Columbus Blue Jackets by ConnorA

Champion(s):

John


Runner(s)-Up:

LewandowskiMJ


Quiz Description

As a loyal member of the 5th Line, I wanted to honor the CBJ's first home win of the season (yes, 18 games in) with this quiz. Answer these questions about the NHL's newest franchise.

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 12 18 77 36 18 36 59 59 77 89 18 48
1 John 417 97 00
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2 LewandowskiMJ 411 91 15
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3 MorrisB 408 85 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 385 79 15
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5 TsujiG 334 73 15
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6 GrahamJ 278 67 15
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7 HancockA 263 61 15
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8 BurgerM 222 55 15
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9 SpoeriJ 207 50 15
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10 GoodmanDL 189 44 15
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11 twarner50 159 38 15
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12 MoyseyC 141 29 15
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12 BishopA 141 29 15
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14 HightB 126 20 15
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15 BeningoS 108 14 15
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16 HoH 75 8 15
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17 CarterBurke 15 2 00
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Questions:

The Blue Jackets are not the first NHL franchise in Ohio. Give the city AND team name of the franchise that spent two years in the state from 1976-1978. That team had relocated (and changed names) from the Bay Area, then merged with the Minnesota North Stars.

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Cleveland Barons

The Jackets were one of two NHL expansion franchises to begin play in 2000. What was the other one?

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Minnesota Wild

Who was the first pick of the Jackets in the NHL entry draft? This Czech defenseman was selected 4th overall and played 515 games for the Jackets before being traded to the Coyotes in 2011

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Rostislav Klesla

Much to the fear and/or annoyance of visiting players and reporters, how do the Jackets celebrate goals in Nationwide Arena?

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fire a cannon

What was the first major trophy won by a Blue Jacket? It was shared in 2003-04 by Rick Nash with Ilya Kovalchuk and Jerome Iginla, with 41 goals each

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Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy

What rookie goaltender won the Calder Trophy in 2009 for leading the Jackets to their first playoff appearance?

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Steve Mason

Who are the TWO head coaches who have coached the Jackets to playoff appearances? One won a Stanley Cup with Dallas and the other was just fired after an 0-7 season this year

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Ken Hitchcock, Todd Richards

Identify the Czech forward (and former Flyer, Senator, Panther, Lightning, Duck, and Ranger) in this image, OR identify the former Central Division rival he is taunting in 2013 after sweeping them in a weekend home-and-home.

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Vinny Prospal OR Detroit Red Wings

Name either of the franchise leaders in penalty minutes. Both are fan favorites. One still wastes a roster spot while the other is the current Fox Sports Ohio color commentator

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Jared Boll or Jody Shelley

In 2014, the Jackets won their first playoff game and first playoff home game. Name any TWO of the following: the Jacket who scored the 2OT winner in Pittsburgh for the first win; the Jacket who scored the tying goal in the final minute of regulation in Game 4; the Jacket who scored the winner in Game 4; or the Pittsburgh goalie who was victim in each case.

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Matt Calvert, Brandon Dubinsky, Nick Foligno, Marc-Andre Fleury

Many NHL teams have great social media accounts, including the Blue Jackets. Their best bromance may be with what team's Twitter account, which gave the Jackets the nickname "#lumbus" and trolled them with a picture of Jeff Carter and the Stanley Cup

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Los Angeles Kings

Name either the Blue Jackets all-star forward OR the Ohio State football player whose jersey he wore in the 2015 All Star skills competition in Columbus (edited at 5:58 pm, November 16, 2015 (EST))

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Ryan Johansen OR Braxton Miller