html page creator

STANLEY CUP TRIVIA

1) Who is the only goaltender to have his name appear on the Stanley Cup as the captain of a Cup-winning team?


Charlie Gardiner, captain of the Chicago Blackhawks in 1934, is the only goaltender to have his name appear on the Stanley Cup as the captain of a Cup-winning team.

2) Who was the first player in hockey history to win an Olympic Gold Medal and a Stanley Cup in the same year?


Ken Morrow was the first player in hockey history to win an Olympic Gold Medal and a Stanley Cup in the same year. After helping the United States Olympic Team win the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, Morrow joined the New York Islanders and helped them win the first of their four consecutive Stanley Cup championships.

3) What player had his name misspelled on the Stanley Cup and later corrected?


Adam Deadmarsh was misspelled as "Deadmarch", but was later changed--the only misspelled name to be corrected. Some other misspells on the Cup that never have been corrected: Jacques Plante's name has been misspelled five times, (including "Jocko," "Jack" and "Plant"); Bob Gainey was spelled "Gainy" when he was a player for Montreal in the 70s; Ted Kennedy was spelled "Kennedyy" in the 40s; New York Islanders was spelled "Ilanders" in 1980/81; the Toronto Maple Leafs was spelled "Leaes" in 1962/63; and the Boston Bruins was spelled "Bqstqn" in 1972.

4) What Tampa Bay Lightning player scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal in 2004?


Ruslan Fedotenko stole the spotlight in Game 7 of the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals, scoring both goals for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames that delivered the franchise its first Stanley Cup.

5) Between 1980 and 1990, the New York Islanders and Edmonton Oilers won a combined total of how many Stanley Cups?

0 5 7 9

Between 1980 and 1990, the New York Islanders and Edmonton Oilers won a combined total of nine Stanley Cups. Only the Montreal Canadiens (1986) and the Calgary Flames (1989) prevented them from making a clean sweep!

6) What year did the Stanley Cup have no winner?


There was no Stanley Cup winner in 1919. The final between Montreal and Seattle was cancelled due to an influenza epidemic.

7) What year was the Stanley Cup first awarded?


The Stanley Cup was first awarded to the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association hockey club, champions of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada, in 1893.

8) What team advanced to the Stanley Cup finals in 1968, 1969, and 1970, but lost all three series?


Although the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup finals in 1968, 1969, and 1970, they lost all three series. In fact, they didn't win a single game in any of these finals, going 0-4, 0-4, 0-4.

9) After what year did the NHL assume control of Stanley Cup competition?


The NHL assumed control of Stanley Cup competition after 1926.

10) What player holds the record for most career goals in the Stanley Cup Finals?


Maurice Richard holds the record for most career goals in the Stanley Cup Finals with 34. He also has the most career overtime goals in the Stanley Cup Finals with three.

SHARE THIS PAGE!