In 1987 Whalers raise the 86/87 Adams Division Champions banner (their only NHL banner) before an opening night loss vs Quebec.
In 1988 Jody Hull plays his 1st career NHL game vs Boston. In 1988 Ron Francis plays his 500th career NHL game vs Boston.
In 1989 Ron Francis ties (for the second time) the Whalers (NHL) record for points in a game with 6 while recording his 8th career NHL hat trick (3g,3a) vs Quebec.
In 1989 Todd Krygier scores his 1st NHL goal and 1st NHL point (an assist) vs Quebec.
In 1989 Dave Tippett plays his 419th consecutive NHL game (injuring his thumb), setting the Whalers (Franchise) record for consecutive games played vs Quebec.
In 1992 Scott Daniels plays his 1st career NHL game vs Boston.
In 1996 Brendan Shanahan plays his last career Whalers game scoring a shorthanded goal vs Pittsburgh. In 1996 Brian Glynn scores his 2nd (and last) career Whalers goal vs Pittsburgh.
In 1953 Cap Raeder was born in Needham, MA
In 1968 Todd Harkins was born in Cleveland, OH