In 1988 Whalers open their 1988 training camp in Lake Placid, NY. In 1992 Richard Gordon receives final approval to acquire Colonial Whalers' 37.5% of the Whalers in bankrupcy court. Gordon is required to pay $4 million to Donald Conrad and Colonial Whalers. Gordon now owns 75% of the Whalers.
In 1981 Rick Ley announces his retirement.
In 1969 Corrie D'Alessio was born in Cornwall, ONT