The Ultimate NHL - Buffalo Sabres Trivia Question

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  • 1. 

    Against which team did Buffalo Sabre Rick Martin suffer a 1980 knee injury which ended his career?

    • A.

      Boston Bruins

    • B.

      Washington Capitals

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Detroit Red Wings

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington Capitals
    Explanation
    Rick Martin suffered a knee injury in 1980 that ultimately ended his career. The injury occurred during a game against the Washington Capitals.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the only Buffalo Sabre to achieve a positive plus/minus in their debut 1970-71 season?

    • A.

      Don Marshall

    • B.

      Floyd Smith

    • C.

      Steve Atkinson

    • D.

      Reggie Fleming

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Atkinson
    Explanation
    Steve Atkinson is the correct answer because he was the only Buffalo Sabre to achieve a positive plus/minus in their debut 1970-71 season. Plus/minus is a statistic in ice hockey that measures the goal differential when a player is on the ice. A positive plus/minus indicates that more goals were scored by Atkinson's team while he was on the ice compared to the goals scored by the opposing team. This suggests that Atkinson had a positive impact on the team's performance during his debut season.

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  • 3. 

    Sabre Dominik Hasek's 13 shutouts in 1997-98 were the most since the 15 by whom in 1969-70?

    • A.

      Ed Giacomin

    • B.

      Ken Dryden

    • C.

      Bernie Parent

    • D.

      Tony Esposito

    Correct Answer
    D. Tony Esposito
    Explanation
    Tony Esposito had the most shutouts in the 1969-70 season with 15, which were the most until Dominik Hasek's 13 shutouts in the 1997-98 season.

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  • 4. 

    Whose .912 save percentage was tops among 2002-03 Buffalo Sabres goalies?

    • A.

      Dominik Hasek

    • B.

      Martin Biron

    • C.

      Mika Noronen

    • D.

      Ryan Miller

    Correct Answer
    C. Mika Noronen
    Explanation
    Mika Noronen had a save percentage of .912, which was the highest among the goalies of the 2002-03 Buffalo Sabres. This means that Noronen was the most effective in stopping shots on goal compared to the other goalies on the team during that season.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these Buffalo Sabres coaches never had a points percentage under .500 for a season?

    • A.

      Ted Sator

    • B.

      Marcel Pronovost

    • C.

      Lindy Ruff

    • D.

      John Muckler

    Correct Answer
    D. John Muckler
    Explanation
    John Muckler is the correct answer because he never had a points percentage under .500 for a season as a coach for the Buffalo Sabres. This means that in every season he coached the team, they won at least half of their games or earned enough points to have a winning record.

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  • 6. 

    In which season did Dave Andreychuk first score 40+ goals with the Sabres?

    • A.

      1987-88

    • B.

      1992-93

    • C.

      1984-85

    • D.

      1989-90

    Correct Answer
    D. 1989-90
    Explanation
    In the 1989-90 season, Dave Andreychuk first scored 40+ goals with the Sabres.

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  • 7. 

    Which team did the Buffalo Sabres beat 10-1 in January of 2006?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Kings

    • B.

      New York Islanders

    • C.

      Colorado Avalanche

    • D.

      Columbus Blue Jackets

    Correct Answer
    A. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    In January of 2006, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Los Angeles Kings with a score of 10-1.

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  • 8. 

    Thomas Vanek, drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2003, was born in what country?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      Austria

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    C. Austria
    Explanation
    Thomas Vanek, who was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2003, was born in Austria.

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  • 9. 

    What was Tom Barrasso's NHL-leading goals-against average with Buffalo in 1984-85?

    • A.

      3.1

    • B.

      1.97

    • C.

      2.38

    • D.

      2.66

    Correct Answer
    D. 2.66
    Explanation
    In the 1984-85 season, Tom Barrasso had a goals-against average of 2.66 while playing for Buffalo. This means that on average, he allowed 2.66 goals per game. This statistic is used to measure a goaltender's performance and lower numbers indicate better performance in terms of preventing goals.

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  • 10. 

    In what statistical category did Craig Ramsay lead the NHL five times?

    • A.

      Shooting Percentage

    • B.

      Shutouts

    • C.

      Games Played

    • D.

      Short Handed Goals

    Correct Answer
    C. Games Played
    Explanation
    Craig Ramsay led the NHL five times in the statistical category of Games Played. This means that he played more games than any other player in those particular seasons. This statistic is a measure of a player's durability and consistency, as it shows their ability to stay healthy and be available for their team throughout the season. Leading the league in Games Played demonstrates Ramsay's commitment to the sport and his team, as well as his ability to maintain a high level of performance over an extended period of time.

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  • 11. 

    How many goals did Phil Housley score while with the Buffalo Sabres?

    • A.

      152

    • B.

      139

    • C.

      178

    • D.

      111

    Correct Answer
    C. 178
    Explanation
    Phil Housley scored 178 goals while playing for the Buffalo Sabres.

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  • 12. 

    Buffalo Sabres draftee Benoit Hogue was traded how many times during his NHL career?

    • A.

      Nine

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Five
    Explanation
    Benoit Hogue, a player drafted by the Buffalo Sabres, was traded five times during his NHL career. This suggests that he had a relatively unstable career, being moved from team to team multiple times. These trades could have been due to various factors such as team strategies, performance, or personal circumstances. Nonetheless, the fact that Hogue was traded five times highlights the dynamic nature of professional sports and the frequent movement of players between teams.

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  • 13. 

    In how many seasons did Phil Housley play in the NHL playoffs with the Buffalo Sabres?

    • A.

      Eight

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    D. Six
    Explanation
    Phil Housley played in the NHL playoffs with the Buffalo Sabres for a total of six seasons.

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  • 14. 

    Former Buffalo Sabre Gary Bromley was traded to which NHL team in 1981 for which he never played?

    • A.

      Quebec Nordiques

    • B.

      Minnesota North Stars

    • C.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Kings
    Explanation
    Gary Bromley was traded to the Los Angeles Kings in 1981 but never played for them. This suggests that he was either injured or unable to secure a spot in the team's lineup. It is common for players to be traded to a team but not actually play for them due to various reasons such as injuries, coaching decisions, or the team's depth at the position.

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  • 15. 

    What NHL team did Michael Peca play with for two seasons before joining the Buffalo Sabres?

    • A.

      Vancouver Canucks

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      New Jersey Devils

    • D.

      Los Angeles Kings

    Correct Answer
    A. Vancouver Canucks
    Explanation
    Michael Peca played with the Vancouver Canucks for two seasons before joining the Buffalo Sabres.

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