1980-81 Edmonton Oilers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 29-35-16 - 74 points
Finishing 4th in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 5-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Montreal Canadiens 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-2
Coach: Bryan Watson (4-9-5)
Coach: Glen Sather (25-26-11)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1980-81 Edmonton Oilers Statistics
1980-81 Edmonton Oilers Results

The Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 29 wins and 35 losses and 16 ties for 74 points, finishing fourth in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Oilers netted 328 goals and conceded 327. Wayne Gretzky scored 55 goals for Edmonton, while Jari Kurri and Glenn Anderson tallied 30 or more as well. Wayne Gretzky contributed 109 assists. Eddie Mio topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 3.89 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time.

Bryan Watson and Glen Sather coached the team. The 1980-81 Edmonton Oilers lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Glenn AndersonROctober 2, 19606'1"190LVancouver, BC Canada
Don AshbyCMarch 8, 19556'1"185LKamloops, BC Canada
Tom BladonDDecember 29, 19526'1"195REdmonton, AB Canada
Curt BrackenburyRJanuary 31, 19525'10"200RKapuskasing, ON Canada
Brett CallighenLMay 15, 19535'11"182LToronto, ON Canada
Paul CoffeyDJune 1, 19616'0"205LWeston, ON Canada
Peter DriscollLOctober 27, 19546'0"190LPowassan, ON Canada
Gary EdwardsGOctober 5, 19475'9"165LToronto, ON Canada
Lee FogolinDFebruary 7, 19556'0"200RChicago, IL USA
Wayne GretzkyCJanuary 26, 19616'0"185LBrantford, ON Canada
Matti HagmanCSeptember 21, 19556'0"183LHelsinki, Finland
Doug HicksDMay 28, 19556'0"185LCold Lake, AB Canada
Charlie HuddyDJune 2, 19596'0"210LOshawa, ON Canada
John HughesDMarch 18, 19545'11"200LCharlottetown, PE Canada
Pat HughesRMarch 25, 19556'1"180RCalgary, AB Canada
Dave HunterLJanuary 1, 19585'11"195LPetrolia, ON Canada
Jari KurriRMay 18, 19606'0"194RHelsinki, Finland
Garry LariviereDDecember 6, 19546'0"190RSt. Catharines, ON Canada
Pete LoPrestiGMay 23, 19546'1"195LVirginia, MN USA
Ron LowGJune 21, 19506'1"205LBirtle, MB Canada
Kevin LoweDApril 15, 19596'2"200LLachute, QC Canada
Dave LumleyRSeptember 1, 19546'0"185RToronto, ON Canada
Blair MacDonaldRNovember 17, 19535'10"180RCornwall, ON Canada
Mark MessierCJanuary 18, 19616'1"210LEdmonton, AB Canada
Eddie MioGJanuary 31, 19545'10"180LWindsor, ON Canada
Andy MoogGFebruary 18, 19605'8"175LPenticton, BC Canada
Don MurdochROctober 25, 19565'11"180RCranbrook, BC Canada
Pat PriceDMarch 24, 19556'2"200LNelson, BC Canada
Tom RoulstonRNovember 20, 19576'1"184RWinnipeg, MB Canada
Dave SemenkoLJuly 12, 19576'3"200LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Risto SiltanenDOctober 31, 19585'8"180LTampere, Finland
Roy SommerCApril 5, 19576'0"185LOakland, CA USA
Garry UngerCDecember 7, 19475'11"170LCalgary, AB Canada
Stan WeirCMarch 17, 19526'1"180LPonoka, AB Canada