The Ultimate NHL - Washington Capitals Trivia Question

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  • 1. 

    How many coaches did the Washington Capitals have in their first season?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    In their first season, the Washington Capitals had three coaches.

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  • 2. 

    What team did the Washington Capitals trade Robert Picard to in 1980?

    • A.

      Toronto Maple Leafs

    • B.

      Detroit Red Wings

    • C.

      Winnipeg Jets

    • D.

      Montreal Canadiens

    Correct Answer
    A. Toronto Maple Leafs
    Explanation
    In 1980, the Washington Capitals traded Robert Picard to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the only player for the Capitals to play all 82 games in 2005-06?

    • A.

      Shaone Morrisonn

    • B.

      Brian Willsie

    • C.

      Alexander Overchkin

    • D.

      Chris Clark

    Correct Answer
    B. Brian Willsie
    Explanation
    Brian Willsie was the only player for the Capitals to play all 82 games in the 2005-06 season. This means that he did not miss a single game throughout the entire season. This level of consistency and durability is impressive and shows Willsie's commitment to the team and his ability to stay healthy and perform at a high level throughout the season.

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  • 4. 

    Who had the most penalties in minutes for the Capitals in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      Shaone Morrisonn

    • B.

      Brendan Witt

    • C.

      Nolan Yonkman

    • D.

      Chris Clark

    Correct Answer
    B. Brendan Witt
    Explanation
    Brendan Witt had the most penalties in minutes for the Capitals in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 5. 

    How many short handed goals did the Capitals have in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Capitals had a total of 15 short-handed goals. This means that they scored 15 goals while they were playing with fewer players on the ice due to penalties. This statistic shows that the Capitals were effective in capitalizing on their opponents' mistakes and taking advantage of the power play situations.

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  • 6. 

    How many games did the Capitals win in shootout or overtime in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Capitals won a total of 9 games in shootout or overtime. This means that in those games, they were able to secure the win either during the shootout or in the extra period of play.

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  • 7. 

    In how many games in 2005-2006 did the Capitals shut out their opponents?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    The Capitals shut out their opponents only once in the 2005-2006 season.

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  • 8. 

    Which Capitals rookie made history in 2005-2006 with 50 goals and 100 points?

    • A.

      Alexander Ovechkin

    • B.

      Brooks Laich

    • C.

      Matt Pettinger

    • D.

      Shaone Morrisonn

    Correct Answer
    A. Alexander Ovechkin
    Explanation
    Alexander Ovechkin is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who achieved the milestone of scoring 50 goals and earning 100 points in the 2005-2006 season. This accomplishment made history for the Capitals and solidified Ovechkin's status as a standout rookie player.

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  • 9. 

    How many points overall did the Capitals have in 2005-2006?

    • A.

      85

    • B.

      90

    • C.

      70

    • D.

      101

    Correct Answer
    C. 70
    Explanation
    In the 2005-2006 season, the Capitals had a total of 70 points overall. This indicates the total number of points they earned throughout the season, which is a measure of their performance.

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  • 10. 

    Who resigned with the Capitals in February 2006 and is in his 10th NHL season?

    • A.

      Brian Willsie

    • B.

      Steve Eminger

    • C.

      Bryan Muir

    • D.

      Dainius Zubrus

    Correct Answer
    C. Bryan Muir
    Explanation
    Bryan Muir is the correct answer because he resigned with the Capitals in February 2006 and has been playing in the NHL for 10 seasons.

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  • 11. 

    Which Capitals player was nominated for two ESPY Awards in June 2006?

    • A.

      Alexander Ovechkin

    • B.

      Jeff Halpern

    • C.

      Chris Clark

    • D.

      Matt Pettinger

    Correct Answer
    A. Alexander Ovechkin
    Explanation
    Alexander Ovechkin was nominated for two ESPY Awards in June 2006. This suggests that he was recognized for his outstanding performance and achievements in the sports world during that time. The fact that he was the only Capitals player mentioned in the options further supports the idea that he was the one nominated for the awards.

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  • 12. 

    Which Capitals player was fined for elbowing a Flyer in the November 3, 2005 game?

    • A.

      Chris Clark

    • B.

      Dainius Zubrus

    • C.

      Brian Willsie

    • D.

      Jeff Halpern

    Correct Answer
    A. Chris Clark
    Explanation
    Chris Clark was fined for elbowing a Flyer in the November 3, 2005 game.

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  • 13. 

    What team did the Washington Capitals face in the 1987-1988 Patrick Division finals?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Flyers

    • B.

      Edmonton Oilers

    • C.

      New York Islanders

    • D.

      New Jersey Devils

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Devils
    Explanation
    The Washington Capitals faced the New Jersey Devils in the 1987-1988 Patrick Division finals.

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  • 14. 

    What team knocked the Washington Capitals out of the playoffs in the 2002-2003 season?

    • A.

      Tampa Bay Lightning

    • B.

      Florida Panthers

    • C.

      Anaheim Mighty Ducks

    • D.

      Chicago Blackhawks

    Correct Answer
    A. Tampa Bay Lightning
    Explanation
    In the 2002-2003 season, the Washington Capitals were knocked out of the playoffs by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the first Washington Capital to win the Selke Trophy for the best defensive forward?

    • A.

      Chris Clark

    • B.

      Kevin Hatcher

    • C.

      Alexander Ovechkin

    • D.

      Doug Jarvis

    Correct Answer
    D. Doug Jarvis
    Explanation
    Doug Jarvis is the correct answer because he was the first Washington Capital to win the Selke Trophy for the best defensive forward. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game. Jarvis, who played for the Capitals from 1979 to 1982, won the award in the 1983-1984 season. He was known for his strong defensive play and ability to shut down opposing teams' top players.

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