In 1972 Tommy Williams scores the Whalers 1st WHA goal.
In 1972 Whalers win 1st game 4-3 over Philadelphia Blazers at Boston Garden.
In 1977 Al Smith opens the regular season with his 8th career Whalers shutout vs Houston.
In 1985 Dana Murzyn records his 1st career NHL point (an assist) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1986 Greg Britz plays his only career Whalers game vs Boston.
In 1986 Ron Francis collects his 400th career NHL point (a goal) vs Boston.
In 1988 Jody Hull scores his 1st career NHL goal (a game winner) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1990 Kevin Dineen records his 400th NHL point with a goal at Detroit.
In 1992 Mark Greig scores his 1st career NHL points (2 assists) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1992 Pat Verbeek is named team captain (8th NHL, 9th Franchise) replacing Randy Ladouceur.
In 1992 Patrick Poulin scores his 1st career NHL goal (regular season) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1996 Paul Coffey plays in his 1st Whalers game vs Florida.
In 1996 Keith Primeau plays in his 1st Whalers game vs Florida.
In 1996 Stu Grimson claimed off waivers from Detroit.
In 1965 Todd Krygier was born in Chicago Heights, MI
Box Score: Whalers First Game: October 12, 1972