Hockey Trivia to Cure Your Summer Boredom

David HeereSenior Analyst IJuly 16, 2008

Step right up and test your hockey trivia knowledge. The points each question are worth are listed after the actual question.


I will post the answers tomorrow so please do not spoil the fun for everyone by posting your answers in the comments. Most importantly, NO CHEATING! Looking something up on wikipedia or google and claiming you knew it is cheating! Otherwise, Have fun!




Who was the first overall draft in the 2008 NHL entry draft? (2 points)


What league did the player drafted first overall play for before he was drafted? (3 points)


Who was the last player drafted first overall that did not play for the CHL? (5 points)


Who was the last player to be drafted first overall from the WHL? (10 points)


Stanley Cup


What team won the Stanley Cup last season? (2007-’08) (2 points)


What NHL franchise has the most Stanley Cup finals victories? (3 points)


What NHL player has his name the most on the Stanley Cup as a player? (5 points)


What team won the 1918-’19 season’s Stanley Cup? (10 points)


NHL Commissioner


Who is the Commissioner for the NHL? (2 points)


What league did the current NHL Commissioner work for before the NHL? (3 points)


Who was the NHL Commissioner/President before the current one? (I wanted to say something mean about the current one, but I do not want to have to deal with his two fanboys leaving hate messages on my wall) (5 points)




What are the names of the two newest NHL franchises? (2 points)


Name a team that was part of the 1967 NHL expansion. (3 points)


Name the other five teams that were part of the 1967 NHL expansion. (5 points)


Before they were the “Maple Leafs” and the “Red Wings”, what were the team names of these original six franchises? (10 points)




A minor penalty is worth how many minutes in the penalty box? (2 points)


What is Slew Footing? (3 points)


What NHL player holds the record for most PIM in their career? (5 points)




What NHL player has the most points in their career? (2 points)


Who was the youngest player to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame? (3 points)


Who holds the record for most goals in one game? (5 points)




Who was the first goalie to wear a mask full-time? (2 points)


Who was the player credited with “invention” of the slapshot? (3 points)


Who was the first player credited with using a curved blade on their stick? (5 points)



0-14 points Career Minor League Player

15-35 points Third or Forth Line Player

36-50 points Second Line Player

51-70 points First Line Player

71-100 points NHL All-Star