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PHOTO OF THE DAY
GAMES
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TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Playoff
4/13/1975
AWAY
Minnesota Fighting Saints
3
8

Loss
10,509
Playoff
4/13/1990
AWAY
Boston Bruins
2
3

Loss
14,448
Playoff
4/13/1991
HCC
Boston Bruins
1
3

Loss
15,635
Regular Season
4/13/1992
AWAY
Boston Bruins
3
6

Loss
12,675
Regular Season
4/13/1993
AWAY
New York Islanders
3
3
OT
Tie
8,381
Regular Season
4/13/1996
HCC
Boston Bruins
2
0

Win
15,635
Regular Season
4/13/1997
HCC
Tampa Bay Lightning
2
1

Win
15,635
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1979 George Lyle plays his 200th WHA game vs Cincinnati.
In 1987 Shane Churla plays his 2nd and last Whalers playoff game vs Quebec.
In 1990 Mike Tomlak plays his 10th and final NHL playoff game vs Boston.
In 1990 Dave Tippett records his 11th and final Whalers playoff points on a goal (3rd) and an assist (8th) vs Boston.
In 1990 Ulf Samuelsson scores his 2nd and last Whalers playoff goal and 7th point vs Boston.
In 1991 Sylvain Cote plays his 22nd and last Whalers playoff game vs Boston.
In 1991 Terry Yake plays his 6th and final Whalers playoff game vs Boston.
In 1991 Jim McKenzie plays his 6th and final Whalers playoff game vs Boston.
In 1991 Todd Krygier plays his 13th and final Whalers playoff game vs Boston.
In 1991 Mark Hunter sets the Whalers NHL playoff record for most goals in a single series with his 5th (it is his 6th and final Whalers playoff point) vs Boston.
In 1991 Dean Evason plays his final Whalers NHL playoff game, a team record 38th game (tied with Kevin Dineen) and sets the Whalers NHL playoff record for assists with his 15th vs Boston.
In 1991 Paul Cyr plays his 24th and last playoff game (6th Whalers) vs Boston.
In 1991 Rob Brown plays in his 5th and last Whalers playoff game vs Boston.
In 1992 John Cullen records his team leading 26th goal, 51st assist, and 77th point of the season vs Boston.
In 1992 Ed Kastelic plays his 220th and final NHL game (his 147th Whalers) vs Boston.
In 1992 Kay Whitmore plays his 75th and final Whalers regular season game vs Boston.
In 1992 Peter Sidorkiewicz plays his 15th and final NHL playoff game vs Boston.
In 1993 Geoff Sanderson scores his career high 46th goal and 89th point of the season vs the Islanders.
In 1993 Mike Lenarduzzi plays in his 1st NHL game (allowing 0 goals on 17 shots in 45 minutes of relief) vs the Islanders.
In 1993 Barry Nieckar plays his 1st NHL game vs the Islanders.
In 1996 Sean Burke records his 6th Whalers shutout (10th career) with 34 saves vs Boston.
In 1997 Derek King plays his 12th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Keith Primeau plays his 75th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Whalers play their 1,420th NHL (1,975th Franchise) and final game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Kevin Dineen scores the final goal in Whalers history, it is the 4,704th goal in Whalers NHL history and the 6,750th in franchise history.
In 1997 Steve Chiasson plays his 18th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Kevin Dineen scores his 235th and final Whalers goal on his 503 Whalers point in his 587th Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Adam Burt plays his 499th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Geoff Sanderson plays his 439th and final Whalers game recording his 352nd Whalers point on his team leading 67th of the season with an assist vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Andrew Cassels plays his 438th and final Whalers game recording his 350th Whalers point (an assist) vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Nelson Emerson plays his 66th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Glen Wesley scores his 16th and final Whalers goal and 72nd point in his 184th Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Steven Rice plays his 177th and final Whalers game recording his 78th Whalers point (an assist) vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Sami Kapanen plays his 80th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Robert Kron plays his 272nd and final Whalers game recording his 146th Whalers point (an assist) vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Curtis Leschyshyn plays his 64th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Kent Manderville plays his 44th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Kevin Dineen scores the final goal in Whalers history (assisted by Geoff Sanderson and Andrew Cassels) in a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Hartford Whalers are no more…
In 1997 Alexander Godynyuk plays his 223rd and final NHL game (155th Whalers) vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Stu Grimson plays his 75th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Chris Murray plays his 8th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Sean Burke plays his 256th and final Whalers game recording his 100th Whalers win vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Jason Muzzatti records his 51st and final Whalers PIMs (serving as backup he gets into a scuffle at the end of the first period with Shawn Burr receiving a roughing minor and a 10 minute misconduct) vs Tampa Bay.
In 1997 Kevin Haller plays his 35th and final Whalers game vs Tampa Bay.
BIRTHDAYS
In 1972 Steve Martins was born in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada