On January 12,
1980: The Hartford Whalers, with Gordie, Mark, and Marty Howe in their line-up, play the Wings at Joe Louis Arena.
2012: Three significant milestones were reached when the Red Wings defeated the Phoenix Coyotes, 3-2, in a shoot-out. Danny Cleary collected career assist No. 200, while coach Mike Babcock and goalie Jimmy Howard earned career wins 400 and 100, respectively.