1979-80 Detroit Red Wings Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 26-43-11 - 63 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Norris Division
Coach: Bobby Kromm (24-36-11)
Coach: Ted Lindsay (2-7)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1979-80 Detroit Red Wings Statistics
1979-80 Detroit Red Wings Results

The Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 26 wins and 43 losses and 11 ties for 63 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Norris Division.

The Red Wings netted 268 goals and yielded 306. Mike Foligno scored 36 goals for Detroit, while Errol Thompson, Dale McCourt, Vaclav Nedomansky and Dan Labraaten each tallied 30 or more also. Dale McCourt contributed 51 assists. Rogie Vachon topped the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 3.61 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Bobby Kromm and Ted Lindsay coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Thommie BergmanDDecember 10, 19476'2"200LMunkfors, Sweden
Danny BolducRApril 6, 19535'9"180LWaterville, ME USA
Rejean CloutierDFebruary 15, 19606'0"185LWindsor, QC Canada
Mike FolignoRJanuary 29, 19596'2"195RSudbury, ON Canada
Jean HamelDJune 6, 19525'11"195LAsbestos, QC Canada
Glenn HicksLAugust 28, 19585'10"177LRed Deer, AB Canada
John HilworthDMay 23, 19576'4"205RJasper, AB Canada
Bill HogaboamCSeptember 5, 19495'11"170RSwift Current, SK Canada
Willie HuberDJanuary 15, 19586'5"228RStrasskirchen, Germany
Greg JolyDMay 30, 19546'1"190LRocky Mountain House, AB Canada
Jim KornDJuly 28, 19576'4"220LHopkins, MN USA
Dan LabraatenLJune 9, 19516'0"190RLeksand, Sweden
Reed LarsonDJuly 30, 19566'0"195RMinneapolis, MN USA
Barry LongDJanuary 3, 19496'2"210LRed Deer, AB Canada
George LyleLNovember 24, 19536'2"205LEdmonton, AB Canada
Pete MahovlichCOctober 10, 19466'5"210LTimmins, ON Canada
Dale McCourtCJanuary 26, 19575'10"180RFalconbridge, ON Canada
Perry MillerDJune 24, 19526'1"194LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Vaclav NedomanskyRMarch 14, 19446'2"205RHodonin, Czech Republic
John OgrodnickLJune 20, 19596'0"204LOttawa, ON Canada
Brent PetersonCFebruary 15, 19586'0"190RCalgary, AB Canada
Alex PirusRJanuary 12, 19556'1"205RToronto, ON Canada
Dennis PolonichRDecember 4, 19535'6"166RFoam Lake, SK Canada
Jim RutherfordGFebruary 17, 19495'8"168LBeeton, ON Canada
Kevin SchamehornRJuly 28, 19565'9"185RVictoria, BC Canada
Dennis SobchukCJanuary 12, 19546'2"176LLang, SK Canada
Errol ThompsonLMay 28, 19505'9"185LSummerside, PE Canada
Rogie VachonGSeptember 8, 19455'7"170LPalmarolle, QC Canada
Rick VaskoDJanuary 12, 19576'0"185LSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Tom WebsterROctober 4, 19485'10"170RKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Paul WoodsLApril 12, 19555'10"175LHespeler, ON Canada


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