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The NHL commenced in 1917, replacing the National Hockey Association (formed in 1910). The first five franchises were Ottawa, Toronto Arenas, Montreal Wanderers, Quebec, and Montreal Canadiens. Quebec did not enter a team in the first competition.
306 NHL Teams quizzes and 4,284 NHL Teams trivia questions.
  NHL Teams From Canada   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz dedicated to Canadian cities that have been members of the National Hockey League. Match the city to the team name(s) they have represented.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jul 02 17
Very Easy
apathy100 gold member
Jul 02 17
628 plays
  Defunct NHL Teams   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz on some National Hockey League teams which no longer exist. Have fun and good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Aug 01 11
1987 plays
  Where the Ice Has Thawed   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
In this quiz you will match the name of a city to the name of a former NHL team that has either folded or moved.
Easier, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Nov 27 17
RedHook13 gold member
Nov 27 17
297 plays
  Who Are These NHL Teams?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All multiple choice about some of your favorite National Hockey League teams. I hope that you have fun with it. :-)
Average, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Dec 02 08
Nightmare gold member
2003 plays
  NHL Team Names    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Your job here is to identify the name asscociated with the NHL team, e.g. I will say "New Jersey", your answer would be "Devils". It's that easy!
Very Easy, 15 Qns, ParvatiPatil, Mar 01 19
Very Easy
Mar 01 19
2935 plays
  NHL Relocations   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In view of the announcement of the NHL's return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, here is a quiz on some other relocations that have occurred in the NHL.
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Aug 01 11
reedy gold member
1295 plays
  What Was That Hockey Team Called Again?   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
For this quiz I will give you the name of a NHL team in the 2016-2017 season and you will match it with the team's name in an earlier season in the NHL or WHA.
Easier, 10 Qns, bernie73, Feb 21 17
bernie73 gold member
485 plays
  Old NHL Venues    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the National Hockey League team with a facility where it formerly played home games.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Sep 20 22
bernie73 gold member
Sep 20 22
156 plays
  NHL Teams & Franchise Names    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is about exactly what the title says. I'll give you the name of a NHL team, and you tell me their franchise name, or vice versa.
Very Easy, 20 Qns, pitre29, Jan 17 10
Very Easy
3415 plays
  All the Right Moves?    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Various NHL franchises have moved from one city to another over the years, for various reasons. Can you match the original team (on the left) with the team they became (on the right)?
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Feb 23 17
reedy gold member
444 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What team played in the HP Pavillion?

From Quiz "NHL Arenas: 2002-03"

  Lots of Logos   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some NHL logos are easily recognized while others are not so well-known. Many logos are no longer in use. How well do you know your NHL logos?
Average, 10 Qns, hockeytown97, Jul 22 09
1373 plays
  Hockey Towns    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll name the hockey team, you pick the home city!
Easier, 10 Qns, noeliethegoalie, Jul 27 08
2868 plays
  National Hockey League Arenas    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz centers on National Hockey League arenas and the teams that played in them.
Average, 10 Qns, lowtechmaster, Feb 07 17
358 plays
  The Igloos of the NHL    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Can you match the team to the arena?
Average, 15 Qns, crumbworks, Oct 12 09
1669 plays
  NHL Arenas: 2002-03    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
This quiz is very straight forward about 2002-03. Just name the arena that each team played in during that season, or vice-versa.
Easier, 25 Qns, sgryzko, Sep 14 09
1055 plays
  NHL Arenas   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about where NHL teams played their home games during the 2006-07 season.
Average, 10 Qns, reinelt62, May 29 09
1169 plays
  NHL Firsts: Team Captains    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
NHL team captains are the leaders of their respective teams. How much do you know about the original team captains of various NHL teams?
Tough, 25 Qns, apathy100, Jan 02 08
apathy100 gold member
619 plays
  NHL Captains 2006-07   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you think you know your 2006-07 NHL captains? Find out here.
Average, 10 Qns, torbald, Jan 02 08
1422 plays
  NHL Coaches    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is a salute to the guys who make it happen behind the bench.
Average, 10 Qns, BNess, Jun 13 07
577 plays
  NHL Team Colors/Logos    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a test to see how much you know about NHL logos and team colors. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, pitre29, Jan 16 07
2323 plays
  NHL Teams Old and New    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz, contains questions which focus on teams that have existed in the history of the NHL.
Tough, 10 Qns, NYRHockeyNut, Jun 13 08
1220 plays
  NHL Arenas: 2006-07    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll name the team, and you give me the arena they play in, or vice versa.
Average, 10 Qns, Yzerman1990, Dec 09 08
755 plays
  NHL Comings and Goings    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
NHL Teams have come and gone over the years. From where did these teams originate or to where did they move?
Average, 10 Qns, whocares9989, Aug 23 15
975 plays
  Hockey Teams By The Year    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I'll give you a year and an event. Your goal is to figure out which NHL club is being referenced to. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, bigdevilsfan, Dec 09 08
1096 plays
  California Golden Seals    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The California Golden Seals played in the NHL from 1967-1976 and were quite unsuccessful. How much do you know about this team?
Tough, 10 Qns, apathy100, Apr 30 05
apathy100 gold member
420 plays
  Name The NHL Team    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
In this quiz, I give you a hint about a NHL team, and you guess the team. Very simple. Fun, fun!
Tough, 25 Qns, avsluver71, Aug 25 09
1874 plays
  NHL Defunct Teams    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In memory to those who have passed and are gone.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Simonline, Apr 21 08
1181 plays
  NHL Teams for Hockey Fans    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
I hope enjoy my quiz.
Easier, 5 Qns, nhlsabertooth, Jan 30 10
1870 plays
  Mellon Arena Facts and Figures    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take this quiz to test your knowledge on Mellon Arena facts and figures.
Difficult, 10 Qns, chadeley, Sep 14 09
370 plays

NHL Teams Trivia Questions

1. In 1997, the Washington Capitals moved from US Airways Arena to which facility?

From Quiz
National Hockey League Arenas

Answer: Verizon Center

The Capitals were at US Airways Arena from 1974-1997. Olympia Stadium was home to the Detroit Redwings from 1927-1979. The Calgary Flames played at the Stampede Corral between 1980 and 1983. The Spectrum hosted the Philadelphia Flyers 1967-1996.

2. While the National Hockey League has undergone many expansions and changes over its history, the moving of one team to another city is relatively rare. What was the very first such franchise move?

From Quiz NHL Relocations

Answer: 1920 - Quebec Bulldogs became Hamilton Tigers

The four franchise moves listed here all happened, and were the only such moves before the 1970s.

3. The Minnesota North Stars played in the NHL from 1967-68 to 1992-93. What were the two primary colors of the North Stars' uniform?

From Quiz Defunct NHL Teams

Answer: Green and gold

The Minnesota North Stars entered the NHL during the major expansion season of 1967-68. The North Stars looked flashy in their green and gold uniforms during their 26 seasons in the NHL. Some of Minnesota's best players included Bill Goldsworthy, Danny Grant, Dino Ciccarelli and Cesare Maniago. The North Stars twice advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals (1980-81 and 1990-91) but lost each time. The North Stars moved to Dallas following the 1992-93 season.

4. A horse with fire coming out of its nose was once associated with what city's team?

From Quiz Lots of Logos

Answer: Calgary

This horse was an alternate logo for the Calgary Flames, although it is no longer in use. The 2009 team's main logo was the letter C on fire.

5. The Calgary Flames began their franchise in 1973 with which name?

From Quiz Who Are These NHL Teams?

Answer: Atlanta Flames

The Flames were in Atlanta from 1973-1980. They made six playoff appearances while in Atlanta, but couldn't come home with the prize. In the 1988-89 season, as the Calgary Flames, they took home their first Stanley Cup.

6. When was Mellon Arena officially opened to the public?

From Quiz Mellon Arena Facts and Figures

Answer: September 19, 1961

The first event at the new arena was "Ice Capades".

7. Where did the Vancouver Canucks play when they left the Pacific Coliseum?

From Quiz NHL Arenas

Answer: GM Place

From 1970-1995, the Canucks played at Pacific Coliseum. They moved to GM Place in 1995.

8. After the National Hockey Association folded following the 1916-17 season, the Montreal Wanderers played part of just one NHL season before their arena burned down. Who was the only captain of the Wanderers during the NHL era?

From Quiz NHL Firsts: Team Captains

Answer: Harry Hyland

Hyland scored 30 goals in 1913-14 while playing in the National Hockey Association while playing for the Wanderers. Cleghorn, Glass, and Ross were all captains of the Wanderers during the pre-NHL era.

9. The first game ever played by the California Golden Seals was against which team?

From Quiz California Golden Seals

Answer: Philadelphia Flyers

The Golden Seals would go on to win their first game of the season against the Philadelphia Flyers (who were also playing their first NHL game). They won by a score of 5-1, would win their second game of the season 6-0 against Minnesota, and then their season would go downhill from there.

10. This team had the unflattering distinction of being the first team to fold in the history of the NHL. What was the name of this team?

From Quiz NHL Defunct Teams

Answer: Montreal Wanderers

The Wanderers' rink burned down January 2, 1918. The team withdrew.

11. 1952: On which team did Captain Bill Mosienko do the impossible, by scoring the fastest recorded hat trick in history, in a mere 21 seconds?

From Quiz Hockey Teams By The Year

Answer: Chicago Blackhawks

Mosienko was inducted into the hall of fame in 1965, after an 18 season career, but never won a championship.

12. This team played in the Southeast Division. Bob Hartley was named their new coach on January 14, 2003. Dany Heatley led this team in points in the 2002-03 season.

From Quiz Name The NHL Team

Answer: Atlanta Thrashers & Thrashers

Bob Hartley became the head coach after being fired by the Colorado Avalanche in December 2002. Before Bob Hartley, Curt Fraser was Atlanta's head coach.

13. The two NHL teams from New York (by the New York name), are the Islanders and the _____.

From Quiz NHL Team Names

Answer: Rangers

Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes. NY also has the Buffalo Sabres.

14. Which arena did the Minnesota Wild play in when they joined the NHL in 2000?

From Quiz The Igloos of the NHL

Answer: Xcel Energy Center

The Arena opened on September 29, 2000, and gave way to the newest NHL expansion team, Minnesota Wild. Their first game saw the Wild defeats the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, 3-1.

15. The Calgary Flames were originally which team?

From Quiz NHL Comings and Goings

Answer: Atlanta Flames

The Atlanta Flames moved to Calgary to start the 1980 season.

16. What is the name of the NHL award for "Best Coach of the Year"?

From Quiz NHL Coaches

Answer: Jack Adams & Adams

The Jack Adams is given to the NHL coach who is best attributed to the success of their team. The coach is elected by the NHL Broadcaters Association. The award is named after former Red Wings Coach, Jack Adams.

17. What is the franchise name of Toronto?

From Quiz NHL Teams & Franchise Names

Answer: Maple Leafs & Leafs

The Maple Leafs did not win the Stanley Cup from 1967 to 2000.

18. Which team's 3rd jersey had the head of the Statue of Liberty on its chest from 1996-2007?

From Quiz NHL Team Colors/Logos

Answer: New York Rangers

NYR were one of the first teams in the NHL to wear a 3rd jersey.

19. Where do the Canucks call home?

From Quiz Hockey Towns

Answer: Vancouver

The Canucks home arena is GM Place.

20. Which team played at the Cow Palace from 1991-1993?

From Quiz National Hockey League Arenas

Answer: San Jose Sharks

The Sharks moved in 1993 to the SAP Center. The Blues were at St. Louis Arena from 1967-1994. The Rangers played at an often modified Madison Square Garden beginning in 1926. The Sabres began at the KeyBank Center in 1996.

21. What was the name of the team that moved and became the Cleveland Barons in 1976?

From Quiz NHL Relocations

Answer: California Golden Seals

Beginning in 1961 as the WHL as the San Francisco Seals, the franchise underwent a name change in 1966, becoming the California Seals. With the 1967 NHL expansion, the franchise moved to the NHL, becoming the Oakland Seals. That name lasted until 1970 when the team name changed to the California Golden Seals. In 1976, the franchise moved to Cleveland, Ohio, taking the name of the city's former AHL team.

22. From 1925-26 to 1940-41, the New York Rangers faced competition from their intra-city rivals, the New York ________.

From Quiz Defunct NHL Teams

Answer: Americans

The New York Americans played in the NHL for 17 seasons, sharing Madison Square Garden ice with their more famous rivals, the New York Rangers. The Americans did not enjoy very much success, never reaching the Stanley Cup Finals. Perhaps the Amerks' best player was Lorne Carr, a forward who scored 99 goals for the club. During the 1941-42 campaign, the Americans moved to Brooklyn because of financial problems. The team unofficially disbanded following the 1941-42 season and officially left the NHL in 1946.

23. The Phoenix Coyotes weren't always the Phoenix Coyotes. What was the franchise's name before 1996?

From Quiz Who Are These NHL Teams?

Answer: Winnipeg Jets

The Jets began their NHL endeavors in 1979, and never made it to a Stanley Cup finals before they moved to Phoenix in 1996. In their first 10 seasons in Phoenix, the Coyotes could not make it past the playoff quarterfinals.

24. By what famous nickname is Mellon Arena often called?

From Quiz Mellon Arena Facts and Figures

Answer: The Igloo

It is called the Igloo because it resembles an Eskimo igloo.

25. Where did the Los Angeles Kings playing in 1999?

From Quiz NHL Arenas

Answer: Staples Center

The NBA's Clippers and Lakers and the NBDL's Los Angeles D-Fenders also shared the arena.

26. During the Quebec Bulldogs lone season in the NHL in 1919-20, their captain would win the NHL scoring title. Who was their captain during that season?

From Quiz NHL Firsts: Team Captains

Answer: Joe Malone

Joe Malone was the first player in NHL history to score seven goals in a single game.

27. In a game on January 13, 1968, against Minnesota, Minnesota player Bill Masterton died two days after being hit by a bodycheck and hitting his head on the ice. Which two California players hit Masterton?

From Quiz California Golden Seals

Answer: Larry Cahan and Ron Harris

Bill Masterton's death was the first on the ice in NHL history.

28. Which was the first team to ever "disappear" and "return" to the NHL?

From Quiz NHL Defunct Teams

Answer: Ottawa Senators

They were transfered in a new USA market in 1934, only to be reborn in 1992.

29. 1984: Mario Lemieux was drafted number one overall by Pittsburgh. What team had one more standings point, which prevented them from acquiring Lemieux?

From Quiz Hockey Teams By The Year

Answer: New Jersey Devils

New Jersey picked Kirk Muller with the number two choice.

30. Name the team that the tallest player in the NHL played for during the 2002-03 season. This team was knocked out of the 2003 playoffs in the Eastern Conference Finals by the Devils, after defeating the New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers.

From Quiz Name The NHL Team

Answer: Ottawa Senators & Senators

Zdeno Chara was the tallest player in the NHL. He was 6 feet, 9 inches tall.

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