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Puck Puzzle By Larry Humber F U N & GA M ES 46 // APRIL/MAY 2019 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM Like USA Hockey Magazine on Facebook and look for next month's Funny Photo for a chance to win a USA Hockey prize. The following captions were selected from all those who sent in their Funny Photo suggestions. F U N N Y P H O T O W I N N E R S "Is that an Oreo cookie?" Mike Ford N o r w i c h , N .Y. E N T E R Y O U R C A P T I O N N E X T M O N T H "You're getting sleeeeepy and sleeepy" Aaron Kirby W i s c o n s i n D e l l s , W i s . P V E E Y E H V D C E L N H D A W C N U N D V R SMALL SAVES By J. DeMarco HOCKE Y MATH k During the 1968-69 season, Phil Esposito became the first NHL player to eclipse the 100-point mark with 126 points in 74 games. How many points per game did Boston Bruins great average in that season? - % = + TOP SHELF TRIVIA k Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel's production in the 2017 playoffs was the highest playoff points total by a U.S.-born rookie, with his 21 points topping previous holders Jeremy Roenick and Joe Mullen, who each had 18. ANSWERS: PUCK PUZZLE: Men's winners were PROVIDENCE, YALE, HARVARD, CORNELL, NORTH DAKOTA, WISCONSIN, UNION and DENVER. CLARKSON is the reigning NCAA Div. I women's champion. TOP SHELF TRIVIA: Kelly Dyer was between the pipes when the U.S. Women's National Team shutout Norway, 17-0, at teh 1990 IIHF Women's World Championship in Ottawa, Ontario. HOCKEY MATH ANSWER: The great Phil Esposito averaged 1.70 points a game during his record-setting season. Who Was The First U.S. Goalie To Earn A Shutout At The Women's World Championship? k Listed here are eight NCAA men's hockey champions, some of them going back a ways (though not quite as far back as 1948, the inaugural year, when Michigan won for the first of a record nine times). Once you've filled in the blanks, the name of the 2018 NCAA Div. I women's champion will appear in the boxes. "This is a puck. When I drop it I expect all hell to break loose. Good luck boys." Paul Sochinski D e n v e r

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