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NHL on NBC: Quiz


Question 1: Coverage of the overtime period was shunted to Versus, the league's cable partner, although viewers in the Buffalo and Rochester markets were able to continue watching the game on WGRZ and ________, their local NBC affiliates.

Question 2: Peter Puck, whose cartoon adventures (produced by Hanna-Barbera) appeared on both NBC's Hockey Game of the Week and CBC's ________, explained hockey rules to the home viewing audience.
Hockey Night in CanadaBobby OrrLa Soirée du hockey1979 Stanley Cup Finals

Question 3: From 19721975[1][2], NBC not only televised the Stanley Cup Finals (in actuality, a couple of games in ________), but also weekly regular season games on Sunday afternoons.
ItalyUnited StatesFox Broadcasting CompanyPrime time

Question 4: NBC's Stanley Cup coverage preempted a sports anthology series called NBC Sports in Action hosted by Jim Simpson and ________, who were between-periods co-hosts for the Stanley Cup broadcasts.
Bob BarkerJohnny OlsonMark GoodsonBill Cullen

Question 5: Tim Ryan and ________ (with Brian McFarlane as the intermission host) served as the commentators for NBC's NHL coverage during this period.
Brett Hull2009 Stanley Cup FinalsJohn Davidson (ice hockey)Ted Lindsay

Question 6: NBC instead, decided to replace five of its scheduled NHL broadcasts with alternate sports programming (such as reruns of ________ Year in Review and The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge).
Auto racingA1 Grand PrixFormula OneNASCAR

Question 7: The NHL on NBC usually only features U.S.-based teams, except during the ________ when broadcasting a game involving a Canadian team might be unavoidable.
Boston BruinsNew York RangersNational Hockey LeagueSeason structure of the NHL

Question 8: It was the first such game to be televised live by an American network and the NHL's first outdoor regular season game since the Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens played the ________, which aired on CBC.
1990 Stanley Cup Finals1985 Stanley Cup FinalsHeritage Classic2006 Stanley Cup Finals

Question 9: The game went head to head with some of the New Year's Day college football bowl games, but none of the feature ________ games.
Sugar BowlOrange BowlRose Bowl GameBowl Championship Series

Question 10: Also, goalies like Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury may wear cameras inside their masks, much like ________ asks catchers to do.
World Series television ratingsRatings for Major League Baseball on Fox broadcastsMajor League Baseball television contractsMajor League Baseball on Fox

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