

    • B. 

      Misconduct Penalty

    • C. 

      Game Misconduct Penalty

    • D. 

      Bench Minor Penalty

  • 33. 
    To prevent bouncing, what happens to the hockey puck a few hours before games?
    • A. 

      Coating With Wax

    • B. 

      Heating

    • C. 

      Freezing

    • D. 

      Soaking In Alcohol