1979-80 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 47-17-16 (110 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Scotty Bowman (47-17-16)

Goals For: 318 (3rd of 21), Goals Against: 201 (1st of 21)
SRS: 1.39 (1st of 21), SOS: -0.07 (21st of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-2) versus New York Islanders
Won Quarter-Finals (4-0) versus Chicago Black Hawks
Won Preliminary Round (3-1) versus Vancouver Canucks

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 80 47 17 16 110 .688 318 201 1.39 -0.07 6.49 67 275 24.36 43 252 82.94 2 4
League Average 80 33 33 14 80 .500 281 281 0.00 0.00 7.03 61 280 21.86 61 280 78.14 6 6

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
9 Rick Dudley LW 31 6-0 190 L/- 4 January 31, 1949 11 G, 22 A, 33 P
3 Richie Dunn D 22 6-0 200 L/- 2 May 12, 1957 7 G, 31 A, 38 P
1 Don Edwards G 24 5-9 160 -/L 3 September 28, 1955 27-9-12, 2.57 GAA
18 Danny Gare RW 25 5-9 175 R/- 5 May 14, 1954 56 G, 33 A, 89 P
17 John Gould LW 30 5-11 197 L/- 8 April 11, 1949 9 G, 9 A, 18 P
24 Bill Hajt D 28 6-3 215 L/- 6 November 18, 1951 4 G, 12 A, 16 P
4 Jerry Korab D 31 6-3 220 L/- 9 September 15, 1948 1 G, 10 A, 11 P
20 Don Luce C 31 6-2 185 L/- 10 October 2, 1948 14 G, 29 A, 43 P
7 Rick Martin LW 28 5-11 179 L/- 8 July 26, 1951 45 G, 34 A, 79 P
15 Rob McClanahan LW 22 5-10 180 R/- R January 9, 1958 2 G, 5 A, 7 P
8 Tony McKegney LW 21 6-0 200 L/- 1 February 15, 1958 23 G, 29 A, 52 P
25 Bob Mongrain C 20 5-10 165 L/- R August 31, 1959 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 29 6-1 180 L/- 9 November 13, 1950 40 G, 66 A, 106 P
27 Larry Playfair D 21 6-4 205 L/- 1 June 23, 1958 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
10 Craig Ramsay LW 28 5-10 175 L/- 8 March 17, 1951 21 G, 39 A, 60 P
23 Mike Ramsey D 19 6-3 195 L/- R December 3, 1960 1 G, 6 A, 7 P
22 Lindy Ruff D 19 6-2 201 L/- R February 17, 1960 5 G, 14 A, 19 P
28 Bob Sauve G 24 5-8 175 -/L 3 June 17, 1955 20-8-4, 2.36 GAA
12 Andre Savard C 26 6-1 185 L/- 6 February 9, 1953 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
6 Jim Schoenfeld D 27 6-2 200 L/- 7 September 4, 1952 9 G, 27 A, 36 P
21 Dave Schultz C 30 6-1 190 L/- 8 October 14, 1949 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
16 Ric Seiling RW 22 6-1 180 R/- 2 December 15, 1957 25 G, 35 A, 60 P
19 Derek Smith C 25 5-11 180 L/- 3 July 31, 1954 24 G, 39 A, 63 P
5 John Van Boxmeer D 27 6-0 190 R/- 6 November 20, 1952 11 G, 40 A, 51 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Gilbert Perreault C 29 80 40 66 106 40 32 57 30 10 0 5 38 28 0 180 22.2 8.2 1.7 9.9
2 Danny Gare RW 25 76 56 33 89 40 49 90 39 17 0 11 23 10 0 270 20.7 8.3 2.1 10.4
3 Rick Martin LW 28 80 45 34 79 34 18 54 37 8 0 3 24 10 0 257 17.5 6.5 1.3 7.8
4 Derek Smith C 25 79 24 39 63 24 33 16 16 8 0 3 28 11 0 137 17.5 3.6 1.7 5.3
5 Ric Seiling RW 22 80 25 35 60 24 30 54 19 5 1 2 33 2 0 155 16.1 3.4 1.6 5.0
6 Craig Ramsay LW 28 80 21 39 60 22 15 18 16 5 0 4 30 8 1 103 20.4 3.1 1.2 4.3
7 Tony McKegney LW 21 80 23 29 52 21 40 24 22 1 0 6 28 1 0 140 16.4 2.6 1.9 4.5
8 John Van Boxmeer D 27 80 11 40 51 17 40 55 7 4 0 1 24 16 0 198 5.6 3.2 6.8 10.0
9 Don Luce C 31 80 14 29 43 16 22 30 14 0 0 0 26 2 1 137 10.2 1.2 1.4 2.6
10 Richie Dunn D 22 80 7 31 38 12 25 61 3 4 0 2 20 10 1 147 4.8 1.9 5.9 7.7
11 Jim Schoenfeld D 27 77 9 27 36 12 60 72 5 4 0 1 24 3 0 114 7.9 1.9 7.7 9.7
12 Rick Dudley LW 31 66 11 22 33 12 11 58 11 0 0 2 16 6 0 109 10.1 0.7 0.9 1.7
13 Lindy Ruff D 19 63 5 14 19 7 -2 38 4 1 0 0 8 6 0 77 6.5 0.6 3.4 3.9
14 John Gould LW 30 52 9 9 18 7 9 11 9 0 0 2 8 1 0 72 12.5 0.0 0.8 0.7
15 Bill Hajt D 28 75 4 12 16 6 36 24 3 0 1 0 12 0 0 63 6.3 0.0 6.2 6.2
16 Andre Savard C 26 33 3 10 13 4 4 16 3 0 0 2 10 0 0 36 8.3 -0.1 0.4 0.3
17 Larry Playfair D 21 79 2 10 12 4 13 145 2 0 0 0 10 0 0 32 6.3 -0.6 5.1 4.6
18 Jerry Korab D 31 43 1 10 11 3 0 74 1 0 0 1 9 1 0 55 1.8 0.0 2.4 2.4
19 Bob Mongrain C 20 34 4 6 10 4 6 4 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 33 12.1 -0.3 0.5 0.2
20 Rob McClanahan LW 22 13 2 5 7 3 8 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 13 15.4 0.2 0.4 0.5
21 Mike Ramsey D 19 13 1 6 7 2 9 6 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 17 5.9 0.4 1.2 1.6
22 Bob Sauve G 24 32 0 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.9
23 Dave Schultz C 30 13 1 0 1 1 0 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 -0.4 0.1 -0.3
24 Don Edwards G 24 49 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11.4
Team Total 80 318 511 829 458 945 249 67 2 47 2346 13.6 44.4 54.8 118.5

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Don Edwards G 24 49 27 9 12 125 2.57 2 2920 11.4
2 Bob Sauve G 24 32 20 8 4 74 2.36 4 1880 7.9
Team Total 80 47 17 16 199 2.49 6 4800 19.3

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Gilbert Perreault C 29 14 10 11 21 9 8 7 3 0 2
2 Derek Smith C 25 13 5 7 12 5 4 2 3 0 1
3 Danny Gare RW 25 14 4 7 11 4 35 0 4 0 1
4 Rick Martin LW 28 14 6 4 10 4 8 5 1 0 0
5 Richie Dunn D 22 14 2 8 10 3 8 0 2 0 0
6 Ric Seiling RW 22 14 5 4 9 4 6 5 0 0 0
7 John Van Boxmeer D 27 14 3 5 8 3 12 1 2 0 2
8 Tony McKegney LW 21 14 3 4 7 3 2 3 0 0 0
9 Don Luce C 31 14 3 3 6 3 11 2 0 1 1
10 Craig Ramsay LW 28 10 0 6 6 2 4 0 0 0 0
11 Bill Hajt D 28 14 0 5 5 1 4 0 0 0 0
12 Rick Dudley LW 31 12 3 0 3 2 41 2 1 0 1
13 Bob Mongrain C 20 9 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
14 Mike Ramsey D 19 13 1 2 3 1 12 0 1 0 1
15 Jim Schoenfeld D 27 14 0 3 3 1 18 0 0 0 0
16 Lindy Ruff D 19 8 1 1 2 1 19 1 0 0 0
17 Andre Savard C 26 8 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0
18 Larry Playfair D 21 14 0 2 2 1 29 0 0 0 0
19 Rob McClanahan LW 22 10 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
20 Don Edwards G 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Bob Sauve G 24 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Team Total 14 48 76 124 231 30 17 1 9

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1 Bob Sauve G 24 8 6 2 17 2.04 2 501
2 Don Edwards G 24 6 3 3 17 2.83 1 360
Team Total 14 9 5 34 2.37 3 861