Senators Hockey Quiz

RANDY RAY -- Sun Media

, Last Updated: 9:28 AM ET

The Ottawa Senators have reached the Stanley Cup final for the first time inmodern-day history and will do battle with the Anaheim Ducks beginning Tonight in Anaheim. With local hockey fans in a frenzy as their heroes attempt to bring Ottawa its first Stanley Cup since 1927, try your luck at the following trivia teasers. Good luck!

1. Which of the following teams was Senators coach Bryan Murray NOT involved with as a coach or GM?

a) Detroit Red Wings

b) San Jose Sharks

c) Florida Panthers

d) Anaheim Mighty Ducks

2. Who is the youngest player on the Senators 2006-07 roster?

3. In 1996, defenceman Chris Phillips was picked #1 overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Senators. Which junior team did he play for before jumping to the NHL?

a) Prince Albert Raiders

b) Estevan Bruins

c) Brandon Wheat Kings

d) London Knights

4. How many games did the Senators win in the 1992-93 season after rejoining the NHL?

a) 9

b) 12

c) 10

d) 18

5. I was the starting goaltender for the Senators in their first game of the 1992-93 season. Re-arrange the letters to spell my name.

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6. How did Frank Ahearn make sportsheadlines in 1934?

a) He was the high-scoring captain of the Ottawa Senators during the '34 season.

b) As Senators goalie he led the league in shutouts.

c) He was team owner and that year disbanded the team.

d) He was suspended for the season for his involvement in a bloody on-ice fight.

7. Marshy's Bar-B-Q & Grill at Scotiabank Place is operated by former NHL defenceman Brad Marsh who played one season with the Senators. Which NHL team did Marsh play for in 1991-92 before joining the Sens?

a) Toronto Maple Leafs

b) Atlanta Flames

c) Philadelphia Flyers

d) Detroit Red Wings

8. In 1992-93, the modern day Senators opened their inaugural season with a victory at home. Who did they beat?

a) Toronto Maple Leafs

b) Montreal Canadiens

c) Philadelphia Flyers

d) Boston Bruins

9. The Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League are the farm team of the Ottawa Senators. Which of the following AHL squads is the farm team of the Anaheim Ducks, the Sens' opponents in the Stanley Cup finals?

a) Iowa Stars

b) San Antonio Rampage

c) Portland Pirates

d) Albany River Rats

10. When the Senators returned to the NHL, Laurie Boschman was named team captain. The following year, two other players shared the 'c'. Name them.

11. Dany Heatley became the first Senator in franchise history to reach the 50-goal mark during the 2005-06 season. Against which team did he notch his historic 50th goal?

a) Toronto Maple Leafs

b) New York Rangers

c) Dallas Stars

d) San Jose Sharks

12. True or false?More than half of theplayers on the Senators currentroster were born outside of Canada.

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ANSWERS: 1. b) San Jose Sharks 2. Andrej Meszaros, who is 21 and was born on Oct. 13, 1985. The secondyoungest player is Patrick Eaves, who was born in 1984 and turned 23 on May 1. 3. a) Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League 4.. c) The Sens won 10 games, lost 70 and tied four. 5. Peter Sidorkiewicz 6. c) he was team owner and that year disbanded the team, selling off legendary players such as Frank Finnigan and King Clancy to the Toronto Maple Leafs. 7. d) Detroit Red Wings, where he was a defenceman for two seasons. Previously Marsh played for Toronto, Philadelphia, Calgary Flames and Atlanta. 8. b) on Oct. 8, 1992 the Sens beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3. 9. c) Portland Pirates 10. In the 1993-94 season Mark Lamb and Brad Shaw shared the captaincy. 11. b) Heatley recorded his first 50-goal season with a marker against the New York Rangers on the last day of the 2005-06 campaign in a 5-1 Sens victory at Madison Square Garden. He also scored 50 goals in the 2006-07 regular season. 12. False. Fourteen Senators were born in Canada; seven hail from overseas countries and two were born in the United States.


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