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1979-80 Edmonton Oilers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 28-39-13 - 69 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 0-3
Lost NHL preliminary round
Preliminary - Lost to Philadelphia Flyers 3-0
Coach: Glen Sather (28-39-13)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers Statistics
1979-80 Edmonton Oilers Results

The Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 28 wins and 39 losses and 13 ties for 69 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Oilers scored 301 goals and allowed 322. Wayne Gretzky netted 51 goals for Edmonton, while Blair MacDonald and Stan Weir tallied 30 or more as well. Wayne Gretzky contributed 86 assists. Eddie Mio topped the squad with 9 wins and a team-best 4.21 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Glen Sather coached the team. The 1979-80 Edmonton Oilers lost in the NHL preliminary round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Ron AreshenkoffC6'0"175LGrand Forks, BC Canada
Don AshbyC6'1"185LKamloops, BC Canada
Bryon BaltimoreD6'2"190RWhitehorse, YT Canada
John BednarskiD5'10"195LThunder Bay, ON Canada
Wayne BianchinL5'10"180LNanaimo, BC Canada
Brett CallighenL5'11"182LToronto, ON Canada
Colin CampbellD5'9"190LLondon, ON Canada
Ron CarterR6'1"205LMontreal, QC Canada
Ron ChipperfieldC5'11"186RBrandon, MB Canada
Cam ConnorR6'2"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Jim CorsiG5'10"180LMontreal, QC Canada
Don CuttsG6'3"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Peter DriscollL6'0"190LPowassan, ON Canada
Dave DrydenG6'1"186LHamilton, ON Canada
Bob DupuisG5'11"167LNorth Bay, ON Canada
Bill FlettR6'1"205RVermillion, AB Canada
Lee FogolinD6'0"200RChicago, IL USA
Mike ForbesD6'2"200RBrampton, ON Canada
Wayne GretzkyC6'0"185LBrantford, ON Canada
Al HamiltonD6'1"195RFlin Flon, MB Canada
Jim HarrisonC5'11"185RBonnyville, AB Canada
Doug HicksD6'0"185LCold Lake, AB Canada
Dave HunterL5'11"195LPetrolia, ON Canada
Ron LowG6'1"205LBirtle, MB Canada
Kevin LoweD6'2"200LLachute, QC Canada
Dave LumleyR6'0"185RToronto, ON Canada
Blair MacDonaldR5'10"180RCornwall, ON Canada
Kari MakkonenR6'0"191RHarjavalta, Finland
Mark MessierC6'1"210LEdmonton, AB Canada
Eddie MioG5'10"180LWindsor, ON Canada
Don MurdochR5'11"180RCranbrook, BC Canada
Dan NewmanL6'1"195LCottam, ON Canada
Poul PopielD5'10"170LSollested, Denmark
Pat PriceD6'2"200LNelson, BC Canada
Bobby SchmautzR5'9"172RSaskatoon, SK Canada
Dave SemenkoL6'3"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Risto SiltanenD5'8"180LTampere, Finland
Alex TideyR6'0"182RVancouver, BC Canada
Mike ToalC6'0"175RRed Deer, AB Canada
Stan WeirC6'1"180LPonoka, AB Canada