Rbk Trivia Challenge – June 29 – July 11

 Each correct answer is awarded one point (unless otherwise noted) towards to final rankings in the Rbk Challenge. Incorrect answers are worth zero points.

Answers must be emailed before goalie takes the ice for the next session on JULY 12th  to elitegoaltending@yahoo.com. No answers will be accepted after the goalie’s session has begun. Once answers turned in (at camp or via email), all answers are final

 In celebration of Fourth of July, the following ten questions only deal with American-born goalies.

Question One

Which goalie played for Team USA in two World Junior Championships, three Olympics and World Championships and won the MVP of the 1996 World Cup of Hockey?


Question Two

Who was an NCAA all-American twice while playing for the University of Vermont, drafted in the 1994 NHL’s 9th round, and now is the starting goalie for the Boston Bruins?


Question Three

Who was the first American-born goalie to be selected #1 in the NHL draft?


Question Four

Who is the American-born goalie who won the Calder and Vezina trophies in the same year?


Question Five

A goalie began his NHL career with the Boston Bruins and lost his first game 2-0 but then had shutouts in the next three games. After the streak ended he had shutouts in the next three games giving him six shutouts in his first eight NHL games. Who is this American-born goalie?


Question Six

Who were the two goalies for the 1980 Olympic gold medal team? (0.5 points for each correct answer)


Question Seven

This goalie played for the Michigan State University Spartans and compiled a 73-18-12 record before debuting in the NHL during the 2002-03. This past season this American-born goalie was one of the games played leaders in the NHL. Who is he?


Question Eight

In the early 1990’s which NHL team used a tandem of two U.S.-born goalies?


Question Nine

These two U.S.-born goalies first played together at the University of Maine and then both suited up for the same U.S. Olympic team. Who are they? (0.5 points for each correct answer)


Question Ten

Who is the current American-born NHL starting goalie who set the NCAA record for most saves in one PLAYOFF game when he played his last for Boston University?



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