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Quiz: The mental side of hockey

Quiz: The mental side of hockey

Do you love hockey so much that you can't tear yourself away from the TV on a Saturday night? Are you a hockey widow who accepts the "girls' night out" as a fact of life during the playoffs? Whether you're a fan or not, you probably have an idea about our five hockey facts:
1.
Which player scored the winning goal during the Summit series between Team USSR and Team Canada in 1972?
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The good answer is: C. Henderson became famous for scoring the winning goal in the last three games of the series! The «Goal of the Century» was scored with 34 seconds left in the game.
2.
His goal allowed Team Canada to bring home the gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Who is he?
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The good answer is: B. North American hockey's superstar, Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, brought an entire nation to its feet with his overtime goal against the United States.
3.
Michel Bergeron's fiery temper was on full display when this player's goal was disallowed during the Canadiens-Nordiques series in 1987. Which player?
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b.
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The good answer is: B. Referee Kerry Fraser disallowed a goal by Alain Côté with three minutes remaining in the game because he whistled for a penalty. Even today, the controversy reigns: the Canadiens went on to win the series.
4.
In 1955, the first riot in Canadiens' history broke out at the Montreal Forum. What caused it?
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b.
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The good answer is: C. Ignoring the advice of police, Clarence Campbell wanted to attend the Canadiens game the dayafter suspending Maurice Richard for the rest of the season and playoffs. A riot ensued.
5.
Which player has won the Lady Byng trophy most often, making him the NHL's most sportsmanlike player of all time?
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The good answer is: A. Not only is he known as "The Great One" for his on-ice talent, but Wayne Gretzky is also considered the finest example of gentlemanly conduct in the NHL, both past and present.
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