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1980-81 Buffalo Sabres Roster and Statistics

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Record: 39-20-21 (99 points), Finished 1st in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Roger Neilson (39-20-21)

Goals For: 327 (7th of 21), Goals Against: 250 (3rd of 21)
SRS: 0.92 (3rd of 21), SOS: -0.05 (19th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Minnesota North Stars
Won Preliminary Round (3-0) versus Vancouver Canucks

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Buffalo Sabres 80 39 20 21 99 .619 327 250 0.92 -0.05 7.21 73 310 23.55 44 268 83.58 9 10
League Average 80 32 32 16 80 .500 307 307 0.00 0.00 7.69 77 340 22.53 77 340 77.47 10 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
23 Randy Cunneyworth C 19 6-0 198 L/- R May 10, 1961 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
9 Rick Dudley LW 32 6-0 190 L/- 5 January 31, 1949 10 G, 13 A, 23 P
3 Richie Dunn D 23 6-0 200 L/- 3 May 12, 1957 7 G, 42 A, 49 P
1 Don Edwards G 25 5-9 160 -/L 4 September 28, 1955 23-10-12, 2.96 GAA
18 Danny Gare RW 26 5-9 175 R/- 6 May 14, 1954 46 G, 39 A, 85 P
24 Bill Hajt D 29 6-3 215 L/- 7 November 18, 1951 2 G, 19 A, 21 P
17 Gilles Hamel LW 20 6-3 183 L/- R March 18, 1960 10 G, 9 A, 19 P
14 Alan Haworth C 20 5-10 190 R/- R September 1, 1960 16 G, 20 A, 36 P
20 Don Luce C 32 6-2 185 L/- 11 October 2, 1948 15 G, 13 A, 28 P
7 Rick Martin LW 29 5-11 179 L/- 9 July 26, 1951 7 G, 14 A, 21 P
15 Rob McClanahan C 23 5-10 180 R/- 1 January 9, 1958 3 G, 12 A, 15 P
8 Tony McKegney LW 22 6-0 200 L/- 2 February 15, 1958 37 G, 32 A, 69 P
29 Mike Moller RW 18 6-0 194 R/- R June 16, 1962 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
25 Bob Mongrain C 21 5-10 165 L/- 1 August 31, 1959 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
26 Steve Patrick RW 19 6-4 206 R/- R February 4, 1961 1 G, 7 A, 8 P
11 Gilbert Perreault C 30 6-1 180 L/- 10 November 13, 1950 20 G, 39 A, 59 P
27 Larry Playfair D 22 6-4 205 L/- 2 June 23, 1958 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
10 Craig Ramsay LW 29 5-10 175 L/- 9 March 17, 1951 24 G, 35 A, 59 P
5 Mike Ramsey D 20 6-3 195 L/- 1 December 3, 1960 3 G, 14 A, 17 P
22 Lindy Ruff RW 20 6-2 201 L/- 1 February 17, 1960 8 G, 18 A, 26 P
28 Bob Sauve G 25 5-8 175 -/L 4 June 17, 1955 16-10-9, 3.17 GAA
9 Jean-Francois Sauve C 21 5-6 175 L/- R January 23, 1960 5 G, 9 A, 14 P
12 Andre Savard C 27 6-1 185 L/- 7 February 9, 1953 31 G, 43 A, 74 P
6 Jim Schoenfeld D 28 6-2 200 L/- 8 September 4, 1952 8 G, 25 A, 33 P
16 Ric Seiling RW 23 6-1 180 R/- 3 December 15, 1957 30 G, 27 A, 57 P
19 Derek Smith LW 26 5-11 180 L/- 4 July 31, 1954 21 G, 43 A, 64 P
4 John Van Boxmeer D 28 6-0 190 R/- 7 November 20, 1952 18 G, 51 A, 69 P

Scoring Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Danny Gare RW 26 73 46 39 85 36 12 109 31 15 0 7 26 0 13 248 18.5 0 0:00 6.3 1.3 7.7
2 Andre Savard C 27 79 31 43 74 29 32 63 27 2 2 4 34 2 7 149 20.8 0 0:00 4.2 1.9 6.2
3 Tony McKegney LW 22 80 37 32 69 29 11 24 28 9 0 4 27 0 5 236 15.7 0 0:00 4.3 1.4 5.7
4 John Van Boxmeer D 28 80 18 51 69 24 -2 69 11 6 1 2 25 0 26 258 7.0 0 0:00 4.5 4.5 9.0
5 Derek Smith LW 26 69 21 43 64 23 14 12 10 11 0 2 26 0 17 166 12.7 0 0:00 3.2 1.3 4.5
6 Craig Ramsay LW 29 80 24 35 59 23 39 12 22 1 1 3 32 3 0 110 21.8 0 0:00 2.6 2.1 4.8
7 Gilbert Perreault C 30 56 20 39 59 22 3 56 15 5 0 3 25 0 14 150 13.3 0 0:00 3.3 0.9 4.2
8 Ric Seiling RW 23 74 30 27 57 24 20 80 27 2 1 4 23 1 3 140 21.4 0 0:00 3.2 1.6 4.7
9 Richie Dunn D 23 79 7 42 49 15 21 34 3 4 0 1 19 0 23 175 4.0 0 0:00 2.3 5.6 8.0
10 Alan Haworth C 20 49 16 20 36 14 -6 34 12 4 0 1 15 0 5 72 22.2 0 0:00 1.7 0.5 2.2
11 Jim Schoenfeld D 28 71 8 25 33 11 28 110 5 3 0 0 23 1 1 101 7.9 0 0:00 1.4 5.6 7.0
12 Don Luce C 32 61 15 13 28 12 14 19 11 0 4 2 12 1 0 94 16.0 0 0:00 0.6 1.2 1.8
13 Lindy Ruff RW 20 65 8 18 26 9 3 121 7 1 0 2 14 0 4 97 8.2 0 0:00 -0.3 1.0 0.7
14 Rick Dudley LW 32 38 10 13 23 9 7 10 8 2 0 0 12 0 1 49 20.4 0 0:00 0.8 0.7 1.5
15 Rick Martin LW 29 23 7 14 21 8 4 20 5 2 0 1 13 0 1 57 12.3 0 0:00 1.0 0.4 1.5
16 Bill Hajt D 29 68 2 19 21 6 38 42 2 0 0 0 18 1 0 58 3.4 0 0:00 0.2 5.9 6.1
17 Gilles Hamel LW 20 51 10 9 19 8 -8 53 8 2 0 0 9 0 0 56 17.9 0 0:00 0.0 0.5 0.5
18 Mike Ramsey D 20 72 3 14 17 5 16 56 3 0 0 0 11 0 3 50 6.0 0 0:00 -0.1 5.0 4.9
19 Rob McClanahan C 23 53 3 12 15 5 -19 38 2 1 0 1 9 0 3 67 4.5 0 0:00 -0.9 0.2 -0.7
20 Jean-Francois Sauve C 21 20 5 9 14 5 -2 12 2 3 0 0 8 0 1 26 19.2 0 0:00 0.5 0.2 0.8
21 Larry Playfair D 22 75 3 9 12 4 4 169 3 0 0 1 9 0 0 54 5.6 0 0:00 -0.5 4.5 4.0
22 Steve Patrick RW 19 30 1 7 8 2 1 25 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 35 2.9 0 0:00 -0.6 0.4 -0.2
23 Mike Moller RW 18 5 2 2 4 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 28.6 0 0:00 0.2 0.1 0.4
24 Don Edwards G 25 45 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 10.1
25 Bob Sauve G 25 35 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 7.3
26 Randy Cunneyworth C 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Bob Mongrain C 21 4 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 80 327 538 865 231 1172 245 73 9 38 2458 13.3 37.9 47.0 102.3

Goalies Regular Season

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Don Edwards G 25 45 23 10 12 133 2.96 3 2700 10.1
2 Bob Sauve G 25 35 16 10 9 111 3.17 2 2100 7.3
Team Total 80 39 20 21 244 3.05 5 4800 17.4

Scoring Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV SH PP S S% TOI ATOI
1 Gilbert Perreault C 30 8 2 10 12 4 2 2 0 0 0
2 John Van Boxmeer D 28 8 1 8 9 3 7 1 0 0 0
3 Tony McKegney LW 22 8 5 3 8 4 2 4 1 0 0
4 Alan Haworth C 20 7 4 4 8 3 2 1 3 0 1
5 Andre Savard C 27 8 4 2 6 3 17 3 1 0 0
6 Craig Ramsay LW 29 8 2 4 6 2 4 2 0 0 1
7 Derek Smith LW 26 8 1 4 5 2 2 0 1 0 0
8 Richie Dunn D 23 8 0 5 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
9 Lindy Ruff RW 20 6 3 1 4 2 23 2 1 0 1
10 Ric Seiling RW 23 8 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 0
11 Danny Gare RW 26 3 3 0 3 2 8 1 2 0 1
12 Mike Ramsey D 20 8 0 3 3 1 20 0 0 0 0
13 Jean-Francois Sauve C 21 5 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0
14 Bill Hajt D 29 8 0 2 2 1 17 0 0 0 0
15 Bob Hess D 25 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
16 Gilles Hamel LW 20 5 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
17 Rob McClanahan C 23 5 0 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0
18 Mike Moller RW 18 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Steve Patrick RW 19 5 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0
20 Don Edwards G 25 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Larry Playfair D 22 8 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0
22 Jim Schoenfeld D 28 8 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0
Team Total 8 30 52 82 175 20 10 0 4

Goalies Playoffs

Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Don Edwards G 25 8 4 4 28 3.34 0 503
Team Total 8 4 4 28 3.34 0 503