"Ice Skating in Hell":  Hockey in California

"Ice Skating in Hell": Hockey in California

Hell is supposed to be quite hot. California is also quite hot. It's certainly not the type of place where one would go sledding or skating. That being said, professional hockey has taken hold in the sunny state of California, as bizarre a fit as that may seem. Time to drop the puck and test your knowledge about California hockey.

In what year did the San Jose Sharks join the NHL?

In what year did the Anaheim Mighty Ducks join the NHL?

Which of the Sutter brothers was once the coach of the San Jose Sharks?

Which of the following players was NOT part of the famed 'Triple Crown Line' in Los Angeles?

What former Montreal Canadians Hall of Famer once coached the Los Angeles Kings?

How many times have the Los Angeles Kings lost in the NHL finals?

What NHL team joined the league in the same year as the Anaheim Mighty Ducks?

What goalie has record the most wins for the Los Angeles Kings?

Which former Edmonton Oiler did NOT ever play for the Los Angeles Kings?

How many NHL teams currently play hockey in the state of California?

When the Oakland/California Seals left town, what new city did they play in?

In 2003, what team beat the Anaheim Ducks in the Stanley Cup final?

A player who played for a California team is 1st in all time games played in NHL history. Who is he?

Which California team is the only one to have won MORE than 1 Stanley Cup title?

Who scored the most goals for the San Jose Sharks?

What goalie has recorded the most wins for the Anaheim Ducks?

Which California team has only one NHL title?

Before they changed their uniform colour to black, what was the base colour of the Kings' hockey jerseys?

What California hockey team was beaten in the NHL finals in 2016 by the Pittsburgh Penguins?

Which of the following California cities used to have an NHL team?

What California goalie used to have a mask with a cobra painted on it?

In 1967, which California team(s) joined the NHL?

How many seasons did the Oakland/California Seals play in the NHL?

Collectively, how many Stanley Cups have been won by teams playing in California?

Who was the coach the year the Ducks won the Stanley Cup?

What goalie has recorded the most wins for the San Jose Sharks?

Which of the following Sutter brothers was the Head Coach for a California team that won a Stanely Cup title?

Who has the most goals in Los Angeles Kings history?

Who scored the most goals for the Anaheim Ducks?

Which California team did Wayne Gretzky play for?

"Ice Skating in Hell": Hockey in California

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