King Kong, The Dominator, & The French Connection: Buffalo Sabres Hockey History

King Kong, The Dominator, & The French Connection: Buffalo Sabres Hockey History

If you are a Buffalo Sabres fan, you know the meaning of the words pain, futility, and despair. Your team has never won a Stanley Cup, it's only even advanced to the finals twice, and it hasn't even made the playoffs in a number of years. Many coaching changes and lineup overalls haven't worked, but loyal Sabre fans still have hope. This quiz is dedicated to all those hopeful hockey fans in Buffalo!

Jack Eichel was drafted 2nd overall in what year of the NHL draft?

Which of the following goalies had the best goals against average with the Sabres?

What Sabres goalie is 1st all time in career shutouts?

Which non North American born player has the most goals by a European/Russian?

What Sabres goalie almost died during a game when his throat was cut by a skate?

Who is the only Sabre to have scored 5 goals in one game?

Which of the following former Sabres later went on to become their Head Coach?

For how many seasons in a row have the Sabres missed the playoffs?

Who has the most penalty minutes in team history?

Who did the Sabres lose to in the 1999 finals?

Which former Sabre has the most career points of American born players?

Which Sabres goalie had the most wins for the team in the 2021-22 season?

In what city does the Sabres minor league AHL franchise play?

Which Sabres goalie had the most career assists?

Which of the following players was NOT the 1st overall pick in the draft by Buffalo?

In a 9 to 5 1976 victory over Boston, what Sabre had 7 points in that game?

Which team did the Sabres NOT beat in the 1999 playoffs?

In the 1992-93 season, how many goals did Alexander Mogilny score for Buffalo?

After Gilbert Perreault, who is 2nd all time in career goals for Buffalo?

What Sabres goalie is 1st all time in games played and wins?

What 21 year old scored 50 goals for Buffalo in the 1975-76 season?

Who did the Sabres lose to in the 1975 finals?

Who did Buffalo draft with their 1st overall pick in the NHL draft in their 1st season?

Who had the most points for Buffalo during the 2021-22 season?

Who was NOT a member of the famed 'French Connection Line'?

7 defencemen have scored a hat trick in Sabres history, Which one had a 5 point night?

Which Sabres goalie had a brother who had a far more successful NHL career?

In what year did Buffalo enter the NHL?

After Phil Housley, what Sabres defenceman is 2nd all time in points for his position?

After Gilbert Perreault, who has played the 2nd most games in Sabres history?

King Kong, The Dominator, & The French Connection: Buffalo Sabres Hockey History

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