Stanley Cup Champions. Again. by BringMoreLegos

Champion(s):

ThomasA
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Runner(s)-Up:

thorsleyd


Quiz Description

An incredible season ended in utter triumph yet again for my beloved team. Let's see if you can answer some questions about them. I know, this is probably annoying to many of you, but to the victors go the spoils.

Full Results:

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1 ThomasA 413 98 16
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2 thorsleyd 376 96 16
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3 GeorgeSpelvin 373 89 16
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3 Ryno23 373 89 16
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3 ecpekkle 373 89 16
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3 RaygorJ 373 89 16
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7 Abhi 344 82 16
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8 twarner50 331 80 16
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9 BrownellA 320 77 16
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10 HightB 318 73 16
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10 OBrienJ 318 73 16
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12 TerrieV 313 69 16
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13 GiaquintoM 312 67 16
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14 blandestk 304 64 16
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15 GoodmanDL 294 59 16
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15 gregariouschinchilla 294 59 16
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15 BarthR 294 59 16
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18 WeaverR 293 53 16
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19 KleinJ 289 51 16
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20 Snuffleupagus 280 48 16
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21 HoH 277 46 16
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22 Ruwisc 275 42 16
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22 Warek 275 42 16
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24 CaveJ 273 38 16
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25 Matto 265 35 16
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26 akambour 257 31 16
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28 Commodore 212 27 16
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29 MoyseyC 202 23 16
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31 BurgerM 188 19 16
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32 brando3429 173 17 16
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33 Crow-T-Robot 157 14 16
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Questions:

Which NHL franchise just won the 2017 Stanley Cup? (If you clicked on this quiz at all, I'm sure you know, but I just want to check.)

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PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Okay, just to double-check, which NHL franchise won the 2016 Stanley Cup? (I know, it's a gimme, but you can use your moneys elsewhere.)

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PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Runners-up Nashville may have embarrassed this team in April's opening round, but what is the only other franchise to achieve three NHL championships (none consecutive, so less impressive) in the salary cap era?

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CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

The city of Pittsburgh now boasts 15 major league championships. Two of those came in the same year, 2009, for the Penguins and Steelers. In what other calendar year did two Pittsburgh teams win a championship?

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1979 (Steelers and Pirates)

Of the current NHL players with active "Ironman" streaks (500+ consecutive games played), one has played every match of the Penguins' back-to-back championship seasons. Who is he?

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PHIL KESSEL

Hockey's best player and greatest villain, Sidney Crosby, achieved another back-to-back feat when he was again handed the trophy recognizing the playoffs' most valuable player. For whom is this award named?

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CONN SMYTHE

Many catfish hit the ice courtesy of Nashville fans, for reasons that will ever remain unclear. But the original seafood toss belongs to Red Wings fans, who throw what aquatic creature, hearkening back to the days when the Stanley Cup only required 8 playoff wins?

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OCTOPUS

The active NHLer with the most Cup rings is now Chris Kunitz with 4. Three of those came with the Penguins; with what team, led by veterans Scott Niedermayer, Chris Pronger, and Teemu Selanne, did he first win in 2007?

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ANAHEIM DUCKS

For the last 12 years (though likely not much longer), the Penguins' roster has included two players selected first overall in the NHL draft. One is Sidney Crosby; who is the other, drafted in 2003?

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MARC-ANDRÉ FLEURY

In one of the quirkier stories surrounding these Cup runs, a 2015 Twitter campaign led by the blog Pittsburgh Sports and Mini Ponies convinced the Penguins to change their goal celebration song to "Party Hard," from the 2001 album I Get Wet by what artist?

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ANDREW WK

Multiple answers required. The Penguins have won their last 8 straight playoff series. Name FOUR of the six teams they defeated prior to Nashville. Your answer MUST include the only team they faced in both years.

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NEW YORK RANGERS, WASHINGTON CAPITALS [required], TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING, SAN JOSE SHARKS, COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS, OTTAWA SENATORS

Two answers required. In this photoshopped image (click for the pic), Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been pasted over two other legendary Penguins who won back-to-back Cups. Name BOTH original owners of the outstanding hockey hair shown.

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MARIO LEMIEUX, JAROMIR JAGR