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More interesting facts on Ice hockey
- at the 2010 Olympics, 20-year-old Drew Doughty is to become the youngest ice hockey player since Eric Lindros in 1991 to represent Canada in a major best-on-best tournament?
- at age 46, Bob Emery already ranks among the 20 all-time winningest college men's ice hockey coaches, with 465 wins?
- attorney Bill MacFarland had a dislocated knee and six broken teeth after playing 11 seasons of professional ice hockey?
- former American football linebacker Craig Sauer has three brothers who have played professional ice hockey?
- future ice hockey stars Brett Hull and Dominik Hašek participated in the Calgary Cup, a preview event for the 1988 Winter Olympics?
- a team of Canadians assembled to play for the new Nottingham Panthers ice hockey team in England were sent home without playing a game due to the outbreak of World War II?
- Tom Edur gave up a professional ice hockey career at the age of 24 to study Christianity?
- Tadeusz Adamowski, a pioneer of ice hockey in interwar Poland, played the sport at Harvard, coached the Polish national team, and was imprisoned in a German Oflag during World War II?
- Stanislav Konopásek lost five years of his ice hockey-playing career when he was imprisoned for allegedly trying to defect from Czechoslovakia in 1950?
- Teiji Honma became one of the first goaltenders in ice hockey to wear a mask when he used one that resembled a baseball catcher's mask at the 1936 Winter Olympics?
- Tim Coghlin advanced to the Frozen Four in six of the past eight years and has the second highest career winning percentage among the 100 all-time winningest college men's hockey coaches?
- Tiny Thompson was the first professional ice hockey goaltender to make a save by catching the puck?
- in 1995, René Fasel of Switzerland became the first ever representative of ice hockey to become a member of the International Olympic Committee?
- in 1924, the Calgary Tigers became the first ice hockey team from Calgary to compete for the Stanley Cup?
- the international ice hockey career of Art Berglund spanned five decades?
- the Michigan Tech Huskies, from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, have won three NCAA Division I championships in ice hockey, with players such as Tony Esposito?
- there have been nine head coaches who have spent their entire National Hockey League head coaching careers with the Montreal Canadiens, a Canadian professional ice hockey franchise?
- three 500-goal scorers appeared on a single hockey team for the first time during the 2001–02 Detroit Red Wings season, helping the team to win their tenth Stanley Cup?
- when Gordon Wilkie and his Michigan Wolverines teammates scored 21 points in a single ice hockey game against Ohio State University, their coach threatened to bench anyone else who scored?
- the 1928-29 Boston Bruins season marked the ice hockey team's first Stanley Cup championship and their first season in the Boston Garden?
- the British ice hockey team The Blackburn Hawks are often referred to as the Blackhawks, and were briefly called the Lancashire Hawks?
- in the past 5 years, Colin Campbell, a former ice hockey defenceman and coach, handed some of the longest suspensions in NHL history to Marty McSorley and Todd Bertuzzi?
- in six seasons with the "Senior" Senators, Lude Check was among the top ten scorers for his ice hockey league four times?
- professional ice hockey player Duncan MacPherson disappeared in 1989 at the age of 23, and was found dead 15 years later on a mountain in Austria?
- professional ice hockey player Bob Bailey was traded three separate times for Bill Dineen over a nine year period?
- the "Cold War", held in MSU's Spartan Stadium (pictured), was the most-attended ice hockey game in history?
- Shirley Davidson, an ice hockey player who had won the Stanley Cup three times in the 1890s, was alleged to have committed suicide with his fiancée after his father refused them permission to marry?
- Riley Hern was the first professional ice hockey goaltender to play on a Stanley Cup-winning team?
- ice hockey player Fred Higginbotham died of a spinal cord injury sustained during an accident when riding a pony?
- ice hockey defenceman Johan Fransson won a Swedish Championship in bandy?
- John Tortorella is the only American to be the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, a professional ice hockey team based in the USA?
- Princeton's "Whoop" Snively, known as "the best forward-passer in the East," later coached lacrosse and ice hockey at Williams College and New Hampshire?
- Taylor Hall became the first ice hockey player to win the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy after leading the 2010 Memorial Cup in scoring?
- ice hockey left winger Brent Peterson scored nine goals in his three seasons with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning?
- ice hockey referee Marcus Vinnerborg has officiated two Ice Hockey World Championship finals in row?
- Legend of Hockey Don Roberts was assigned to coach hockey despite having never played the sport and coached his team in boots due to his unsteadiness on skates?
- Canadian-born Jim Koleff spent three decades in Europe as an ice hockey player, coach and manager after telling coach Dave Chambers that he would play in Italy for one year?
- ice hockey coach Janne Karlsson has won two Swedish Championships, one World Championship, and one Olympic gold medal?
- ice hockey goaltender Hap Holmes won the Stanley Cup four times, with four different teams, in four different leagues?
- ice hockey goaltender Paddy Moran (pictured) aggressively defended the area in front of his net by using his stick to slash opposing players near his net and exhaling at them while chewing tobacco?
- University of Michigan Hall of Honor inductee Al Renfrew was the first person to play on a NCAA championship college hockey team and later coach a national champion?
- Al Purvis played for the Edmonton Mercurys, an ice hockey team sponsored by a local car dealership, that won the gold medal at the 1952 Winter Olympics?
- Hughie Lehman (pictured) was the first ice hockey goaltender to pass the puck to his fellow players?
- Herb Boxer was the first U.S.-born ice hockey player ever drafted by a National Hockey League team?
- John Kobs, Michigan State's first hockey coach, switched Baseball Hall of Famer Robin Roberts from a first baseman to a pitcher?
- Mike Karakas was the first American-born and trained professional ice hockey goaltender to play in the National Hockey League?
- Mike McShane led Norwich to eight Frozen Fours and ranks ninth all-time among NCAA men's ice hockey coaches with 564 wins?
- Ed Saugestad began coaching the Augsburg College hockey team while he was still a student and led the school to three NAIA national championships in 37 years as the coach?
- Dan Syvret, a rookie ice hockey defenceman with the Edmonton Oilers, captained the record-breaking 2004-05 London Knights?
- Bill Beaney led Middlebury College to an unprecedented five straight national men's ice hockey championships and ranks 11th on the all-time NCAA hockey win list?
- Bob Blake was voted the most popular ice hockey player in Buffalo, New York, in 1941?
- Bouse Hutton (pictured) played ice hockey, lacrosse, and Canadian football at the highest respective level of competition, winning championships in each sport?
- Clint Benedict was the first Ice hockey goalie to wear a protective facemask?
- Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame member Allan Pickard built and managed amateur ice hockey organizations that produced future NHL stars and became a model for modern organized amateur hockey?
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Question 3: In 1825 Sir John Franklin wrote that "The game of hockey played on the ice was the morning sport" while on Great Bear Lake during one of his ________ expeditions.
| What is Ice hockey's nickname?
Question 5: In the 1870s, the first known set of ice hockey rules were drawn up by students at Montreal's ________.
| Which of the following teams did Ice hockey play for?
Question 8: The Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, which later became more famously known as the ________, was first awarded in 1893 to the Montreal HC, champions of the AHAC.
Question 9: The annual ________, an unofficial European championships between the national men's teams of the Czech Republic, Finland, Russia and Sweden have been played since 1996-97.
Question 10: In 1886, the teams which competed at the Winter Carnival would organize the ________ (AHAC) league and play a regular season composed of "challenges" to the existing champion.