Rbk Trivia Challenge – July 20 – 26

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 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


This week’s trivia focuses on articles from the Elite Goaltending Blog.


Question One

In “A ‘Crater’ is Filled with Character” several components of personal character important to successful hockey players were included. List five.


Question Two

During the Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup run, the blog featured a TV interview with Chris Osgood and several quotes were listed with explanations (“Quotes from Osgood All Young Goalies Should Memorize”). Osgood said he has focused “on the proper things.” List two things goalies should focus on as well as two things they should not (0.5 for each correct answer – each answer must include two examples).


Question Three

In the post “What is Price Doing Wrong in this Picture” goalies should never do what when scored upon? What must a goalie physically do after a goal is scored? (0.5 for each correct answer)


Question Four

Fill in the following from the blog post “Ray Emery – The Path He Took Towards Career Destruction and Lessons From His Journey

            Hard work leads to ___________________

            People telling you about your great play leads to ___________________

            Over-confidence leads to ___________________

            Lesser practice intensity leads to ___________________

            Negative behavior leads to ___________________

            Distraction towards team leads to ___________________


Question Five

According to a blog post, scientists discovered a secret to goaltending. What is it?


Question Six

In “Competition” learning to compete is vital to?


Question Seven

“Theo and Slumps (What to Learn)” dealt with what goalies (and players) need to do when they are in a “slump.” What suggestion was given to break the slump in regards to practice?


Question Eight

In “Body Language – Enough Said” Coach Whalen described a goalie’s reaction to a goal against during last spring’s Rocky Mountain District Championship Tournament. What did the goalie do wrong and how should he have reacted? (0.5 points for each correct answer)


Question Nine

In “Selfish Lost” a situation is only “adversity” when viewed as such. Most of the time is is?


Question Ten

Chris Osgood gave advice to young goalies looking to make it to the NHL. What is it?


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