Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.
1. The Chiefs are based on the Johnstown Jets, a minor league team in Pennsylvania.
2. The National Anthem plays over the opening credits.
3. Chiefs goalie Denis Lemieux is being interviewed on a local TV show in the first scene of the movie.
4. Jack Hanson is played by Dave Hanson. Steve and Jeff Carlson play Steve and Jeff Hanson, but the third real-life brother, Jack, was called up to the WHA’s Edmonton Oilers when filming began and couldn’t appear in the movie. Johnstown Jet teammate Dave Hanson stepped in to play Jack Hanson.
5. Ned Dowd, who played on the Johnstown Jets, portrayed Ogie Ogilthorpe in the movie.
6. Bruce Boudreau of the Washington Capitals was on the Jets at the time of filming and played an opposing player (on the Presidents) in the film.
7. Ned Braden’s uniform number is 10.
8. Syracuse Bulldog center Tim McCracken is known as Dr. Hook.
9. The Chiefs play the Syracuse Bulldogs in the league championship game.
10. Reg Dunlop claims he’s going to coach the Minnesota Nighthawks
in the final scene of the movie.
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