S.A.T. Day Saturday

Quiz time for puckheads!

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-08-29T01:24:09+00:00 May 27th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1.) Which three players formed the Devils original “Crash Line”, which played a major part in the team’s 1995 Stanley Cup?

 

2.) The “Punch-Up in Piestany”, a brawl during the 1987 World Junior Championships that went on until the lights were turned out in the arena, resulted in the expulsion of which two teams from the tournament?

 

3.) Which active NHL player was born and grew up in Alabama?

 

4.) The first two native-born Koreans to play in the NHL were both drafted originally by the Penguins. Name either one.

 

5.) Which two teams were admitted to the NHL when the league expanded for a second time?

 

6.) Which defenseman captained the Flyers from 1968-73?

 

7.) Name one of the four players the Rangers gave up to acquire Mark Messier from the Oilers in 1991.

 

8.) Which school has produced the most Hobey Baker Award winners for top men’s NCAA hockey player?

a.) Harvard

b.) Minnesota-Duluth

c.) Bowling Green

d.) North Dakota

 

9.) Which Golden Gloves winner picked up in the rink where he left off in the ring for the New York Rangers?

 

10.) Which goaltender did Matt Murray supplant during the 2016 playoffs, for his first NHL postseason game?

 

 

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-05-13T17:41:29+00:00 May 13th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1.) Which active NHL player’s 10-letter name can be typed using just one hand, when employing standard touch-typing methods?

2.) Which minor new-wave hit referenced Hockey Night in Canada in its lyrics – but called it a bore?

3.) Which NHL team’s minor league affiliate is located in the same city as the parent club?

4.) What is Aleksandr Barkov’s nationality?

5.) How many Stanley Cup Playoff overtime goals do Gordie Howe, Mario Lemieux and Mark Messier have among them?

6.) Wayne Gretzky holds the all-time record for playoff goals. How many did he have?

a.) 95

B.) 121

c.) 162

d.) 170

7.) Which of the four Stanley Cup quarterfinal series from this year represents the first postseason matchup between the teams?

8.) Who were the Carolina Hurricanes before they were the Carolina Hurricanes?

9.) In 1990 two Devils each scored four goals in a 9-0 win over the Penguins, the first time this had happened since 1922. Name one of the two.

 

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-04-08T17:06:11+00:00 April 8th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1.) Prior to Jonathan Marchessault, who was the last Panther to score 30 goals in a season?

2.) Marchessault is one of two 30-goal scorers this season who made it through the NHL Entry Draft without being selected. Who is the other?

3.) Name a player drafted in the 1967 expansion draft by the Los Angeles Kings.

4.) Name one of the four Russian players who were the first from their country to have their name engraved on the Stanley Cup, all in the same year.

5.) How many Stanley Cup Finals did the Bruins play in during the 1950s?

6.) What motion picture starring Rob Lowe, Keanu Reeves, Cynthia Gibb and Patrick Swayze had a hockey story line?

7.) Who completed the Islanders “Long Island Lightning Company” line with Mike Bossy and Bryan Trottier?

8.) Which former NHL coach also coached the Latvian Olympic Team in the Sochi Games?

9.) Which teammate of Bob Nystrom ended the career of the Islanders forward with an accidental high stick to the eye during a team practice?

10.) Who was the backup goaltender to Ken Dryden that got to share in the winning of four Vezina Trophies?

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-04-01T16:00:07+00:00 April 1st, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1.) Name either of the two NHL players who have been traded the most during their careers. Hint: The son of one of them was a first-round entry draft pick in 2009.

2.) Which current member of the Florida Panthers began his career 9-for-9 in shootout attempts in the 2005-06 season?

3.) According to urban legend, the lifting of the Red Wings “curse” of going 40 years without a Stanley Cup stems from a March, 1997 fight between Darren McCarty and which member of the Colorado Avalanche?

4.) Name two “Kens” who have won Stanley Cups with the Canadiens and who are in the Hockey Hall-of-Fame.

5.) Which Ranger player, who later went on to win two Cups with the Edmonton Oilers, did coach Herb Brooks identify as the best skater in the NHL?

6.) Name two brothers who currently are playing in the Eastern Conference.

7.) Who captained all three Devils Stanley Cup champions?

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-02-18T19:22:18+00:00 February 18th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1) Name the four NHL teams Wayne Gretzky played for

2.) Which team did Dino Ciccarelli score his 600th goal with

3.) It took 15 years after Rocket Richard scored 50 goals in a season for the feat to be repeated in the NHL. Who got there second?

S.A.T. DAY SATURDAY

2017-02-04T19:51:35+00:00 February 4th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1.) The Monreal Juniors of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League spawned a line called “Les Trois Denis,” which featured two players who later went on to play in the NHL, one very prominently. What made this juniors line most remarkable, however, was that not only did all three forwards grow up together in Verdun, Quebec, but they were all born on February 4, 1961. Name a single one of them.

2.) The Phoenix-based band Stone Bogart record a song featuring the name of which Coyote as its title? ESPN and ABC used the song for several years during its NHL broadcasts. When the Red Wings won their 11th Stanley Cup in franchise history in 2008, captain Nick Lidstrom passed the Cup to him first.

S.A.T. SATURDAY

2017-01-07T13:49:50+00:00 January 7th, 2017|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1. In which year did Bobby Orr win his last of eight straight Norris Trophies? And who supplanted him?

2. When the Rangers lost to the Islanders in three games in the Islanders first playoff win in 1974-75, they did receive four goals in the series from which player?

3. Which active goaltender with at least 10 years experience has the lowest career GA average?

4. Which team did both Donald Brashear and Guy Hebert finish their careers with?

5. Named after a famous ocean-liner, this former Buffalo Sabre made more appearances in New York the first time he skated on Aud ice than his ill-fated namesake.

6. Which native of St. Louis has scored the most NHL goals? And name one of the four active players who hails from the city.

S.A.T. SATURDAY

2016-12-31T18:21:24+00:00 December 31st, 2016|S.A.T. Day Saturday|

1. Which Blackhawks goaltender holds the team career record for both penalty minutes and shots faced?

2. How many 40-goal seasons did the Sabres French Connection line have among them while in Buffalo?

3. This Penguins center, who also played for the Blackhawks, Kings, and North Stars during his NHL career, scored 26 goals on just 91 shots in 1985-86 for a phenomenal 28.6% shooting average, which were he to maintain it for a career, he’d finish 5.2 percentage points above the all-time leader. He also finished 10th in the Lady Byng voting that season, in spite of chalking up 162 penalty minutes.

4. Speaking of the all-time best shooting percentage in NHL history, who owns it?