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PHOTO OF THE DAY
GAMES
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TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Regular Season
3/3/1974
AWAY
Houston Aeros
6
3

Win
6,373
Regular Season
3/3/1978
SCC
Houston Aeros
2
3
OT
Loss
2,230
Regular Season
3/3/1981
AWAY
Colorado Rockies
4
5

Loss
5,237
Regular Season
3/3/1982
AWAY
Buffalo Sabres
3
3

Tie
16,012
Regular Season
3/3/1984
AWAY
Boston Bruins
3
3
OT
Tie
14,167
Regular Season
3/3/1985
HCC
Vancouver Canucks
6
7
OT
Loss
10,070
Regular Season
3/3/1987
HCC
Detroit Red Wings
5
3

Win
13,078
Regular Season
3/3/1990
HCC
New York Rangers
6
4

Win

Regular Season
3/3/1991
HCC
Toronto Maple Leafs
4
4
OT
Tie
11,058
Regular Season
3/3/1992
HCC
Boston Bruins
4
0

Win
12,686
Regular Season
3/3/1993
HCC
New Jersey Devils
4
7

Loss
8,517
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1981 Whalers play their 700th Franchise game, a 5-4 loss vs Colorado.
In 1984 Mark Fusco plays his 1st NHL game, recording his 1st NHL point (an assist) vs Boston.
In 1984 Dave Tippett plays his 1st NHL game vs Boston.
In 1985 Chris Kotsopoulos plays his 241st (and last) Whalers game sustaining a season ending a knee injury vs Vancouver.
In 1985 Sylvain Turgeon scores his 1st NHL hat trick vs Vancouver.
In 1989 Peter Sidorkiewicz records his 3rd NHL shutout vs Toronto.
In 1990 Jim Culhane collects his only NHL point (an assist) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1991 Ron Francis plays his last Whalers game, recording his last points (2 assists) vs Toronto.
In 1992 Peter Sidorkiewicz records his 8th NHL shutout vs Boston.
TRANSACTIONS
In 1984 Jack Bronwschidle is claimed off waivers from St. Louis.
In 1990 Steve Dykstra is traded to Boston for Jeff Sirkka.
BIRTHDAYS
In 1962 Mickey Volcan was born in Edmonton, ALTA
In 1964 Ross McKay was born in Edmonton, ALTA