With this year’s Oscar nominations being announced this week, let’s pay tribute to the greatest movie of all time: Slap Shot. Old-time hockey! Eddie Shore! Puttin’ on the foil! See how much you know about the Paul Newman film. The answers will be posted tomorrow.
1. What is the name of the real team the Charlestown Chiefs are based on?
2. What song plays over the opening credits?
3. Which player is being interviewed in the first scene of the movie?
4. Which Hanson brother is not related to the other two in real life?
5. What role does screenwriter Nancy Dowd’s brother play in the movie?
6. Which present NHL coach appeared in the movie?
7. What is Ned Braden’s uniform number?
8. Who is known as Dr. Hook?
9. Who is the Chiefs’ opponent in the league championship game?
10. What team does Reg Dunlop say he’s going to coach at the end of the movie?