In 1981 Rick Meagher scores his 1st career NHL hat trick vs Detroit.
In 1985 Joel Quenville plays his 500th career game vs New Jersey.
In 1987 Dave Williams scores his first career Whalers goal vs New Jersey.
In 1987 Sylvain Turgeon scores the OT game winner vs New Jersey.
In 1990 Jergus Baca plays his 1st career NHL game vs Toronto.
In 1992 Zarley Zalapski collects his 200th NHL career point vs Pittsburgh.
In 1996 Keith Primeau records his 1st career Whalers point (an assist) vs the New York Islanders. In 1996 Stu Grimson plays in his 1st Whalers game and records his 1st Whalers fighting major vs the New York Islanders.
In 1979 Mike Antonovich signs a free agent contract.
In 1964 Mike Tomlak was born in Thunder Bay, ONT