HOCKEY QUIZ

 

Name:___________________ Date:___________
Mark:________

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CANADA’S NATIONAL SPORT?

INTRODUCTION: 

You are being invited to participate in a television hockey quiz show. You will have the chance to test your knowledge of the game against other hockey whizzes. Before you appear on the television program, you must qualify by filling out the following quiz entry sheet.
 

THE TASK:

In order to qualify, you must go to the indicated web site and answer the series of questions that follow each site. Begin by typing in the URL into your web browser’s URL address window. When you connect to the site, browse through the site and search for the information to each of the questions for that site. You may have to do a little digging to find your information. Keep on reading the data from each site until you get what you want. If you have trouble finding the information, go on to other questions. Complete as many questions as you can. See if you can be one of the top five students to answer the questions successfully. These five students will have the chance to compete on the ‘hockey quiz show’ to be held in our classroom after the assignment.
 

1. http://www.hockeydb.com

Questions:

1. Who was the very first player drafted in the 1963 Amateur Draft?

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2. Which team was he drafted by?

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3. How many draft picks did the Montreal Canadiens have in the first round of the 1968 Amateur Draft?

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4. What were their names?

1)____________________________________________

2)____________________________________________

3)____________________________________________

5. Draw the logo for the 1975-76 Vancouver Canucks team.  

 

2. http://www.nhl.com/lineups/team/index.html

Questions:

1. How many teams are there in the Eastern Conference?

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2. How many teams are there in the Western Conference?

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3. Fill in the names of the teams in each of the divisions:

Atlantic Division: Northeast Division: Southeast Division:

1. _________________1.___________________1._________________

2. _________________2.___________________2._________________

3. _________________3.___________________3._________________

4. _________________4.___________________4._________________

5. _________________5.___________________5._________________

 

3. http://www.tsn.ca

Questions:

1. What was the main headline in today’s news on this site?
Indicate the date that you visited this site.

Main Headline:_____________________________________

Date Visited: ______________________________________

 

4. http://www.detroitredwings.com

Questions:

You are to pick out 3 players from this team’s roster according to the following instructions:

1. a goaler: ________________________ number worn:_____

2. a defenceman:____________________ number worn:_____

3. a forward: ________________________ number worn:_____

 

5. http://www.learn2.com/05/0546/0546.asp

Questions:

Go to ‘Step 1 : Grasp the Basics’.
Name the 6 pieces of equipment needed for hockey.

1. __________________________ 2. ________________________

3. __________________________ 4. ________________________

5. __________________________ 6. ________________________

 

6. http://www.cbs.sportsline.com

Questions:

1. What was the main headline in today’s news on this site?
Indicate the date that you visited this site.

Main Headline: ___________________________________

Date Visited: _____________________________________

 

7. http://members.aol.com/msdaizy/sports/hist4.html

Questions:

1. What was the name that the French Explorers gave to the game played by the Indians?

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2. What was the year that the first formal hockey game was played in Kingston, Ontario?

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3. What was the position in hockey that was removed from the game in 1909?

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8. http://www.encyclopedia.com - search for ‘ice hockey’

Questions:

1. What is the definition of ice hockey?

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2. Give the year each of these hockey players were born:

Wayne Gretzky:______ Bobby Hull:______

Gordie Howe: ______ Bobby Orr: ______

Maurice Richard: ______

3. Which of the above players was called ‘The Great One’ ?

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9. http://www.exploratorium.edu/hockey/

 Questions:

1. Which N.H.L. hockey team helped to develop this site ?

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2. What is ‘fast ice’ ?

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3. What is ‘slow ice’ ?

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10. http://members.aol.com/msdaizy/sports/fun4.html

Questions:

True or False--indicate whether the statement is true(T) or false(F) after reading the data on this site.

1. Hockey pucks have always been round in shape. _____

2. Games were played with 9 players on each team. _____

3. There are 10 face off spots on a normal ice surface. _____

4. The length of a regular hockey stick must be less than 55 inches. _____

5. Hockey has been an Olympic event since The Canada Cup in 1972. _____

6. The first professional N.H.L. team was the Boston Bruins. _____

7. A ‘hoquet’ was used by shepherds. _____

8. A puck is 4 inches in width. _____

9. Goaltender’s skates are longer than a regular pair of skates. _____

 

11. http://www.zamboni.com/story.html

Questions:

1. Who was the inventor of the Zamboni machine that cleans the ice surface?

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2. When was the Iceland Skating Rink built?

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3. What year was the Zamboni machine finally operating in?

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This scavenger hunt was created by Rick Hoger ~ Our Lady of Peace School


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