1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 47-17-16 - 110 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 9-5
Lost NHL semi-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Vancouver Canucks 3-1
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Chicago Black Hawks 4-0
Semi-Finals - Lost to New York Islanders 4-2
Coach: Scotty Bowman (47-17-16)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Roster
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 47 wins and 17 losses and 16 ties for 110 points, finishing first in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-5.

The Sabres allowed 201 goals, least in the league. Buffalo netted 318 goals. Danny Gare scored 56 goals for the squad, while Rick Martin and Gilbert Perreault tallied 30 or more, too. Gilbert Perreault recorded 66 assists. Don Edwards earned 27 wins in front of the net for the team, and Bob Sauve added 15 or more victories as well. Bob Sauve earned a 2.36 goals against average, leading regular goalies.

Scotty Bowman coached the team. The 1979-80 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL semi-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Gilbert PerreaultC8040661065732100005118022.2
Danny GareR7656338990491700011327020.7
Rick MartinL80453479541880003125717.5
Derek SmithC79243963163380003013717.5
Ric SeilingR80253560543050102215516.1
Craig RamsayL80213960181550004110320.4
Tony McKegneyL80232952244010006114016.4
John Van BoxmeerD8011405155404000121985.6
Don LuceC80142943302200000213710.2
Richie DunnD807313861254000201474.8
Jim SchoenfeldD779273672604000121147.9
Rick DudleyL66112233581100002010910.1
Lindy RuffL635141938-2100000776.5
John GouldL5299181190000207212.5
Bill HajtD75412162436001000636.3
Andre SavardC3331013164000020368.3
Larry PlayfairD792101214513000000326.3
Jerry KorabD4311011740000010551.8
Bob MongrainC344610460000103312.1
Rob McClanahanF13257080000001315.4
Mike RamseyD1316769000010175.9
Bob SauveG32044200000000
Dave SchultzL131012800000001100.0
Don EdwardsG49011800000000
Totals1437318511829945458670204715234613.6


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Don Edwards49292027912121252.570
Bob Sauve321880208414742.360
Totals814800471716261992.490

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Gilbert PerreaultC1410112180300020
Danny GareR144711350400010
Rick MartinL14641080100000
Derek SmithC13571240300010
Ric SeilingR1454960000000
Craig RamsayL1006640000000
Tony McKegneyL1434720000000
John Van BoxmeerD14358120200020
Don LuceC14336110001010
Richie DunnD14281080200000
Jim SchoenfeldD14033180000000
Rick DudleyL12303410100010
Lindy RuffL8112190000000
Bill HajtD1405540000000
Andre SavardC811220000000
Larry PlayfairD14022290000000
Bob MongrainC912320000000
Rob McClanahanF1001140000000
Mike RamseyD13123120100010
Bob SauveG800020000000
Don EdwardsG600000000000
Totals251487612423101701090

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Don Edwards636033011172.830
Bob Sauve850162012172.040
Totals1486195023342.370


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