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Mark Howe
Mark Howe
Mark Howe Whalers Career Highlights
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DATE HIGHLIGHT
10/15/1977 Mark Howe plays his first Whalers game recording an assists vs Birmingham. 
1/17/1978 Mark Howe represents the Whalers recording a goal and an assist (getting the WHA MVP) in the 1978 WHA All-Star game in Quebec. 
1/25/1978 Mark Howe ties the Whalers (WHA) record for points in a game with 5 (2g, 3a) vs Cincinnati. 
3/26/1978 Mark Howe scores a hat trick vs Edmonton. 
5/7/1978 Mark Howe scores his 1st playoff hat trick vs Quebec. 
10/22/1978 Mark Howe scores his 1st Whalers hat trick (9th career) vs Indianapolis. 
11/4/1978 Mark Howe scores his 2nd Whalers hat trick (10th career) vs Indianapolis. 
12/27/1978 Mark Howe ties the Whalers record for points in a game (for the 2nd time) with 5 (1g, 4a) vs Czechoslovakia. 
1/2/1979 Mark Howe represents the Whalers in the 3 day 1979 WHA All-Star vs Moscow Dynamo series recording 2 goals and 2 assists in Edmonton. 
4/8/1979 Mark Howe records his 100th point (an assist) of the season vs Winnipeg. 
4/12/1979 Mark Howe records his 104th point of the season (besting the Whalers single season record of 103 set by Tom Webster in 1972/73) vs Cincinnati. 
4/12/1979 Mark Howe Records his 500th WHA point (an assist) vs Cincinnati. 
4/12/1979 Mark Howe records his 65th assist of the season (his 4th of the game - besting the Whalers single season record of 63 set by Gordie Howe in 1977/78) setting his career high vs Cincinnati. 
4/15/1979 Mark Howe records his 107th point of the season (a goal) setting the franchise record and setting his career high vs Edmonton. 
4/29/1979 Mark Howe sets the WHA playoff record for points with his 92nd (a goal) vs Edmonton. 
10/11/1979 Mark Howe plays his 1st NHL game vs Minnesota. 
10/19/1979 Gordie and Mark Howe become the first father and son in NHL history to combine for points on an NHL goal. Both assisted on a Bill Bennett goal vs Los Angeles. 
10/19/1979 Mark Howe records his 1st two NHL goals adding his 1st two assist while recording his 200th Whalers point vs Los Angeles. 
1/30/1980 Mark Howe records five assists (setting the NHL club record for assists in a game, tying the franchise record for points for the 3rd time) vs Boston. 
2/27/1980 Mark Howe plays his 200th Whalers game vs Boston. 
3/29/1980 Mark Howe sets the record for points in a season by an American born player with his 80th vs Los Angeles. 
4/8/1980 Mark Howe plays his 1st NHL playoff game scoring his 1st goal (his 13th and last Whalers playoff goal) vs Montreal. 
4/8/1980 Mark Howe records his 24th and last Whalers playoff points (3rd NHL/21 WHA) with 2 assists vs Montreal. 
4/11/1980 Mark Howe plays his 23rd and last Whalers playoff game (3rd NHL/20 WHA) vs Montreal. 
10/9/1980 Mark Howe becomes the NHL's 1st defensman to score 2 short-handed goals in a period and only the 5th defensman to score 3 goals in a period while recording his 1st NHL hat trick (3rd Whalers/11th career) vs St. Louis. 
10/22/1980 Mark Howe scores his 100th Whalers goal vs Colorado. 
11/15/1980 Mark Howe records his 200th Whalers assist on his 2nd assist of the game vs Washington. 
11/23/1980 Mark Howe plays records his 300th Whalers point on 2 assists vs Chicago. 
12/3/1980 Mark Howe plays his 100th Whalers NHL game recording an assist vs Vancouver. 
12/27/1980 Mark Howe suffers a serious injury as he is impaled on the goal flange vs the Islanders. His injury prompts the NHL to re-design the nets. 
1/29/1981 Mark Howe is the voted to represent the Whalers in the 1981 NHL All-Star game in Los Angeles. 
2/10/1981 Mark Howe represents the Whalers recording an assist in the 1981 NHL All-Star game in Los Angeles. 
3/8/1981 Mark Howe bests the Whalers record for goals in a season by a defenseman (Ted Green 16 in 1972/73) with his 17th vs Calgary. 
3/13/1981 Mark Howe plays his 200th Whalers NHL game vs Montreal. 
3/21/1981 Mark Howe sets the Whalers record for goals in a season by a defenseman with his 19th vs the Rangers. It would only be bested once in 1992. 
4/3/1981 Mark Howe bests the Whalers record for points in a season by a defenseman (Jim Dorey 63 in 1972/73) with his 64th (an assist) vs Montreal. 
4/5/1981 Mark Howe sets the Whalers record for points in a season by a defenseman with his 65th (an assist) vs Pittsburgh. 
10/8/1981 Mark Howe is designated team captain for the game vs Montreal. 
11/21/1981 Mark Howe plays his 300th Whalers game recording an assist vs Quebec. 
3/18/1982 Mark Howe scores his 123rd and final Whalers goal (51st NHL/72 WHA) vs Buffalo. 
3/30/1982 Mark Howe records his 396th and final Whalers point (198th NHL/198 WHA) vs Montreal. 
3/31/1982 Whalers announce "The Team of the Decade" (voted by readers of the Hartford Sports Extra): Blaine Stoughton (LW), Mike Rogers, Tom Webster (RW), Rick Ley, Mark Howe (D), Al Smith (G), and Harry Neale (coach). 
4/4/1982 Mark Howe plays his 360th and final Whalers game (213th NHL/147 WHA) vs Boston. 
3/24/1990 Ron Francis records his 500th NHL assist while breaking the Whalers franchise record for assist in a season with his 66th (Mike Rogers NHL, Mark Howe WHA) vs Montreal. 
3/31/1990 Ron Francis records his 100th point of the season (an assist) becoming only the 5th in franchise history to hit the mark (Tom Webster, Terry Caffery, and Mark Howe in the WHA; Mike Rogers - twice in the NHL) vs Quebec. 
11/14/2011 Mark Howe is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.