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GAMES
Home of the Whale, the Hartford Civic Center
Home of the Whale, the Hartford Civic Center
TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Regular Season
12/3/1974
AWAY
Michigan Stags
1
2

Loss
1,406
Regular Season
12/3/1976
HCC
Quebec Nordiques
5
5
OT
Tie
8,354
Regular Season
12/3/1977
HCC
Cincinnati Stingers
2
5

Loss
10,076
Regular Season
12/3/1978
AWAY
Edmonton Oilers
7
0

Win

Regular Season
12/3/1980
AWAY
Vancouver Canucks
4
4

Tie

Regular Season
12/3/1982
AWAY
New Jersey Devils
4
5

Loss

Regular Season
12/3/1984
AWAY
Montreal Canadiens
3
9

Loss

Regular Season
12/3/1986
HCC
Quebec Nordiques
2
1

Win

Regular Season
12/3/1987
AWAY
Philadelphia Flyers
2
5

Loss

Regular Season
12/3/1988
HCC
Minnesota North Stars
2
4

Loss

Regular Season
12/3/1990
AWAY
Montreal Canadiens
4
2

Win

Regular Season
12/3/1992
AWAY
San Jose Sharks
7
5

Win
10,899
Regular Season
12/3/1996
AWAY
Pittsburgh Penguins
4
4
OT
Tie
13,816
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1978 John Garrett records his 13th career WHA shutout vs Edmonton.
In 1978 Mike Antonovich scores a hat trick vs Edmonton.
In 1980 Mike Rogers records his 3rd career NHL hat trick vs Vancouver.
In 1984 Paul Fenton plays his 1st career NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1984 Kevin Dineen plays in his 1st career NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1988 Whalers play their 1300th Franchise game, a 4-2 loss vs Minnesota.
In 1990 Kevin Dineen sets the Whalers (NHL) record for fastest goal to start a game at 10 seconds vs Montreal.
TRANSACTIONS
In 1982 Pierre Lacroix is aquired from Quebec for Blake Wesley.