In 1972 Jack Kelley is named Whalers head coach and GM. In his first official act as GM he names Ron Ryan as assistant GM.
In 1972 Howard Baldwin announces the New England WHA franchise will be known as the Whalers.
In 1975 Whalers play their 200th WHA game, a 4-1 loss vs Phoenix.
In 1976 Don Borgeson records his 1st carrer Whalers goal vs Cincinnati.
In 1980 Nick Fotiu leaves the bench and arena mid game when he is pulled off the ice by coach Blackburn in favor of Jordy Douglas to shadow Guy Lafuer vs Montreal.
In 1983 Larry Kish is fired as head coach (with a record of 12-32-5) and is replaced by GM Larry Pleau.
In 1984 Tony Currie plays his 1st Whalers game, recording 2 assists vs Montreal.
In 1987 Steve Weeks records his 4th career Whalers (7th NHL) shutout vs Toronto.
In 1988 Lindsay Carson plays his 1st career Whalers game vs Detroit.
In 1988 Neil Sheehy plays his first career Whalers game becoming the first non-goalie player to wear the number 0 vs Detroit.
In 1988 Mike Liut ties the Whalers (NHL) goaltending record for longest win streak at 5 games (starting on 1/16/88) vs Detroit.
In 1988 Dean Evason plays his 200th career NHL game vs Detroit.
In 1988 Whalers win their 250th NHL game, 2-1 vs Detroit.
In 1994 Sean Burke sets the Whalers (NHL) goaltending record for longest individual shoutout sequence (Home) at 187:58 (starting on 1/2/94) vs Boston.
In 1996 Kevin Dineen plays his 500th career Whalers game vs Buffalo.