1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 47-20-13 - 107 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Norris Division
Postseason: 6-4
Lost NHL quarter-finals
Preliminary - Defeated Hartford Whalers 3-0
Quarter-Finals - Lost to Minnesota North Stars 4-3
Coach: Bernie Geoffrion (15-9-6)
Coach: Claude Ruel (32-11-7)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Roster
1979-80 Montreal Canadiens Results

The Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 47 wins and 20 losses and 13 ties for 107 points, finishing first in the NHL's Norris Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-4.

The Canadiens paced the circuit with 328 goals. Montreal allowed 240 goals. Pierre Larouche and Guy Lafleur scored 50 goals for the squad each, while Pierre Mondou and Steve Shutt netted 30 or more as well. Guy Lafleur contributed 75 assists. Denis Herron earned 25 wins in front of the net for the team, and Michel Larocque added 15 or more victories also. Denis Herron recorded a 2.51 goals against average, topping regular goalies.

Bernie Geoffrion and Claude Ruel coached the team. The 1979-80 Montreal Canadiens 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%
Guy LafleurR7450751251240150007132315.5
Pierre LaroucheC735041911636120007122022.7
Steve ShuttL774742893445170004122421.0
Larry RobinsonD72146175393860003013310.5
Pierre MondouC75303666122680003415219.7
Yvon LambertL7721325323370007110420.2
Mark NapierR7616334971140001012313.0
Rejean HouleL6018274568320003211515.7
Mario TremblayR7716264210560000201928.3
Rod LangwayD777293681360000101126.3
Bob GaineyL6414193332-24010301539.2
Guy LapointeD456202629-20000011244.8
Doug JarvisC8013112428-500103013010.0
Brian EngblomD70320234322000001863.5
Doug RisebroughC448101881-2000000829.8
Serge SavardD46581318-20000114511.1
Rick ChartrawD665712356000000657.7
Gaston GingrasD3437101811200010605.0
Gilles LupienD5617810913000010422.4
Danny GeoffrionR32066121000000190.0
Norm DupontL3513442000000185.6
Michel LarocqueG39022400000000
Chris NilanR1502250-100000080.0
Keith ActonC20110000000010.0
Denis HerronG34000000000000
Rick MeagherC2000000000000
Moe RobinsonD1000000000000
Richard SevignyG11000400000000
Totals1414328525853864285770204713253113.0


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Denis Herron341909253310802.510
Michel Larocque39225917138031253.320
Richard Sevigny1163254230312.940
Totals844800472013432362.950

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Guy LafleurR331400000000
Pierre LaroucheC917820000000
Steve ShuttL1063960200020
Larry RobinsonD1004420000000
Pierre MondouC414540000000
Yvon LambertL10841240100010
Mark NapierR1026800100000
Rejean HouleL10459120100000
Mario TremblayR1001111140000000
Rod LangwayD1033620100000
Bob GaineyL1011240000010
Guy LapointeD200000000000
Doug JarvisC1044820001000
Brian EngblomD1024660100010
Serge SavardD200000000000
Rick ChartrawD1022400000000
Gaston GingrasD1016780000000
Gilles LupienD400020000000
Danny GeoffrionR200070000000
Norm DupontL811200000010
Michel LarocqueG500000000000
Chris NilanR500020000000
Denis HerronG500000000000
Yvan JolyR100000000000
Totals1703966105770701060

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Denis Herron530023000153.000
Michel Larocque530041001112.200
Totals1060064001262.600