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Hockey quiz “Where is false?”

  • Question of

    Facts about the hockey puck.

    • A hockey puck is a disc made of vulcanized rubber.
    • Nowadays some hockey pucks are frozen prior to a game in order to prevent them from bouncing.
    • Small pieces of ice served as the first-ever hockey pucks
  • Question of

    NHL Mascots.

    • The Pittsburgh Penguins once had a live penguin as their mascot that was named Slapshot Pete.
    • The Carolina’s Hurricane mascot Stormy is named after the actress Stormy Meadows.
    • Arizona’s Coyotes Howler wears number 96 on his jersey, representing the year the Winnipeg Jets moved to Arizona.
  • Question of

    NHL rules

    • At one time, rules stated that the team captain had to be on the ice at all times.
    • If a team’s two goalies are injured during a game, the rules state that anybody can play the position — including a fan from inside the arena.
    • Some other rules stated that referees used to wear only orange helmets in order to easily spot them on the ice.
  • Question of


    • Andy Brown was the last goaltender to play a game without a mask, doing so with the Anaheim Ducks in 1970.
    • Former Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ron Hextall was the first goaltender to score a goal by shooting the puck into the other team’s net
    • Goalies cannot carry — or even touch — the puck on the opposite side of the centerline.
  • Question of

    Women in hockey.

    • Twelve women have their names engraved on the Stanley Cup, either as owners or team executives.
    • Norway is one of the top-5 countries in the women’s ice hockey rankings.
    • In 1992, goalie Manon Rhéaume became the first woman to play in the NHL, suiting up for the Tampa Bay Lightning during an exhibition game.
  • Question of

    The Stanley Cup

    • The original Stanley Cup was only seven inches high.
    • The Detroit Red Wings have won the most Stanley Cups in league history, with 13.
    • The Stanley Cup is named after a former Canadian Governor-General, Lord Stanley of Preston, who donated the trophy in 1893.
  • Question of

    NHL Hall of Fame

    • The Hockey Hall of Fame is located in Toronto, Ontario.
    • The 1956 Montreal Canadiens team featured 5 future Hall of Famers.
    • The Hockey Hall of Fame tops all sports Halls in annual attendance, over 300,000 every year.
  • Question of

    NHL records

    • The fastest slapshot on record is Bobby Hull’s, which registered 150 miles per hour.
    • Paul Coffey of the Edmonton Oilers set an NHL record for defensemen with 37 points in the 1985 playoffs.
    • Wayne Gretzky holds 61 NHL records, the most by far of any player.


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