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Today is Tuesday November 29th 2022.
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PHOTO OF THE DAY
GAMES
Gordie Howe, wife Colleen, Bobby Orr, and John McKenzie watch as Gordie's number 9 is retired
Gordie Howe, wife Colleen, Bobby Orr, and John McKenzie watch as Gordie's number 9 is retired
TYPE DATE ARENA TEAM GF GA OT RESULT ATTENDANCE
Regular Season
11/29/1972
AWAY
New York Raiders
6
7

Loss
5,409
Regular Season
11/29/1973
BG
Houston Aeros
5
2

Win
7,692
Regular Season
11/29/1974
AWAY
Vancouver Blazers
1
5

Loss
6,906
Regular Season
11/29/1975
HCC
Indianapolis Racers
2
3

Loss
10,314
Regular Season
11/29/1978
AWAY
Winnipeg Jets
2
4

Loss
8,394
Regular Season
11/29/1980
HCC
Buffalo Sabres
2
5

Loss
13,202
Regular Season
11/29/1981
AWAY
Montreal Canadiens
3
6

Loss
15,188
Regular Season
11/29/1985
AWAY
Vancouver Canucks
5
4

Win
9,276
Regular Season
11/29/1986
AWAY
Montreal Canadiens
7
5

Win
17,775
Regular Season
11/29/1990
AWAY
Pittsburgh Penguins
6
4

Win
15,808
Regular Season
11/29/1993
AWAY
Ottawa Senators
4
2

Win
10,075
Regular Season
11/29/1995
AWAY
Tampa Bay Lightning
2
2

Tie
15,203
Regular Season
11/29/1996
AWAY
Florida Panthers
1
1
OT
Tie
14,703
HIGHLIGHTS
In 1972 Al Smith makes the save on the 1st penalty shot vs the Whalers taken by Ron Ward of New York.
In 1973 John French ties a team record with three assists vs Houston.
In 1977 George Lyle is fined $350 and suspended for two games for his part in a bench clearing brawl durning the 11/26/77 game vs Edmonton. Also fined were Jack Carlson $600; Mike Rogers, Rick Ley, and Gordie Roberts all $50.
In 1980 Mike Rogers plays his 500th career game vs Buffalo.
In 1980 Al Sims plays his 100th Whalers game vs Buffalo.
In 1981 Don Nachbaur plays his 100th NHL game vs Montreal.
In 1981 Norm Barnes plays his 156th and final NHL game (74th Whalers) vs Montreal.
In 1985 Whalers win their first ever NHL game at Vancouver.
In 1985 Dave Babych scores his 1st Whalers goal, the game winner vs Vancouver.
In 1986 Jack Evans coaches his 500th NHL game and records the win vs Montreal.
In 1986 Torrie Robertson breaks his leg (and would miss the next 76 games) during a fight against Chris Nilan vs Montreal.
In 1989 Pat Verbeek collects his 1,000th NHL penalty minute vs Detroit.
In 1990 Michel Picard plays his 1st NHL game scoring his 1st goal (the 6th Whalers rookie to do so) vs Pittsburgh.
In 1993 Bryan Marchment scores his 3rd and last Whalers goal vs Ottawa.
In 1993 Mark Janssens plays his 100th Whalers game vs Ottawa.
In 1993 Jim Storm scores his 1st NHL goal vs Ottawa.
In 1993 Jeff Reese is named NHL co-player of the week with Arturus Irbe.
In 1995 Frantisek Kucera scores his 6th and final Whalers goal and 32nd point vs the Tampa Bay.
TRANSACTIONS
In 1988 Tom Martin is claimed off waivers from Minnesota.
In 1995 Robert Petrovicky is traded to Dallas for Dan Kesa.
BIRTHDAYS
In 1957 Bob Sullivan was born in Noranda, QUE