1979-80 Chicago Black Hawks Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 34-27-19 - 87 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Smythe Division
Postseason: 3-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated St. Louis Blues 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Buffalo Sabres 4-0
Coach: Eddie Johnston (34-27-19)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1979-80 Chicago Black Hawks Roster
1979-80 Chicago Black Hawks Results

The Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 34 wins and 27 losses and 19 ties for 87 points, finishing first in the NHL's Smythe Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Black Hawks scored 241 goals and allowed 250. Grant Mulvey netted 39 goals for Chicago, and Rich Preston tallied 30 or more, too. Terry Ruskowski accounted for 55 assists. Tony Esposito earned 31 wins in front of the net for the squad and a team-best 2.97 goals against average, pacing goaltenders with enough qualifying appearances.

Eddie Johnston coached the team. The 1979-80 Chicago Black Hawks 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%
Terry RuskowskiC7415557025276010349016.7
Tom LysiakC7726436931-7100007016016.3
Grant MulveyR803926651223140007322817.1
Rich PrestonR803130617016120205120515.1
Doug WilsonD7312496170-53010122255.3
Bob MurrayD7416345060-168000112247.1
Ted BulleyL66141731136-1210001012511.2
Mike O'ConnellD788223052-22000201585.1
Tim HigginsR7413122550-1520000111011.8
Ron SedlbauerL451310231411000011329.8
J.P. BordeleauR45714212831000005313.2
John MarksL746152151-161000111115.4
Keith BrownD76218202770000201051.9
Reg KerrL49981717-101010006913.0
Alain DaigleR66791622-60010005612.5
Tim TrimperL306101610-7200012659.2
Greg FoxD714111573-13000010586.9
Doug LecuyerL533101359-7000011754.0
Cliff KorollR473476-10000000407.5
Stan MikitaC17257122000000287.1
Dave LoganD122353450000101315.4
Dave HutchisonD38055730000000570.0
Pat RibbleD2312314-8000000156.7
Darryl SutterL820221000000366.7
Rick PatersonC1102200000000110.0
Tony EspositoG69011200000000
Keith MagnusonD3000400000000
Harold PhillipoffL900020-300000020.0
Mike VeisorG11000000000000
Totals14332414156561311-92640603417241810.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Esposito694140312216662052.970
Mike Veisor1166035320373.360
Totals804800342719862423.030

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Terry RuskowskiC4000220000000
Tom LysiakC744800400000
Grant MulveyR711280000000
Rich PrestonR703320000000
Doug WilsonD7281060000000
Bob MurrayD724660000000
Ted BulleyL7235100000000
Mike O'ConnellD701100000000
Tim HigginsR7033100000000
Ron SedlbauerL711260100010
J.P. BordeleauR100000000000
John MarksL400000000000
Keith BrownD600040000000
Alain DaigleR200000000000
Tim TrimperL100020000000
Greg FoxD700080000000
Doug LecuyerL7404150000010
Cliff KorollR200020000000
Dave HutchisonD6000120000000
Darryl SutterL731420200010
Rick PatersonC700050000000
Tony EspositoG600000000000
Mike VeisorG100000000000
Totals1241929481200700030

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Esposito637333000142.250
Mike Veisor1600100066.000
Totals743334000202.770


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