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  • 1. 

    The 2011 NHL playoffs started in which month?

    • A.

      April

    • B.

      March

    • C.

      May

    • D.

      June

    Correct Answer
    A. April
    Explanation
    The 2011 NHL playoffs started in April. This is because the NHL playoffs typically begin in April each year.

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  • 2. 

    Which Penguins player served 2 suspensions totaling 21 games in 2011?

    • A.

      Max Talbot

    • B.

      Matt Cooke

    • C.

      Eric Godard

    • D.

      Evgeni Malkin

    Correct Answer
    B. Matt Cooke
    Explanation
    In 2011, Matt Cooke, a player for the Penguins, served two suspensions totaling 21 games. This suggests that Cooke was involved in actions on the ice that violated the league's rules and warranted disciplinary action. The fact that he received two suspensions and missed a significant number of games indicates that his actions were deemed serious by the league.

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  • 3. 

    Which hard-working Montreal Canadiens goaltender started 72 games for his team in 2010-2011?

    • A.

      Antti Niemi

    • B.

      Carey Price

    • C.

      Brian Boucher

    • D.

      Pekka Rinne

    Correct Answer
    B. Carey Price
    Explanation
    Carey Price is the correct answer because he was the hard-working Montreal Canadiens goaltender who started 72 games for his team in the 2010-2011 season.

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  • 4. 

    Which Pittsburgh Penguins coach took home the NHL's Jack Adams award for the 2010-11 season?

    • A.

      Dave Tippett

    • B.

      Todd Reirden

    • C.

      Dan Bylsma

    • D.

      Jamie Dixon

    Correct Answer
    C. Dan Bylsma
    Explanation
    Dan Bylsma took home the NHL's Jack Adams award for the 2010-11 season as the Pittsburgh Penguins coach. This award is given to the coach who is judged to have contributed the most to his team's success. Bylsma led the Penguins to a 49-25-8 record that season, finishing first in the Atlantic Division. He successfully guided the team through injuries to key players and implemented a strong defensive system. Bylsma's coaching abilities and the team's success during the 2010-11 season made him the deserving recipient of the Jack Adams award.

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  • 5. 

    Which franchise captured it's first Stanley Cup at the end of the 2011-12 NHL season?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • C.

      Nashville Predators

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    The Los Angeles Kings captured their first Stanley Cup at the end of the 2011-12 NHL season.

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  • 6. 

    Which Canadian city hosted the 59th NHL All-Star Game during the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Montreal

    • B.

      Ottawa

    • C.

      Winnipeg

    • D.

      Toronto

    Correct Answer
    B. Ottawa
    Explanation
    The 59th NHL All-Star Game during the 2011-12 season was hosted by Ottawa.

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  • 7. 

    Which NHL team had the best record in the Eastern Conference for the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      New York Rangers

    • B.

      Boston Bruins

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    A. New York Rangers
    Explanation
    The New York Rangers had the best record in the Eastern Conference for the 2011-12 season.

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  • 8. 

    On which date in 2012 did the 2011-12 NHL season end?

    • A.

      June 12th

    • B.

      June 11th

    • C.

      June 10th

    • D.

      June 13th

    Correct Answer
    B. June 11th
    Explanation
    The 2011-12 NHL season ended on June 11th in 2012.

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  • 9. 

    Which Tampa Bay Lightning forward score 60 goals during the 2011-12 NHL season?

    • A.

      Steven Stamkos

    • B.

      Martin St. Louis

    • C.

      Mattias Ohlund

    • D.

      Vincent Lecavalier

    Correct Answer
    A. Steven Stamkos
    Explanation
    During the 2011-12 NHL season, Steven Stamkos scored 60 goals for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  • 10. 

    Ken Hitchcock won a Jack Adams Award in 2011-12 for leading which team to a surprising division win?

    • A.

      Phoenix Coyotes

    • B.

      New York Rangers

    • C.

      St. Louis Blues

    • D.

      Florida Panthers

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    Ken Hitchcock won a Jack Adams Award in 2011-12 for leading the St. Louis Blues to a surprising division win. This award is given annually to the head coach who is judged to have contributed the most to his team's success. Hitchcock's leadership and coaching skills were instrumental in guiding the Blues to a strong season and securing a division win, which earned him the prestigious Jack Adams Award.

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  • 11. 

    Which Ottawa Senators defenseman won his first Norris Trophy for the 2011-12 NHL season?

    • A.

      Erik Karlsson

    • B.

      Jared Cowen

    • C.

      Sergei Gonchar

    • D.

      Chris Phillips

    Correct Answer
    A. Erik Karlsson
    Explanation
    Erik Karlsson won his first Norris Trophy for the 2011-12 NHL season. The Norris Trophy is awarded annually to the best defenseman in the NHL, and Karlsson's exceptional performance that season earned him this prestigious award. He displayed outstanding offensive skills, leading all defensemen in scoring with 78 points, and showcased his agility and speed on the ice. Karlsson's contributions to the Ottawa Senators' defense and his ability to make a significant impact on the game made him a deserving recipient of the Norris Trophy.

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  • 12. 

    Which Bruins center captured the Plus-Minus Award and Selke Trophy for the 2011-12 NHL season?

    • A.

      Marc Savard

    • B.

      David Krejci

    • C.

      Chris Kelly

    • D.

      Patrice Bergeron

    Correct Answer
    D. Patrice Bergeron
    Explanation
    Patrice Bergeron captured the Plus-Minus Award and Selke Trophy for the 2011-12 NHL season. The Plus-Minus Award is given to the player with the highest plus-minus rating, which measures the goal differential when a player is on the ice. The Selke Trophy is awarded to the forward who demonstrates the best defensive skills. Bergeron is known for his strong two-way play and defensive prowess, making him a deserving recipient of both awards.

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  • 13. 

    Which forward led the New Jersey Devils in scoring during the 2011-12 Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    • A.

      Ilya Kovalchuk

    • B.

      Zach Parise

    • C.

      Travis Zajac

    • D.

      Alexei Ponikarovsky

    Correct Answer
    A. Ilya Kovalchuk
    Explanation
    Ilya Kovalchuk led the New Jersey Devils in scoring during the 2011-12 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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  • 14. 

    Which 7-time Norris Trophy winner retired from the NHL in 2012?

    • A.

      Adam Foote

    • B.

      Rob Blake

    • C.

      Nicklas Lidstrom

    • D.

      Chris Chelios

    Correct Answer
    C. Nicklas Lidstrom
    Explanation
    Nicklas Lidstrom is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who is a 7-time Norris Trophy winner. The Norris Trophy is awarded annually to the best defenseman in the NHL, and Lidstrom won it seven times throughout his career. Adam Foote, Rob Blake, and Chris Chelios are all notable defensemen, but they did not win the Norris Trophy seven times.

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  • 15. 

    Phil Kessel led which NHL team in scoring during the 2011-12 season?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Winnipeg Jets

    • C.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • D.

      Boston Bruins

    Correct Answer
    A. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    During the 2011-12 NHL season, Phil Kessel was the leading scorer for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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  • 16. 

    Coach Dave Tippett led which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Arizona Coyotes

    • B.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • C.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • D.

      St. Louis Blues

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona Coyotes
    Explanation
    In 2014, Coach Dave Tippett led the Arizona Coyotes in the NHL.

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  • 17. 

    Coach Todd McLellan took charge of which NHL team in 2008?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Ottawa Senators

    • C.

      San Jose Sharks

    • D.

      Colorado Avalanche

    Correct Answer
    C. San Jose Sharks
    Explanation
    In 2008, Coach Todd McLellan assumed the position as the head coach of the San Jose Sharks.

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  • 18. 

    The 2014 head coach of which Hockey team is Ken Hitchcock?

    • A.

      St. Louis Blues

    • B.

      Arizona Coyotes

    • C.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • D.

      Winnipeg Jets

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Blues
    Explanation
    Ken Hitchcock was the head coach of the St. Louis Blues in 2014.

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  • 19. 

    Coach Ted Nolan led which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Dallas Stars

    • C.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • D.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    Correct Answer
    C. Buffalo Sabres
    Explanation
    In 2014, Coach Ted Nolan led the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL.

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  • 20. 

    Dallas Eakins became head coach of which NHL team in 2013?

    • A.

      Dallas Stars

    • B.

      New York Islanders

    • C.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • D.

      Edmonton Oilers

    Correct Answer
    D. Edmonton Oilers
    Explanation
    Dallas Eakins became the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers in 2013.

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  • 21. 

    Head Coach Gerard Gallant led which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Montreal Canadiens

    • C.

      Florida Panthers

    • D.

      Colorado Avalanche

    Correct Answer
    C. Florida Panthers
    Explanation
    In 2014, Gerard Gallant served as the Head Coach for the Florida Panthers in the NHL.

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  • 22. 

    Coach Darryl Sutter took charge of which NHL team in 2011?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      Dallas Stars

    • C.

      Calgary Flames

    • D.

      Ottawa Senators

    Correct Answer
    A. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    In 2011, Coach Darryl Sutter took charge of the Los Angeles Kings.

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  • 23. 

    The 2014 head coach of which Hockey team is Mike Yeo?

    • A.

      San Jose Sharks

    • B.

      Minnesota Wild

    • C.

      St. Louis Blues

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    B. Minnesota Wild
    Explanation
    Mike Yeo was the head coach of the Minnesota Wild in 2014.

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  • 24. 

    Paul Maurice became head coach of which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Minnesota Wild

    • B.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    • C.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • D.

      Winnipeg Jets

    Correct Answer
    D. Winnipeg Jets
    Explanation
    Paul Maurice became the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets in 2014.

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  • 25. 

    Head Coach Michel Therrien led which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Ottawa Senators

    • B.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • C.

      Minnesota Wild

    • D.

      Montreal Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    D. Montreal Canadiens
    Explanation
    In 2014, the NHL team that was led by Head Coach Michel Therrien was the Montreal Canadiens.

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  • 26. 

    Coach Peter Laviolette took charge of which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Buffalo Sabres

    • B.

      Nashville Predators

    • C.

      Washington Capitals

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. Nashville Predators
    Explanation
    In 2014, Coach Peter Laviolette took charge of the Nashville Predators.

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  • 27. 

    The 2014 head coach of which Hockey team is Peter DeBoer?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • B.

      Ottawa Senators

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Penguins

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    Peter DeBoer was the head coach of the New Jersey Devils in 2014.

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  • 28. 

    Head Coach Bob Hartley led which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • B.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • C.

      New York Rangers

    • D.

      Calgary Flames

    Correct Answer
    D. Calgary Flames
    Explanation
    In 2014, Bob Hartley served as the head coach for the Calgary Flames in the NHL.

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  • 29. 

    Coach Bill Peters took charge of which NHL team in 2014?

    • A.

      Carolina Hurricanes

    • B.

      Winnipeg Jets

    • C.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • D.

      Dallas Stars

    Correct Answer
    A. Carolina Hurricanes
    Explanation
    In 2014, Coach Bill Peters assumed the role of leading the Carolina Hurricanes in the NHL.

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  • 30. 

    The 2014 head coach of which Hockey team is Joel Quenneville?

    • A.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • B.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • D.

      Winnipeg Jets

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago Blackhawks
    Explanation
    Joel Quenneville was the head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2014.

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