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1980-81 Minnesota North Stars Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 35-28-17 (87 points), Finished 3rd in NHL Adams Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sonmor (35-28-17)

Goals For: 291 (16th of 21), Goals Against: 263 (5th of 21)
SRS: 0.33 (9th of 21), SOS: -0.02 (13th of 21)

Playoffs:
Lost Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus New York Islanders
Won Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Calgary Flames
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Buffalo Sabres
Won Preliminary Round (3-0) versus Boston Bruins

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 35 28 17 87 .544 291 263 0.33 -0.02 6.93 88 408 21.57 64 304 78.95 7 13
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
8 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 29 6-2 185 -/- 3 May 24, 1951 17 G, 24 A, 41 P
3 Fred Barrett D 31 5-11 195 L/- 9 January 26, 1950 4 G, 8 A, 12 P
33 Don Beaupre G 19 5-10 172 -/L R September 19, 1961 18-14-11, 3.20 GAA
7 Neal Broten C 21 5-9 175 L/- R November 29, 1959 2 G, 0 A, 2 P
6 Murray Brumwell D 20 6-2 190 L/- R March 31, 1960 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Jack Carlson LW 26 6-3 205 L/- 1 August 23, 1954 7 G, 2 A, 9 P
28 Steve Christoff C 23 6-1 180 R/- 1 January 23, 1958 26 G, 13 A, 39 P
20 Dino Ciccarelli RW 20 5-10 185 R/- R February 8, 1960 18 G, 12 A, 30 P
24 Joe Contini C 24 5-10 178 L/- 2 January 29, 1957 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Jim Dobson RW 20 6-1 195 R/- 1 February 29, 1960 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Mike Eaves C 24 5-10 180 R/- 2 June 10, 1956 10 G, 24 A, 34 P
12 Mike Fidler LW 24 5-11 195 L/- 4 August 19, 1956 5 G, 12 A, 17 P
20 Rob Flockhart RW 24 6-0 185 L/- 4 February 6, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
24 Jon Fontas C 25 5-10 185 R/- 1 April 16, 1955 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
31 Ron Friest LW 22 5-11 185 L/- R November 4, 1958 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
2 Curt Giles D 22 5-8 175 L/- 1 November 30, 1958 5 G, 22 A, 27 P
4 Craig Hartsburg D 21 6-1 200 L/- 1 June 29, 1959 13 G, 30 A, 43 P
32 Don Jackson D 24 6-3 210 L/- 3 September 2, 1956 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
25 Al MacAdam RW 28 6-0 180 L/- 7 March 16, 1952 21 G, 39 A, 60 P
5 Brad Maxwell D 23 6-2 195 R/- 3 July 8, 1957 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
9 Kevin Maxwell C 20 5-9 165 R/- R March 30, 1960 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
11 Tom McCarthy LW 20 6-2 200 L/- 1 July 31, 1960 23 G, 25 A, 48 P
24 Roger Melin LW 24 6-4 195 L/- R April 25, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
27 Gilles Meloche G 30 5-10 185 -/L 10 July 12, 1950 17-14-6, 3.25 GAA
14 Brad Palmer LW 19 6-0 185 L/- R September 14, 1961 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
26 Steve Payne LW 22 6-2 210 L/- 2 August 16, 1958 30 G, 28 A, 58 P
16 Mike Polich LW 28 5-8 170 L/- 3 December 19, 1952 8 G, 5 A, 13 P
10 Gordie Roberts D 23 6-1 195 L/- 1 October 2, 1957 6 G, 31 A, 37 P
22 Gary Sargent D 26 5-10 210 L/- 5 February 8, 1954 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
7 Glen Sharpley C 24 6-0 190 R/- 4 September 6, 1956 12 G, 12 A, 24 P
6 Paul Shmyr D 35 5-11 170 L/- 5 January 28, 1946 1 G, 9 A, 10 P
15 Bobby Smith C 22 6-4 210 L/- 2 February 12, 1958 29 G, 64 A, 93 P
23 Greg Smith D 25 6-0 195 L/- 5 July 8, 1955 5 G, 21 A, 26 P
31 Ken Solheim LW 19 6-3 210 L/- R March 27, 1961 2 G, 1 A, 3 P
17 Tim Young C 25 6-1 190 R/- 5 February 22, 1955 25 G, 41 A, 66 P
29 Tom Younghans RW 28 5-11 175 R/- 4 January 22, 1953 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
9 Ron Zanussi RW 24 5-11 180 R/- 3 August 31, 1956 6 G, 11 A, 17 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 Bobby Smith C 22 78 29 64 93 34 1 73 16 13 0 7 33 31 0 242 12.0 5.6 1.3 6.9
2 Tim Young C 25 74 25 41 66 25 6 40 15 10 0 4 22 17 2 214 11.7 3.5 1.4 4.9
3 Al MacAdam RW 28 78 21 39 60 22 -6 94 15 6 0 7 17 22 0 145 14.5 2.6 1.1 3.7
4 Steve Payne LW 22 76 30 28 58 24 14 88 19 11 0 2 20 8 0 243 12.3 3.2 1.6 4.8
5 Tom McCarthy LW 20 62 23 25 48 20 3 62 19 4 0 2 20 5 0 147 15.6 2.5 1.1 3.6
6 Craig Hartsburg D 21 74 13 30 43 15 -9 124 5 8 0 2 10 19 1 207 6.3 2.5 4.3 6.7
7 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 29 77 17 24 41 16 8 22 12 1 4 2 23 1 0 127 13.4 1.0 1.5 2.5
8 Steve Christoff C 23 56 26 13 39 18 -9 58 17 9 0 2 10 3 0 132 19.7 2.4 0.7 3.0
9 Gordie Roberts D 23 50 6 31 37 12 2 94 3 3 0 0 22 9 0 83 7.2 2.0 3.3 5.3
10 Mike Eaves C 24 48 10 24 34 12 1 18 8 1 1 1 18 5 1 104 9.6 1.2 0.8 2.0
11 Dino Ciccarelli RW 20 32 18 12 30 13 2 29 10 8 0 0 11 1 0 126 14.3 2.1 0.6 2.7
12 Curt Giles D 22 67 5 22 27 9 9 56 4 1 0 1 9 12 1 82 6.1 0.9 4.8 5.7
13 Greg Smith D 25 74 5 21 26 9 7 126 4 1 0 1 16 5 0 99 5.1 0.7 5.1 5.8
14 Glen Sharpley C 24 28 12 12 24 10 -4 18 6 6 0 0 11 1 0 52 23.1 1.4 0.4 1.8
15 Ron Zanussi RW 24 41 6 11 17 6 3 89 6 0 0 0 10 1 0 43 14.0 0.0 0.8 0.7
16 Mike Fidler LW 24 20 5 12 17 6 5 6 5 0 0 0 7 5 0 42 11.9 0.8 0.5 1.2
17 Brad Maxwell D 23 27 3 13 16 5 -1 98 0 3 0 1 6 7 0 71 4.2 0.8 1.7 2.5
18 Mike Polich LW 28 74 8 5 13 6 -2 19 7 0 1 0 4 1 0 58 13.8 -1.5 1.2 -0.4
19 Fred Barrett D 31 62 4 8 12 4 1 72 4 0 0 1 7 1 0 73 5.5 -0.2 4.0 3.9
20 Gary Sargent D 26 23 4 7 11 4 -1 36 2 2 0 0 6 1 0 42 9.5 0.6 1.4 2.0
21 Tom Younghans RW 28 74 4 6 10 4 -8 79 2 1 1 2 5 1 0 55 7.3 -2.0 1.0 -1.0
22 Paul Shmyr D 35 61 1 9 10 3 4 79 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 62 1.6 -0.5 4.1 3.6
23 Jack Carlson LW 26 43 7 2 9 4 -5 108 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 24 29.2 -0.6 0.6 0.0
24 Brad Palmer LW 19 23 4 4 8 3 -6 22 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 59 6.8 -0.1 0.2 0.1
25 Ken Solheim LW 19 5 2 1 3 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 22.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
26 Don Jackson D 24 10 0 3 3 1 3 19 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 14 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.8
27 Kevin Maxwell C 20 6 0 3 3 1 -1 7 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
28 Neal Broten C 21 3 2 0 2 1 1 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 33.3 0.2 0.1 0.2
29 Ron Friest LW 22 4 1 0 1 1 -2 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Don Beaupre G 19 44 0 1 1 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.9
31 Murray Brumwell D 20 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.1 0.1
32 Joe Contini C 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
33 Jim Dobson RW 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
34 Rob Flockhart RW 24 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
35 Jon Fontas C 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
36 Roger Melin LW 24 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1
37 Gilles Meloche G 30 38 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.5
Team Total 80 291 471 762 17 1580 196 88 7 35 2578 11.3 28.8 44.5 89.6

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 Beaupre G 19 44 18 14 11 138 3.20 0 2585 8.9
2 Gilles Meloche G 30 38 17 14 6 120 3.25 2 2215 7.5
Team Total 80 35 28 17 258 3.23 2 4800 16.3

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 Steve Payne LW 22 19 17 12 29 13 6 11 6 0 4
2 Bobby Smith C 22 19 8 17 25 9 13 6 2 0 0
3 Dino Ciccarelli RW 20 19 14 7 21 10 25 9 5 0 3
4 Al MacAdam RW 28 19 9 10 19 8 4 7 1 1 1
5 Tim Young C 25 12 3 14 17 6 9 3 0 0 1
6 Steve Christoff C 23 18 8 8 16 7 16 3 5 0 1
7 Craig Hartsburg D 21 19 3 12 15 5 16 0 3 0 0
8 Brad Maxwell D 23 18 3 11 14 5 35 2 1 0 0
9 Brad Palmer LW 19 19 8 5 13 6 4 5 1 2 1
10 Neal Broten C 21 19 1 7 8 2 9 1 0 0 1
11 Kevin Maxwell C 20 16 3 4 7 3 24 2 0 1 0
12 Kent-Erik Andersson RW 29 19 2 4 6 2 2 2 0 0 0
13 Gordie Roberts D 23 19 1 5 6 2 17 0 0 1 0
14 Greg Smith D 25 19 1 5 6 2 39 0 0 1 0
15 Curt Giles D 22 19 1 4 5 2 14 1 0 0 0
16 Jack Carlson LW 26 15 1 2 3 1 50 1 0 0 0
17 Tom McCarthy LW 20 8 0 3 3 1 6 0 0 0 0
18 Ken Solheim LW 19 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
19 Fred Barrett D 31 14 0 1 1 0 16 0 0 0 0
20 Don Beaupre G 19 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Gilles Meloche G 30 13 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
22 Mike Polich LW 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Paul Shmyr D 35 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
24 Tom Younghans RW 28 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Team Total 19 84 131 215 317 54 24 6 12

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 Gilles Meloche G 30 13 8 5 47 3.52 0 802
2 Don Beaupre G 19 6 4 2 26 4.33 0 360
Team Total 19 12 7 73 3.77 0 1162