Special Sub-Topic: National Hockey League
|In total, how many games did Wayne Gretzky play in his NHL career?|
1487. Wayne Gretzky set or shares 61 records listed in the NHL League's Official Guide and Record Book.
|What was the score in the first ever NHL game?|
7-4. During the game, Joe Malone tallied 5 goals, and went on to win the NHL first scoring race with 44 goals in just 20 games, giving him the record for most goals per game in a single season.
|In total, how many Stanley Cups did the now retired Doug Harvey win in his NHL career?|
6. Harvey was a member of the 1952-53 Canadiens squad, that defeated the Bruins in five games, and was also a member of the Montreal squads that reeled off consecutive Stanley Cup championships, beginning with the 1955-56 season.
|For what team did Gordie Howe make his NHL debut?|
Detroit Red Wings. Gordie Howe played 32 seasons in NHL and WHA from 1946-80; led the NHL in scoring 6 times; All-NHL 1st team 12 times; MVP 6 times in NHL.
|How old was Gordie Howe when he made his NHL debut?|
18. Gordie Howe ranks 2nd on all-time NHL list in goals (801) and points (1,850) to Wayne Gretzky.
|Which of the following has more minutes for a goaltender?|
Pat Roy. Pat Roy led Montreal to 2 Stanley Cup titles (1986,93) and won 3rd and 4th Cups with Colorado (1996,2001); 3-time playoff MVP (as rookie in 1986,93,2001); won Vezina Trophy 3 times.
|In which year was Gordie Howe introduced into the hockey Hall of Fame?|
1972. The Hockey Hall of Fame exists in order to honour and preserve the history of the game of ice hockey and, in particular, those who have made outstanding contributions and achievements in the development of the game.
|Which team won the Stanley Cup in the 1928-29 season?|
Boston Bruins. The Stanley Cup was originally known as the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup.
|How many Stanley Cups did Detroit Red Wings win in the 20th century?|
9. The first winner of the Stanley Cup was the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (AAA) hockey club, champions of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada for 1893.
|On what date did the New York Islanders franchise come into existence?|
|Which player has won a Stanley Cup the most times?|
Henri Richard. The diminutive Pocket Rocket, only 5'7" and 160 pounds, defied all critics who claimed he was too small to prosper in the NHL by winning 11 Stanley Cups during a career spanning 20 years!
|Where was the Stanley Cup crafted?|
Sheffield, England. The Stanley Cup, the oldest trophy competed for by professional athletes in North America, was donated by Frederick Arthur, Lord Stanley of Preston.
|In the 1990-91 season, who scored the most playoff points?|
Mario Lemieux. Mario Lemieux, 44 points in 23 games.
|In the 1990-91 season playoffs, how many points did the top point scorer get?|
44. Lemieux had 44 points in 23 games.
|In 1995, who won the Calder Memorial Trophy for rookie of the year?|
Peter Forsberg. The Calder Memorial Trophy, is an annual award given to the player selected as the most significent player, in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League.
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