1980-81 Chicago Black Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 31-33-16 - 78 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 0-3
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Calgary Flames 3-0
Coach: Keith Magnuson (31-33-16)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1980-81 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics
1980-81 Chicago Black Hawks Roster

The Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 31 wins and 33 losses and 16 ties for 78 points, finishing second in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Black Hawks scored 304 goals and yielded 315. Darryl Sutter netted 40 goals for Chicago, while Reg Kerr tallied 30 or more as well. Tom Lysiak contributed 55 assists. Tony Esposito earned 29 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 3.75 goals against average, pacing goalies with significant playing time.

Keith Magnuson coached the team. The 1980-81 Chicago Black Hawks lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 304
Regular Season Goals Against: 315

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 9, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 11, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Montreal Canadiens 4 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
October 12, 1980 Calgary Flames 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 1-0-1 1-0-0 2-0-1 OT
October 15, 1980 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 2-0-1 1-0-0 3-0-1
October 17, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Winnipeg Jets 6 L 2-0-1 1-1-0 3-1-1
October 19, 1980 Washington Capitals 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 8 W 3-0-1 1-1-0 4-1-1
October 21, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 0 at Washington Capitals 2 L 3-0-1 1-2-0 4-2-1
October 23, 1980 Montreal Canadiens 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 3-1-1 1-2-0 4-3-1
October 25, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Colorado Rockies 5 L 3-1-1 1-3-0 4-4-1
October 26, 1980 Quebec Nordiques 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 7 W 4-1-1 1-3-0 5-4-1
October 28, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Detroit Red Wings 2 T 4-1-1 1-3-1 5-4-2 OT
October 29, 1980 Winnipeg Jets 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 8 W 5-1-1 1-3-1 6-4-2
November 2, 1980 St. Louis Blues 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 5-2-1 1-3-1 6-5-2
November 5, 1980 New York Rangers 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 5-2-2 1-3-1 6-5-3 OT
November 8, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at New York Islanders 7 L 5-2-2 1-4-1 6-6-3
November 9, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 5-3-2 1-4-1 6-7-3
November 11, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 6 at Quebec Nordiques 6 T 5-3-2 1-4-2 6-7-4 OT
November 13, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Calgary Flames 4 T 5-3-2 1-4-3 6-7-5 OT
November 15, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Minnesota North Stars 5 L 5-3-2 1-5-3 6-8-5
November 16, 1980 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 5-4-2 1-5-3 6-9-5
November 19, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 6-4-2 1-5-3 7-9-5
November 22, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 6 at Minnesota North Stars 2 W 6-4-2 2-5-3 8-9-5
November 23, 1980 Hartford Whalers 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 11 W 7-4-2 2-5-3 9-9-5
November 26, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Edmonton Oilers 10 L 7-4-2 2-6-3 9-10-5
November 28, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Vancouver Canucks 6 L 7-4-2 2-7-3 9-11-5
November 29, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Los Angeles Kings 5 L 7-4-2 2-8-3 9-12-5
December 4, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Philadelphia Flyers 7 L 7-4-2 2-9-3 9-13-5
December 6, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 6 L 7-4-2 2-10-3 9-14-5
December 7, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at New York Rangers 5 L 7-4-2 2-11-3 9-15-5
December 10, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 7-4-3 2-11-3 9-15-6 OT
December 11, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at St. Louis Blues 2 W 7-4-3 3-11-3 10-15-6
December 13, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Detroit Red Wings 7 L 7-4-3 3-12-3 10-16-6
December 14, 1980 New York Rangers 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 8-4-3 3-12-3 11-16-6
December 17, 1980 Colorado Rockies 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 L 8-5-3 3-12-3 11-17-6
December 20, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 W 8-5-3 4-12-3 12-17-6
December 21, 1980 New York Islanders 9 at Chicago Black Hawks 0 L 8-6-3 4-12-3 12-18-6
December 26, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 8-6-3 4-13-3 12-19-6
December 28, 1980 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 L 8-7-3 4-13-3 12-20-6
December 31, 1980 Boston Bruins 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 8-8-3 4-13-3 12-21-6
January 3, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Montreal Canadiens 2 L 8-8-3 4-14-3 12-22-6
January 4, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 9-8-3 4-14-3 13-22-6
January 7, 1981 Colorado Rockies 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 W 10-8-3 4-14-3 14-22-6
January 10, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 W 10-8-3 5-14-3 15-22-6
January 11, 1981 Calgary Flames 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 W 11-8-3 5-14-3 16-22-6
January 15, 1981 Boston Bruins 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 W 12-8-3 5-14-3 17-22-6
January 17, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 12-8-3 6-14-3 18-22-6
January 18, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 7 W 13-8-3 6-14-3 19-22-6
January 21, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 14-8-3 6-14-3 20-22-6
January 24, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 14-8-3 6-15-3 20-23-6
January 28, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 7 W 15-8-3 6-15-3 21-23-6
January 30, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 15-8-3 6-16-3 21-24-6
January 31, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Calgary Flames 3 T 15-8-3 6-16-4 21-24-7 OT
February 2, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 8 W 16-8-3 6-16-4 22-24-7
February 4, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 6 W 17-8-3 6-16-4 23-24-7
February 7, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 6 at Hartford Whalers 2 W 17-8-3 7-16-4 24-24-7
February 8, 1981 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 9 W 18-8-3 7-16-4 25-24-7
February 12, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 T 18-8-4 7-16-4 25-24-8 OT
February 14, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Colorado Rockies 3 W 18-8-4 8-16-4 26-24-8
February 15, 1981 Hartford Whalers 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 T 18-8-5 8-16-4 26-24-9 OT
February 18, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 5 at Washington Capitals 5 T 18-8-5 8-16-5 26-24-10 OT
February 21, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at New York Islanders 6 L 18-8-5 8-17-5 26-25-10
February 22, 1981 Toronto Maple Leafs 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 18-9-5 8-17-5 26-26-10
February 25, 1981 Washington Capitals 2 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 T 18-9-6 8-17-5 26-26-11 OT
February 27, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Buffalo Sabres 6 L 18-9-6 8-18-5 26-27-11
March 1, 1981 St. Louis Blues 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 T 18-9-7 8-18-5 26-27-12 OT
March 4, 1981 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 3 T 18-9-8 8-18-5 26-27-13 OT
March 7, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at Boston Bruins 7 L 18-9-8 8-19-5 26-28-13
March 8, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Quebec Nordiques 2 W 18-9-8 9-19-5 27-28-13
March 11, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Los Angeles Kings 4 T 18-9-8 9-19-6 27-28-14 OT
March 13, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Vancouver Canucks 5 L 18-9-8 9-20-6 27-29-14
March 15, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 8 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 18-9-8 10-20-6 28-29-14
March 18, 1981 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Chicago Black Hawks 5 W 19-9-8 10-20-6 29-29-14
March 21, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 4 T 19-9-8 10-20-7 29-29-15 OT
March 22, 1981 New York Islanders 6 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 19-10-8 10-20-7 29-30-15
March 25, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 2 L 19-11-8 10-20-7 29-31-15
March 28, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Boston Bruins 5 L 19-11-8 10-21-7 29-32-15
March 29, 1981 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 W 20-11-8 10-21-7 30-32-15
April 1, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 T 20-11-8 10-21-8 30-32-16 OT
April 3, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 1 at New York Rangers 3 L 20-11-8 10-22-8 30-33-16
April 5, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 8 W 21-11-8 10-22-8 31-33-16
April 8, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 3 at Calgary Flames 4 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
April 9, 1981 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Calgary Flames 6 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
April 11, 1981 Calgary Flames 5 at Chicago Black Hawks 4 L 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-3-0 2OT


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