Rbk Challenge Week 2 Trivia Answers

Answers all highlighted in Bold

A word about the trivia, make sure you read the entire question. On Question #9, it asks for two answers with each being worth 0.5 points. There were some answers turned in with only part of the question answered. Take your time and know what the question in asking before you begin to research.

Scores and rankings will be listed shortly on the blog.

Question One  

Who is the first goalie to record a shutout in NHL history?

                                            a. Georges Vezina                                  b.George Hainsworth

                                            c.  Cecil “Tiny” Thompson                  d. Jake Forbes 

Question Two 

In November 2005, this goalie faced two penalty shots against the same player in the same game. The shooter was Eric Cole. Who was the goalie?          

                a. Cam Ward                                        b. Tim Thomas

                c. Marty Biron                                     d. Curtis Joseph

Question Three

Who was the last goalie to play without a facemask in a 1974 NHL game?

a. Esposito                                            b. Brown

c. Maniago                                            d. Hall

Question Four

The current trend is for goalie pads to be predominately white. What is the thinking behind this?

There are two primary reasons goalies many goalies have begun to use a white-body pad. First, white pads make it harder for the shooters to distinquish compared to a darker colored pad. Second, the goalie is better able to track the rebound coming off the pad.

A goalie answering the question with either one of these received the full point.


Question Five

Which NHL starting goaltenders started his team’s first 43 games in the 2007-08 Season?

           a. Miller                                                   b. Lundqvist

             c. Turco                                                  d. Nabokov

Question Six

Who hold the modern day record for regular season’s lowest goals-against average?

                a. Kiprusoff                                          b. Hasek

                c. Backstrom                                        d. Loungo


Question Seven

Goalie led the University of Michigan to two National Championships in the 1990’s. Who is he?

Marty Turco


Question Eight

In 1963, the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadians conducted a 7-player trade featuring two of the best goalies in the history of the NHL. Who were the goalies (0.5 for each correct name)?

                a. Plante                                                  b. Hodge

                c. Giacomin                                            d. Worsley

Question Nine

What goalie was drafted 4thoverall by the New York Islanders and then traded three years later so the Islanders could draft Rick DiPietro as the first goalie ever taken with the #1 pick?

Roberto Loungo


Question Ten

What do all goalies, including the pros, need to work on every time they are on the ice without exception?

                                a. Butterfly Slides                                b. Movement

                                c. Handling Screen Shots                   d. ½ Butterfly Saves


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