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George Lyle
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10/19/1976 George Lyle plays his 1st WHA game scoring his 1st goal on his 1st shot vs Houston. 
12/8/1976 George Lyle scores his 1st WHA (and only career) hat trick vs Houston. 
12/29/1976 George Lyle and Gordie Roberts are named to the 1977 WHA All-Star team. 
1/18/1977 George Lyle represents the Whalers and scores a goal in the 1977 WHA All-Star game in Hartford. 
4/9/1977 George Lyle plays his 1st WHA playoff game vs Quebec. 
4/16/1977 George Lyle scores his 1st WHA playoff goal vs Quebec. 
11/29/1977 George Lyle is fined $350 and suspended for two games for his part in a bench clearing brawl durning the 11/26/77 game vs Edmonton. Also fined were Jack Carlson $600; Mike Rogers, Rick Ley, and Gordie Roberts all $50. 
4/13/1979 George Lyle plays his 200th WHA game vs Cincinnati. 
5/1/1979 George Lyle scores his 6th and final career playoff goal vs Edmonton. 
5/8/1979 George Lyle plays his 26th and final career playoff game recording his 12th point (an assist) vs Edmonton. 
11/18/1981 George Lyle plays his 1st Whalers NHL game recording 2 assists (the first is his 200th career point) vs Toronto. 
12/12/1981 George Lyle records his 100th career asssist on his 1st of two in the game vs Washington. 
12/12/1981 George Lyle scores his 1st Whalers NHL goal vs Colorado. 
10/16/1982 George Lyle scores his 110th and last career goal (24th NHL/92 Whalers career) vs Vancouver. 
11/20/1982 George Lyle plays his 301st and final career game (99th NHL/30th Whalers NHL/232 Whalers career) and records his 223 point (62nd NHL/24th Whalers NHL/185 Whalers career) on an assist vs Calgary. 
3/18/1984 Sylvain Turgeon ties the Whalers rookie goal scoring record (Terry Caffery 72/73, George Lyle 76/77 ) with his 39th of the season vs the Islanders.