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Mark Howe
Mark Howe
Mark Howe Whalers Career Highlights
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DATE HIGHLIGHT
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 career playoff hat trick vs Quebec. 
10/22/1978 Mark Howe scores a hat trick vs Indianapolis. 
11/4/1978 Mark Howe scores a hat trick vs Indianapolis. 
12/27/1978 Mark Howe ties the Whalers record for points in a game with 5 (1 goal, 4 assists) 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 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) vs Cincinnati. 
4/12/1979 Mark Howe Records his 500th career WHA point (an assist) vs Cincinnati. 
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. 
4/15/1979 Mark Howe records his 107th point of the season (a goal) setting the franchise record vs Edmonton. 
4/29/1979 Mark Howe sets the WHA playoff record for points with his 92nd (a goal) vs Edmonton. 
10/19/1979 Mark Howe records his 1st two career NHL goals (adding his 1st NHL assist) vs Los Angeles. 
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. 
1/30/1980 Mark Howe records five assists (setting the NHL club record for assists/points in a game, tying the franchise record) 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 career NHL playoff game scoring his 1st career NHL playoff goal 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 career NHL hat trick vs St. Louis. 
10/22/1980 Mark Howe scores his 100th career Whalers goal (WHA/NHL) vs Colorado. 
12/27/1980 Mark Howe suffers a serious injury as he is impaled on the goal flange vs the New York 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. 
3/21/1981 Mark Howe sets the Whalers record for goals in a season by a defenseman with his 19th vs the New York 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. 
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). 
11/14/2011 Mark Howe is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.