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GAMES
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TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Preseason
10/5/1974
ESEC
Quebec Nordiques
6
3

Win
1,684
Preseason
10/5/1979
SCC
Atlanta Flames
3
3

Win
6,894
Preseason
10/5/1980
HCC
Washington Capitals
9
4

Win
8,108
Regular Season
10/5/1983
AWAY
Buffalo Sabres
3
5

Loss
10,707
Preseason
10/5/1985
HCC
Pittsburgh Penguins
2
0

Win
11,036
Regular Season
10/5/1989
HCC
Montreal Canadiens
1
4

Loss
13,066
Regular Season
10/5/1991
AWAY
Quebec Nordiques
2
4

Loss
14,312
Regular Season
10/5/1996
HCC
Phoenix Coyotes
1
0

Win
14,660
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1982 Blaine Stoughton is suspended 8 games for receiving a high sticking match penalty on Paul Baxter during the October 2 pre-season game vs Pittsburgh.
In 1983 Sylvain Turgeon plays his 1st NHL game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Greg Malone plays his 1st Whalers game scoring his 1st Whalers goal vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Steve Stoyanovich plays his 1st NHL game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Mark Johnson is named team captain (5th NHL, 6th Franchise) replacing Russ Anderson. Richie Dunn is named assistant captain.
In 1983 Joel Quenneville plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Norm Dupont plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Mike Crombeen plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Bob Crawford plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Mike Zuke plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Jack Evans coaches his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Torrie Robertson scores his 1st Whalers goal vs St. Louis.
In 1983 Torrie Robertson plays his 1st Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1983 Richie Dunn plays his 1st Whalers game recording his 1st Whalers point (an assist) vs Buffalo.
In 1989 Mike Tomlak plays his 1st NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1989 Pat Verbeek plays his 1st Whalers game vs Montreal.
In 1989 Rick Ley coaches his 1st NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1989 Brad Shaw becomes the 1st player in NHL history to be a rookie for five consecutive seasons vs Montreal.
In 1989 Mikael Andersson plays in his 100th NHL game (1st with the Whalers) vs Montreal.
In 1989 Adam Burt records his 1st NHL point (an assist) vs Montreal.
In 1989 Todd Krygier plays his 1st NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1991 Andrew Cassels plays his first Whalers game vs Quebec.
In 1991 Barry Pederson plays his first Whalers game vs Quebec.
In 1991 Jim Roberts coaches his 1st NHL game vs Quebec.
In 1991 Rob Brown changes his jersey number from 4 to 44.
In 1992 Randy Ladouceur's team captaincy is removed. Paul Holmgren announces Ladouceur and Pat Verbeek will be assistant captains until a replacement is named.
In 1996 Hnat Domenichelli plays in his 1st NHL game vs Phoenix.
In 1996 Sean Burke records his 7th Whalers shutout (11th career) with 30 saves vs Phoenix.
In 1996 Jeff Brown is injured in his 49th (and last) Whalers game (requiring back surgery that would cause him to miss the remainder of the 96/97 season) vs Phoenix.
In 1996 Alexander Godynyuk score his 4th (and last) Whalers goal vs Phoenix.
In 1996 Nolan Pratt plays in his 1st NHL game vs Phoenix.
TRANSACTIONS
In 1981 Jeff Brubaker is claimed by Montreal in the waiver draft.
In 1981 Al Sims is claimed by Los Angeles in the waiver draft.
In 1981 Mike McDougal is claimed in the waiver draft from the New York Rangers.
In 1981 Rob McClanahan is claimed in the waiver draft from Buffalo.
In 1982 Paul Marshall is acquired from Toronto for a 1983 10th round pick.
In 1986 Greg Britz signs a free agent contract.
In 1987 Mark Reeds is acquired from St. Louis for a 1989 3rd round pick.
In 1987 Brent Peterson is claimed off waivers from Vancouver.
In 1987 Paul Fenton is selected by Los Angeles in the waiver draft.
BIRTHDAYS
In 1949 Bruce Landon was born in Kingston, ONT