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01-11-2009, 10:05 PM
NHL Trivia
Which NHL team was the first to officially retire a uniform number from circulation?
A: Toronto Maple Leafs, #6 for Ace Bailey on Feb. 14, 1934

Blues Fact
On October 11, 1967, the Blues played the first regular season game in franchise history, a 2-2 tie against fellow expansionists the Minnesota North Stars at the St. Louis Arena. Larry Keenan and Wayne Rivers scored the third-period goals for the Blues.

NHL Trivia
Which Vancouver Canuck scored four goals in the season-opening game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 6, 1976?
A: Rick Blight

NHL Fact
On June 10, 1996, the Colorado Avalanche clinched the first Stanley Cup title in franchise history by defeating the Florida Panthers, 1-0, in triple overtime in game 4 at the Miami Arena. Uwe Krupp scored the game's only goal at 4:31 of the third overtime and Patrick Roy made 63 saves to end the longest 1-0 Cup final game in NHL history.

NHL Trivia
Who did the Ottawa Senators select with the 133rd pick in the 1994 NHL entry draft?
A: Daniel Alfredsson

NHL Fact
In 1951-1952, two names from the Champion Detroit Red Wings were incorrectly engraved on the Stanley Cup. Alex Delvecchio was misspelled "Belvecchio" and Coach Tommy Ivan became "Nivan."