League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-1 Montreal Canadiens over New York Rangers  View Matchup »
Game 1 May 13 New York Rangers 4 Montreal Canadiens 1
Game 2 May 15 New York Rangers 2 Montreal Canadiens 6
Game 3 May 17 Montreal Canadiens 4 New York Rangers 1
Game 4 May 19 Montreal Canadiens 4 New York Rangers 3 (OT)
Game 5 May 21 New York Rangers 1 Montreal Canadiens 4
 
Semi-Finals 4-3 Montreal Canadiens over Boston Bruins  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 26 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 2 April 28 Boston Bruins 2 Montreal Canadiens 5
Game 3 May 1 Montreal Canadiens 1 Boston Bruins 2
Game 4 May 3 Montreal Canadiens 3 Boston Bruins 4 (OT)
Game 5 May 5 Boston Bruins 1 Montreal Canadiens 5
Game 6 May 8 Montreal Canadiens 2 Boston Bruins 5
Game 7 May 10 Boston Bruins 4 Montreal Canadiens 5 (OT)
Semi-Finals 4-2 New York Rangers over New York Islanders  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 26 New York Rangers 4 New York Islanders 1
Game 2 April 28 New York Rangers 3 New York Islanders 4 (OT)
Game 3 May 1 New York Islanders 1 New York Rangers 3
Game 4 May 3 New York Islanders 3 New York Rangers 2 (OT)
Game 5 May 5 New York Rangers 4 New York Islanders 3
Game 6 May 8 New York Islanders 1 New York Rangers 2
 
Quarter-Finals 4-1 New York Rangers over Philadelphia Flyers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 New York Rangers 2 Philadelphia Flyers 3 (OT)
Game 2 April 18 New York Rangers 7 Philadelphia Flyers 1
Game 3 April 20 Philadelphia Flyers 1 New York Rangers 5
Game 4 April 22 Philadelphia Flyers 0 New York Rangers 6
Game 5 April 24 New York Rangers 8 Philadelphia Flyers 3
Quarter-Finals 4-0 Boston Bruins over Pittsburgh Penguins  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 Boston Bruins 6
Game 2 April 18 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Boston Bruins 4
Game 3 April 21 Boston Bruins 2 Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Game 4 April 22 Boston Bruins 4 Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Quarter-Finals 4-0 Montreal Canadiens over Toronto Maple Leafs  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Montreal Canadiens 5
Game 2 April 18 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Montreal Canadiens 5
Game 3 April 21 Montreal Canadiens 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (2OT)
Game 4 April 22 Montreal Canadiens 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 (OT)
Quarter-Finals 4-0 New York Islanders over Chicago Black Hawks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 Chicago Black Hawks 2 New York Islanders 6
Game 2 April 18 Chicago Black Hawks 0 New York Islanders 1 (OT)
Game 3 April 20 New York Islanders 4 Chicago Black Hawks 0
Game 4 April 22 New York Islanders 3 Chicago Black Hawks 1
 
Preliminary Round 2-1 Pittsburgh Penguins over Buffalo Sabres  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 10 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 Buffalo Sabres 3
Game 2 April 12 Buffalo Sabres 3 Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Game 3 April 14 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 Buffalo Sabres 3 (OT)
Preliminary Round 2-0 Toronto Maple Leafs over Atlanta Flames  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 10 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Atlanta Flames 1
Game 2 April 12 Atlanta Flames 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 7
Preliminary Round 2-0 New York Rangers over Los Angeles Kings  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 10 Los Angeles Kings 1 New York Rangers 7
Game 2 April 12 New York Rangers 2 Los Angeles Kings 1 (OT)
Preliminary Round 2-1 Philadelphia Flyers over Vancouver Canucks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 10 Vancouver Canucks 3 Philadelphia Flyers 2
Game 2 April 12 Philadelphia Flyers 6 Vancouver Canucks 4
Game 3 April 14 Vancouver Canucks 2 Philadelphia Flyers 7

Team Statistics

Team Statistics Table
Rk Team GP W L T OW OL W-L% G GA DIFF
1 Montreal Canadiens 16 12 4 0 4 1 .750 63 41 22
2 New York Rangers 18 11 7 0 1 4 .611 66 42 24
3 Boston Bruins 11 7 4 0 1 1 .636 36 32 4
4 New York Islanders 10 6 4 0 3 0 .600 27 21 6
5 Philadelphia Flyers 8 3 5 0 1 0 .375 23 37 -14
6 Toronto Maple Leafs 6 2 4 0 0 2 .333 19 24 -5
7 Pittsburgh Penguins 7 2 5 0 1 0 .286 16 25 -9
8 Buffalo Sabres 3 1 2 0 0 1 .333 9 9 0
9 Vancouver Canucks 3 1 2 0 0 0 .333 9 15 -6
10 Atlanta Flames 2 0 2 0 0 0 .000 5 9 -4
11 Los Angeles Kings 2 0 2 0 0 1 .000 2 9 -7
12 Chicago Black Hawks 4 0 4 0 0 1 .000 3 14 -11
League Average 7.5 3.8 3.8 0.0 1.1 1.1 .500 23.2 23.2 0

Overtime Goals

Overtime Goals Table
Date Location Name Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1979-04-12 LAK Esposito, Phil NYR 2-1 LAK 1 6:11
1979-04-14 BUF Ferguson, George PIT 4-3 BUF 1 0:47
1979-04-16 PHI Linseman, Ken PHI 3-2 NYR 1 0:44
1979-04-18 NYI Bossy, Mike NYI 1-0 CBH 1 2:31
1979-04-21 TOR Connor, Cam MTL 4-3 TOR 2 25:25
1979-04-22 TOR Robinson, Larry MTL 5-4 TOR 1 4:14
1979-04-28 NYI Potvin, Denis NYI 4-3 NYR 1 8:02
1979-05-03 BOS Ratelle, Jean BOS 4-3 MTL 1 3:46
1979-05-03 NYR Nystrom, Bob NYI 3-2 NYR 1 3:40
1979-05-10 MTL Lambert, Yvon MTL 5-4 BOS 1 9:33
1979-05-19 NYR Savard, Serge MTL 4-3 NYR 1 7:25

See All-time List of Playoff OT goals.

 

Playoff Leaders

Goals
1. Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 11
2. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 10
3. Phil Esposito* • NYR 8
4. Ron GreschnerNYR 7
Don MaloneyNYR 7
Don MurdochNYR 7
Jean Ratelle* • BOS 7
Assists
1. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 13
Don MaloneyNYR 13
3. Phil Esposito* • NYR 12
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 12
5. Mike McEwenNYR 11
Points
1. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 23
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 23
3. Phil Esposito* • NYR 20
Don MaloneyNYR 20
5. Bob Gainey* • MTL 16
Goals Created
1. Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 9.5
2. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 9.2
3. Phil Esposito* • NYR 7.6
4. Don MaloneyNYR 7.3
5. Bob Gainey* • MTL 6.1
Penalties in Minutes
1. Tiger WilliamsTOR 48
2. Dave MaloneyNYR 45
3. Doug RisebroughMTL 32
4. Colin CampbellPIT 30
5. Mario MaroisNYR 29
Willi PlettATF 29
Even Strength Goals
1. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 8
2. Don MaloneyNYR 7
3. Phil Esposito* • NYR 6
Bob Gainey* • MTL 6
5. Larry Robinson* • MTL 5
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 5
Don MarcotteBOS 5
Peter McNabBOS 5
Jean Ratelle* • BOS 5
Power Play Goals
1. Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 6
2. Ron GreschnerNYR 4
3. Reggie LeachPHI 3
Don MurdochNYR 3
5. Jean Ratelle* • BOS 2
Rick MiddletonBOS 2
Mike McEwenNYR 2
Yvon LambertMTL 2
Guy Lafleur* • MTL 2
Phil Esposito* • NYR 2
Mike Bossy* • NYI 2
Darryl Sittler* • TOR 2
Short-Handed Goals
1. Ron DuguayNYR 1
Ron GreschnerNYR 1
Anders HedbergNYR 1
Lorne HenningNYI 1
Eddie JohnstoneNYR 1
Dave MaloneyNYR 1
Walt McKechnieTOR 1
Walt TkaczukNYR 1
Dick RedmondBOS 1
Game-Winning Goals
1. Ron GreschnerNYR 3
2. Phil Esposito* • NYR 2
Guy Lafleur* • MTL 2
Reggie LeachPHI 2
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 2
Jean Ratelle* • BOS 2
Goals Per Game
1. Darryl Sittler* • TOR 0.83
2. Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 0.69
3. Jean Ratelle* • BOS 0.64
4. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 0.62
Reggie LeachPHI 0.62
Assists Per Game
1. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 0.81
2. Ken LinsemanPHI 0.75
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 0.75
4. Rick MiddletonBOS 0.73
5. Don MaloneyNYR 0.72
Points Per Game
1. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 1.44
Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 1.44
3. Jean Ratelle* • BOS 1.18
4. Phil Esposito* • NYR 1.11
Don MaloneyNYR 1.11
Goals Created Per Game
1. Jacques Lemaire* • MTL 0.59
2. Guy Lafleur* • MTL 0.57
3. Jean Ratelle* • BOS 0.50
4. Phil Esposito* • NYR 0.42
5. Don MaloneyNYR 0.41
Games Played
1. John DavidsonNYR 18
2. Ken Dryden* • MTL 16
3. Denis HerronPIT 7
4. Gerry Cheevers* • BOS 6
5. Gilles GilbertBOS 5
Robbie MoorePHI 5
Mike PalmateerTOR 5
Glenn ReschNYI 5
Billy Smith* • NYI 5
Wins
1. Ken Dryden* • MTL 12
2. John DavidsonNYR 11
3. Gerry Cheevers* • BOS 4
Billy Smith* • NYI 4
5. Gilles GilbertBOS 3
Robbie MoorePHI 3
Losses
1. John DavidsonNYR 7
2. Denis HerronPIT 5
3. Ken Dryden* • MTL 4
Tony Esposito* • CBH 4
5. Mike PalmateerTOR 3
Glenn ReschNYI 3
Wayne StephensonPHI 3
Goals Against
1. John DavidsonNYR 42
2. Ken Dryden* • MTL 41
3. Denis HerronPIT 24
4. Robbie MoorePHI 18
5. Mike PalmateerTOR 17
Goals Against Average
1. Billy Smith* • NYI 1.90
2. Glenn ReschNYI 2.20
3. John DavidsonNYR 2.28
4. Ken Dryden* • MTL 2.48
5. Gerry Cheevers* • BOS 2.50
Shutouts
1. Billy Smith* • NYI 1
Glenn ReschNYI 1
John DavidsonNYR 1
Minutes
1. John DavidsonNYR 1106
2. Ken Dryden* • MTL 990
3. Denis HerronPIT 421
4. Gerry Cheevers* • BOS 360
5. Billy Smith* • NYI 315

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