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Quiz about The Puck Stops Here
Quiz about The Puck Stops Here

The Puck Stops Here! Trivia Quiz


This quiz features 15 questions any true fan of goaltenders should know, and 5 weird ones that only a die hard probably knows (they're not multiple choice).

A multiple-choice quiz by stats. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
stats
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
29,831
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
20
Difficulty
Very Difficult
Avg Score
7 / 20
Plays
1999
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Question 1 of 20
1. Who was the first goalie to wear a mask in an NHL game? Hint


Question 2 of 20
2. Who was the last goalie to play an NHL game without a mask? Hint


Question 3 of 20
3. Who hit Jacques Plante in the face with a puck, thus beginning his mask-wearing days? Hint


Question 4 of 20
4. Who was the last goalie to play every game for his team in a single season? Hint


Question 5 of 20
5. Who was the first European goalie to win the Vezina Trophy? Hint


Question 6 of 20
6. In 2003, who was the last goalie to record 10 or more shutouts in a single NHL season? Hint


Question 7 of 20
7. Which of the following goalies had not 'scored' a goal? Hint


Question 8 of 20
8. 2003 saw a record for how many wins in a single NHL season by one goalie? Hint


Question 9 of 20
9. What is the record for most assists in one game by a goalie? Hint


Question 10 of 20
10. Which goalie was ambidexterous and would switch stick hands during play? Hint


Question 11 of 20
11. All of the following won a Conn Smythe Trophy (MVP of the playoffs) on a losing team except _______ ? Hint


Question 12 of 20
12. Which team NHL or other did Jacques Plante end his career with? Hint


Question 13 of 20
13. What was Vladislav Tretiak's number with the Central Red Army? Hint


Question 14 of 20
14. What is the record for most shots faced by a goalie in a regular season game (60 minutes)? Hint


Question 15 of 20
15. Dominik Hasek began his NHL career with Chicago before being traded to Buffalo: which goalie did the 'Hawks receive in exchange? Hint


Question 16 of 20
16. Which goalie has the faces of the rock band KISS painted on his mask?

Answer: ( One Word .. surname only)
Question 17 of 20
17. Name the goalie who's contract had a clause allowing him to drink a beer between periods?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 18 of 20
18. Which Hall of Fame goalie used to throw up, then drink a glass of orange juice before each game?

Answer: ( One Word .. surname only)
Question 19 of 20
19. Which goalie once wore mesh netting between his pads (until the referee noticed and had it removed)?

Answer: (Two words or just surname)
Question 20 of 20
20. Which goalie has a superstition about stepping on the painted lines(the two blue and the centre ice red)?

Answer: (Two words or just surname)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who was the first goalie to wear a mask in an NHL game?

Answer: Clint Benedict

Clint Benedict of the Montreal Maroons was the first to wear one in 1929. In 1931, he wore one made from leather also.
2. Who was the last goalie to play an NHL game without a mask?

Answer: Andy Brown

Lorne 'Gump' Worsley was the more famous of the last maskless netminders, but he put one on in his final season just so he wouldn't be the last.
3. Who hit Jacques Plante in the face with a puck, thus beginning his mask-wearing days?

Answer: Andy Bathgate

Earlier during the game Plante had skated into the corner to play the puck and tripped Bathgate on his way back to his crease. The slapshot from Bathgate was intentional and his revenge.
4. Who was the last goalie to play every game for his team in a single season?

Answer: Eddie Johnston

5. Who was the first European goalie to win the Vezina Trophy?

Answer: Pelle Lindbergh

6. In 2003, who was the last goalie to record 10 or more shutouts in a single NHL season?

Answer: Dominik Hasek

Hasek was the first since Dryden to accomplish this feat. The modern day record is 15 by Tony Esposito. George Hainsworth once had 22 in a 44 game schedule.
7. Which of the following goalies had not 'scored' a goal?

Answer: Billy Smith

Although credited with a goal against the Colorado Rockies Billy Smith did not actually shoot the puck, that honour goes to Rob Ramage of the Rockies.
8. 2003 saw a record for how many wins in a single NHL season by one goalie?

Answer: 47

Bernie Parent accomplished this with the Flyers, but Martin Brodeur has been close a couple of times.
9. What is the record for most assists in one game by a goalie?

Answer: 3

The biggest claim to fame of Jeff Reese (Calgary Flames), until someone gets 4!
10. Which goalie was ambidexterous and would switch stick hands during play?

Answer: Bill Durnan

Gloves were much different back then facilitating this ability.
11. All of the following won a Conn Smythe Trophy (MVP of the playoffs) on a losing team except _______ ?

Answer: Richard Brodeur

Reggie Leach of the Flyers has also won on a losing side.
12. Which team NHL or other did Jacques Plante end his career with?

Answer: Edmonton Oilers

He played one season in 1975 for the WHA Oilers.
13. What was Vladislav Tretiak's number with the Central Red Army?

Answer: 20

14. What is the record for most shots faced by a goalie in a regular season game (60 minutes)?

Answer: 83

Sam Lopresti of Chicago stopped 80 of the 83 Boston shots he faced in a 3-1 loss.
15. Dominik Hasek began his NHL career with Chicago before being traded to Buffalo: which goalie did the 'Hawks receive in exchange?

Answer: Stephane Beauregard

Chicago also traded Belfour for nothing, what was their GM thinking?
16. Which goalie has the faces of the rock band KISS painted on his mask?

Answer: McLennan

He's also a musician and KISS is his favourite band.
17. Name the goalie who's contract had a clause allowing him to drink a beer between periods?

Answer: Cheevers

Maybe that's why he got hit in the head so often?!
18. Which Hall of Fame goalie used to throw up, then drink a glass of orange juice before each game?

Answer: Hall

19. Which goalie once wore mesh netting between his pads (until the referee noticed and had it removed)?

Answer: Esposito

A little weak on the 5-hole?
20. Which goalie has a superstition about stepping on the painted lines(the two blue and the centre ice red)?

Answer: Roy

He skips over them, even during the pre-game skate.
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