1979-80 Minnesota North Stars Roster and Statistics

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Record: 36-28-16 (88 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sonmor (36-28-16)

Goals For: 311 (4th of 21), Goals Against: 253 (6th of 21)
SRS: 0.69 (5th of 21), SOS: -0.04 (17th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Semi-Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Quarter-Finals (4-3) versus Montreal Canadiens
Won Preliminary Round (3-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs

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
Minnesota North Stars 80 36 28 16 88 .550 311 253 0.69 -0.04 7.05 75 316 23.73 43 240 82.08 4 7
League Average 80 32 34 13 78 .488 279 285 -0.06 0.00 7.05 61 282 21.65 62 280 77.96 6 6

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
8 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 28 6-2 185 -/- 2 May 24, 1951 9 G, 10 A, 19 P
3 Fred Barrett D 30 5-11 195 L/- 8 January 26, 1950 8 G, 14 A, 22 P
14 Per-Olov Brasar LW 29 5-8 172 L/- 2 September 30, 1950 1 G, 14 A, 15 P
14 Dan Chicoine RW 22 5-11 192 R/- 2 November 30, 1957 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
28 Steve Christoff C 22 6-1 180 R/- R January 23, 1958 8 G, 7 A, 15 P
32 Jim Dobson RW 19 6-1 195 R/- R February 29, 1960 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Mike Eaves C 23 5-10 180 R/- 1 June 10, 1956 18 G, 28 A, 46 P
1-35 Gary Edwards G 32 5-9 165 -/L 10 October 5, 1947 9-7-10, 3.20 GAA
12 Mike Fidler LW 23 5-11 195 L/- 3 August 19, 1956 5 G, 4 A, 9 P
20 Rob Flockhart C 23 6-0 185 L/- 3 February 6, 1956 1 G, 3 A, 4 P
28 Jon Fontas C 24 5-10 185 R/- R April 16, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
2 Curt Giles D 21 5-8 175 L/- R November 30, 1958 2 G, 7 A, 9 P
10 Dave Hanson D 25 6-0 190 L/- 1 April 12, 1954 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
4 Craig Hartsburg D 20 6-1 200 L/- R June 29, 1959 14 G, 30 A, 44 P
32 Don Jackson D 23 6-3 210 L/- 2 September 2, 1956 0 G, 4 A, 4 P
30 Steve Janaszak G 23 6-1 210 -/R R January 7, 1957 0-0-1, 2.00 GAA
21 Robbie Laird LW 25 5-9 165 L/- R December 29, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
1 Jean-Louis Levasseur G 30 5-10 160 -/L R June 16, 1949 0-1-0, 7.00 GAA
25 Al MacAdam LW 27 6-0 180 L/- 6 March 16, 1952 42 G, 51 A, 93 P
24 Kris Manery C 25 6-0 185 R/- 2 September 24, 1954 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
5 Brad Maxwell D 22 6-2 195 R/- 2 July 8, 1957 7 G, 30 A, 37 P
11 Tom McCarthy LW 19 6-2 200 L/- R July 31, 1960 16 G, 20 A, 36 P
27 Gilles Meloche G 29 5-10 185 -/L 9 July 12, 1950 27-20-5, 3.06 GAA
26 Steve Payne LW 21 6-2 210 L/- 1 August 16, 1958 42 G, 43 A, 85 P
16 Mike Polich C 27 5-8 170 L/- 2 December 19, 1952 10 G, 14 A, 24 P
22 Gary Sargent D 25 5-10 210 L/- 4 February 8, 1954 13 G, 21 A, 34 P
7 Glen Sharpley C 23 6-0 190 R/- 3 September 6, 1956 20 G, 27 A, 47 P
6 Paul Shmyr D 34 5-11 170 L/- 4 January 28, 1946 3 G, 15 A, 18 P
15 Bobby Smith C 21 6-4 210 L/- 1 February 12, 1958 27 G, 56 A, 83 P
23 Greg Smith D 24 6-0 195 L/- 4 July 8, 1955 5 G, 13 A, 18 P
24 Tony White LW 25 5-10 175 L/- 4 June 16, 1954 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
17 Tim Young C 24 6-1 190 R/- 4 February 22, 1955 31 G, 43 A, 74 P
29 Tom Younghans RW 27 5-11 175 R/- 3 January 22, 1953 10 G, 6 A, 16 P
9 Ron Zanussi RW 23 5-11 180 R/- 2 August 31, 1956 14 G, 31 A, 45 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 Al MacAdam LW 27 80 42 51 93 37 36 24 29 13 0 2 35 16 0 170 24.7 7.4 2.1 9.4
2 Steve Payne LW 21 80 42 43 85 35 37 40 26 16 0 2 30 13 0 233 18.0 6.7 2.1 8.8
3 Bobby Smith C 21 61 27 56 83 31 16 24 18 9 0 3 36 20 0 223 12.1 6.2 1.2 7.4
4 Tim Young C 24 77 31 43 74 29 14 24 24 5 2 5 34 9 0 220 14.1 5.1 1.4 6.5
5 Glen Sharpley C 23 51 20 27 47 19 -1 38 14 6 0 0 24 3 0 109 18.3 3.2 0.6 3.8
6 Mike Eaves C 23 56 18 28 46 18 3 11 9 9 0 3 20 8 0 80 22.5 2.7 0.8 3.5
7 Ron Zanussi RW 23 72 14 31 45 16 4 93 12 2 0 3 26 5 0 129 10.9 1.7 1.0 2.7
8 Craig Hartsburg D 20 79 14 30 44 16 -2 81 7 7 0 2 15 15 0 202 6.9 2.9 4.2 7.2
9 Brad Maxwell D 22 58 7 30 37 12 9 126 7 0 0 0 22 8 0 135 5.2 2.2 3.7 6.0
10 Tom McCarthy LW 19 68 16 20 36 14 -7 39 15 1 0 5 15 5 0 101 15.8 1.3 0.7 2.0
11 Gary Sargent D 25 52 13 21 34 13 12 22 10 3 0 1 8 13 0 129 10.1 2.6 3.6 6.2
12 Mike Polich C 27 78 10 14 24 9 0 20 10 0 0 1 12 0 2 94 10.6 -0.5 1.0 0.5
13 Fred Barrett D 30 80 8 14 22 8 17 71 8 0 0 0 13 0 1 85 9.4 0.7 5.4 6.1
14 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 28 61 9 10 19 8 -3 8 8 1 0 3 10 0 0 87 10.3 -0.3 0.7 0.4
15 Greg Smith D 24 55 5 13 18 6 -1 103 3 1 1 1 10 2 1 91 5.5 0.7 3.0 3.6
16 Paul Shmyr D 34 63 3 15 18 6 25 84 3 0 0 1 14 1 0 82 3.7 0.3 4.9 5.3
17 Tom Younghans RW 27 79 10 6 16 7 -3 92 9 0 1 0 6 0 0 79 12.7 -1.2 0.9 -0.3
18 Steve Christoff C 22 20 8 7 15 6 3 19 8 0 0 1 4 3 0 34 23.5 1.0 0.3 1.3
19 Per-Olov Brasar LW 29 22 1 14 15 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 8 6 0 38 2.6 0.4 0.3 0.7
20 Mike Fidler LW 23 24 5 4 9 4 3 13 4 1 0 0 3 1 0 38 13.2 0.1 0.4 0.5
21 Curt Giles D 21 37 2 7 9 3 -9 31 1 1 0 1 3 3 1 48 4.2 0.1 1.5 1.6
22 Kris Manery C 25 28 3 4 7 3 -5 16 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 40 7.5 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
23 Rob Flockhart C 23 10 1 3 4 1 -4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 10 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 Don Jackson D 23 10 0 4 4 1 4 18 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 8 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.9
25 Dan Chicoine RW 22 24 1 2 3 1 -10 12 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 25 4.0 -0.7 0.0 -0.7
26 Dave Hanson D 25 22 1 1 2 1 -5 39 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 9.1 -0.2 0.9 0.7
27 Gilles Meloche G 29 54 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10.2
28 Jim Dobson RW 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
29 Gary Edwards G 32 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4.7
30 Jon Fontas C 24 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
31 Steve Janaszak G 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.3
32 Robbie Laird LW 25 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
33 Jean-Louis Levasseur G 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
34 Tony White LW 25 6 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
Team Total 80 311 499 810 129 1058 232 75 4 36 2511 12.4 41.6 41.9 98.6

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Gilles Meloche G 29 54 27 20 5 160 3.06 1 3141 10.2
2 Gary Edwards G 32 26 9 7 10 82 3.20 0 1539 4.7
3 Steve Janaszak G 23 1 0 0 1 2 2.00 0 60 0.3
4 Jean-Louis Levasseur G 30 1 0 1 0 7 7.00 0 60 -0.1
Team Total 80 36 28 16 251 3.14 1 4800 15.1

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 Al MacAdam LW 27 15 7 9 16 6 4 6 1 0 2
2 Steve Payne LW 21 15 7 7 14 6 9 4 3 0 3
3 Bobby Smith C 21 15 1 13 14 4 9 0 1 0 0
4 Steve Christoff C 22 14 8 4 12 6 7 6 2 0 0
5 Tom McCarthy LW 19 15 5 6 11 4 20 2 3 0 0
6 Brad Maxwell D 22 11 0 8 8 2 20 0 0 0 0
7 Mike Eaves C 23 15 2 5 7 3 4 2 0 0 0
8 Tim Young C 24 15 2 5 7 3 4 0 1 1 0
9 Glen Sharpley C 23 9 1 6 7 2 4 1 0 0 0
10 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 28 13 2 4 6 2 2 2 0 0 1
11 Curt Giles D 21 12 2 4 6 2 10 0 2 0 0
12 Craig Hartsburg D 20 15 3 1 4 2 17 1 2 0 0
13 Ron Zanussi RW 23 14 0 4 4 1 17 0 0 0 0
14 Mike Polich C 27 15 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0
15 Gary Sargent D 25 4 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 1
16 Paul Shmyr D 34 14 2 1 3 1 23 1 1 0 1
17 Tom Younghans RW 27 15 2 1 3 1 17 0 0 2 0
18 Rob Flockhart C 23 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0
19 Greg Smith D 24 12 0 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0
20 Fred Barrett D 30 14 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0
21 Dan Chicoine RW 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Gary Edwards G 32 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
23 Don Jackson D 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Gilles Meloche G 29 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 15 49 81 130 206 29 17 3 8

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Gilles Meloche G 29 11 5 4 34 3.62 1 564
2 Gary Edwards G 32 7 3 3 22 3.92 0 337
Team Total 15 8 7 56 3.73 1 901