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GAMES
Peter Sidorkiewicz
Peter Sidorkiewicz
TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Regular Season
2/8/1974
AWAY
Cleveland Crusaders
4
2

Win
6,174
Regular Season
2/8/1975
AWAY
Vancouver Blazers
1
4

Loss
8,013
Regular Season
2/8/1976
HCC
Cleveland Crusaders
1
6

Loss
10,247
Regular Season
2/8/1980
HCC
Colorado Rockies
4
4

Tie
10,726
Regular Season
2/8/1981
AWAY
Philadelphia Flyers
6
6

Tie
17,077
Regular Season
2/8/1986
HCC
Buffalo Sabres
2
4

Loss
14,088
Regular Season
2/8/1993
NS
St. Louis Blues
1
3

Loss
9,013
Regular Season
2/8/1995
HCC
Quebec Nordiques
2
3

Loss
8,032
Regular Season
2/8/1997
AWAY
Montreal Canadiens
2
3
OT
Loss
21,273
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1975 Nick Fotiu sets the Whalers (WHA) record for penalty minutes in a game with 27 vs Vancouver.
In 1980 Blaine Stoughton records his 300th career point on his 1st of two assists vs Colorado.
In 1981 Blaine Stoughton plays his 500th career game vs Philadelphia.
In 1981 Jeff Brubaker records his 5th and final Whalers goal vs Philadelphia.
In 1981 Warren Miller records his 2nd NHL hat trick vs Philadelphia.
In 1983 Ron Francis represents the Whalers in the 1983 NHL All-Star game in New York.
In 1995 Blaine Stoughton resigns from his assistant coach position in Springfield.
BIRTHDAYS
In 1967 Yvon Corriveau was born in Welland, ONT