1979-80 New York Islanders Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-28-13 - 91 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 15-6
Won Stanley Cup
Preliminary - Defeated Los Angeles Kings 3-1
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 4-2
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-2
Coach: Al Arbour (39-28-13)
Location: New York, New York
1979-80 New York Islanders Statistics
1979-80 New York Islanders Roster

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 39 wins and 28 losses and 13 ties for 91 points, finishing second in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 15-6. Al Arbour coached the team. The 1979-80 New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup.

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Regular Season Goals For: 281
Regular Season Goals Against: 247

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