In 1989 The NHL formally approves the sale of the Whalers to Richard Gordon and Colonial Realty.
In 1978 Jeff Brubaker signs an underage free agent contract.
In 1989 Chris Tancill is selected by the Whalers in the '89 supplemental draft.
In 1992 Peter Sidorkiewicz is claimed by Ottawa in the expansion draft.
In 1996 Scott Daniels signs a free agent contract with Philadelphia.
In 1959 Ross Yates was born in Montreal, QUE