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TRIVIA: PATRICK ROY FIGHTS THE RED WINGS

December 30th, 2010 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
March 26
Other players became engaged in the hostilities when Avalanche goaltender Patrick Roy skated out of his net to defend his teammate; he was intercepted by Red Wing forwardBrendan Shanahan, who was skating at full speed, with an open ice body check, sending him sprawling momentarily. While Shanahan and Colorado defenseman Adam Foote fought, Wings goalie Mike [...]

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MIKE GREEN TRADE

December 30th, 2010 · No Comments

How else to explain that the NHL’s most successful franchise over the past 11 seasons, the Detroit Red Wings, has traded away more draft picks (13) in deadline deals than any other team.
Or that the three teams that have acquired the most picks since 1997 – the year the Wings began a run of four [...]

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TRIVIA: LEAFS' GOALIE DRAFTS

December 30th, 2010 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
The St. Pats/Leafs have dressed 81 goalies from 1918 until 2009 – from Art Brooks until Justin Pogge.
A couple of Hall of Famers have played the most games for the Leafs. Turk Broda played from 1937 until 1952 and Johnny Bower from 1959 until 1970.
Of the next eight Leafs’ goalies, who played the [...]

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TRIVIA – COUGARS

January 7th, 2010 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
The Victoria Cougars won the Stanley Cup in 1925, but lost to the Montreal Maroons in 1926.
The West Coast Hockey League then folded, and the valued players were purchased by both old and new NHL teams.
A group of 26 investors, led by a Mr. Charles Hughes purchased the Cougars, and moved them to [...]

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TRIVIA – THE LONGEST CAPTAIN

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments

By Ron Spence
Who is the longest-serving captain, of any team, in North American major league sports history?

Steve Yzerman
Prior to the 1986-87 season, the twenty-one-year-old was named the captain of the Red Wings, and continuously wore the ”C” until the end of the 2005-06 campaign.
In Detroit, ”Stevie Y” is simply known as “The Captain.”

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TRIVIA: PLUS/MINUS

November 14th, 2009 · 5 Comments

by Ron Spence
Christian Ehrhoff leads the nucks with a +9 in 21 games. He has 12 points, which helps to pull up his average.
Alexander Edler and Steve Bernier also lead the nucks with a -5. Each has 10 points (These nucks’ stats were skewered upwards after the lopsided win over Colorado.).
1. Who has the NHL’s [...]

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TRIVIA: WINNING PERCENTAGES

September 26th, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence

1. Who – of the 2009-10 NHL coaches – has the lowest winning percentage for the regular season?

2. Which current and former coaches have the highest winning percentage (Excluding Cap Raeder who coached one NHL game in 2003, when the Sharks won.) during the regular season?

3. Who are the two current NHL coaches tied [...]

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TRIVIA: NEW JERSEY’S POSTSEASONS

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
1. Before they became the New Jersey Devils, who were they?
2. During their first 13 seasons, how many playoff series did the franchise play in?
3. Since Lou Lamoriello became New Jersey’s president and general manager, how many post-seaons did the Devils reach in 21 seasons?
4. Five New Jersey players have had their names [...]

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TRIVIA: BRAD LUKOWICH

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
Brad Lukowich has been a member of four trophy winning teams. Which were they?
Also, he played on these teams with two current members of the Canucks/Moose organization(s). Who are they?
And, which member of the ‘nuck’ organization was Lukowich traded for?

He was on two Kamloops Blazers Memorial Cup teams in 1994 and 1995. 
Lukowich was [...]

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TRIVIA: MATHIEU SCHNEIDER AND ROBERTO

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments

by Ron Spence
Mathieu Schneider might be joining the Canucks.
Aside from playing against each other in the past, what is their other NHL connection?
On March 13th, 1996 Schneider went to Toronto with Wendel Clark and D.J. Smith.
Going to the Islanders were: Kenny Jonsson, Darby Hendrickson and Sean Haggerty.
Also going to New York was Toronto’s 1st round [...]

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