1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 47-17-16 - 110 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 9-5
Lost NHL semi-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Vancouver Canucks 3-1
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-2
Coach: Scotty Bowman (47-17-16)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 47 wins and 17 losses and 16 ties for 110 points, finishing first in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-5.

The Sabres allowed 201 goals, least in the league. Buffalo netted 318 goals. Danny Gare scored 56 goals for the squad, while Rick Martin and Gilbert Perreault tallied 30 or more, too. Gilbert Perreault recorded 66 assists. Don Edwards earned 27 wins in front of the net for the team, and Bob Sauve added 15 or more victories as well. Bob Sauve earned a 2.36 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1979-80 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 318
Regular Season Goals Against: 201

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1979 Washington Capitals 3 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 13, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 5 at New York Islanders 2 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 14, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
October 17, 1979 Hartford Whalers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
October 20, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 2 at St. Louis Blues 3 L 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
October 21, 1979 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 2-1-1 1-1-0 3-2-1 OT
October 24, 1979 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 3-1-1 1-1-0 4-2-1
October 25, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 3-1-1 1-2-0 4-3-1
October 27, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Quebec Nordiques 0 W 3-1-1 2-2-0 5-3-1
October 28, 1979 Colorado Rockies 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 4-1-1 2-2-0 6-3-1
October 31, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 T 4-1-1 2-2-1 6-3-2 OT
November 3, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 W 4-1-1 3-2-1 7-3-2
November 4, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 4-1-1 3-3-1 7-4-2
November 8, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 4-1-2 3-3-1 7-4-3 OT
November 10, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Washington Capitals 3 W 4-1-2 4-3-1 8-4-3
November 11, 1979 Colorado Rockies 5 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 4-2-2 4-3-1 8-5-3
November 15, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 5-2-2 4-3-1 9-5-3
November 17, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 5-2-2 5-3-1 10-5-3
November 18, 1979 Edmonton Oilers 7 at Buffalo Sabres 9 W 6-2-2 5-3-1 11-5-3
November 21, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Hartford Whalers 5 L 6-2-2 5-4-1 11-6-3
November 24, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Washington Capitals 1 W 6-2-2 6-4-1 12-6-3
November 25, 1979 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 7-2-2 6-4-1 13-6-3
November 27, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Boston Bruins 2 W 7-2-2 7-4-1 14-6-3
November 29, 1979 New York Rangers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 8-2-2 7-4-1 15-6-3
December 2, 1979 Washington Capitals 0 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 9-2-2 7-4-1 16-6-3
December 5, 1979 Atlanta Flames 1 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 10-2-2 7-4-1 17-6-3
December 7, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Colorado Rockies 3 W 10-2-2 8-4-1 18-6-3
December 10, 1979 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 11-2-2 8-4-1 19-6-3
December 13, 1979 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 12-2-2 8-4-1 20-6-3
December 15, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 12-2-2 8-5-1 20-7-3
December 16, 1979 Boston Bruins 5 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 12-3-2 8-5-1 20-8-3
December 19, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 12-3-2 9-5-1 21-8-3
December 20, 1979 Los Angeles Kings 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 13-3-2 9-5-1 22-8-3
December 22, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 13-3-2 10-5-1 23-8-3
December 23, 1979 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 13-4-2 10-5-1 23-9-3
December 27, 1979 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 14-4-2 10-5-1 24-9-3
December 29, 1979 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 6 L 14-4-2 10-6-1 24-10-3
December 31, 1979 Winnipeg Jets 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 15-4-2 10-6-1 25-10-3
January 5, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 W 15-4-2 11-6-1 26-10-3
January 6, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 15-5-2 11-6-1 26-11-3
January 9, 1980 New York Islanders 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 16-5-2 11-6-1 27-11-3
January 11, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Colorado Rockies 3 W 16-5-2 12-6-1 28-11-3
January 13, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Edmonton Oilers 6 L 16-5-2 12-7-1 28-12-3
January 16, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Los Angeles Kings 2 W 16-5-2 13-7-1 29-12-3
January 18, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Vancouver Canucks 2 T 16-5-2 13-7-2 29-12-4 OT
January 20, 1980 Edmonton Oilers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 4 T 16-5-3 13-7-2 29-12-5 OT
January 21, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Atlanta Flames 3 T 16-5-3 13-7-3 29-12-6 OT
January 24, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Boston Bruins 4 L 16-5-3 13-8-3 29-13-6
January 26, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 7 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 16-5-3 14-8-3 30-13-6
January 27, 1980 Los Angeles Kings 1 at Buffalo Sabres 9 W 17-5-3 14-8-3 31-13-6
January 31, 1980 New York Rangers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 18-5-3 14-8-3 32-13-6
February 2, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Islanders 3 L 18-5-3 14-9-3 32-14-6
February 3, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 19-5-3 14-9-3 33-14-6
February 7, 1980 Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Buffalo Sabres 9 W 20-5-3 14-9-3 34-14-6
February 9, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at St. Louis Blues 3 L 20-5-3 14-10-3 34-15-6
February 11, 1980 St. Louis Blues 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 21-5-3 14-10-3 35-15-6
February 14, 1980 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 21-5-4 14-10-3 35-15-7 OT
February 16, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Detroit Red Wings 3 W 21-5-4 15-10-3 36-15-7
February 17, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 21-5-5 15-10-3 36-15-8 OT
February 19, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Quebec Nordiques 1 W 21-5-5 16-10-3 37-15-8
February 20, 1980 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 22-5-5 16-10-3 38-15-8
February 24, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 22-5-5 16-11-3 38-16-8
February 27, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 22-5-6 16-11-3 38-16-9 OT
February 29, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 22-5-6 17-11-3 39-16-9
March 2, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Minnesota North Stars 2 T 22-5-6 17-11-4 39-16-10 OT
March 5, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Rangers 4 L 22-5-6 17-12-4 39-17-10
March 6, 1980 Hartford Whalers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 23-5-6 17-12-4 40-17-10
March 9, 1980 St. Louis Blues 4 at Buffalo Sabres 9 W 24-5-6 17-12-4 41-17-10
March 12, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Winnipeg Jets 3 T 24-5-6 17-12-5 41-17-11 OT
March 15, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Los Angeles Kings 2 T 24-5-6 17-12-6 41-17-12 OT
March 19, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Vancouver Canucks 3 T 24-5-6 17-12-7 41-17-13 OT
March 22, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 24-5-6 18-12-7 42-17-13
March 23, 1980 New York Islanders 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 24-5-7 18-12-7 42-17-14 OT
March 25, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 24-5-7 18-12-8 42-17-15 OT
March 27, 1980 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Buffalo Sabres 10 W 25-5-7 18-12-8 43-17-15
March 30, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 25-5-8 18-12-8 43-17-16 OT
April 1, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Atlanta Flames 2 W 25-5-8 19-12-8 44-17-16
April 3, 1980 Quebec Nordiques 3 at Buffalo Sabres 8 W 26-5-8 19-12-8 45-17-16
April 5, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 9 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1 W 26-5-8 20-12-8 46-17-16
April 6, 1980 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Buffalo Sabres 7 W 27-5-8 20-12-8 47-17-16
April 8, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
April 9, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
April 11, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Vancouver Canucks 5 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
April 12, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Vancouver Canucks 1 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
April 16, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 3-0-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
April 17, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 4-0-0 1-1-0 5-1-0
April 19, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 4-0-0 2-1-0 6-1-0
April 20, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 4-0-0 3-1-0 7-1-0
April 29, 1980 New York Islanders 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 4-1-0 3-1-0 7-2-0
May 1, 1980 New York Islanders 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 4-2-0 3-1-0 7-3-0 2OT
May 3, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New York Islanders 7 L 4-2-0 3-2-0 7-4-0
May 6, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 7 at New York Islanders 4 W 4-2-0 4-2-0 8-4-0
May 8, 1980 New York Islanders 0 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 5-2-0 4-2-0 9-4-0
May 10, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Islanders 5 L 5-2-0 4-3-0 9-5-0


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