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Chicago's Bill Mosienko bagged the nhl's quickest hat trick in 21 seconds on March 23, 1952. But what is the team record for three goals? Almost two decades after Mosienko's feat, the Boston Bruins set the team version, scoring a trio of goals just one second faster than Mosienko managed it. The Bruins' three-goal outburst came in 20 seconds, as Johnny Bucyk at (4:50), Ed Westfall at (5:02) and Ted Green at (5:10) scored in rapid succession during the third period of an 8-3 win over Vancouver on February 25, 1971. More recently, Washington missed the Bruins' mark by one second, with a team hat trick in 21 seconds, to tie Mosienko and the Blackhawks' record. In this chapter, we focus on team spirit.
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10.1 Which two teams have played the most regular-season games in nhl history against one another?
A. The Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins
B. The Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings
C. The New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins
D. The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens
10.2 Which team was first to invite the fathers of players on road trips?
A. The Nashville Predators
B. The Los Angeles Kings
C. The Edmonton Oilers
D. The Pittsburgh Penguins
10.3 From what historical event does Columbus' nhl team take its namesake, the Blue Jackets?
A. The U.S. Civil War
B. The first atomic bomb
C. The Indian Wars
D. The Kent State Riot of 1970
10.4 Which club's record streak of 487 consecutive home sellouts came to an end in 2006-07?
A. The Edmonton Oilers'
B. The Colorado Avalanche's
C. The Toronto Maple Leafs'
D. The Detroit Red Wings'
10.5 Which Central Hockey League team made history in 2005 by icing pro hockey's first brother-sister duo?
A. The Austin Ice Bats
B. The Wichita Thunder
C. The Tulsa Oilers
D. The Odessa Jackalopes
10.6 Of all defunct nhl teams, which one recorded the greatest number of losses?
A. The California Oakland Seals
B. The New York Brooklyn Americans
C. The old Ottawa Senators
D. The Montreal Maroons
10.7 In 2003-04, which nhl general manager told fans to stay away if they were going to boo his players ?
A. Bobby Clarke, with the Philadelphia Flyers
B. Glen Sather, with the New York Rangers
C. Larry Pleau, with the St. Louis Blues
D. Bob Gainey, with the Montreal Canadiens
10.8 What is the most number of regular-season games played by a franchise before its first playoff match?
A. Less than 300 games
B. Between 300 and 500 games
C. Between 500 and 700 games
D. More than 700 games
10.9 How many points could an nhl team record if they lost all 82 games in a season, in overtime?
A. 22 points
B. 41 points
C. 62 points
D. 82 points