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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers Whalers Career Highlights
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DATE HIGHLIGHT
1/20/1976 Mike Rogers scores his 1st Whalers goal in his 1st Whalers game vs Phoenix. 
4/9/1976 Mike Rogers plays his 1st Whalers playoff game scoring a goal vs Cleveland. 
1/17/1977 Mike Rogers (replacing Dave Keon) and Thommy Abrahamsson (replacing the injured Rick Ley) are name to the East team for the 1977 WHA All-star game. 
1/18/1977 Mike Rogers represents the Whalers recording an assist in the 1977 WHA All-Star game in Hartford. 
12/7/1977 Mike Rogers scores his 100th WHA goal vs Birmingham. 
3/29/1978 Mike Rogers records a hat trick vs Cincinnati. 
3/20/1979 Mike Rogers receives his 1st WHA fighting major (after 419 games including playoffs) vs Quebec. 
10/11/1979 Gordie Roberts scores the Whalers (and his) 1st NHL goal, Mike Rogers records the 1st NHL assist (also his 1st NHL point) vs Minnesota. 
10/14/1979 Mike Rogers records his 1st NHL goal vs Chicago. 
1/30/1980 Mike Rogers records his 1st NHL hat trick vs Boston. 
3/22/1980 Mike Rogers sets the Whalers (NHL) record for most consecutive games with a point at 17 (starting on 2/18/80) vs Montreal. 
4/4/1980 Mike Rogers sets the Whalers franchise record for goals in a season by a center with his 44th vs Quebec. 
4/4/1980 Mike Rogers records his 102nd point (with 2 goals and 2 assists) besting the Whalers franchise record of 100 (Terry Caffery 1972/73) vs Quebec. 
4/6/1980 Whalers become the first expansion team to have two 100 point players in Mike Rogers and Blaine Stoughton. 
4/6/1980 Mike Rogers records his 105th point (with 3 assists) setting the Whalers franchise record vs Detroit. 
4/8/1980 Mike Rogers plays his 1st NHL playoff game scoring his 1st NHL playoff point (an assist) vs Montreal. 
10/11/1980 Mike Rogers records plays his 242nd consecutive game besting the Whalers record vs Minnesota. 
10/26/1980 Mike Rogers plays in his 250th (consecutive) Whalers game vs Philadelphia. 
11/26/1980 Mike Rogers records his 2nd NHL hat trick (and adds an assist, the hat trick is the 1st Whalers NHL HT scored on home ice) vs Winnipeg. 
12/3/1980 Mike Rogers records his 3rd NHL hat trick vs Vancouver. 
12/26/1980 Mike Rogers ties the Whalers record for points in a game with 2 goals and 3 assists vs Pittsburgh. 
12/29/1980 Mike Rogers is named NHL player of the Week after recording 4 goals and 6 assists in 3 games. 
1/2/1981 Mike Rogers bests the Whalers (NHL)(and his) record for most consecutive games with a point at 18 (starting on 11/22/80, scoring 19g, 20a) vs Montreal. 
1/2/1981 Mike Rogers is named NHL player of the Month (December). 
1/9/1981 Mike Rogers becomes the Whalers all time leading scorer (overtaking Tom Webster) with his 427th point vs Edmonton. 
1/20/1981 Mike Rogers is named team captain (2nd NHL, 3rd Franchise) replacing Rick Ley. 
1/28/1981 Mike Rogers records his 4th NHL hat trick vs Colorado. 
1/29/1981 Mike Rogers is selected to represent the Whalers in the 1981 NHL All-Star game in Los Angeles. 
2/10/1981 Mike Rogers represents the Whalers in the 1981 NHL All-Star game in Los Angeles. 
2/22/1981 Mike Rogers fails to score on the Whalers 1st NHL penalty shot (against Doug Soetaert) vs the New York Rangers. 
3/22/1981 Mike Rogers scores his 40th goal of the season marking his 2nd consecutive season with 40 or more goals vs Toronto. 
3/22/1981 Mike Rogers records an assist for his 100th point of the season becoming the 10th player in NHL history to have back to back 100 point seasons vs Toronto. 
4/1/1981 Mike Rogers bests his own Whalers record of assists in a season by a centerman (61 in 1979/80 shared with Terry Caffery 1972/73) recording 3 in the game for his 63rd vs Quebec. 
4/5/1981 Mike Rogers sets the Whalers record for assists in a season by a centerman with his 65th vs Pittsburgh. 
4/5/1981 Mike Rogers records ties his Whalers record for points in a season (set in 1979/80) with his 105th point (an assists) vs Pittsburgh. 
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.