December 9th, 2012, 03:51 PM #21
12 is the correct answer!!!
Originally Posted by pg1067
Anyone care to throw out another trivia question?
December 10th, 2012, 03:40 AM #22
I know the answer has been given, but like Jammer I have been looking for a reason to post this....
The answer is Zero Point Zero - YouTube
December 10th, 2012, 10:03 PM #23
Alright, one more jersey number question.
The Kings have had 5 players that have worn the number 77; name them.
December 11th, 2012, 12:06 AM #24
Gary Unger, Rob Cowie, Paul Cofee, Ken Belanger and Rod Buskas.
December 11th, 2012, 09:05 AM #25
Here's one that I find very interesting.
In 1979/80, the NHL expanded from 17-21 teams and also expanded the playoffs so that there were four full rounds. Starting with the 1980 playoffs, 64 teams have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final. Of those 64 teams, the 2012 Kings allowed 1.5714 goals per game (regardless of the length of the game) going into the SCF (i.e., for the first three rounds only). This number was second best out of the 64 teams that played for the Cup between 1980 and 2012. Which teams had the best and worst team goals-per-game-allowed going into the SCF? Hint: neither team won the Cup.
December 11th, 2012, 10:37 AM #26
how bout best 99 sabres and worst 83 oiliers?
December 11th, 2012, 11:30 AM #27
My Guess: best: 99 sabres. Worst: 93 Kings (lost games 9-4 and 7-2 along the way).
December 11th, 2012, 12:09 PM #28
You are half correct. The 1993 Kings had far and away the worst average goals against of any team that played for the Cup since 1980. They allowed 76 goals in 19 games on the way to the SCF, for whopping 4.00 goals allowed per game (more than twice what the 2012 version allowed). By the way, it wasn't even close. The next worst team was the 1981 Minnesota North Stars, who allowed an average of 3.4286 goals per game in 14 games leading up to the five game loss to the Islanders. The 83 Oilers were near the bottom (#50) with 33 goals allowed in only 12 games for an average of 2.75.
Originally Posted by 05/29/93
As for the best, the 99 Sabres were right in the middle of the pack (#32), with 36 goals allowed over 15 games for an average of 2.40 (they allowed 16 goals in 5 games in the ECF against Toronto, including 10 in the first two games alone, and gave up 9 goals in the two losses to Boston in the second round).
Another hint for the team with the best average is that it was a team located west of the Mississippi River.
December 11th, 2012, 12:56 PM #29
well at least my best was better than my worst, please don't let it be the ducks
Last edited by jammer06; December 11th, 2012 at 01:45 PM.
December 11th, 2012, 12:57 PM #30
I had forgotted how Buffalo was lit up in the opening rounds that year. The Kings having the worst GAA of any Cup finalist is hardly a shock. Defense was not that team's strength, to put it mildly. Best GAA, well, west of the Mississippi helps narrow things down alot. My guess: 2000 Stars.
Originally Posted by pg1067