NHL Trivia

Do you know the lore, history, and current state of the NHL?
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Last updated: July 10, 2020
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1. Which NHL legend refused to sign with the Quebec Nordiques in 1991, shortly after he was drafted?
Eric Lindros
Joe Sakic
Henrik Sedin
Milan Lucic
2. Whose number is the only one to have been retired league-wide?
Wayne Gretzky
Bobby Orr
Stan Mikita
Peter Forsberg
It is illegal for any current player to wear #99
3. Which hockey player first recorded a goal, an assist, and a fight in one game?
Jean Beliveau
Maurice Richard
Gordie Howe
Ilya Kovalchuk
The feat is called a "Howe Hatrick" because of this.
4. With what team did Wayne Gretzky retire?
Edmonton Oilers
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
St. Louis Blues
The Great One retired in 1999, after a 21-year career in the NHL.
5. Who has the most individual Stanley Cup wins as a player?
Henri Richard
Wayne Gretzky
Mark Messier
Guy LaFleur
Henri Richard has 11 Stanley Cup wins.
6. What gaming company has marketed an official NHL video game every year since 1991?
2K Sports
The first edition of the NHL video game wasn't called NHL '91, if anyone was wondering.
7. What animal do Red Wings fans throw on the ice before each home game?
8. Where is the Hockey Hall of Fame?
9. Who was the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup?
Edmonton Oilers
Montreal Canadiens
Toronto Maple Leafs
Calgary Flames
The Montreal Canadiens have not appeared in a Stanley Cup since winning it all in 1993.
10. Who is the Stanley Cup named after?
Frederick Stanley
Stan Smith
Stan Lee
Flat Stanley
11. Which NHL Franchise was the most recent back-to-back Stanley Cup champion?
Pittsburgh Penguins
Boston Bruins
Chicago Blackhawks
Montreal Canadiens
They accomplished the feat in 2017 by taking down the San Jose Sharks
12. Which of these franchises has never won a Stanley Cup?
New York Rangers
Calgary Flames
Vancouver Canucks
Dallas Stars
The Rangers, Flames, and Stars won the Stanley Cup in 1994, 1989, and 1999 respectively.
13. Who is the commissioner of the NHL?
Gary Busey
Gary Bettman
Gary Payton
Gary the Snail
14. What franchise named themselves after a sports movie?
Anaheim Ducks
Carolina Hurricanes
Minnesota Wild
Columbus Blue Jackets
They were initially called the "Mighty Ducks", but shortened the name in 2006.
15. How many times has the NHL season been cancelled?
Four Times
It was cancelled in 2004 because of a lockout.
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Jul 9, 2020
The season wasn't cancelled in 1919. The Stanley Cup Final was cancelled after 5 games. Both the 1918-19 and 1919-20 seasons were played in full. Not a single regular season game was cancelled.