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1979-80 Atlanta Flames Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-32-13 - 83 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 1-3
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to New York Rangers 3-1
Coach: Al MacNeil (35-32-13)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1979-80 Atlanta Flames Statistics
1979-80 Atlanta Flames Roster

The Atlanta Flames of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 35 wins and 32 losses and 13 ties for 83 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Flames scored 282 goals and gave up 269. Kent Nilsson netted 40 goals for Atlanta, while Guy Chouinard tallied 30 or more, too. Kent Nilsson contributed 53 assists. Dan Bouchard earned 23 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.18 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Al MacNeil coached the team. The 1979-80 Atlanta Flames lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 282
Regular Season Goals Against: 269

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1979 Atlanta Flames 5 at Quebec Nordiques 3 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
October 11, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
October 13, 1979 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Atlanta Flames 9 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
October 16, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at New York Islanders 5 L 1-0-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
October 18, 1979 Atlanta Flames 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 6 L 1-0-0 1-3-0 2-3-0
October 20, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Atlanta Flames 2 T 1-0-1 1-3-0 2-3-1 OT
October 23, 1979 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 1-1-1 1-3-0 2-4-1
October 26, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Atlanta Flames 7 W 2-1-1 1-3-0 3-4-1
October 27, 1979 Atlanta Flames 3 at St. Louis Blues 0 W 2-1-1 2-3-0 4-4-1
October 30, 1979 Colorado Rockies 1 at Atlanta Flames 3 W 3-1-1 2-3-0 5-4-1
November 2, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Atlanta Flames 4 T 3-1-2 2-3-0 5-4-2 OT
November 3, 1979 Atlanta Flames 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 T 3-1-2 2-3-1 5-4-3 OT
November 6, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 0 at Atlanta Flames 8 W 4-1-2 2-3-1 6-4-3
November 9, 1979 New York Islanders 2 at Atlanta Flames 5 W 5-1-2 2-3-1 7-4-3
November 11, 1979 Atlanta Flames 3 at Boston Bruins 6 L 5-1-2 2-4-1 7-5-3
November 13, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 5-2-2 2-4-1 7-6-3
November 15, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 L 5-2-2 2-5-1 7-7-3
November 16, 1979 New York Rangers 2 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 6-2-2 2-5-1 8-7-3
November 18, 1979 Atlanta Flames 4 at Washington Capitals 2 W 6-2-2 3-5-1 9-7-3
November 21, 1979 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 7-2-2 3-5-1 10-7-3
November 23, 1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 8-2-2 3-5-1 11-7-3
November 25, 1979 Atlanta Flames 2 at Hartford Whalers 4 L 8-2-2 3-6-1 11-8-3
November 27, 1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 8-3-2 3-6-1 11-9-3
December 4, 1979 Los Angeles Kings 6 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 8-4-2 3-6-1 11-10-3
December 5, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Buffalo Sabres 6 L 8-4-2 3-7-1 11-11-3
December 8, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Minnesota North Stars 4 L 8-4-2 3-8-1 11-12-3
December 9, 1979 Atlanta Flames 5 at Winnipeg Jets 4 W 8-4-2 4-8-1 12-12-3
December 12, 1979 Atlanta Flames 5 at Edmonton Oilers 5 T 8-4-2 4-8-2 12-12-4 OT
December 14, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Atlanta Flames 3 W 9-4-2 4-8-2 13-12-4
December 15, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 8 L 9-4-2 4-9-2 13-13-4
December 21, 1979 St. Louis Blues 5 at Atlanta Flames 1 L 9-5-2 4-9-2 13-14-4
December 22, 1979 Atlanta Flames 7 at St. Louis Blues 3 W 9-5-2 5-9-2 14-14-4
December 26, 1979 Boston Bruins 5 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 9-6-2 5-9-2 14-15-4
December 28, 1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 9-7-2 5-9-2 14-16-4
December 29, 1979 Atlanta Flames 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 L 9-7-2 5-10-2 14-17-4
January 4, 1980 Detroit Red Wings 6 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 9-8-2 5-10-2 14-18-4
January 6, 1980 Atlanta Flames 5 at New York Rangers 5 T 9-8-2 5-10-3 14-18-5 OT
January 8, 1980 Winnipeg Jets 0 at Atlanta Flames 2 W 10-8-2 5-10-3 15-18-5
January 11, 1980 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 11-8-2 5-10-3 16-18-5
January 12, 1980 Atlanta Flames 3 at Boston Bruins 5 L 11-8-2 5-11-3 16-19-5
January 14, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Montreal Canadiens 3 L 11-8-2 5-12-3 16-20-5
January 16, 1980 Atlanta Flames 5 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 11-8-2 6-12-3 17-20-5
January 17, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 11-8-2 7-12-3 18-20-5
January 19, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 11-8-2 8-12-3 19-20-5
January 21, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Atlanta Flames 3 T 11-8-3 8-12-3 19-20-6 OT
January 22, 1980 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 11-9-3 8-12-3 19-21-6
January 25, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Atlanta Flames 4 T 11-9-4 8-12-3 19-21-7 OT
January 26, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 11-9-4 9-12-3 20-21-7
January 28, 1980 Atlanta Flames 1 at Hartford Whalers 6 L 11-9-4 9-13-3 20-22-7
January 30, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Quebec Nordiques 1 W 11-9-4 10-13-3 21-22-7
February 1, 1980 Washington Capitals 2 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 12-9-4 10-13-3 22-22-7
February 2, 1980 Hartford Whalers 3 at Atlanta Flames 5 W 13-9-4 10-13-3 23-22-7
February 8, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 13-9-4 11-13-3 24-22-7
February 10, 1980 Atlanta Flames 6 at Colorado Rockies 1 W 13-9-4 12-13-3 25-22-7
February 13, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 13-9-4 12-13-4 25-22-8 OT
February 16, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Minnesota North Stars 2 T 13-9-4 12-13-5 25-22-9 OT
February 17, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 13-9-4 12-14-5 25-23-9
February 19, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Atlanta Flames 4 T 13-9-5 12-14-5 25-23-10 OT
February 21, 1980 Washington Capitals 0 at Atlanta Flames 3 W 14-9-5 12-14-5 26-23-10
February 23, 1980 Hartford Whalers 6 at Atlanta Flames 5 L 14-10-5 12-14-5 26-24-10
February 26, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Atlanta Flames 3 T 14-10-6 12-14-5 26-24-11 OT
March 1, 1980 Colorado Rockies 1 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 15-10-6 12-14-5 27-24-11
March 5, 1980 Atlanta Flames 3 at Los Angeles Kings 1 W 15-10-6 13-14-5 28-24-11
March 7, 1980 Atlanta Flames 9 at Vancouver Canucks 3 W 15-10-6 14-14-5 29-24-11
March 9, 1980 Atlanta Flames 5 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 15-10-6 15-14-5 30-24-11
March 10, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 5 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 15-11-6 15-14-5 30-25-11
March 13, 1980 Los Angeles Kings 2 at Atlanta Flames 2 T 15-11-7 15-14-5 30-25-12 OT
March 15, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 3 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 16-11-7 15-14-5 31-25-12
March 17, 1980 Atlanta Flames 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 16-11-7 16-14-5 32-25-12
March 18, 1980 Atlanta Flames 3 at New York Islanders 6 L 16-11-7 16-15-5 32-26-12
March 20, 1980 St. Louis Blues 4 at Atlanta Flames 8 W 17-11-7 16-15-5 33-26-12
March 22, 1980 Boston Bruins 5 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 17-12-7 16-15-5 33-27-12
March 23, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 17-12-7 16-16-5 33-28-12
March 25, 1980 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Atlanta Flames 4 L 17-13-7 16-16-5 33-29-12
March 28, 1980 New York Rangers 2 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 18-13-7 16-16-5 34-29-12
March 30, 1980 Atlanta Flames 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 L 18-13-7 16-17-5 34-30-12
April 1, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 18-14-7 16-17-5 34-31-12
April 2, 1980 Atlanta Flames 7 at New York Rangers 3 W 18-14-7 17-17-5 35-31-12
April 4, 1980 New York Islanders 7 at Atlanta Flames 3 L 18-15-7 17-17-5 35-32-12
April 5, 1980 Atlanta Flames 4 at Washington Capitals 4 T 18-15-7 17-17-6 35-32-13 OT
April 8, 1980 Atlanta Flames 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 OT
April 9, 1980 Atlanta Flames 1 at New York Rangers 5 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 11, 1980 New York Rangers 2 at Atlanta Flames 4 W 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
April 12, 1980 New York Rangers 5 at Atlanta Flames 2 L 1-1-0 0-2-0 1-3-0