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  • 1. 

    Who replaced Robbie Ftorek as Boston Bruins coach with nine games left in the 2002-03 season?

    • A.

      Pat Burns

    • B.

      Dave Lewis

    • C.

      Mike Keenan

    • D.

      Mike O'Connell

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike O'Connell
    Explanation
    Mike O'Connell replaced Robbie Ftorek as the Boston Bruins coach with nine games left in the 2002-03 season.

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  • 2. 

    Mike Sullivan coached what team immediately before becoming head coach of the Boston Bruins in 2003?

    • A.

      New Jersey Devils

    • B.

      New York Rangers

    • C.

      Providence Bruins

    • D.

      Charlestown Chiefs

    Correct Answer
    C. Providence Bruins
    Explanation
    Mike Sullivan coached the Providence Bruins immediately before becoming head coach of the Boston Bruins in 2003.

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  • 3. 

    When did Ray Bourque become the Boston Bruins' all-time scoring leader?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1991

    Correct Answer
    C. 1996
    Explanation
    In 1996, Ray Bourque became the Boston Bruins' all-time scoring leader.

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  • 4. 

    What number did Ray Bourque wear for the Boston Bruins before switching to #77?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      99

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    Ray Bourque wore the number 7 for the Boston Bruins before switching to #77.

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  • 5. 

    Ray Bourque passed what Boston Bruin as the team's leader in seasons as captain?

    • A.

      Bobby Orr

    • B.

      John Bucyk

    • C.

      Dit Clapper

    • D.

      Eddie Shore

    Correct Answer
    C. Dit Clapper
    Explanation
    Dit Clapper was passed by Ray Bourque as the Boston Bruins' leader in seasons as captain.

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  • 6. 

    What team originally drafted Boston Bruin legend Ray Bourque?

    • A.

      Boston

    • B.

      Winnipeg

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Toronto

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston
    Explanation
    Ray Bourque was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins.

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  • 7. 

    In 1996, the Boston Bruins set an NHL record by making the playoffs in how many consecutive seasons?

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      39

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    A. 29
    Explanation
    The Boston Bruins set an NHL record by making the playoffs in 29 consecutive seasons. This means that for 29 years in a row, the Bruins qualified for the playoffs, showcasing their consistent performance and ability to compete at a high level. This achievement demonstrates the team's strong roster, coaching, and management, as well as their ability to maintain success over an extended period of time.

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  • 8. 

    In 1970-71, Bobby Orr set an NHL single-season record for highest plus/minus rating with what?

    • A.

      148

    • B.

      124

    • C.

      176

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    B. 124
    Explanation
    Bobby Orr set an NHL single-season record for the highest plus/minus rating with 124. The plus/minus rating is a statistic that measures a player's impact on the game by calculating the difference between the number of goals scored by their team while they are on the ice and the number of goals scored by the opposing team. A high plus/minus rating indicates that Orr was on the ice for a significant number of goals scored by his team while limiting the goals scored by the opposition.

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  • 9. 

    What other Boston Bruin was traded with Ray Bourque to Colorado in 2000?

    • A.

      Andy Moog

    • B.

      Brian Rolston

    • C.

      Chip Kelly

    • D.

      Dave Andreychuk

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Andreychuk
    Explanation
    Dave Andreychuk was the other Boston Bruin who was traded with Ray Bourque to Colorado in 2000.

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  • 10. 

    What Boston Bruin played the character Sea Bass in the 1994 Jim Carrey movie "Dumb and Dumber"?

    • A.

      Dave Reid

    • B.

      Cam Neely

    • C.

      Rick Middleton

    • D.

      Terry O'Reilly

    Correct Answer
    B. Cam Neely
    Explanation
    Cam Neely is the correct answer because he is a former Boston Bruin player who played the character Sea Bass in the 1994 Jim Carrey movie "Dumb and Dumber". Neely is known for his role as a hockey player, and his appearance in the movie was a cameo as himself, adding to his popularity among fans.

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  • 11. 

    Which Boston Bruin once scored two goals in 27 seconds against the Florida Panthers?

    • A.

      Joe Thornton

    • B.

      Marc Savard

    • C.

      Mike Knuble

    • D.

      Patrice Bergeron

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Knuble
    Explanation
    Mike Knuble is the correct answer because he is the Boston Bruin who scored two goals in 27 seconds against the Florida Panthers.

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  • 12. 

    In what month and year did Boston Bruin Marc Savard record the 600th point of his career?

    • A.

      Feb-07

    • B.

      Oct-08

    • C.

      April 2006

    • D.

      Nov-08

    Correct Answer
    D. Nov-08
    Explanation
    Marc Savard recorded the 600th point of his career in November 2008.

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  • 13. 

    How many Stanley Cups did the Boston Bruins win in the 20th century?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      Eight

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    A. Five
    Explanation
    The Boston Bruins won five Stanley Cups in the 20th century.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the losing coach in the 1953 Stanley Cup finals for the Boston Bruins?

    • A.

      Jack Adams

    • B.

      Lynn Patrick

    • C.

      Billy Reay

    • D.

      Lester Patrick

    Correct Answer
    B. Lynn Patrick
    Explanation
    Lynn Patrick was the losing coach in the 1953 Stanley Cup finals for the Boston Bruins.

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  • 15. 

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

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Boston Bruins scored 9 short-handed goals. This indicates that they were able to score goals while they were at a disadvantage, with fewer players on the ice due to penalties. This is an impressive feat and shows the team's ability to capitalize on their opponents' mistakes and create scoring opportunities even when they were at a numerical disadvantage.

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