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Emile Francis is announced by Donald Conrad and Howard Baldwin as the Whalers new President and GM on May 2, 1983
In 1982 Gordie Howe is named special assistant to the managing general partner Howard Baldwin.
In 1983 Jack Evans is named head coach (replacing interm coach John Cunniff) and Claude Larose is named assistant coach.
In 1955 Ed Staniowski was born in Moose Jaw, SASK