Ultimate Quiz On NHL: Colorado Avalanche! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    What team traded Greg De Vries to the Colorado Avalanche in 1998?

    • A.

      Nashville Predators

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      St. Louis Blues

    • D.

      Ottawa Senators

    Correct Answer
    A. Nashville Predators
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nashville Predators. In 1998, the Nashville Predators traded Greg De Vries to the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 2. 

    Peter Forsberg of the Colorado Avalanche won how many individual NHL awards in 2003?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    In 2003, Peter Forsberg of the Colorado Avalanche won three individual NHL awards. This suggests that he had a particularly successful season, as he was recognized for his outstanding performance in multiple areas.

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  • 3. 

    Which NHL team traded Jordan Leopold to the Colorado Avalanche on June 24, 2006?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      San Jose Sharks

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    D. Calgary Flames
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Calgary Flames. On June 24, 2006, the Calgary Flames traded Jordan Leopold to the Colorado Avalanche.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following Colorado Avalanche players were named to the Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Chris Drury

    • B.

      Patrick Roy

    • C.

      Peter Forsberg

    • D.

      Joe Sakic

    Correct Answer
    B. Patrick Roy
    Explanation
    Patrick Roy is the correct answer because he is a former Colorado Avalanche player who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006. Roy is considered one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history and had a highly successful career with the Avalanche, helping the team win two Stanley Cups in 1996 and 2001. He was known for his exceptional skills, leadership, and ability to perform under pressure, making him a deserving Hall of Fame inductee.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the head coach of the Colorado Avalanche from 1998 to 2003?

    • A.

      Tony Granato

    • B.

      Joel Quenneville

    • C.

      Bob Hartley

    • D.

      Mark Crawford

    Correct Answer
    C. Bob Hartley
    Explanation
    Bob Hartley was the head coach of the Colorado Avalanche from 1998 to 2003. This can be inferred from the given options, where Bob Hartley is listed as one of the choices and the question specifically asks for the head coach during that time period.

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  • 6. 

    Tony Granato returned to coach Colorado in 2008 after being gone how long?

    • A.

      Seven Years

    • B.

      Five Years

    • C.

      11 Years

    • D.

      Two Years

    Correct Answer
    B. Five Years
    Explanation
    Tony Granato returned to coach Colorado in 2008 after being gone for five years.

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  • 7. 

    Who did the Colorado Avalanche play in their first home game, on October 6, 1995?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • D.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    Correct Answer
    C. Detroit Red Wings
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche played against the Detroit Red Wings in their first home game on October 6, 1995.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the 1995-96 season?

    • A.

      Tony Ganato

    • B.

      Peter Forsberg

    • C.

      Patrick Roy

    • D.

      Joe Sakic

    Correct Answer
    D. Joe Sakic
    Explanation
    Joe Sakic was the captain of the Colorado Avalanche for the 1995-96 season. He was known for his leadership skills and was a key player for the team during that time. Sakic had a successful career with the Avalanche, leading them to two Stanley Cup championships and earning numerous awards and accolades. His contributions to the team and his ability to lead both on and off the ice make him the correct answer for this question.

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  • 9. 

    In 1995-96 regular-season play, where in the Western Conference did the Colorado Avalanche finish?

    • A.

      Last

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Second

    • D.

      Fourth

    Correct Answer
    C. Second
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche finished in second place in the Western Conference during the 1995-96 regular season.

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  • 10. 

    How many points did the Colorado Avalanche finish the 1996-97 regular season with?

    • A.

      169

    • B.

      92

    • C.

      37

    • D.

      107

    Correct Answer
    D. 107
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 107. This indicates the number of points that the Colorado Avalanche finished the 1996-97 regular season with.

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  • 11. 

    How many games did the Colorado Avalanche win against the Detroit Red Wings in the 1996-97 Stanley Cup finals?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    In the 1996-97 Stanley Cup finals, the Colorado Avalanche won two games against the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • 12. 

    How many Colorado Avalanche members played hockey in the 1998 Winter Olympics?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10. This means that there were 10 members of the Colorado Avalanche who played hockey in the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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  • 13. 

    Who purchased the Colorado Avalanche in July 2000?

    • A.

      Jeremy Jacobs

    • B.

      Thomas Golisano

    • C.

      Stan Kroenke

    • D.

      Peter Forsberg

    Correct Answer
    C. Stan Kroenke
    Explanation
    Stan Kroenke purchased the Colorado Avalanche in July 2000.

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  • 14. 

    What trophy did Avalanche Milan Hejduk win following the 2002-03 season?

    • A.

      Art Ross Trophy

    • B.

      Hart Memorial Trophy

    • C.

      Lady Byng Trophy

    • D.

      Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy

    Correct Answer
    D. Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy
    Explanation
    Avalanche Milan Hejduk won the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy following the 2002-03 season. The Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy is awarded annually to the NHL's leading goal scorer during the regular season. It is named after Maurice "Rocket" Richard, who was one of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history.

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  • 15. 

    From what team did the Colorado Avalanche get Paul Kriya following the 2002-03 season?

    • A.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Anaheim Mighty Ducks

    • D.

      Atlanta Thrashers

    Correct Answer
    C. Anaheim Mighty Ducks
    Explanation
    The Colorado Avalanche acquired Paul Kriya from the Anaheim Mighty Ducks after the 2002-03 season.

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