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League Champion: New York Islanders

Hart Memorial Trophy: Wayne Gretzky (51 G, 86 A, 137 P)
Vezina Trophy: Don Edwards (27-9-12, 2.57 GAA) & Bob Sauve (20-8-4, 2.36 GAA)
Calder Memorial Trophy: Raymond Bourque (17 G, 48 A, 65 P)

Goals Leader: Danny Gare (56) & Charlie Simmer (56) & Blaine Stoughton (56)
Assists Leader: Wayne Gretzky (86)
Points Leader: Marcel Dionne (137) & Wayne Gretzky (137)

Debuts

Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
1 Keith Acton 21 MTL 1980 1994 C 1023 226 358 584 -24 1172
2 Steve Alley 26 HAR 1980 1981 LW 15 3 3 6 -3 11
3 Ray Allison 20 HAR 1980 1987 RW 238 64 93 157 51 223
4 Mike Amodeo 27 WIN 1980 1980 D 19 0 0 0 -15 2
5 Ron Areshenkoff 22 EDM 1980 1980 C 4 0 0 0 -4 0
6 Brent Ashton 19 VAN 1980 1993 LW 998 284 345 629 -59 635
7 Bob Attwell 20 CLR 1980 1981 RW 22 1 5 6 -4 0
8 Steve Baker 22 NYR 1980 1983 G 57 0 0 0 0 7 57 20 20 11 3.70
9 Bryon Baltimore 27 EDM 1980 1980 D 2 0 0 0 4 4
10 Marco Baron 20 BOS 1980 1985 G 86 0 4 4 0 56 86 34 38 9 .861 3.63
11 Paul Baxter 24 QUE 1980 1987 D 472 48 121 169 -58 1564
12 Serge Beaudoin 27 ATF 1980 1980 D 3 0 0 0 -1 0
13 Doug Berry 22 CLR 1980 1981 C 121 10 33 43 -38 25
14 John Bethel 23 WIN 1980 1980 LW 17 0 2 2 -3 4
15 Gilles Bilodeau 24 QUE 1980 1980 LW 9 0 1 1 -1 25
16 Laurie Boschman 19 TOR 1980 1993 C 1009 229 348 577 -131 2265
17 Raymond Bourque* 19 BOS 1980 2001 D 1612 410 1169 1579 528 1141
18 Curt Brackenbury 28 QUE 1980 1983 RW 141 9 17 26 -30 226
19 Richard Brodeur 27 NYI 1980 1988 G 385 0 8 8 0 26 385 131 175 62 .864 3.85
20 Keith Brown 19 CBH 1980 1995 D 876 68 274 342 64 916
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
21 Jeff Brubaker 21 HAR 1980 1989 LW 178 16 9 25 -24 512
22 Mike Busniuk 28 PHI 1980 1981 D 143 3 23 26 66 297
23 Brett Callighen 26 EDM 1980 1982 LW 160 56 89 145 28 132
24 Scott Campbell 22 WIN 1980 1982 D 80 4 21 25 -37 243
25 Steve Carlson 24 LAK 1980 1980 C 52 9 12 21 -7 23
26 Ron Carter 21 EDM 1980 1980 RW 2 0 0 0 0 0
27 Tony Cassolato 23 WSH 1980 1982 RW 23 1 6 7 3 4
28 Ron Chipperfield 25 EDM 1980 1981 C 83 22 24 46 -25 34
29 Dave Christian 20 WIN 1980 1994 RW 1009 340 433 773 -65 284
30 Steve Christoff 22 MNS 1980 1984 C 248 77 64 141 -19 108
31 Kim Clackson 24 PIT 1980 1981 D 106 0 8 8 -11 370
32 Real Cloutier 23 QUE 1980 1985 RW 317 146 198 344 15 119
33 Rejean Cloutier 19 DET 1980 1982 D 5 0 2 2 2 2
34 Pat Conacher 20 NYR 1980 1996 C 521 63 76 139 -38 235
35 Jim Corsi 25 EDM 1980 1980 G 26 0 3 3 0 6 26 8 14 3 3.65
36 Ross Cory 22 WIN 1980 1981 D 51 2 10 12 -24 41
37 Alain Cote 22 QUE 1980 1989 LW 696 103 190 293 17 383
38 Tim Coulis 21 WSH 1980 1986 LW 47 4 5 9 -13 138
39 Jim Craig 22 ATF 1980 1984 G 30 0 1 1 0 11 30 11 10 7 .839 3.78
40 Bob Crawford 20 STL 1980 1987 C 246 71 71 142 -34 72
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
41 Jiri Crha 29 TOR 1980 1981 G 69 0 1 1 0 12 69 28 27 11 3.97
42 Glen Currie 21 WSH 1980 1988 C 326 39 79 118 18 100
43 Don Cutts 26 EDM 1980 1980 G 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 1 2 1 3.57
44 Pat Daley 20 WIN 1980 1981 LW 12 1 0 1 -5 13
45 Richard David 21 QUE 1980 1983 LW 31 4 4 8 -7 10
46 Dave Debol 23 HAR 1980 1981 C 92 26 26 52 -17 4
47 Michel Dion 25 QUE 1980 1985 G 227 0 6 6 0 24 227 60 118 32 .856 4.24
48 Jim Dobson 19 MNS 1980 1984 RW 12 0 0 0 -2 6
49 Jordy Douglas 22 HAR 1980 1985 LW 268 76 62 138 -69 160
50 Peter Driscoll 25 EDM 1980 1981 RW 60 3 8 11 -10 97
51 Norm Dupont 22 MTL 1980 1984 LW 256 55 85 140 -111 52
52 Bob Dupuis 27 EDM 1980 1980 G 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.00
53 Bob Fitchner 29 QUE 1980 1981 C 78 12 20 32 -25 59
54 Mike Foligno 21 DET 1980 1994 RW 1018 355 372 727 101 2049
55 Jon Fontas 24 MNS 1980 1981 C 2 0 0 0 -1 0
56 John Garrett 28 HAR 1980 1985 G 207 0 6 6 0 41 207 68 91 37 .843 4.27
57 Mike Gartner* 20 WSH 1980 1998 RW 1432 708 627 1335 67 1159
58 Danny Geoffrion 22 MTL 1980 1982 RW 111 20 32 52 -31 99
59 Mario Giallonardo 22 CLR 1980 1981 D 23 0 3 3 -2 6
60 Curt Giles 21 MNS 1980 1993 D 895 43 199 242 25 733
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
61 Don Gillen 19 PHI 1980 1982 RW 35 2 4 6 -10 22
62 Gaston Gingras 20 MTL 1980 1989 D 476 61 174 235 -4 161
63 Dave Gorman 24 ATF 1980 1980 RW 3 0 0 0 -1 0
64 Bobby Gould 22 ATF 1980 1990 RW 697 145 159 304 37 572
65 Michel Goulet* 19 QUE 1980 1994 LW 1089 548 604 1152 97 825
66 Wayne Gretzky* 19 EDM 1980 1999 C 1487 894 1963 2857 518 577
67 Bobby Guindon 29 WIN 1980 1980 LW 6 0 1 1 2 0
68 Bengt-Ake Gustafsson 21 WSH 1980 1989 C 629 196 359 555 49 196
69 Al Hangsleben 26 HAR 1980 1982 D 185 21 48 69 3 396
70 Mark Hardy 20 LAK 1980 1994 D 915 62 306 368 -92 1293
71 Craig Hartsburg 20 MNS 1980 1989 D 570 98 315 413 -5 818
72 Steve Hazlett 22 VAN 1980 1980 LW 1 0 0 0 -1 0
73 Glenn Hicks 21 DET 1980 1981 LW 108 6 12 18 -21 127
74 Brian Hill 23 HAR 1980 1980 RW 19 1 1 2 -1 4
75 Jamie Hislop 26 QUE 1980 1984 RW 345 75 103 178 -24 86
76 Rick Hodgson 23 HAR 1980 1980 D 6 0 0 0 -5 6
77 Rob Holland 22 PIT 1980 1981 G 44 0 0 0 0 2 44 11 22 9 4.08
78 Dean Hopkins 20 LAK 1980 1989 RW 223 23 51 74 -34 306
79 Ed Hospodar 20 NYR 1980 1988 D 450 17 51 68 -43 1314
80 Greg Hotham 23 TOR 1980 1985 D 230 15 74 89 -53 139
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
81 Mark Howe* 24 HAR 1980 1995 D 929 197 545 742 400 455
82 Marty Howe 25 HAR 1980 1985 D 197 2 29 31 7 99
83 Don Howse 27 LAK 1980 1980 LW 33 2 5 7 -16 6
84 John Hughes 25 VAN 1980 1981 D 70 2 14 16 -6 211
85 Dave Hunter 22 EDM 1980 1989 LW 746 133 190 323 103 918
86 Earl Ingarfield 21 ATF 1980 1981 C 39 4 4 8 2 22
87 Steve Janaszak 23 MNS 1980 1982 G 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 5.63
88 Wes Jarvis 21 WSH 1980 1988 C 237 31 55 86 -23 98
89 Mark Johnson 22 PIT 1980 1990 C 669 203 305 508 -116 260
90 Terry Johnson 21 QUE 1980 1987 D 285 3 24 27 2 580
91 Bernie Johnston 23 HAR 1980 1981 C 57 12 24 36 5 16
92 Randy Johnston 21 NYI 1980 1980 D 4 0 0 0 -2 4
93 Anders Kallur 27 NYI 1980 1985 RW 383 101 110 211 42 149
94 Doug Keans 22 LAK 1980 1988 G 210 0 6 6 0 53 210 96 64 26 .877 3.51
95 John Paul Kelly 20 LAK 1980 1986 LW 400 54 70 124 -97 366
96 Mark Kirton 21 TOR 1980 1985 C 266 57 56 113 -75 121
97 Jim Korn 22 DET 1980 1990 D 597 66 122 188 -132 1801
98 Pierre Lacroix 20 QUE 1980 1983 D 274 24 108 132 -11 197
99 Robbie Laird 25 MNS 1980 1980 LW 1 0 0 0 -2 0
100 Dave Langevin 25 NYI 1980 1987 D 513 12 107 119 107 530
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
101 Garry Lariviere 25 QUE 1980 1983 D 219 6 57 63 37 167
102 Claude Larose 24 NYR 1980 1980 LW 25 4 7 11 -5 2
103 Barry Legge 25 QUE 1980 1982 D 107 1 11 12 -37 144
104 Antero Lehtonen 25 WSH 1980 1980 LW 65 9 12 21 -4 14
105 Jean-Louis Levasseur 30 MNS 1980 1980 G 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7.00
106 Willy Lindstrom 28 WIN 1980 1987 RW 582 161 162 323 -5 200
107 Mike Liut 24 STL 1980 1992 G 664 0 13 13 0 22 664 294 271 74 .881 3.49
108 Kevin Lowe 20 EDM 1980 1998 D 1254 84 347 431 252 1498
109 Morris Lukowich 23 WIN 1980 1987 LW 582 199 219 418 -100 584
110 Charlie Luksa 25 HAR 1980 1980 D 8 0 1 1 0 4
111 Gary Lupul 20 VAN 1980 1986 C 293 70 75 145 -45 243
112 George Lyle 26 DET 1980 1983 LW 99 24 38 62 -2 51
113 Blair MacDonald 26 EDM 1980 1983 RW 219 91 100 191 -7 65
114 Garth MacGuigan 23 NYI 1980 1984 C 5 0 1 1 1 2
115 Don MacIver 24 WIN 1980 1980 D 6 0 0 0 -5 2
116 Paul MacKinnon 21 WSH 1980 1984 D 147 5 23 28 -12 91
117 Craig MacTavish 21 BOS 1980 1997 C 1093 213 267 480 34 891
118 Kari Makkonen 25 EDM 1980 1980 RW 9 2 2 4 -2 0
119 Jimmy Mann 20 WIN 1980 1988 RW 293 10 20 30 -55 895
120 John Markell 23 WIN 1980 1985 LW 55 11 10 21 -27 36
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
121 Ray Markham 22 NYR 1980 1980 C 14 1 1 2 -3 21
122 Peter Marsh 23 WIN 1980 1984 RW 278 48 71 119 -71 224
123 Paul Marshall 19 PIT 1980 1983 LW 95 15 18 33 -17 17
124 Markus Mattsson 22 WIN 1980 1984 G 92 0 3 3 0 6 92 21 46 14 .851 4.11
125 Jim Mayer 25 NYR 1980 1980 RW 4 0 0 0 1 0
126 Tom McCarthy 19 MNS 1980 1988 LW 460 178 221 399 54 330
127 Rob McClanahan 22 BUF 1980 1984 LW 224 38 63 101 1 126
128 Brad McCrimmon 20 BOS 1980 1997 D 1222 81 322 403 444 1416
129 Rick Meagher 26 MTL 1980 1991 C 691 144 165 309 -45 383
130 Barry Melrose 23 WIN 1980 1986 D 300 10 23 33 -119 728
131 Mark Messier* 19 EDM 1980 2004 C 1756 694 1193 1887 210 1910
132 Joe Micheletti 25 STL 1980 1982 D 158 11 60 71 1 114
133 Lindsay Middlebrook 24 WIN 1980 1983 G 37 0 1 1 0 2 37 3 23 6 4.94
134 Warren Miller 26 NYR 1980 1983 RW 262 40 50 90 -64 137
135 Gerry Minor 21 VAN 1980 1984 C 140 11 21 32 -8 173
136 Eddie Mio 26 EDM 1980 1986 G 192 0 11 11 0 47 192 64 73 30 .843 4.06
137 Bob Mongrain 20 BUF 1980 1986 C 81 13 14 27 -1 14
138 Doug Morrison 19 BOS 1980 1985 RW 23 7 3 10 3 15
139 Gary Morrison 24 PHI 1980 1982 RW 43 1 15 16 4 70
140 Kevin Morrison 30 CLR 1980 1980 D 41 4 11 15 -6 23
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
141 Ken Morrow 23 NYI 1980 1989 D 550 17 88 105 149 309
142 Ray Neufeld 20 HAR 1980 1990 RW 595 157 200 357 -163 816
143 Chris Nilan 21 MTL 1980 1992 LW 688 110 115 225 -7 3043
144 Kent Nilsson 23 ATF 1980 1995 C 553 264 422 686 -20 116
145 Claude Noel 24 WSH 1980 1980 C 7 0 0 0 -3 0
146 Craig Norwich 24 WIN 1980 1981 D 104 17 58 75 -6 60
147 John Ogrodnick 20 DET 1980 1993 LW 928 402 425 827 -51 260
148 Rick Paterson 21 CBH 1980 1987 C 430 50 43 93 -12 136
149 Steve Peters 20 CLR 1980 1980 C 2 0 1 1 1 0
150 Ron Plumb 29 HAR 1980 1980 D 26 3 4 7 10 14
151 Harvie Pocza 20 WSH 1980 1982 LW 3 0 0 0 -2 2
152 Rich Preston 27 CBH 1980 1987 RW 580 127 164 291 -35 348
153 Brian Propp 20 PHI 1980 1994 LW 1016 425 579 1004 310 830
154 Rob Ramage 21 CLR 1980 1994 D 1044 139 425 564 -171 2226
155 Mike Ramsey 19 BUF 1980 1997 D 1070 79 266 345 218 1012
156 Errol Rausse 20 WSH 1980 1982 LW 31 7 3 10 3 0
157 Pekka Rautakallio 26 ATF 1980 1982 D 235 33 121 154 13 122
158 Paul Reinhart 20 ATF 1980 1990 D 648 133 426 559 25 277
159 Mark Renaud 20 HAR 1980 1984 D 152 6 50 56 -59 86
160 Nick Ricci 20 PIT 1980 1983 G 19 0 0 0 0 2 19 7 12 0 4.36
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
161 Pat Riggin 20 ATF 1980 1988 G 350 0 8 8 0 41 350 153 120 52 .879 3.43
162 Gerry Rioux 20 WIN 1980 1980 RW 8 0 0 0 -2 6
163 Gordie Roberts 22 HAR 1980 1994 D 1097 61 359 420 50 1582
164 Moe Robinson 22 MTL 1980 1980 D 1 0 0 0 0 0
165 Mike Rogers 25 HAR 1980 1986 C 484 202 317 519 -50 184
166 Lindy Ruff 19 BUF 1980 1991 D 691 105 195 300 -17 1264
167 Terry Ruskowski 25 CBH 1980 1989 C 630 113 313 426 -59 1354
168 Bernie Saunders 23 QUE 1980 1981 LW 10 0 1 1 -2 8
169 Maynard Schurman 22 HAR 1980 1980 LW 7 0 0 0 -1 0
170 Dave Semenko 22 EDM 1980 1988 LW 575 65 88 153 7 1175
171 Richard Sevigny 22 MTL 1980 1987 G 176 0 1 1 0 94 176 80 54 20 .867 3.21
172 Dave Silk 22 NYR 1980 1986 RW 249 54 59 113 3 271
173 Risto Siltanen 21 EDM 1980 1987 D 562 90 265 355 -76 266
174 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 35 WIN 1980 1980 D 79 7 27 34 -35 48
175 Louis Sleigher 21 QUE 1980 1986 RW 194 46 53 99 23 146
176 Stu Smith 19 HAR 1980 1983 D 77 2 10 12 -38 95
177 Dennis Sobchuk 26 DET 1980 1983 C 35 5 6 11 -10 2
178 Bob Stephenson 25 HAR 1980 1980 RW 18 2 3 5 -5 4
179 Jim Stewart 22 BOS 1980 1980 G 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 15.00
180 John Stewart 26 QUE 1980 1980 LW 2 0 0 0 -2 0
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
181 Paul Stewart 25 QUE 1980 1980 LW 21 2 0 2 -1 74
182 Peter Sturgeon 25 CLR 1980 1981 LW 6 0 1 1 0 2
183 Doug Sulliman 20 NYR 1980 1990 RW 631 160 168 328 -140 175
184 Peter Sullivan 28 WIN 1980 1981 C 126 28 54 82 -62 40
185 Darryl Sutter 21 CBH 1980 1987 LW 406 161 118 279 -10 288
186 Duane Sutter 19 NYI 1980 1990 RW 731 139 203 342 23 1333
187 Greg Tebbutt 22 QUE 1980 1984 D 26 0 3 3 -27 35
188 Greg Theberge 20 WSH 1980 1984 D 153 15 63 78 -20 73
189 Reg Thomas 26 QUE 1980 1980 LW 39 9 7 16 -5 6
190 Mike Toal 20 EDM 1980 1980 C 3 0 0 0 0 0
191 Glenn Tomalty 25 WIN 1980 1980 D 1 0 0 0 0 0
192 Vincent Tremblay 20 TOR 1980 1984 G 58 0 2 2 0 4 58 12 26 8 .831 4.80
193 Tim Trimper 20 CBH 1980 1985 LW 190 30 36 66 -55 153
194 Perry Turnbull 20 STL 1980 1988 C 608 188 163 351 -48 1245
195 Rick Vaive 20 VAN 1980 1992 RW 876 441 347 788 -78 1445
196 Yvon Vautour 23 NYI 1980 1985 RW 204 26 33 59 -69 401
197 Gord Wappel 21 ATF 1980 1982 D 20 1 1 2 -2 10
198 Jim Warner 25 HAR 1980 1980 RW 32 0 3 3 -6 10
199 Dave Watson 21 CLR 1980 1981 LW 18 0 1 1 -3 10
200 Wally Weir 25 QUE 1980 1985 D 320 21 45 66 -24 625
Scoring Stats Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age Tm From To Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM GP W L T/O SV% GAA
201 Jay Wells 20 LAK 1980 1997 D 1098 47 216 263 -47 2359
202 Blake Wesley 20 PHI 1980 1986 D 298 18 46 64 -36 486
203 Ron Wilson 23 WIN 1980 1994 LW 832 110 216 326 -42 415