In 1976 George Lyle scores his 1st career WHA goal on his 1st career WHA shot vs Houston.
In 1977 Tom Webster scores his 7th career hat trick vs Edmonton.
In 1977 Louis Levasseur records his 1st career Whalers win vs Edmonton. In 1977 Whalers play their 400th WHA game, a 6-3 win vs Edmonton.
In 1979 Whalers win their 1st NHL game in their 1st NHL home game vs Los Angeles.
In 1979 Chuck Luksa records his only career Whalers point (an assist) vs Los Angeles.
In 1979 Ray Allison scores his 1st career NHL goal vs Los Angeles.
In 1983 Greg Millen records his 2nd career Whalers shutout (6th NHL) vs Washington.
In 1985 Ron Francis scores his 4th career NHL hat trick vs Montreal.
In 1988 Scott Young records his 1st career NHL goal (regular season) vs Montreal.
In 1988 Grant Jennings records his 1st career NHL point (an assist) vs Montreal.
In 1989 Kevin Dineen fails to score on the Whalers 10th NHL penalty shot (against Mike Richter) vs the New York Rangers.
In 1991 Pat Verbeek records 2 assist and 2 goals for his 500th career NHL point in a 4-1 win vs Buffalo.
In 1996 Keith Primeau scores his 1st two career Whalers goals vs New Jersey.
In 1996 Marek Malik scores his 1st career NHL goal vs New Jersey.
BoxScore of the Day
Los Angeles Kings 3 @ Hartford Whalers 6 (October 19, 1979)
1 - HAR : Howe Mk 1 (Keon, Ley) (EV) 1:31
2 - HAR : Allison 1 (Bennett, Roberts) (EV) 10:33
3 - LAK : Simmer 7 (Halward, Taylor) (EV) 15:58
Penalties - LAK - Holt 8:25 ; LAK - Dionne 11:44 ;
4 - HAR : Bennett 2 (Howe G, Howe Mk) (PP) 3:12
5 - HAR : Howe Mk 2 (Keon, Warner) (EV) 4:50
6 - LAK : Simmer 8 (Halward, Dionne) (PP) 19:11
Penalties - LAK - Bench 2:42 ; HAR - Warner 18:16 ;
7 - LAK : Goring 2 (Goldup, Murphy) (EV) 0:44
8 - HAR : Stoughton 2 (Luksa, Lacroix) (EV) 6:24
9 - HAR : Sims 2 (Rogers, Douglas) (EV) 7:42
Penalties - HAR - Hangsleben 9:29 ; HAR - Garrett 10:18 ; HAR - Roberts 13:12 ; LAK - St. Laurent 13:12 ;
Goaltenders Grahame (LAK) (L) 20 saves on 26 shots - 60:00 mins
Garrett (HAR) (W) 18 saves on 21 shots - 60:00 mins
Attendance - 7,626