Welcome to our thrilling hockey trivia challenge! Whether you’re a die-hard fan or new to the ice, get ready for an exhilarating journey through the world of hockey. With 50 brain-teasing questions designed to test your knowledge, you’ll discover fascinating facts and legendary players as you compete for the title of ultimate hockey aficionado. Let’s drop the puck and dive into the action!
Hockey, known as the “fastest game on earth,” is a high-energy sport played on ice. Two teams of skaters armed with sticks and skates battle it out to score goals by propelling a small rubber puck into the opposing net. Its roots trace back centuries, and modern hockey’s most prestigious trophy is the Stanley Cup, awarded to the NHL’s champion.
From Wayne Gretzky’s incredible scoring records to the historic rivalries between teams like the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs, hockey has left an indelible mark on sports history. As you embark on this trivia adventure, prepare to discover lesser-known tidbits, obscure milestones, and the sheer passion that makes hockey a beloved global spectacle. Good luck!
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Pizza Trivia Hockey Trivia #1. Who holds the record for the most career goals in the NHL?
Mario Lemieux #2. Which team has won the most Stanley Cup championships?
Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings #3. Which player is known as "The Great One"?
Alexander Ovechkin #4. What is the term for a goal scored when a team is shorthanded?
Short-handed goal #5. Which country has won the most Olympic gold medals in hockey?
Sweden #6. Which NHL team did Wayne Gretzky play for during his prime?
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
Edmonton Oilers #7. In what city is the Hockey Hall of Fame located?
Toronto #8. What is the maximum number of players a team can have on the ice during play? #9. Who was the first woman to play in an NHL game?
Hayley Wickenheiser #10. What is the name of the NHL's championship trophy?
Larry O'Brien Trophy
Commissioner's Trophy #11. How many periods are there in a regulation hockey game? #12. Which player is known as "Mr. Hockey"?
Gordie Howe #13. What is the term for a player scoring three goals in one game?
Hole-in-one #14. Which NHL team is based in Nashville?
St. Louis Blues
Nashville Predators #15. Who is the youngest player to ever play in an NHL game?
Connor McDavid #16. What is the name of the annual NHL All-Star game trophy?
Hart Trophy #17. Which country hosted the first-ever ice hockey game? #18. Which NHL team is known for its "Broad Street Bullies" era?
New York Rangers
Pittsburgh Penguins #19. What is the term for a game-ending goal in overtime?
Sudden death goal
Golden goal #20. Which player holds the record for the most assists in NHL history?
Paul Coffey #21. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the NHL's top goaltender?
Conn Smythe Trophy #22. Who is the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins as of 2023?
Connor McDavid #23. What is the term for a goal scored by a defenseman shooting from their own end of the ice?
One-timer #24. Which NHL team was originally known as the Quebec Nordiques?
Carolina Hurricanes #25. What is the term for a player scoring four goals in one game?
Hat trick plus one
Four-bagger #26. Who holds the record for the most points scored in a single NHL season?
Gordie Howe #27. Which country won the first Olympic gold medal in hockey?
USA #28. What is the term for a goal scored with the team having a one-player advantage?
Power-play goal #29. Which NHL team is known for its "Lucky 7's" jersey?
San Jose Sharks
Vegas Golden Knights #30. Who is the all-time leading scorer in women's international hockey?
Hayley Wickenheiser #31. What is the term for a goal scored in the final seconds of a period?
Last-minute goal #32. Which player became the first to score 50 goals in one season?
Bobby Hull #33. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the NHL's most valuable player?
Lady Byng Trophy
Art Ross Trophy
Ted Lindsay Award #34. Who is the captain of the Washington Capitals as of 2023?
Sidney Crosby #35. What is the term for a goal scored by a player deflecting the puck with a stick above the shoulder?
High stick goal
Wrist shot #36. Which NHL team was the first to win the Stanley Cup as an expansion team?
Vegas Golden Knights
Columbus Blue Jackets
Minnesota Wild #37. Who was the first woman to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame?
Hayley Wickenheiser #38. What is the term for a player being penalized for using their hand to cover the puck?
Delay of game
Holding the puck #39. Which NHL team has the longest active playoff appearance streak?
Detroit Red Wings #40. Who is the youngest captain in NHL history?
Steven Stamkos #41. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the NHL's top rookie?
Conn Smythe Trophy
Vezina Trophy #42. Which country won the first women's hockey Olympic gold medal?
Canada #43. What is the term for a goal scored by a team that is down a player due to a penalty?
Even-strength goal #44. Which NHL team is known for its "Flying V" jersey in the 1990s?
Buffalo Sabres #45. Who is the all-time leading scorer in NHL playoff history?
Mario Lemieux #46. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the NHL's best defenseman?
Conn Smythe Trophy
Lady Byng Trophy
Norris Trophy #47. Who is the captain of the Edmonton Oilers as of 2023?
Steven Stamkos #48. What is the term for a goal scored by a defenseman while their team is shorthanded?
Slap shot #49. Which NHL team is based in Seattle?
Kansas City Scouts
Seattle Kraken #50. Who was the first goaltender to be credited with a goal in an NHL game?