1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 47-20-13 - 107 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 6-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Hartford Whalers 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Minnesota North Stars 4-3
Coach: Bernie Geoffrion (15-9-6)
Coach: Claude Ruel (32-11-7)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Statistics
1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Roster

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 47 wins and 20 losses and 13 ties for 107 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-4. Bernie Geoffrion and Claude Ruel coached the team. The 1979-80 Montreal Canadiens lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Regular Season Goals For: 328
Regular Season Goals Against: 240

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