So you think you know your German hockey history?
See if you deserve a gold medal by taking your best shot at the following quiz with 10 hockey trivia questions about this year’s host nation.
The deadline for entries is May 19. The first three randomly selected entries with all 10 correct answers will win a copy of the 2010 IIHF World Championship Official Media Guide.
Send your answers, as well as your name and current mailing address, to:
1) Which two German cities hosted the 1975 IIHF World Championship?
2) In 1997, who became the first German player inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame?
3) Which nation won gold the last time Germany hosted the IIHF World Championship?
4) Which current German NHLer was born in Mannheim?
5) In how many international games did legendary German blueliner Udo Kiessling appear?
6) Who was the goalie for Germany in its shocking 7-1 win over the Czech Republic at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey?
7) Which German pro team won the DEL championship in 2010?
8) Which German player scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Colorado Avalanche in the 1996 NHL playoffs?
9) Which German defenceman had five points in one game for the New York Islanders versus Vancouver in 1993?
10) Who is the coach of Team Germany at the 2010 IIHF World Championship?