1979-80 New York Islanders Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 39-28-13 - 91 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's Patrick Division
Postseason: 15-6
Won Stanley Cup
Preliminary - Defeated Los Angeles Kings 3-1
Quarter-Finals - Defeated Boston Bruins 4-1
Semi-Finals - Defeated Buffalo Sabres 4-2
Stanley Cup Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Flyers 4-2
Coach: Al Arbour (39-28-13)
Location: New York, New York
1979-80 New York Islanders Roster
1979-80 New York Islanders Results

The New York Islanders of the National Hockey League ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 39 wins and 28 losses and 13 ties for 91 points, finishing second in the NHL's Patrick Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 15-6.

The Islanders scored 281 goals and conceded 247. Mike Bossy netted 51 goals for New York, while Bryan Trottier tallied 30 or more also. Bryan Trottier accounted for 62 assists. Glenn Resch earned 23 wins in front of the net for the squad, plus Billy Smith added 15 or more wins, too. Billy Smith recorded a 2.95 goals against average, topping goalies with significant playing time.

Al Arbour coached the team. The 1979-80 New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC7842621046831150006118622.6
Mike BossyR755141921228160008224420.9
Clark GilliesL73193554492970005017510.9
Anders KallurR76223052161250402113815.9
John TonelliL7714304449830002110313.6
Denis PotvinD31833414413400000988.2
Bob BourneC731525405253000111559.7
Bob NystromR6721183994420004114614.4
Stefan PerssonD73435397613200000914.4
Wayne MerrickC70132235161220004011111.7
Billy HarrisR671515303702010219116.5
Duane SutterR56159245550000107520.0
Dave LewisD62516215410000000667.6
Garry HowattL7781119219-30000106212.9
Bob LorimerD74316195332000010983.1
Dave LangevinD763131610911001000823.7
Gord LaneD552141615210000010603.3
Jean PotvinD322131526-12200000494.1
Steve TambelliniC4558134-1000002637.9
Butch GoringC126511270010012030.0
Lorne HenningC393696-10000000456.7
Mike KaszyckiC16145153000000137.7
Yvon VautourR1731424-60000101618.8
Ken MorrowD1803344000000190.0
Glenn ReschG45033400000000
Billy SmithG381013900000000
Richard BrodeurG2000000000000
Mike HordyD90007000000080.0
Randy JohnstonD40004-200000020.0
Garth MacGuiganC20002100000010.0
Alex McKendryL20000-10000000
Totals14412814687491292203630703911221712.7


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch45260623146131323.040
Billy Smith38211415147421042.950
Richard Brodeur2801000064.500
Totals854800392813552423.030

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG%
Bryan TrottierC21121729160402020
Mike BossyR1610132380600010
Clark GilliesL2161016630100020
John TonelliL217916180000000
Denis PotvinD2161319240400010
Bob BourneC21101020100502010
Bob NystromR209918500000030
Stefan PerssonD2151015160400000
Wayne MerrickC2124620000010
Duane SutterR213710740000000
Garry HowattL21314840000010
Bob LorimerD21134410000010
Dave LangevinD21033320000000
Gord LaneD21134850000000
Butch GoringC217121920100000
Lorne HenningC2134720003010
Ken MorrowD20123120000010
Glenn ReschG400000000000
Billy SmithG20000110000000
Alex McKendryL622400000000
Totals38088132220550025070150

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Glenn Resch41200201094.500
Billy Smith201198154001562.800
Totals241318156011652.960