Special Sub-Topic: Hockey Tough Guys I
|Which of the following ammassed 521 PIM during one season in the West Coast Hockey League?|
Chad Wagner. Wagner set a record with 521 PIM in 43 games during the 1998-99 season, while playing with the San Diego Gulls.
|What former NHL enforcer nearly reached the 4,000 PIM plateau, with 3,966 during his career?|
Dave "Tiger" Williams. Tiger holds the mark with 3,966 career PIM. His best in one season, was 358 PIM during the 1986-87 season, while he was a member of the LA Kings. Tiger spent much of his career with the Maple Leafs and Cannucks.
|What NHL enforcer is known as "The Polish Hammer"?|
Krzysztof Oliwa. Oliwa was born in Tychy, Poland, and later came to Canada to play junior hockey. Oliwa broke into the NHL with the New Jersey Devils, and has also spent time with the Penguins and Rangers.
|What old-time NHL enforcer was quoted as saying, "I just wanted to be the meanest SOB on the ice"?|
John Ferguson. During his career-long stint with the Montreal Canadiens, Ferguson was known around the league to be the "Heavyweight Champ" of the 1960's.
|Bobby Clarke was labeled "King Goon", while playing for the Broad Street Bullies in Philly during the mid-1970s.|
false. Clarke was actually their star player and Captain. The term "King Goon", was reserved for Dave "The Hammer" Schultz.
|What Pittsburgh Penguin once totalled 409 PIM in one season?|
Paul Baxter. Baxter posted 409 PIM during the 1981-82 season. He was the first Penguin to have ever cracked the 400 PIM mark.
|Bob Probert played his entire career with the Detroit Red Wings?|
f. Probert began his career with Detroit, but finished his playing days as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks.
|Former NHL tough guys Tim and Dale Hunter are brothers?|
f. Dale did have a brother who played in the NHL. He actually once jumped on top of Dale in the middle of a brawl between Montreal and Quebec, in an attempt to calm down his brother.
|Which teammates were 1-2 in the NHL, in PIM during the 2001-02 season?|
Peter Worrell and Brad Ference. Peter and Brad had 354 and 254 PIM repectively, for the Florida Panthers.
|What team was the most penalized team during the 2001-02 NHL season?|
Florida Panthers & Panthers & Florida. The Panthers led by Worrell and Ference, led the league in PIM with over 18 per game.
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