1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers Roster

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 48-12-20 - 116 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 13-6
Lost Stanley Cup finals
Preliminary - Defeated Edmonton Oilers 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Defeated New York Rangers 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Minnesota North Stars 4-1
Stanley Cup Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-2
Coach: Pat Quinn (48-12-20)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers Statistics
1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers Results

The Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 48 wins and 12 losses and 20 ties for 116 points, finishing first in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 13-6.

The Flyers netted 327 goals and surrendered 254. Reggie Leach scored 50 goals for Philadelphia, while Paul Holmgren, Rick MacLeish, Brian Propp and Bill Barber each tallied 30 or more also. Ken Linseman and Bobby Clarke each recorded 57 assists. Pete Peeters earned 29 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Phil Myre added 15 or more victories as well. Pete Peeters recorded a 2.73 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Pat Quinn coached the team. The 1979-80 Philadelphia Flyers lost in the Stanley Cup finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Bill BarberLJuly 11, 19526'0"195LCallander, ON Canada
Norm BarnesDAugust 24, 19536'0"190LToronto, ON Canada
Frank BatheDSeptember 27, 19546'1"185LOshawa, ON Canada
Mel BridgmanCApril 28, 19556'0"190LTrenton, ON Canada
Mike BusniukFDecember 13, 19516'3"200RThunder Bay, ON Canada
Bobby ClarkeCAugust 13, 19495'10"185LFlin Flon, MB Canada
Bob DaileyDMay 3, 19536'5"220RKingston, ON Canada
Andre DupontDJuly 27, 19496'0"200LTrois-Rivieres, QC Canada
Dave GardnerCAugust 23, 19526'0"185RToronto, ON Canada
Don GillenRDecember 24, 19606'3"210RDodsland, SK Canada
Tom GorenceRMarch 11, 19576'0"190RSt.Paul, MN USA
Al HillLApril 22, 19556'1"175LNanaimo, BC Canada
Paul HolmgrenRDecember 2, 19556'3"210RSt. Paul, MN USA
Bob KellyLNovember 25, 19505'10"200LOakville, ON Canada
Reggie LeachRApril 23, 19506'0"180RRiverton, MB Canada
Ken LinsemanCAugust 11, 19585'11"180LKingston, ON Canada
Rick MacLeishLJanuary 3, 19505'11"185LCannington, ON Canada
Jack McIlhargeyDMarch 7, 19526'0"190LEdmonton, AB Canada
Gary MorrisonRNovember 8, 19556'2"200RFarmington, MI USA
Phil MyreGNovember 1, 19486'1"185LSte. Anne de Bellevu, QC Canada
John PaddockRJune 9, 19546'3"190RBrandon, MB Canada
Dennis PattersonDJanuary 9, 19505'8"175LPeterborough, ON Canada
Pete PeetersGAugust 17, 19576'1"195LEdmonton, AB Canada
Brian ProppLFebruary 15, 19595'10"195LLanigan, SK Canada
Rick St. CroixGJanuary 3, 19555'10"160LKenora, ON Canada
Dennis VervergaertRMarch 30, 19536'0"185RHamilton, ON Canada
Jimmy WatsonDAugust 19, 19526'0"195LSmithers, BC Canada
Blake WesleyDJuly 10, 19596'1"200LRed Deer, AB Canada
Behn WilsonDDecember 19, 19586'3"210LToronto, ON Canada


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