How Well Do You Know Your Hockey History?

How Well Do You Know Your Hockey History?

Is there any sport more exciting to watch than hockey? From memorable moments in the NHL to iconic occasions in international hockey, every game is a combination of speed, skill, and end-to-end action. How much do you know about Olympic gold medal games, Stanley Cup championships, and everything in between? Take this quiz to see how much of a hockey historian you are! 

Which NHL team has the longest active streak of missing the playoffs?

As of the 2021-22 season, the NHL currently has players from how many countries around the world?

As of the 2021-22 season, which team holds the longest active streak of playoff appearances?

After spending the entirety of his career with the Boston Bruins, what team did Ray Bourque ultimately win a Stanley Cup with?

Goalie Jacques Plante is credited with pioneering which hockey innovation?

Which country's World Junior (U20) team had a tournament-record 54-game round robin win streak?

Before winning gold at the 2002 Olympics, when was the last time Team Canada had won gold in men's Olympic hockey?

How many NHL teams have successfully rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to win a playoff series?

Who is the NHL's all-time leader in points by a defenceman?

Which of these NHL teams began playing as another franchise before relocating to their current city?

Which of these championships does NOT count towards hockey's "Triple Gold Club"?

Who holds the record for most points in an NHL Winter Classic game?

Which of these teams is NOT one of the NHL's Original Six franchises?

How many overtimes did the longest NHL Game 7 go to?

How many teams were added to the league in the 1967 NHL expansion?

Which team went on a surprising run to the finals at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey?

When was the inaugural season of the National Hockey League (NHL)?

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has how many full member nations?

Which NHL captain famously guaranteed his team would win Game 6 of their playoff series in 1994?

Which team holds the NHL record for most consecutive playoff series wins?

Which underdog nation upset Canada in a semi-final shootout at the 1998 Olympic Games?

Which of these nations has NOT become a full member of the IIHF?

The Stanley Cup, one of the most iconic trophies in all of sport, was originally commissioned in what year?

When was the last year the Stanley Cup was NOT awarded?

Who scored the winning goal for Team Canada at the 1987 Canada Cup?

How many games were played in the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the USSR?

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