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Plus-minus: Quiz


Question 1: The most prominent plus-minus winner was Boston Bruins' defenseman ________, who led the league six times (and whose defence partner Dallas Smith was the first league leader).
Bobby Orr1977 Stanley Cup Finals1972 Stanley Cup Finals1970 Stanley Cup Finals

Question 2: Other teams followed in the early 1960s, and the ________ (NHL) started officially compiling the ratings in 1968.
National Hockey LeagueNational Hockey League All-Star GameNational Hockey League rivalriesOriginal Six

Question 3: ________, third on the all-time leaderboard, never led the league in plus-minus for a single season.
Boston BruinsGlen WesleyBarry PedersonRay Bourque

Question 4: ________, 1984–85, (+98)
Michael JordanTom BradyMiracle on IceWayne Gretzky

Question 5: ________, the career leader in plus-minus, only led the league once.
Jacques LemairePat Quinn (ice hockey)Los Angeles KingsLarry Robinson

Question 6: For instance, the NBA's ________ have begun to utilize a modified version of the stat, which has helped expose the unheralded effectiveness of light-scoring Shane Battier.
2009–10 Houston Rockets season1993–94 Houston Rockets season2008–09 Houston Rockets seasonHouston Rockets

Question 7: The statistic is sometimes called the plus-minus ratio even though it is a difference, not a ________.

Question 8: The ________ were the first team to track +/-, starting sometime in the 1950s.
2009–10 Montreal Canadiens season2008–09 Montreal Canadiens seasonMontreal Canadiens2007–08 Montreal Canadiens season

Question 9: The statistic has also found its way into the classroom, being used by ________ deans to identify effective professors.
Law schoolJuris DoctorBachelor's degreeLegal education

Question 10: In the 2002–03 season Peter Forsberg and ________ were both +52 for the season as members of a high-powered line with Alex Tanguay.
Markus NäslundJarome IginlaJaromír JágrMilan Hejduk


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