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Blaine Stoughton
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DATE HIGHLIGHT
4/8/1979 Blaine Stoughton plays his 19th and last carrer playoff game (8th Whalers/8 NHL/11 WHA) vs Montreal. 
10/11/1979 Blaine Stoughton plays his 1st Whalers NHL game vs Minnesota. 
10/13/1979 Blaine Stoughton records his 1st Whalers NHL points on a goal and an assist vs Pittsburgh. 
11/21/1979 Blaine Stoughton scores the Whalers 1st NHL hat trick (on 3 shots - his 3rd career) vs Buffalo. 
12/4/1979 Blaine Stoughton is named temporary team captain (in place of the injured Rick Ley out with a fractured bone in his foot) vs Washington. 
12/9/1979 Blaine Stoughton plays his 400th career game vs Edmonton. 
1/4/1980 Blaine Stoughton records his 100th NHL point (a goal) vs Washington. 
1/26/1980 Blaine Stoughton plays his 200th NHL game vs the Islanders. 
1/28/1980 Blaine Stoughton scores his 2nd NHL hat trick (4th career - the 3rd goal is his 30th of the season) vs Atlanta. 
2/8/1980 Blaine Stoughton records his 300th career point on his 1st of two assists vs Colorado. 
3/8/1980 Blaine Stoughton plays his 100th Whalers game scoring a goal vs Washington. 
3/28/1980 Blaine Stoughton records his 100th Whalers point on his 1st of two goals vs Vancouver. 
3/28/1980 Blaine Stoughton scores his 50th and 51st (the 2nd the GTG) goals becoming the 1st NHL player on an expansion team to reach the milestone vs Vancouver. 
4/4/1980 Blaine Stoughton scores his 54th goal besting the Whalers franchise record of 53 (Tom Webster 1972/73) vs Quebec. 
4/6/1980 Blaine Stoughton scores 2 goals to tie for the NHL goal scoring championship (Danny Gare and Charlie Simmer) and lead the Whalers with his 56th while recording his 100th point on his 44th assist (all career highs in a season) vs Detroit. 
12/6/1980 Blaine Stoughton scores his 100th NHL goal vs Calgary. 
1/21/1981 Blaine Stoughton scores his 200th career goal on his 2nd of the game vs St. Louis. 
2/2/1981 Blaine Stoughton records his 200th NHL point on his 1st of two goals vs Quebec. 
2/8/1981 Blaine Stoughton plays his 500th career game vs Philadelphia. 
2/22/1981 Blaine Stoughton records his 100th NHL assist while adding a goal vs the Rangers. 
3/3/1981 Blaine Stoughton records his 400th career point on his 1st of two (goal and an assists) vs Colorado. 
3/14/1981 Blaine Stoughton scores his 100th Whalers goal vs the Rangers. 
3/22/1981 Blaine Stoughton plays his 300th NHL game recording an assist vs Toronto. 
4/1/1981 Blaine Stoughton records his team leading 43rd goal of the season vs Quebec. 
11/4/1981 Blaine Stoughton records his 200th career assist vs Vancouver. 
11/7/1981 Blaine Stoughton plays his 200th Whalers game vs Minnesota. 
12/27/1981 Blaine Stoughton scores his 3rd NHL hat trick (5th career) vs Toronto. 
1/3/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 4th NHL hat trick (6th career - the 1st goal is his 30th of the season) vs Pittsburgh. 
2/2/1982 Blaine Stoughton records his 300th NHL point (an assist) vs Los Angeles. 
2/3/1982 Blaine Stoughton is named to the 1982 NHL All-Star game in Washington. 
2/9/1982 Blaine Stoughton represents the Whalers in the 1982 NHL All-Star game in Washington. 
2/14/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 40th goal of the season vs the Islanders. 
3/7/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 5th NHL hat trick (7th career) vs Los Angeles. 
3/20/1982 Blaine Stoughton records his 500th career point (an assist) vs Philadelphia. 
3/27/1982 Blaine Stoughton plays his 600th career game vs the Islanders. 
3/28/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 50th goal of the season (his 2nd 50 goal season of his career) vs Minnesota. 
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). 
3/31/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 52nd goal of the season to lead the team for the 2nd consecutive season vs Montreal. 
3/31/1982 Blaine Stoughton records his team leading 91st point of the season on a goal vs Montreal. 
10/5/1982 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. 
11/27/1982 Blaine Stoughton plays his 400th NHL game vs Boston. 
12/11/1982 Blaine Stoughton scores his 200th NHL goal (on his 2nd goal), his 300th Whalers point (on his 1st), and 5th NHL hat trick (while adding an assist) vs Philadelphia. 
1/8/1983 Blaine Stoughton plays his 300th Whalers game scoring a goal vs Philadelphia. 
1/13/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 6th NHL hat trick (8th career) vs Montreal. 
1/20/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 300th career goal vs Los Angeles. 
2/13/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 7th NHL hat trick (9th career) vs Toronto. 
3/5/1983 Blaine Stoughton fails to score on the Whalers 2nd NHL penalty shot (against Clint Malarchuk) vs Quebec. 
3/16/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 200th Whalers goal vs Washtington. 
3/16/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 40th of the season (4 consecutive season with 40+ goals) and his 200th Whalers goal vs Washington. 
3/20/1983 Blaine Stoughton records his 400th NHL point (a goal) vs Calgary. 
3/29/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores the Whalers 1st successful NHL penalty shot goal (3rd NHL, against Bob Sauve) with 9 seconds left to win the game vs Buffalo. 
4/3/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 45th goal of the season to lead the team for the 3rd consecutive season vs Quebec. 
9/22/1983 Blaine Stoughton is named temporary team captain before the pre-season game vs Philadelphia. 
11/26/1983 Ron Francis wins a key faceoff with 11 seconds left in OT, passes to Blaine Stoughton who scores with 8 seconds left to record the Whalers 1st NHL overtime goal/win vs the Rangers. 
11/30/1983 Blaine Stoughton records his 600th career point on his 1st of two goals vs Vancouver. 
12/3/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 220th career Whalers goal tying the franchise record set by Tom Webster vs St. Louis. 
12/4/1983 Blaine Stoughton plays his 700th career game recording an assist vs Philadelphia. 
12/8/1983 Blaine Stoughton scores his 221st career Whalers goal besting the franchise record set by Tom Webster vs Toronto. 
1/17/1984 Blaine Stoughton plays his 500th NHL game recording an assist vs New Jersey. 
2/18/1984 Blaine Stoughton plays his 393rd and last Whalers game (357thNHL/36WHA) scoring his team record 228th goal (219NHL/9WHA) vs Toronto. 
1/27/1989 Ron Francis scores his 7th NHL hat trick (tying Blaine Stoughton for the franchise NHL record) and adding 2 assists vs New Jersey. 
11/3/1989 Ron Francis scores his 220th career goal to move past Blaine Stoughton as the Whalers all time leading goal scorer vs Los Angeles. 
9/14/1993 Blaine Stoughton is hired as an assistant coach in Springfield. 
2/8/1995 Blaine Stoughton resigns from his assistant coach position in Springfield. 
10/26/1996 Kevin Dineen scores his 220th Whalers goal surpasing Blaine Stoughton for 2nd all time in frachise history vs Buffalo.