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Previous Trivia Question: RPI's first victory of the upcoming season will be which milestone for Coach Dan Fridgen?
150thbar 68.4% — (13 Votes)
100thbar 21% — (4 Votes)
200thbar 10.5% — (2 Votes)
50thbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 19

RPI's first victory will be Coach Fridgen's 150th career victory as head coach.

Previous Trivia Question: Who scored the winning goal for RPI in the 1985 NCAA championship?
George Servinisbar 58.3% — (7 Votes)
John Carterbar 16.6% — (2 Votes)
John Tianobar 16.6% — (2 Votes)
Adam Oatesbar 8.3% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 12

George Servinis scored the winning goal in RPI's 2-1 victory over Providence for the 1985 NCAA title.

George Servinis


Previous Trivia Question: Which present-day ECAC team was the first to play RPI?
Unionbar 50% — (6 Votes)
Vermontbar 16.6% — (2 Votes)
Cornellbar 16.6% — (2 Votes)
Dartmouthbar 16.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 12

RPI played Union for the first time in the 1903–04 season, Dartmouth and Cornell in the 1907–08 season, and Vermont in 1908–1909.

Previous Trivia Question: Marc Cavosie was the ECAC Player of the Year for the 2001–02 season. Who was the only other RPI player to be named Player of the Year?
Bob Brinkworthbar 58.8% — (10 Votes)
Joel Laingbar 23.5% — (4 Votes)
Don Cuttsbar 11.7% — (2 Votes)
George Servinisbar 5.8% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 17

Bob Brinkworth was ECAC Player of the Year twice, in 1962–63 and 1963–64.

Bob Brinkworth


Previous Trivia Question: With 5217 seats, RPI's Houston Field House has the largest seating capacity of any ECAC arena. Which school has the smallest arena?
Unionbar 39.2% — (11 Votes)
Princetonbar 35.7% — (10 Votes)
Brownbar 14.2% — (4 Votes)
Colgatebar 10.7% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 28

Princeton's Hobey Baker Memorial Rink has a seating capacity of 2092. Starr Rink at Colgate can seat 2246, Meehan Auditorium at Brown 2495, and Union's Achilles Rink 2504.

Previous Trivia Question: Which of the following RPI stars never captained the team?
Adam Oatesbar 70% — (14 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 15% — (3 Votes)
Bob Brinkworthbar 10% — (2 Votes)
Frank Chiarellibar 5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 20

Adam Oates, who left RPI after his junior year, was never an RPI captain. Chiarelli and Juneau were captains in their senior years and Brinkworth in his third and last year.

Adam Oates


Previous Trivia Question: Prior to his time at RPI, Dan Fridgen was an assistant coach at which other ECAC school?
Unionbar 54.5% — (18 Votes)
Colgatebar 36.3% — (12 Votes)
Dartmouthbar 6% — (2 Votes)
Cornellbar 3% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

Dan Fridgen was an assistant coach at Union College from 1985 to 1989 before coming to RPI as an assistant coach under Buddy Powers.

Previous Trivia Question: Unless they are swept in the first round of this year's ECAC playoffs, the Engineers will break their all-time record for most games played in a season. What is that record?
38bar 68.7% — (11 Votes)
37bar 18.7% — (3 Votes)
35bar 6.2% — (1 Votes)
39bar 6.2% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 16

RPI's record for most games played in a season is 38 games, set in 1983–84 and equalled in 1984–85.

1984–85 Engineers


Previous Trivia Question: Former Enginners Joé Juneau and Adam Oates played together in the NHL on two different teams. What teams were they?
Washington and Bostonbar 80% — (20 Votes)
St. Louis and Washingtonbar 8% — (2 Votes)
St. Louis and Bostonbar 8% — (2 Votes)
Detroit and Bostonbar 4% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

Juneau and Oates played on the Bruins together from 1991–1994 and on the Capitals together from 1996–1999.

Previous Trivia Question: Mark Yurkewecz is the only current player from Troy, but three other players are from New York State. Which of the following is not a New Yorker?
C.J. Hanafinbar 73.6% — (14 Votes)
Kevin Kurkbar 26.3% — (5 Votes)
Eric Cavosiebar 0% — (0 Votes)
Greg Kempbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 19

C.J. Hanafin hails from Burlington, Mass. Eric Cavosie is from Cohoes, Greg Kemp is from Latham, and Kevin Kurk is from Orchard Park, NY.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI has had 7 Hobey Baker finalists, including Marc Cavosie this past season. All have been forward with the exceptions of Joel Laing and which other goalie?
Neil Littlebar 64% — (16 Votes)
Darren Puppabar 24% — (6 Votes)
Mike Tamburrobar 8% — (2 Votes)
Don Cuttsbar 4% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

Neil Little was a Hobey Baker finalist in the 1993–94 season.

Previous Trivia Question: Last season, the Engineers won both games of the Clarkson-St. Lawrence weekend, including the 25th Big Red Freakout! Before the 2001–02 season, when did RPI last sweep Clarkson and St. Lawrence at the Houston Field House?
1997–98bar 32.3% — (11 Votes)
1994–95bar 32.3% — (11 Votes)
1984–85bar 29.4% — (10 Votes)
1999–2000bar 5.8% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

The Engineers beat Clarkson 6-2 and St. Lawrence 7-4 on February 13 and 14, 1998.

Previous Trivia Question: Which ECAC school shares a name with a former Engineer?
Brownbar 40% — (8 Votes)
Clarksonbar 40% — (8 Votes)
Cornellbar 15% — (3 Votes)
St. Lawrencebar 5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 20

Burton Clarkson '50 captained the Engineers in his senior year. The 1949–50 team was the first to play in the Houston Field House.

Previous Trivia Question: The record for most games played in an RPI career was set within the last five seasons. Which former Engineer owns this record?
Pete Gardinerbar 29.6% — (8 Votes)
Brian Pothierbar 25.9% — (7 Votes)
Alain St. Hilairebar 25.9% — (7 Votes)
Steve Munnbar 18.5% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 27

Pete Gardiner's 144 games played are the current RPI record. Steve Munn came close in 2001–02 with 140.

Pete Gardiner


Previous Trivia Question: Against which ECAC team does RPI have the best all-time record?
Unionbar 37.5% — (9 Votes)
Princetonbar 29.1% — (7 Votes)
Brownbar 25% — (6 Votes)
Dartmouthbar 8.3% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 24

RPI's all time record against Union is 36-10-5 for a winning percentage of .755. The Engineers' winning percentages against Brown, Princeton and Dartmouth are .698, .706 and .663, respectively.

Previous Trivia Question: Adam Oates has had the longest NHL career of any RPI alumnus with 18 NHL seasons so far. Who has had the second-longest NHL career?
Joé Juneaubar 55% — (11 Votes)
Darren Puppabar 45% — (9 Votes)
John Carterbar 0% — (0 Votes)
Ken Hammondbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 20

Darren Puppa's 15-year NHL career ranks as the second-longest for a former Engineer. John Carter and Ken Hammond each played in 8 seasons; Joé Juneau is currently in his twelfth season.

Previous Trivia Question: There are four players from New York State on RPI's current roster. Which is the only other state/province to be so well represented?
British Columbiabar 56.5% — (13 Votes)
Ontariobar 21.7% — (5 Votes)
Massachusettsbar 13% — (3 Votes)
Minnesotabar 8.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 23

There are four current players from British Columbia: Nolan Graham, Vic Pereira, Brad Farynuk and Kirk MacDonald. There are three from Minnesota and two each from Ontario, Massachusetts, California and Saskatchewan.

Previous Trivia Question: Which former Engineer holds the ECAC records for goals scored in a single season and in a career?
Frank Chiarellibar 73.6% — (14 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 15.7% — (3 Votes)
John Carterbar 10.5% — (2 Votes)
Bob Brinkworthbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 19

Frank Chiarelli scored 55 goals in his rookie season, the ECAC record. His 155 career goals are also an ECAC record.

Previous Trivia Question: Of all the teams the Engineers have played, which have they faced most often?
Clarksonbar 68% — (17 Votes)
Unionbar 16% — (4 Votes)
SLUbar 8% — (2 Votes)
Colgatebar 8% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

RPI has played archrival Clarkson (sucks!) 116 times, SLU 115 times and Colgate 89 times. Union is well down the list at 52 times.

Previous Trivia Question: Rube Bjorkman, RPI's shortest-tenured coach, has the school's all-time best coaching record at .692. The next best, .643, belongs to Ned Harkness, the longest-tenured coach. Who comes in third, the only other coach to have an all-time record above .600?
Buddy Powersbar 52.1% — (12 Votes)
Mike Addesabar 34.7% — (8 Votes)
Dan Fridgenbar 8.6% — (2 Votes)
Leon Abbottbar 4.3% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 23

Buddy Powers's record of .603 is third on RPI's list. Addesa is next with .597, then Abbott with .566 and Fridgen with .561

Previous Trivia Question: Which two current Engineers scored goals in their first games with RPI?
Scott Basiuk & Carson Butterwickbar 38.2% — (13 Votes)
Nolan Graham & Brad Farynukbar 29.4% — (10 Votes)
Scott Basiuk & Nolan Grahambar 17.6% — (6 Votes)
Nolan Graham & Carson Butterwickbar 14.7% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

Carson Butterwick scored the game-winning goal against BU in his collegiate debut on 10/15/99. Scott Basiuk also scored against BU, on 10/14/00.

Previous Trivia Question: Which NCAA conference has the most teams that RPI has never played against?
CHAbar 40.9% — (9 Votes)
MAACbar 36.3% — (8 Votes)
CCHAbar 13.6% — (3 Votes)
WCHAbar 9% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 22

There are four MAAC teams that RPI has never faced: Bentley, Canisius, Fairfield and Sacred Heart. There are two CHA teams, two CCHA teams and one WCHA team that have never been RPI's opponent.

Previous Trivia Question: Which annual ECAC award has never been given to a representative of RPI?
Coach of the Yearbar 50% — (10 Votes)
Rookie of the Yearbar 35% — (7 Votes)
Goalie of the Yearbar 10% — (2 Votes)
Player of the Yearbar 5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 20

No RPI coach has received the ECAC Coach of the Year Award; Princeton is the only other ECAC school never to be so honored.

Previous Trivia Question: How many of this year's freshmen had points in their collegiate debut against the University of Wisconsin?
3bar 52.1% — (12 Votes)
2bar 30.4% — (7 Votes)
1bar 17.3% — (4 Votes)
0bar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 23

Kevin Croxton, Brad Farynuk and Keith MCWilliams all had assists in RPI's 5-1 victory over Wisconsin.

Previous Trivia Question: Which team has been RPI's opponent in the Big Red Freakout! more than any other?
Brownbar 62.1% — (23 Votes)
Clarksonbar 24.3% — (9 Votes)
UVMbar 10.8% — (4 Votes)
SLUbar 2.7% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 37

This year will be Brown's sixth appearance in the Big Red Freakout! SLU has been in the Freakout! four times; UVM three times; and Clarkson, Yale and Dartmouth each twice.

Previous Trivia Question: In RPI's history, there have been twelve games in which two goalies combined for a shutout. How many was Jim Palmer involved in?
2bar 68.1% — (15 Votes)
1bar 22.7% — (5 Votes)
3bar 4.5% — (1 Votes)
4bar 4.5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 22

Jim Palmer shared two shutouts with Nathan Marsters: Bowling Green on January 18, 2002; and Princeton on March 9, 2002.

Previous Trivia Question: Matt Murley became RPI's highest NHL draft choice ever when the Pittsburgh Penguins selected him 51st overall in 1999. Who was the next highest?
Joé Juneaubar 47.8% — (11 Votes)
Daren Puppabar 21.7% — (5 Votes)
Tony Hejnabar 21.7% — (5 Votes)
Steve Stoyanovichbar 8.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 23

Tony Hejna was chosen 52nd by St. Louis in 1986. Steve Stoyanovich was a 69th pick and Daren Puppa was chosen 74th. Joé Juneau was an 81st pick, as were Marty Dallman and Bryan Masotta.

Previous Trivia Question: How many players on RPI's current roster have won the Royal Bank Cup, the Canadian Junior A League's national championship?
2bar 53.8% — (14 Votes)
1bar 19.2% — (5 Votes)
3bar 19.2% — (5 Votes)
4bar 7.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 26

Scott Basiuk won the Royal Bank Cup with the Fort McMurray Oil Barons in 2000; Kevin Croxton won it in 2002 with the Camrose Kodiaks.

Previous Trivia Question: In their first three seasons, (1901–04) RPI played only one game each year. It wasn't until 1904 that they had their first win and thus, technically, their only perfect season. Who was the Engineers' victim that year?
Unionbar 46.6% — (14 Votes)
Williamsbar 33.3% — (10 Votes)
Armybar 10% — (3 Votes)
Carnegie Techbar 10% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

RPI beat Union 6-2 on February 26, 1904. They lost to Williams in each of the two preceeding seasons; the Engineers didn't play Army or Carnegie Tech until the 1906–07 season.

Previous Trivia Question: When Brian Pothier played for the Ottawa Senators this season, he became the fourth Engineer to do so. Which is the only NHL team that can claim more RPI alumni on its all-time roster?
Bostonbar 73% — (19 Votes)
Washingtonbar 15.3% — (4 Votes)
Torontobar 7.6% — (2 Votes)
San Josébar 3.8% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 26

Six former Engineers have played for the Boston Bruins: John Carter, Kraig Nienhuis, Graeme Townsend, Ken Hammond, Joé Juneau and Adam Oates. The Toronto Maple Leafs have had four RPI alumni; the San José Sharks three, and the Washington Capitals and seven other NHL teams two.

Previous Trivia Question: Who was the only Engineer ever to be a Hobey Baker award finalist in two different years?
Joé Juneaubar 53.3% — (8 Votes)
Joel Laingbar 20% — (3 Votes)
Adam Oatesbar 13.3% — (2 Votes)
Neil Littlebar 13.3% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 15

Joé Juneau was a finalist for the Hobey Baker award in 1989–90 and 1990–91.

Previous Trivia Question: For which nearby AHL team have no Engineers played?
Albany River Ratsbar 84% — (21 Votes)
Capital District Islandersbar 12% — (3 Votes)
Adirondack Red Wingsbar 4% — (1 Votes)
Springfield Falconsbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

No Engineer has played for the Albany River Rats. The Adirondack Red Wings' roster has included five Engineers; the Capital District Islanders', four; and the Springfield Falcons', eight.

Previous Trivia Question: How many goaltenders in RPI history have posted single-season GAAs below 2.00 (excluding those that played less than one-third of the team's minutes)?
2bar 42.8% — (6 Votes)
1bar 35.7% — (5 Votes)
3bar 14.2% — (2 Votes)
4bar 7.1% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 14

Joel Laing's 1.82 GAA in the 1999–2000 season remains the only single-season GAA below 2.00.

Previous Trivia Question: How many times has RPI appeared in the Frozen Four?
2bar 32% — (8 Votes)
3bar 32% — (8 Votes)
5bar 32% — (8 Votes)
4bar 4% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

In addition to winning the national championship in 1954 and 1985, the Engineers also appeared in the Frozen Four in 1953, 1961 and 1964.

Previous Trivia Question: Prior to Kevin Croxton, who was the last Engineer to lead the team in point scoring as a freshman?
Craig Hamelinbar 47.6% — (10 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 23.8% — (5 Votes)
Marc Cavosiebar 23.8% — (5 Votes)
Bryan Richardsonbar 4.7% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 21

Craig Hamelin led the team with 40 points in the 1991–92 season.

Previous Trivia Question: In the 16 years the ECAC has been naming All-Rookie teams, how many RPI players have made the team?
10bar 42.8% — (6 Votes)
17bar 35.7% — (5 Votes)
6bar 14.2% — (2 Votes)
13bar 7.1% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 14

17 Engineers, including Kevin Croxton last season, have been named to the ECAC All-Rookie team. In five different years, two RPI players made the team.

Previous Trivia Question: In which statistical category did Matt Murley lead the Engineers in both 2000–01 and 2001–02?
goalsbar 50% — (6 Votes)
pointsbar 25% — (3 Votes)
games playedbar 16.6% — (2 Votes)
assistsbar 8.3% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 12

Murley led the team in goals both years, scoring 24 each year. He also led in assists in 1999–2000 and in points in 2000–01

Previous Trivia Question: The Engineers scored four shorthanded goals last season. How many of them belonged to Ben Barr?
3bar 50% — (8 Votes)
2bar 43.7% — (7 Votes)
1bar 6.2% — (1 Votes)
4bar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 16

Ben Barr scored three shorthanded goals, including two against Union on March 8.

Previous Trivia Question: Which former Engineer has played for more NHL teams than any other?
Adam Oatesbar 56.5% — (13 Votes)
Ken Hammondbar 26% — (6 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 13% — (3 Votes)
Darren Puppabar 4.3% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 23

Ken Hammond played for 8 NHL teams between 1984 and 1993, including three in the 1988–89 season alone. Juneau and Oates have each played for six teams; Puppa played for three.

Previous Trivia Question: Why is it odd that Abbie Moore was selected for the All-Tournament Second Team after RPI's 1954 NCAA championship?
He was the MVP of the tournamentbar 55.5% — (20 Votes)
He only played one period of the championship gamebar 19.4% — (7 Votes)
He had no points in the tournamentbar 13.8% — (5 Votes)
He was the only Engineer selected to either All-Tournament teambar 11.1% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

Moore was named Tournament MVP (actually MOP — Most Outstanding Player) but was not one of the four Engineers named to the All-Tournament First Team.

Previous Trivia Question: Which NHL team has drafted more Engineers than any other?
Boston Bruinsbar 37.5% — (12 Votes)
Montréal Canadiensbar 34.3% — (11 Votes)
New York Rangersbar 18.7% — (6 Votes)
Edmonton Oilersbar 9.3% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

The Canadiens have drafted eight RPI players. The Oilers, Rangers and Bruins have drafted four each.

Previous Trivia Question: Who was the only Engineer to lead the team in point scoring all four of his RPI years?
Joé Juneaubar 69.6% — (23 Votes)
Matt Murleybar 15.1% — (5 Votes)
Barry Martinellibar 9% — (3 Votes)
Paul Midghallbar 6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

Joé Juneau was the points leader all four years that he was at RPI. Midghall led all three of his years, and Martinelli led three of his four. Murley led only in his junior year.

Previous Trivia Question: When did the Army Black Knights last defeat RPI?
1995bar 46.4% — (13 Votes)
neverbar 32.1% — (9 Votes)
1989bar 17.8% — (5 Votes)
1938bar 3.5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 28

The Engineers lost to Army on November 3, 1995 at West Point. RPI has been victorious in eight meetings since then, including four shutouts.

Previous Trivia Question: Which of the following members of RPI's 1985 NCAA Championship team is not in the RPI Athletic Hall of Fame?
Adam Oatesbar 48.8% — (22 Votes)
Ken Hammondbar 17.7% — (8 Votes)
Tim Fridaybar 17.7% — (8 Votes)
Mike Sadeghpourbar 15.5% — (7 Votes)

Total Votes: 45

Adam Oates is not (yet) a member of the RPI Athletic Hall of Fame. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which of the following Engineers was a teammate of Cody Wojdyla in junior hockey?
Matt Murleybar 43.5% — (17 Votes)
Kevin Kurkbar 25.6% — (10 Votes)
Andrew Martinbar 23% — (9 Votes)
Marc Cavosiebar 7.6% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Cody Wojdyla and Matt Murley played for together for the Syracuse Jr. Crunch for two years. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which of these members of the New York Islanders' Stanley Cup Championship teams in the early 1980s had a brother who played for RPI?
Dave Langevinbar 34.2% — (13 Votes)
John Tonellibar 28.9% — (11 Votes)
Bob Nystrombar 26.3% — (10 Votes)
Bob Bournebar 10.5% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 38

John Tonelli is the brother of RPI's Ray Tonelli who played from 1971 to 1973 before leaving school. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: What is RPI's largest margin of victory every over a team currently playing in the ECAC?
10 goalsbar 31.1% — (14 Votes)
8 goalsbar 26.6% — (12 Votes)
13 goalsbar 24.4% — (11 Votes)
11 goalsbar 17.7% — (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 45

The Engineers shut out Union 13-0 in 1987 and beat Clarkson 14-1 in 1925.

Previous Trivia Question: Chris Hussey shares a surname with Tom Hussey who played for RPI from 1984 to 1986. Which other current Engineer shares a surname with a former Engineer?
Blake Pickettbar 30.5% — (11 Votes)
Tommy Greenbar 25% — (9 Votes)
Kirk MacDonaldbar 22.2% — (8 Votes)
Andrew Martinbar 22.2% — (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

Mike Pickett played for RPI from 1977 to 1981.

Previous Trivia Question: On November 21–22, the Engineers swept St. Cloud State in a two-game series. In which previous season did RPI last sweep a WCHA opponent?
1984–85bar 51.8% — (14 Votes)
1999–2000bar 22.2% — (6 Votes)
1980–81bar 22.2% — (6 Votes)
1953–54bar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 27

RPI's last sweep of a WCHA opponent came in 1980–81 against Wisconsin. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: In the history of the Holiday Tournament, RPI has the most wins — seven — over two teams: Princeton and which other team?
Yalebar 41.6% — (10 Votes)
UMass-Lowellbar 20.8% — (5 Votes)
Brownbar 20.8% — (5 Votes)
Unionbar 16.6% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 24

RPI has seven victories in tournament games over Yale, five over Brown and three over both Union and UMass-Lowell.

Previous Trivia Question: Which of the participants in this year's Holiday Tournament has won the title before?
Northeasternbar 67.8% — (19 Votes)
Colgatebar 17.8% — (5 Votes)
None of the abovebar 7.1% — (2 Votes)
Mercyhurstbar 7.1% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 28

Northeastern won the Holiday Tournament in 1974–75.

Previous Trivia Question: Which was the last season in which RPI swept the Brown/Harvard home weekend?
1999–2000bar 30% — (9 Votes)
1998–99bar 26.6% — (8 Votes)
1996–97bar 23.3% — (7 Votes)
1994–95bar 20% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

RPI defeated Havard 3-2 and Brown 5-2 on December 3 and 4, 1999.

Previous Trivia Question: In what year did the first RPI-Union home-and-home weekend take place?
1992bar 55.2% — (21 Votes)
1994bar 26.3% — (10 Votes)
1924bar 10.5% — (4 Votes)
1904bar 7.8% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 38

RPI met Union on January 13 and 14 of 1994 — and won both games. Later that year, RPI won an ECAC playoff series with Union in Troy.

Previous Trivia Question: How many times has RPI scored 10 or more goals vs. Colgate?
4bar 41.8% — (18 Votes)
2bar 34.8% — (15 Votes)
6bar 18.6% — (8 Votes)
8bar 4.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

RPI has scored 10 goals against Colgate on five occasions and 11 once.

Previous Trivia Question: Following RPI's 2-0 victory over Cornell, what does Nathan Marsters have more of at Lynah Rink than Big Red goaltender David McKee?
Winsbar 43.3% — (23 Votes)
Shutoutsbar 37.7% — (20 Votes)
Savesbar 13.2% — (7 Votes)
Fansbar 3.7% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 53

Nathan Marsters has two wins at Lynah; David McKee has one.

Previous Trivia Question: The first game between Dartmouth and RPI, a 4-4 tie, occurred in 1908. When was the second?
1949bar 47% — (16 Votes)
1973bar 35.2% — (12 Votes)
1985bar 8.8% — (3 Votes)
1909bar 8.8% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

The Engineers and the Big Green did not meet again until 1973, when Dartmouth participated in the Holiday Tournament.

Previous Trivia Question: The Big Red Freakout! has been held on February 7 only once before, in 1987. That game, against the Brown Bears, was notable for having the most penalties of any Freakout! How many were there?
29bar 39.2% — (20 Votes)
34bar 31.3% — (16 Votes)
39bar 27.4% — (14 Votes)
24bar 1.9% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 51

39 penalties were called, resulting in 21 power plays; the Engineers went five-for-ten with the man advantage.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI's first-ever games against Harvard and Brown took place on back-to-back nights in 1951. What was significant about these games?
They were played in the first RPI Holiday Tournamentbar 32.4% — (12 Votes)
They were RPI's first ECAC games everbar 27% — (10 Votes)
They were Bobby Fox's first games for RPIbar 21.6% — (8 Votes)
They were the last remaining Ivy League teams RPI had not previously playedbar 18.9% — (7 Votes)

Total Votes: 37

Both the Brown Bears and the Harvard Crimson faced the Engineers for the first time in the 1951 RPI Holiday Tournament.

Previous Trivia Question: This Friday RPI has a chance to sweep their season series with Cornell; they have already done so with Clarkson, Harvard, Vermont and Union. When was the last season in which RPI swept five teams in league play?
1984–85bar 53.1% — (25 Votes)
1992–93bar 25.5% — (12 Votes)
1999–2000bar 14.8% — (7 Votes)
1990–91bar 6.3% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 47

RPI swept their ECAC series with Colgate, Cornell, Dartmouth, St. Lawrence and Union in the 1992–93 season.

Previous Trivia Question: Earlier this season Matt Murley became the 19th Engineer to play in the NHL. Who was the first?
Don Cuttsbar 66.6% — (14 Votes)
Steve Stoyanovichbar 14.2% — (3 Votes)
Mike McPheebar 14.2% — (3 Votes)
Larry Landonbar 4.7% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 21

Don Cutts played six games for Edmonton in the 1979–80 season. McPhee, Stoyanovich and Landon all made their NHL debuts in the 1983–84 season.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI has faced Princeton in seven post-season games. How many did the Engineers win?
7bar 50% — (25 Votes)
5bar 30% — (15 Votes)
6bar 16% — (8 Votes)
4bar 4% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 50

RPI is 7-0-0 against the Tigers in postseason play.

Previous Trivia Question: In 1908, Dartmouth became RPI's first Ivy League opponent. They were, however, the last of the eight Ivies to play a second game against the Engineers. How many years elapsed between the two games?
65bar 43.5% — (17 Votes)
55bar 20.5% — (8 Votes)
45bar 20.5% — (8 Votes)
75bar 15.3% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

RPI didn't meet the Big Green again until December 28, 1973.

Previous Trivia Question: Which of the following pairs of Engineers were not teammates prior to attending RPI?
Nathan Marsters and Kevin Kurkbar 42.8% — (12 Votes)
Kirk MacDonald and Brad Farynukbar 28.5% — (8 Votes)
Mark Yurkewecz and Blake Pickettbar 17.8% — (5 Votes)
Scott Basiuk and Ryan Shieldsbar 10.7% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 28

Yurkewecz and Pickett were teamates at Cushing Academy. Basiuk and Shields both played for the Kindersley Klippers in 1998–99, while Marsters and Kurk played for the Bramalea Blues in 1998–99.

Previous Trivia Question: Which Engineer wore the highest uniform number at RPI?
Brad Tapperbar 52.6% — (10 Votes)
Brad Farynukbar 26.3% — (5 Votes)
Adam Oatesbar 15.7% — (3 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 5.2% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 19

Brad Tapper wore number 52 at RPI. Oates and Juneau wore 77 and 91 respectively, but only in the NHL. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: How many current Engineers scored a goal in the Big Red Freakout! during their freshman years?
4bar 34.3% — (11 Votes)
5bar 31.2% — (10 Votes)
3bar 28.1% — (9 Votes)
6bar 6.2% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Ryan Shields scored in 2001 and Kevin Croxton in 2003. Oren Eizenman and Kevin Broad both tallied in this year's Freakout!

Previous Trivia Question: What is the most goals scored by one team in a Big Red Freakout!?
10bar 39.1% — (18 Votes)
9bar 30.4% — (14 Votes)
11bar 23.9% — (11 Votes)
8bar 6.5% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

RPI scored 10 goals in their victory over St. Lawrence on February 11, 1984.

Previous Trivia Question: Which member of this year's freshman class is the son of a former leading scorer for the Cornell Big Red?
Dan Peacebar 65.1% — (28 Votes)
Tyler Eavesbar 11.6% — (5 Votes)
Jake Schusterbar 11.6% — (5 Votes)
Jake Morissettebar 11.6% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

Dan Peace's father Dave led Cornell in scoring (28-26-37-63-26) in the 1974–75 season. Tyler Eaves's father played for Michigan and Jake Schuster's for Harvard. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Freshman goalie Jordan Alford will wear number one this year. Who was the last Engineer to be #1?
Bryan Masottabar 50% — (15 Votes)
Neil Littlebar 30% — (9 Votes)
Mike Tamburrobar 20% — (6 Votes)
Nathan Marstersbar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

Bryan Masotta wore #1 from 1994 to 1996. Neil Little also wore #1, from 1990 to 1994. Nathan Marsters wore #18 and Mike Tamburro #30. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: In the 2001–02 season, Jim Palmer was the only engineer (i.e. engineering major) among the Engineers. How many players on the 2004–05 roster can make that claim?
6bar 46.3% — (19 Votes)
4bar 26.8% — (11 Votes)
2bar 21.9% — (9 Votes)
0bar 4.8% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Six members of the current team are engineers as well as Engineers. Brad Farynuk is majoring in aeronautical engineering while Scott Romfo is studying biomedical engineering. Jake Luthi, Ryan Swanson, Dan Peace and William Neubert are undeclared engineering majors.

Previous Trivia Question: Which member of this year's senior class scored the most points during his freshman year (2001–02) at RPI?
Nick Economakosbar 38.6% — (17 Votes)
Vic Pereirabar 29.5% — (13 Votes)
Blake Pickettbar 22.7% — (10 Votes)
Matt McNeelybar 9% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 44

Blake Pickett had five points — two goals and three assists. Nick Economakos had four points, while Vic Pereira and Matt McNeely each picked up three. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which uniform number has been worn by the most Engineers who went on to play in the NHL?
12bar 46% — (23 Votes)
9bar 38% — (19 Votes)
1bar 12% — (6 Votes)
2bar 4% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 50

While at RPI, Mike McPhee, Adam Oates, Brian Pothier and Graeme Townshend all wore number 12. Numbers 1, 2 and 9 were each worn by two Engineers who later saw NHL action.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI has a winning record against four of the nine current Hockey East schools. Their best is against Merrimack, with a .692 winning percentage. Against which Hockey East school does RPI have the next best record?
UMass Lowellbar 34.7% — (16 Votes)
Northeasternbar 26% — (12 Votes)
Mainebar 21.7% — (10 Votes)
UMass Amherstbar 17.3% — (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

The Engineers are 5-3-0 against Maine for a winning percentage of .625.

Previous Trivia Question: Which state or province do the most of this year's Engineers call home?
British Columbiabar 60.8% — (28 Votes)
Ontariobar 26% — (12 Votes)
New Yorkbar 6.5% — (3 Votes)
Minnesotabar 6.5% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

Five members of the 2004–05 Engineers are from British Columbia — Vic Pereira, Brad Farynuk, Kirk MacDonald, Andrew Lord and Jake Morissette. The roster also include four New Yorkers, three Minnesotans and three Ontarioans.

Previous Trivia Question: Which Engineer was born three days before RPI defeated Providence for the 1985 NCAA Championship?
Oren Eizenmanbar 57.1% — (24 Votes)
Jordan Alfordbar 21.4% — (9 Votes)
Andrew Lordbar 11.9% — (5 Votes)
Jake Schusterbar 9.5% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 42

Oren Eizenman was born on March 27, 1985. Jordan Alford, Andrew Lord and Jake Schuster were also born during the 1984–85 season. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: The Engineers currently own a 3-1-1 record for a winning percentage of 0.700. When was the last time RPI went 0.700 or better to begin a season?
1999–2000bar 41.8% — (18 Votes)
1994–95bar 27.9% — (12 Votes)
2001–02bar 16.2% — (7 Votes)
1998–99bar 13.9% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

The Engineers won their first five games of the 1999–2000 season.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI was undefeated for 38 straight games spanning the end of the 1984–85 season and the start of the 1985–86 season. Who finally beat the Engineers?
Clarksonbar 41.1% — (21 Votes)
Yalebar 31.3% — (16 Votes)
St. Lawrencebar 21.5% — (11 Votes)
Brownbar 5.8% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 51

Yale defeated RPI 8-5 on November 22, 1985 to end the streak. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: How many Engineers had two-goal games last season?
6bar 63.3% — (19 Votes)
5bar 20% — (6 Votes)
8bar 10% — (3 Votes)
7bar 6.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

Six players scored two goals in a single game last year — Kevin Croxton (four times), Oren Eizenman (twice) and Scott Basiuk, Nick Economakos, Tommy Green and Kirk MacDonald (once each). (MacDonald has had three two-goal games already this season.)

Previous Trivia Question: How many current Engineers have brothers who have played professional hockey?
2bar 35.2% — (12 Votes)
4bar 29.4% — (10 Votes)
3bar 29.4% — (10 Votes)
5bar 5.8% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

Four current players have brothers who have played pro hockey. Matt Hussey plays for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (as does Matt Murley) while Joe Pereira is in his second year with the Peoria Rivermen of the ECHL. Jeff Romfo played for the South Carolina Stingrays, also of the ECHL, and Alon Eizenman played pro hockey in Europe.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI has beaten the U.S. Air Force Academy in all five of their meetings previous to this year's Holiday Tournament, including their first matchup in the 1978–79 Holiday Tournament. What year did all of the other four meetings take place?
1995bar 52.9% — (18 Votes)
1997bar 23.5% — (8 Votes)
1993bar 20.5% — (7 Votes)
1991bar 2.9% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

In January of 1995, RPI beat Air Force twice at their arena. The following November, RPI again swept the Falcons, this time at the Houston Field House.

Previous Trivia Question: Which two players are tied for most points in a single game among current players?
Kirk MacDonald and Nick Economakosbar 41.8% — (18 Votes)
Kevin Croxton and Oren Eizenmanbar 25.5% — (11 Votes)
Kevin Croxton and Chris Husseybar 18.6% — (8 Votes)
Kirk MacDonald and Alexander Valentinbar 13.9% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

Kevin Croxton and Oren Eizenman each registered 4-point games, on 12/7/02 and 2/28/04 respectively. Croxton also duplicated the feat on 10/19/04.

Previous Trivia Question: Had RPI played Nebraska-Omaha at the Maverick Stampede in October, there would be only one CCHA team they had never met. Which team is it?
Alaska-Fairbanksbar 35.5% — (16 Votes)
Northern Michiganbar 28.8% — (13 Votes)
Miamibar 26.6% — (12 Votes)
Western Michiganbar 8.8% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 45

To date, the Engineers have never faced the NMU Wildcats. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: RPI's all-time roster includes several sets of two or brothers. Other than the prolific Chiarellis, who scored 516 points, which set of brothers has the highest career point total?
Steve and Dave Stoyanovichbar 39.3% — (13 Votes)
Brad and Bryan Tapperbar 39.3% — (13 Votes)
Marc and Eric Cavosiebar 15.1% — (5 Votes)
Allen and Ryan Kummubar 6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

Steve and Dave Stoyanovich had 164 and 44 points respectively, for a total of 208. The Tappers paired for 156, the Cavosies for 136 and the Kummus for 96.

Previous Trivia Question: Other than #1, the traditional choice of goalies, which uniform number have the most RPI players worn?
17bar 38.4% — (10 Votes)
4bar 30.7% — (8 Votes)
10bar 23% — (6 Votes)
11bar 7.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 26

27 Engineers have worn #17. #4 has been worn by 26 players and #s 10 and 11 by 25.

Previous Trivia Question: RPI currently holds a perfect record (2-0-0) against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, whom they will play twice in South Bend this weekend. What is the only other CCHA team against which the Engineers have a perfect record?
Miamibar 41.4% — (17 Votes)
Western Michiganbar 24.3% — (10 Votes)
Lake Superior Statebar 19.5% — (8 Votes)
Michiganbar 14.6% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

RPI is 1-0-0 against Miami, having defeated them 9-1 in the 1984 Holiday Tournament.

Previous Trivia Question: Which member of this year's senior class recorded his first point against the University of Vermont on February 2, 2002?
C.J. Hanafinbar 47.3% — (18 Votes)
Blake Pickettbar 18.4% — (7 Votes)
Nick Economakosbar 18.4% — (7 Votes)
Vic Pereirabar 15.7% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 38

C.J. Hanafin tallied his first point, an assist, against the Catamounts at Gutterson Fieldhouse.

Previous Trivia Question: Which current Engineer played the most varsity sports in high school?
Jonathan Ornelasbar 35.8% — (14 Votes)
Blake Pickettbar 33.3% — (13 Votes)
Oren Eizenmanbar 17.9% — (7 Votes)
Kirk MacDonaldbar 12.8% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Jonathan Ornelas played five sports — baseball, golf, hockey, soccer and volleyball — at St. Paul High School. Oren Eizenman played four sports while Kirk MacDonald and Blake Pickett each played three.

Previous Trivia Question: In 1952, Frank Chiarelli equalled RPI's all-time record for goals in a game with 7, a record that still stands. Who set the mark Chiarelli tied?
Abbie Moorebar 33.3% — (11 Votes)
Gordie Peterkinbar 24.2% — (8 Votes)
Frank Chiarellibar 24.2% — (8 Votes)
Mo Moscobar 18.1% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

On January 20, 1952, Frank Chiarelli tied the record that he himself had set five weeks earlier.

Previous Trivia Question: Last weekend, RPI swept Clarkson and St. Lawrence in the North Country for the first time since the 1984–85 season. Which road trip have the Engineers now gone the longest without sweeping?
Colgate/Cornellbar 66.6% — (22 Votes)
Dartmouth/Vermontbar 30.3% — (10 Votes)
Brown/Harvardbar 3% — (1 Votes)
Princeton/Yalebar 0% — (0 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

RPI has not swept Dartmouth and Vermont on their home ice, where they will play this weekend, since the 1996–97 season. (Thanks to Tom Reale for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which class year on the team represents the most different U.S. states?
seniorbar 42.8% — (15 Votes)
juniorbar 28.5% — (10 Votes)
sophomorebar 14.2% — (5 Votes)
freshmanbar 14.2% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 35

The senior class includes players from five states — California (Pickett), Illinois (Economakos), Massachusetts (Hanafin), New York (Wojdyla) and Texas (Martin). There are three states represented in each of the junior, sophomore and freshman classes.

Previous Trivia Question: Which two ECAC teams have never been RPI's opponent in the Big Red Freakout?
Princeton and Unionbar 30.2% — (13 Votes)
Union and Colgatebar 27.9% — (12 Votes)
Colgate and Harvardbar 23.2% — (10 Votes)
Harvard and Princetonbar 18.6% — (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

The Big Red Freakout! has never featured the Colgate Raiders or the Harvard Crimson.

Previous Trivia Question: Engineers goalie Darren Puppa, who left RPI as a sophomore after the 1984–85 seson, eventually earned a Bachelor's degree from another school that plays Division I hockey. Which school was it?
Denverbar 38.4% — (15 Votes)
Colorado Collegebar 35.8% — (14 Votes)
Canisiusbar 15.3% — (6 Votes)
Niagarabar 10.2% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Darren Puppa received his degree from the University of Denver. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which ECAC team has been RPI's Senior Appreciation Night opponent the most times?
Colgatebar 42.2% — (19 Votes)
Princetonbar 31.1% — (14 Votes)
Cornellbar 15.5% — (7 Votes)
Dartmouthbar 11.1% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 45

The Engineers have faced Colgate on six Senior Nights while Cornell has visited the Houston Field House for three. No other team has been RPI's Senior Night opponent more than twice.

Previous Trivia Question: How many times have the Engineers visited Brown for the ECAC playoffs?
2bar 38% — (19 Votes)
0bar 36% — (18 Votes)
1bar 16% — (8 Votes)
3bar 10% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 50

RPI has never before travelled to Meehan Auditorium for a playoff game. The Engineers did meet the Bears at the Houston Field House for the 1990 playoffs; the Engineers won the series in two games.

Previous Trivia Question: In which NHL arena has RPI never played a game?
Long Island Coliseumbar 61.5% — (24 Votes)
Madison Square Gardenbar 25.6% — (10 Votes)
Joe Louis Arenabar 10.2% — (4 Votes)
Boston Gardenbar 2.5% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

The Engineers have never played in the Long Island Coliseum. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Next year's freshmen will be members of the class of 2009. What makes that (hockey) class unique among the classes of 2000 through 2009?
It contains the fewest Americansbar 41.3% — (12 Votes)
It contains the fewest Canadiansbar 31% — (9 Votes)
It contains the most Americansbar 17.2% — (5 Votes)
It contains the most Canadiansbar 10.3% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 29

Currently, the class of 2009 consists of three Canadians and two Europeans, making it the class with the fewest Americans (zero) of the decade.

Previous Trivia Question: Last season's schedule featured a school with a connection to Athletic Director Ken Ralph — the U.S. Air Force Academy, where Ralph coached swimming from 1996 to 1998. Which school on the 2005–06 schedule has a connection to Ken Ralph?
Alaska-Anchoragebar 58.3% — (14 Votes)
Western Michiganbar 20.8% — (5 Votes)
Ohio Statebar 12.5% — (3 Votes)
Michigan Techbar 8.3% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 24

The Engineers will travel to Alaska to participate in the University of Alaska-Anchorage's Nye Frontier Classic; Ken Ralph is a UAA alumnus (class of 1990).

Previous Trivia Question: Which former Engineers played the most years with a single NHL team?
Mike McPheebar 40% — (12 Votes)
Adam Oatesbar 36.6% — (11 Votes)
Joé Juneaubar 16.6% — (5 Votes)
Darren Puppabar 6.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

Mike McPhee spent the first nine years of his 11-year career with the Montréal Canadiens. Darren Puppa's career included an eight-year stretch with the Buffalo Sabres, while Joé Juneau spent six years with the Washington Capitals. Adam Oates's career also included six years with the Capitals, as well as six with the Boston Bruins.

Previous Trivia Question: Which Engineer was selected the most recently in the NHL entry draft?
Francois Senezbar 34.1% — (14 Votes)
Nathan Marstersbar 34.1% — (14 Votes)
Marc Cavosiebar 14.6% — (6 Votes)
Kevin Croxtonbar 7.3% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Francois Senez was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in 2001.

Previous Trivia Question: Four current Engineers played in games at the Houston Field House before beginning there RPI careers. Mark Yurkewecz and Will Neubert played for the Capital District Selects, with the field house for their home arena. Who are the other two players?
Jake Schuster and Mathias Langebar 53.1% — (17 Votes)
Tyler Eaves and Jake Schusterbar 28.1% — (9 Votes)
Tyler Eaves and Seth Klererbar 9.3% — (3 Votes)
Matt Angers-Goulet and Oren Eizenmanbar 3.1% — (1 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Jake Schuster and Mathias Lange both played against the Selects with their respective EJHL teams: the Walpole Stars and the New York Apple Core.

Previous Trivia Question: There are two players on this year's roster who have not missed a game during their RPI careers. One is Kevin Croxton; who is the other?
Brad Farynukbar 78.3% — (29 Votes)
Kevin Broadbar 8.1% — (3 Votes)
Jonathan Ornelasbar 8.1% — (3 Votes)
Oren Eizenmanbar 5.4% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 37

Kevin Croxton and Brad Farynuk have both played in all 116 games of their first three seasons.

Previous Trivia Question: Which uniform number has been worn by more RPI captains than any other?
9bar 40.4% — (17 Votes)
7bar 23.8% — (10 Votes)
2bar 21.4% — (9 Votes)
8bar 14.2% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 42

Seven of the Engineers' captains have worn number 7, including Abbie Moore, Paul Midghall and Steve Stoyanovich. Numbers 8 and 9 have been worn by six captains each and number 2 by five.

Previous Trivia Question: This year's roster is unusual in that it contains more than one representative of only one junior team. Which team has multiple alumni among the current Engineers?
Vernon Vipersbar 66.6% — (22 Votes)
Chilliwack Chiefsbar 15.1% — (5 Votes)
Cushing Academybar 12.1% — (4 Votes)
Camrose Kodiaksbar 6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

There are four former Vipers among this year's Engineers: Brad Farynuk, Andrew Lord, Kurtis Colling and Reed Kipp.

Previous Trivia Question: Joé Juneau is one of only two Engineers to have made the ECAC All-Rookie Team, ECAC First Team and ECAC Second Team. Who is the other?
Matt Murleybar 47.6% — (20 Votes)
Eric Healeybar 23.8% — (10 Votes)
Neil Littlebar 14.2% — (6 Votes)
Nathan Marstersbar 14.2% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 42

Eric Healey made all three teams. Neil Little and Matt Murley made the All-Rookie Team and the First Team, while Nathan Marsters made the All-Rookie Team and the Second Team. Kevin Croxton will be third player to make all three if he makes the First Team this year.

Previous Trivia Question: Many noteworthy Engineers have worn number 12, including RPI's most famous (hockey) alumnus, Adam Oates; the only Engineer whose name appears on the Stanley Cup, Mike McPhee; and the Engineer who scored the overtime goal that gave RPI the 1954 NCAA championship. Who is this player?
Gordie Peterkinbar 42.8% — (18 Votes)
Frank Chiarellibar 26.1% — (11 Votes)
Abbie Moorebar 19% — (8 Votes)
Mo Moscobar 11.9% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 42

Gordie Peterkin scored the game-winning goal aginst Minnesota to secure the national title in 1954. At the time he was wearing number 10, but he had worn number 12 previously.

Previous Trivia Question: There are currently four Engineers who playe junior hockey in the United States Hockey League (USHL). What (else) do they have in common?
They are all management majors,bar 39.3% — (13 Votes)
They are all defensemen.bar 33.3% — (11 Votes)
They are all Americans.bar 18.1% — (6 Votes)
They are all seniors.bar 9% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 33

Blueliners Jake Luthi, Keith MCWilliams, Scott Romfo and Alexander Valentin all played in the USHL before coming to RPI.

Previous Trivia Question: In the exhibition game against Ottawa this year, 21 of the 23 players who dressed had points. One of those who did not was goalie Jordan Alford. (Goalie Mathias Lange was credited with an assist.) Who was the other?
Kurt Collingbar 56.4% — (22 Votes)
Tommy Greenbar 17.9% — (7 Votes)
Ryan Swansonbar 15.3% — (6 Votes)
Dan Peacebar 10.2% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

Kurt Colling was the only skating player who did not register a point against Ottawa.

Previous Trivia Question: Uniform number 9, worn by Joé Juneau among others, has been in continuous use the longest of any number. Counting this season, how many consecutive seasons has an Engineer worn number 9?
39bar 45.6% — (21 Votes)
29bar 19.5% — (9 Votes)
49bar 17.3% — (8 Votes)
19bar 17.3% — (8 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

Number 9 has been used ever year since 1967–68, making this the 39th consecutive year.

Previous Trivia Question: Tri-captains Brad Farynuk and Kirk MacDonald are the first captains in RPI history to wear numbers 44 and 13, respectively. However, Kevin Croxton is the latest in a long line of captains to wear number 12. Which of these Engineers who wore number 12 was not a captain?
Gordie Peterkinbar 34.1% — (14 Votes)
Graeme Townshendbar 31.7% — (13 Votes)
Mike McPheebar 19.5% — (8 Votes)
Brian Pothierbar 14.6% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 41

Gordie Peterkin never captained the Engineers.

Previous Trivia Question: Before the recent weekend at Colgate and Cornell, the last time RPI tied two ECAC games in the same weekend was in 1992. Who were the opponents?
Dartmouth & Vermontbar 33.3% — (12 Votes)
Clarkson & St. Lawrencebar 30.5% — (11 Votes)
Brown & Harvardbar 25% — (9 Votes)
Princeton & Yalebar 11.1% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

The Engineers tied Dartmouth and UVM on February 7 and 8 by scores of 5-5 and 2-2.

Previous Trivia Question: Which is the only team to beat both the 1954 and 1985 NCAA championship teams?
St. Lawrencebar 38.4% — (15 Votes)
North Dakotabar 28.2% — (11 Votes)
Clarksonbar 17.9% — (7 Votes)
Denverbar 15.3% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 39

The SLU Saints defeated the Engineers on February 12, 1954 and on November 16, 1984. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Which RPI coach also coached the RIT Tigers, in his first season as a head coach?
Buddy Powersbar 46.5% — (20 Votes)
Jim Salfibar 32.5% — (14 Votes)
Dan Fridgenbar 13.9% — (6 Votes)
Mike Addesabar 6.9% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 43

Buddy Powers coached the Tigers for the 1988–89 season, before coming to RPI.

Previous Trivia Question: Which was the last Engineer to record multiple hat tricks in a single season?
Marc Cavosiebar 43.3% — (13 Votes)
Brad Tapperbar 26.6% — (8 Votes)
Matt Murleybar 23.3% — (7 Votes)
Nick Economakosbar 6.6% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 30

Marc Cavosie recorded hat tricks against BU and Yale in the 2001–02 season.

Previous Trivia Question: Aside from new member Quinnipiac, which are the only two ECAC teams RPI has never beaten in a playoff game?
St. Lawrence and Yalebar 40% — (10 Votes)
Brown and Cornellbar 24% — (6 Votes)
Colgate and Dartmouthbar 24% — (6 Votes)
Clarkson and Harvardbar 12% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 25

RPI has lost to SLU three times in playoff history: in the championship games of 1992 and 2000, and in the semifinals in 1999. The Engineers' only postseason matchup with Yale, in the 1987 consolation game, ended in a 4-4 tie.

Previous Trivia Question: Dartmouth and Harvard first travelled to the Houston Field House together in 1985, when RPI won both games. By how many total goals did RPI outscore the Big Green and the Crimson?
9bar 36.1% — (13 Votes)
13bar 27.7% — (10 Votes)
7bar 19.4% — (7 Votes)
11bar 16.6% — (6 Votes)

Total Votes: 36

RPI defeated Dartmouth 11-1 and Harvard 4-1, for a total goal differential of 13.

Previous Trivia Question: Kevin Croxton's next assist will tie him with Marty Dallman for 25th place on the Engineers' career assist list. How many points will it take for him to reach 25th on that list?
5bar 35.4% — (17 Votes)
7bar 31.2% — (15 Votes)
11bar 22.9% — (11 Votes)
9bar 10.4% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 48

Kevin Croxton needs seven more points to tie George Servinis's mark of 141 career points.

Previous Trivia Question: Who is the only Engineer to be a finalist for the Hobey Baker award more than once?
Joé Juneaubar 57.8% — (22 Votes)
Eric Healeybar 21% — (8 Votes)
Adam Oatesbar 10.5% — (4 Votes)
Neil Littlebar 10.5% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 38

Joé Juneau was a Hobey Baker finalist for the 1989–90 and 1990–91 seasons.

Previous Trivia Question: Which former Engineer did not visit Albany's Pepsi Arena last week (1/15–21/05) to play the River Rats?
Jim Henkelbar 50% — (16 Votes)
Marc Cavosiebar 25% — (8 Votes)
Nathan Marstersbar 18.7% — (6 Votes)
Steve Munnbar 6.2% — (2 Votes)

Total Votes: 32

Steve Munn and the Norfolk Admirals visited Albany on January 18, while Nathan Marsters and the Portland Pirates were in town on the 20th. Marc Cavosie and the Philadelphia Phantoms took on the Rats on the 21st.

Previous Trivia Question: In which year did RPI and Union last meet in February?
1991bar 50% — (23 Votes)
1971bar 23.9% — (11 Votes)
1931bar 17.3% — (8 Votes)
1951bar 8.6% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 46

RPI's last February meeting with Union occurred on February 14, 1931 in Schenectady.

Previous Trivia Question: The Engineers have faced Brown in more Big Red Freakouts! than any other team (and won each contest). Not counting this year, how many times have the Bears visited the Field House for the Freakout?
7bar 40.8% — (20 Votes)
6bar 26.5% — (13 Votes)
8bar 22.4% — (11 Votes)
5bar 10.2% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 49

Brown has been RPI's opponent for seven Freakouts.

Previous Trivia Question: How many current RPI players have had points in every Big Red Freakout! of their career?
2bar 35.7% — (25 Votes)
3bar 28.5% — (20 Votes)
4bar 22.8% — (16 Votes)
5bar 10% — (7 Votes)

Total Votes: 70

Two Engineers have scored in every Freakout! of their career. Kevin Croxton recorded points in four Freakouts!, while Kurt Colling scored a goal in his only Freakout! to date.

Previous Trivia Question: Aside from newcomer Quinnipiac, which two current ECAC teams have the Engineers never faced in a playoff series?
St. Lawrence and Yalebar 54.7% — (109 Votes)
Colgate and St. Lawrencebar 19% — (38 Votes)
Clarkson and Yalebar 15.5% — (31 Votes)
Clarkson and Colgatebar 10.5% — (21 Votes)

Total Votes: 199

RPI has never met the St. Lawrence Saints or the Yale Bulldogs in a playoff series.

Previous Trivia Question: Prior to their victory on October 20, the Engineers had played Denver ten times, losing each game. What is now the greatest number of times RPI has played an opponent without a win or tie?
4bar 45.1% — (37 Votes)
3bar 30.4% — (25 Votes)
2bar 18.2% — (15 Votes)
1bar 4.8% — (4 Votes)

Total Votes: 82

RPI is 0-2 against both Columbia and Trinity. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Jake Luthi is currently the Engineers' leading scorer. Who was the last defenseman to lead RPI in scoring at the end of a season?
Brian Pothierbar 52.4% — (43 Votes)
Ken Hammondbar 23.1% — (19 Votes)
Norm Beanbar 19.5% — (16 Votes)
Al Jonesbar 3.6% — (3 Votes)

Total Votes: 82

Norm Bean led the Engineers with 39 points in 1969-70. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: When was the last season that RPI's schedule, including playoffs, contained fewer than 30 games?
1982–83bar 32.7% — (18 Votes)
1972–73bar 30.9% — (17 Votes)
1992–93bar 23.6% — (13 Votes)
1962–63bar 12.7% — (7 Votes)

Total Votes: 55

In 1982–83, the Engineers played 29 games, posting an 18-11-0 record. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: RPI had four players named Chiarelli. Three were brothers. Which one was a cousin of the other three?
Johnbar 43.7% — (28 Votes)
Frankbar 23.4% — (15 Votes)
Patbar 18.7% — (12 Votes)
Dickbar 14% — (9 Votes)

Total Votes: 64

John Chiarelli '62 was a cousin to Frank '55, Dick '57 and Pat '60. (Thanks to Ralph Baer for this trivia question.)

Previous Trivia Question: Having faced Union twice already this year, the Engineers could theoretically meet the Dutchmen as many as seven times this year. What is currently the greatest number of times RPI has played any team in one season?
5bar 43.8% — (64 Votes)
6bar 39.7% — (58 Votes)
7bar 10.2% — (15 Votes)
4bar 6.1% — (9 Votes)

Total Votes: 146

RPI has faced several teams five times in a season, most recently the Dartmouth Big Green in 2003–04.

Previous Trivia Question: Who is the youngest head coach in moden RPI history?
Seth Appertbar 44.6% — (29 Votes)
Ned Harknessbar 38.4% — (25 Votes)
Garry Kearnsbar 9.2% — (6 Votes)
Jim Salfibar 7.6% — (5 Votes)

Total Votes: 65

Ned Harkness was 28 years old when he coached his first game for RPI.

Previous Trivia Question: Which member of this year's freshmen class is the son of a former NCAA hockey player?
Jordan Cyrbar 48.3% — (118 Votes)
Garett Vasselbar 18.4% — (45 Votes)
Peter Merthbar 17.6% — (43 Votes)
Erik Burgdoerferbar 15.5% — (38 Votes)

Total Votes: 244

Jordan Cyr's father Joe played for the Colgate Red Raiders, graduating in 1977.