1980-81 Buffalo Sabres Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-20-21 - 99 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Adams Division
Postseason: 4-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Vancouver Canucks 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Minnesota North Stars 4-1
Coach: Roger Neilson (39-20-21)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1980-81 Buffalo Sabres Roster
1980-81 Buffalo Sabres Results

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 39 wins and 20 losses and 21 ties for 99 points, finishing first in the NHL's Adams Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-4.

The Sabres netted 327 goals and allowed 250. Danny Gare scored 46 goals for Buffalo, while Ric Seiling, Andre Savard and Tony McKegney each tallied 30 or more, too. John Van Boxmeer accounted for 51 assists. Don Edwards earned 23 wins in front of the net for the squad, and Bob Sauve added 15 or more victories as well. Don Edwards recorded a 2.96 goals against average, leading goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Roger Neilson coached the team. The 1980-81 Buffalo Sabres lost in the NHL quarter-finals.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Danny GareR7346398510912150007224818.5
Andre SavardC79314374633220204114920.8
Tony McKegneyL80373269241190004023615.7
John Van BoxmeerD8018516969-26010222587.0
Derek SmithC692143641214110002016612.7
Craig RamsayL80243559123910103211021.8
Gilbert PerreaultC5620395956350003115013.3
Ric SeilingR74302757802020104214021.4
Richie DunnD797424934214000121754.0
Alan HaworthC4916203634-64000117222.2
Jim SchoenfeldD7182533110283000001017.9
Don LuceC6115132819140040219416.0
Lindy RuffL65818261213100020978.2
Rick DudleyL381013231072000004920.4
Rick MartinL23714212042000135712.3
Bill HajtD68219214238000000583.4
Gilles HamelL511091953-82000025617.9
Mike RamseyD72314175616000010506.0
Rob McClanahanF533121538-19100011674.5
Jean-Francois SauveC20591412-23000012619.2
Larry PlayfairD7539121694000010545.6
Steve PatrickR30178251000000352.9
Mike MollerR522403000000728.6
Don EdwardsG45022000000000
Bob SauveG35011000000000
Randy CunneyworthL10002000000010.0
Bob MongrainC40002-200000020.0
Totals14363275388651172231730903921245813.3


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Don Edwards452700231012431332.960
Bob Sauve35210016109221113.170
Totals804800392021652443.050

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Danny GareR330380200010
Andre SavardC8426170100000
Tony McKegneyL853820100000
John Van BoxmeerD818970000000
Derek SmithC814520100000
Craig RamsayL824640000010
Gilbert PerreaultC82101220000000
Ric SeilingR822420000000
Richie DunnD805560000000
Alan HaworthC744820300010
Jim SchoenfeldD8000140000000
Lindy RuffL6314230100010
Bill HajtD8022170000000
Gilles HamelL501140000000
Mike RamseyD8033200000000
Rob McClanahanF5011130000000
Jean-Francois SauveC520200100000
Larry PlayfairD8000260000000
Steve PatrickR501160000000
Mike MollerR301100000000
Don EdwardsG800000000000
Bob HessD110100000000
Totals14430528217501000040

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Don Edwards850344020283.340
Totals850344020283.340


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