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Trivia Quiz - Gordie Howe: Epic Hockey Star


A Gordie Howe trivia quiz for all you fans of Mr. Hockey!

Quiz Number: 1070
Date Submitted: April 15, 2007
Quiz Categories: NHL Hockey
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: catherine
Average Score: 46.3 percent
Times Taken: 208 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Gordie Howe

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1. Before entering the NHL in 1946, Gordie Howe played one year in the United States Hockey League. For what team did he play?
  A.   Tulsa Oilers
  B.   Milwaukee Sea Gulls
  C.   Minneapolis Millers
  D.   Omaha Knights

2. We all know Gordie's nickname of Mr. Hockey. His tough, physical play also earned him what nickname?
  A.   Mr. Elbows
  B.   Mr. Clutch and Grab
  C.   Mr. Fight
  D.   Mr. Scrum

3. What did Howe receive as a signing bonus in his first season with the Red Wings?
  A.   a pair of Bauer skates
  B.   $10,000
  C.   a Red Wings letterman jacket
  D.   part ownership in the Red Wings

4. In 1997, at the age of 69, Howe donned the skates for one shift as a member of what International Hockey League team?
  A.   Chicago Wolves
  B.   Houston Aeros
  C.   Orlando Solar Bears
  D.   Detroit Vipers

5. After the 1970-71 season, Howe was forced to retire from the Red Wings due to an chronic injury. What was the injury?
  A.   knee
  B.   ankle
  C.   wrist
  D.   neck

6. At the beginning of 1972, Howe was offered the job as first head coach of what NHL team?
  A.   Winnipeg Jets
  B.   New York Islanders
  C.   Quebec Nordiques
  D.   New England Whalers

7. Howe was selected the Most Valuable Player of the WHA as a member of the Houston Aeros in what year?
  A.   1973
  B.   1974
  C.   1975
  D.   1976

8. In 1977, Gordie and his sons left the Houston Aeros and signed a contract to play for what WHA team?
  A.   New England Whalers
  B.   Winnipeg Jets
  C.   Cincinnati Stingers
  D.   Phoenix Roadrunners

9. How many times did Gordie win the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player?
  A.   4
  B.   5
  C.   6
  D.   7

10. There is a statue of Gordie at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. What other city also has a statue of Gordie?
  A.   Saskatoon, SK
  B.   Boston, MA
  C.   Houston, TX
  D.   Toronto, ON


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