1980-81 Minnesota North Stars Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-28-17 - 87 points
Finishing 3rd in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 12-7
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Preliminary - Defeated Boston Bruins 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Calgary Flames 4-2
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-1
Coach: Glen Sonmor (35-28-17)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1980-81 Minnesota North Stars Statistics
1980-81 Minnesota North Stars Roster

The Minnesota North Stars of the National Hockey League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 35 wins and 28 losses and 17 ties for 87 points, finishing third in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-7. Glen Sonmor coached the team. The 1980-81 Minnesota North Stars lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 291
Regular Season Goals Against: 263

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1980 Hartford Whalers 3 at Minnesota North Stars 9 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
October 15, 1980 Boston Bruins 2 at Minnesota North Stars 3 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
October 17, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Colorado Rockies 5 T 2-0-0 0-0-1 2-0-1 OT
October 18, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Calgary Flames 6 L 2-0-0 0-1-1 2-1-1
October 22, 1980 Quebec Nordiques 2 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 3-0-0 0-1-1 3-1-1
October 24, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Edmonton Oilers 2 W 3-0-0 1-1-1 4-1-1
October 25, 1980 Winnipeg Jets 1 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 4-0-0 1-1-1 5-1-1
October 29, 1980 St. Louis Blues 2 at Minnesota North Stars 2 T 4-0-1 1-1-1 5-1-2 OT
November 1, 1980 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 5-0-1 1-1-1 6-1-2
November 2, 1980 Calgary Flames 3 at Minnesota North Stars 8 W 6-0-1 1-1-1 7-1-2
November 7, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Vancouver Canucks 3 L 6-0-1 1-2-1 7-2-2
November 9, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 7 at Chicago Black Hawks 1 W 6-0-1 2-2-1 8-2-2
November 11, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 6 at New York Islanders 6 T 6-0-1 2-2-2 8-2-3 OT
November 12, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Hartford Whalers 1 W 6-0-1 3-2-2 9-2-3
November 15, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 2 at Minnesota North Stars 5 W 7-0-1 3-2-2 10-2-3
November 17, 1980 New York Islanders 2 at Minnesota North Stars 1 L 7-1-1 3-2-2 10-3-3
November 19, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 7-1-1 4-2-2 11-3-3
November 20, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 T 7-1-1 4-2-3 11-3-4 OT
November 22, 1980 Chicago Black Hawks 6 at Minnesota North Stars 2 L 7-2-1 4-2-3 11-4-4
November 26, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Quebec Nordiques 5 L 7-2-1 4-3-3 11-5-4
November 29, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 7-2-1 5-3-3 12-5-4
December 1, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 5 at New York Rangers 3 W 7-2-1 6-3-3 13-5-4
December 3, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Washington Capitals 3 T 7-2-1 6-3-4 13-5-5 OT
December 6, 1980 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Minnesota North Stars 3 T 7-2-2 6-3-4 13-5-6 OT
December 7, 1980 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Minnesota North Stars 1 T 7-2-3 6-3-4 13-5-7 OT
December 9, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 1 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 7-2-3 6-4-4 13-6-7
December 10, 1980 Los Angeles Kings 7 at Minnesota North Stars 2 L 7-3-3 6-4-4 13-7-7
December 13, 1980 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 8-3-3 6-4-4 14-7-7
December 15, 1980 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 8-4-3 6-4-4 14-8-7
December 17, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 8-4-3 6-5-4 14-9-7
December 20, 1980 New York Rangers 3 at Minnesota North Stars 3 T 8-4-4 6-5-4 14-9-8 OT
December 23, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 6 at Detroit Red Wings 2 W 8-4-4 7-5-4 15-9-8
December 26, 1980 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 8-4-4 8-5-4 16-9-8
December 27, 1980 Colorado Rockies 4 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 9-4-4 8-5-4 17-9-8
December 30, 1980 Philadelphia Flyers 5 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 10-4-4 8-5-4 18-9-8
January 3, 1981 Washington Capitals 0 at Minnesota North Stars 3 W 11-4-4 8-5-4 19-9-8
January 4, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 11-4-4 8-5-5 19-9-9 OT
January 7, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 1 at Minnesota North Stars 1 T 11-4-5 8-5-5 19-9-10 OT
January 9, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Colorado Rockies 4 L 11-4-5 8-6-5 19-10-10
January 10, 1981 Washington Capitals 2 at Minnesota North Stars 3 W 12-4-5 8-6-5 20-10-10
January 12, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Boston Bruins 4 L 12-4-5 8-7-5 20-11-10
January 14, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 12-4-5 8-7-6 20-11-11 OT
January 17, 1981 Quebec Nordiques 1 at Minnesota North Stars 7 W 13-4-5 8-7-6 21-11-11
January 19, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 3 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 14-4-5 8-7-6 22-11-11
January 21, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Washington Capitals 1 W 14-4-5 9-7-6 23-11-11
January 22, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 5 L 14-4-5 9-8-6 23-12-11
January 24, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 15-4-5 9-8-6 24-12-11
January 26, 1981 Calgary Flames 2 at Minnesota North Stars 3 W 16-4-5 9-8-6 25-12-11
January 28, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 L 16-4-5 9-9-6 25-13-11
January 29, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Detroit Red Wings 3 T 16-4-5 9-9-7 25-13-12 OT
January 31, 1981 New York Rangers 7 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 16-5-5 9-9-7 25-14-12
February 4, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Quebec Nordiques 6 L 16-5-5 9-10-7 25-15-12
February 5, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 0 at Montreal Canadiens 7 L 16-5-5 9-11-7 25-16-12
February 7, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 5 at New York Islanders 5 T 16-5-5 9-11-8 25-16-13 OT
February 8, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at New York Rangers 3 T 16-5-5 9-11-9 25-16-14 OT
February 12, 1981 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 16-6-5 9-11-9 25-17-14
February 14, 1981 Hartford Whalers 4 at Minnesota North Stars 7 W 17-6-5 9-11-9 26-17-14
February 15, 1981 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Minnesota North Stars 7 W 18-6-5 9-11-9 27-17-14
February 18, 1981 Colorado Rockies 2 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 19-6-5 9-11-9 28-17-14
February 20, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Winnipeg Jets 3 W 19-6-5 10-11-9 29-17-14
February 21, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 5 L 19-6-5 10-12-9 29-18-14
February 23, 1981 New York Islanders 4 at Minnesota North Stars 1 L 19-7-5 10-12-9 29-19-14
February 25, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Hartford Whalers 3 L 19-7-5 10-13-9 29-20-14
February 26, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Boston Bruins 5 L 19-7-5 10-14-9 29-21-14
February 28, 1981 Philadelphia Flyers 4 at Minnesota North Stars 2 L 19-8-5 10-14-9 29-22-14
March 4, 1981 Boston Bruins 3 at Minnesota North Stars 3 T 19-8-6 10-14-9 29-22-15 OT
March 7, 1981 Pittsburgh Penguins 5 at Minnesota North Stars 8 W 20-8-6 10-14-9 30-22-15
March 9, 1981 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Minnesota North Stars 1 T 20-8-7 10-14-9 30-22-16 OT
March 11, 1981 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Minnesota North Stars 3 W 21-8-7 10-14-9 31-22-16
March 12, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at Calgary Flames 6 L 21-8-7 10-15-9 31-23-16
March 14, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Los Angeles Kings 10 L 21-8-7 10-16-9 31-24-16
March 18, 1981 Edmonton Oilers 5 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 21-9-7 10-16-9 31-25-16
March 20, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Edmonton Oilers 1 T 21-9-7 10-16-10 31-25-17 OT
March 22, 1981 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Minnesota North Stars 9 W 22-9-7 10-16-10 32-25-17
March 24, 1981 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Minnesota North Stars 3 L 22-10-7 10-16-10 32-26-17
March 28, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Los Angeles Kings 3 L 22-10-7 10-17-10 32-27-17
March 29, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 22-10-7 11-17-10 33-27-17
March 31, 1981 St. Louis Blues 3 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 23-10-7 11-17-10 34-27-17
April 4, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 5 at St. Louis Blues 0 W 23-10-7 12-17-10 35-27-17
April 5, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Chicago Black Hawks 8 L 23-10-7 12-18-10 35-28-17
April 8, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Boston Bruins 4 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 OT
April 9, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 9 at Boston Bruins 6 W 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0
April 11, 1981 Boston Bruins 3 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0
April 16, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 1-0-0 3-0-0 4-0-0 OT
April 17, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 5 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 1-0-0 4-0-0 5-0-0
April 19, 1981 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 2-0-0 4-0-0 6-0-0
April 20, 1981 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Minnesota North Stars 4 L 2-1-0 4-0-0 6-1-0 OT
April 22, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 2-1-0 5-0-0 7-1-0
April 28, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 4 at Calgary Flames 1 W 2-1-0 6-0-0 8-1-0
April 30, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 2 at Calgary Flames 3 L 2-1-0 6-1-0 8-2-0
May 3, 1981 Calgary Flames 4 at Minnesota North Stars 6 W 3-1-0 6-1-0 9-2-0
May 5, 1981 Calgary Flames 4 at Minnesota North Stars 7 W 4-1-0 6-1-0 10-2-0
May 7, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at Calgary Flames 3 L 4-1-0 6-2-0 10-3-0
May 9, 1981 Calgary Flames 3 at Minnesota North Stars 5 W 5-1-0 6-2-0 11-3-0
May 12, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at New York Islanders 6 L 5-1-0 6-3-0 11-4-0
May 14, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 3 at New York Islanders 6 L 5-1-0 6-4-0 11-5-0
May 17, 1981 New York Islanders 7 at Minnesota North Stars 5 L 5-2-0 6-4-0 11-6-0
May 19, 1981 New York Islanders 2 at Minnesota North Stars 4 W 6-2-0 6-4-0 12-6-0
May 21, 1981 Minnesota North Stars 1 at New York Islanders 5 L 6-2-0 6-5-0 12-7-0