1979-80 New York Islanders Roster and Statistics

Franchise Index

Record: 39-28-13 (91 points), Finished 2nd in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Arbour (39-28-13)

1979-80 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 281 (12th of 21), Goals Against: 247 (4th of 21)
SRS: 0.41 (6th of 21), SOS: -0.02 (16th of 21)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-2) versus Philadelphia Flyers
Won Semi-Finals (4-2) versus Buffalo Sabres
Won Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Boston Bruins
Won Preliminary Round (3-1) versus Los Angeles Kings


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
New York Islanders 80 39 28 13 91 .569 281 247 0.41 -0.02 6.60 63 265 23.77 71 317 77.60 7 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
22 Mike Bossy RW 23 6-0 186 R/- 2 January 22, 1957 51 G, 41 A, 92 P
14 Bob Bourne C 25 6-3 200 L/- 5 June 21, 1954 15 G, 25 A, 40 P
30 Richard Brodeur G 27 5-7 160 -/L R September 15, 1952 1-0-0, 4.50 GAA
9 Clark Gillies LW 25 6-3 215 L/- 5 April 7, 1954 19 G, 35 A, 54 P
21 Butch Goring C 30 5-9 170 L/- 10 October 22, 1949 6 G, 5 A, 11 P
15 Billy Harris RW 28 6-2 195 L/- 7 January 29, 1952 15 G, 15 A, 30 P
10 Lorne Henning C 27 5-11 185 L/- 7 February 22, 1952 3 G, 6 A, 9 P
2 Mike Hordy D 23 5-10 180 R/- 1 October 10, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
8 Garry Howatt LW 27 5-9 175 R/- 7 September 26, 1952 8 G, 11 A, 19 P
6 Randy Johnston D 21 6-0 190 L/- R June 2, 1958 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
28 Anders Kallur RW 27 5-11 185 L/- R July 6, 1952 22 G, 30 A, 52 P
21 Mike Kaszycki C 23 5-9 190 L/- 2 February 27, 1956 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
24 Gord Lane D 26 6-1 190 L/- 4 March 31, 1953 2 G, 14 A, 16 P
26 Dave Langevin D 25 6-2 200 L/- R May 15, 1954 3 G, 13 A, 16 P
25 Dave Lewis D 26 6-2 205 L/- 6 July 3, 1953 5 G, 16 A, 21 P
4 Bob Lorimer D 26 6-1 200 R/- 3 August 25, 1953 3 G, 16 A, 19 P
17 Garth MacGuigan C 23 6-0 190 L/- R February 16, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
18 Alex McKendry LW 23 6-4 200 L/- 2 November 21, 1956 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
11 Wayne Merrick C 27 6-1 195 L/- 7 April 23, 1952 13 G, 22 A, 35 P
6 Ken Morrow D 23 6-4 210 R/- R October 17, 1956 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
23 Bob Nystrom RW 27 6-1 200 R/- 7 October 10, 1952 21 G, 18 A, 39 P
7 Stefan Persson D 25 6-1 189 L/- 2 December 22, 1954 4 G, 35 A, 39 P
5 Denis Potvin D 26 6-0 205 L/- 6 October 29, 1953 8 G, 33 A, 41 P
3 Jean Potvin D 30 5-11 188 R/- 9 March 25, 1949 2 G, 13 A, 15 P
1 Glenn Resch G 31 5-9 165 -/L 6 July 10, 1948 23-14-6, 3.04 GAA
31 Billy Smith G 29 5-10 185 -/L 8 December 12, 1950 15-14-7, 2.95 GAA
12 Duane Sutter RW 19 6-1 185 R/- R March 16, 1960 15 G, 9 A, 24 P
16 Steve Tambellini C 21 6-0 190 L/- 1 May 14, 1958 5 G, 8 A, 13 P
27 John Tonelli LW 22 6-1 200 L/- 1 March 23, 1957 14 G, 30 A, 44 P
19 Bryan Trottier C 23 5-11 195 L/- 4 July 17, 1956 42 G, 62 A, 104 P
20 Yvon Vautour RW 23 6-0 200 R/- R September 10, 1956 3 G, 1 A, 4 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 Bryan Trottier C 23 78 42 62 104 40 31 68 27 15 0 6 47 15 0 186 22.6 8.1 1.8 10.0
2 Mike Bossy RW 23 75 51 41 92 39 28 12 35 16 0 8 26 15 0 244 20.9 8.0 1.7 9.7
3 Clark Gillies LW 25 73 19 35 54 20 29 49 12 7 0 5 23 12 0 175 10.9 2.7 1.7 4.4
4 Anders Kallur RW 27 76 22 30 52 20 12 16 13 5 4 2 22 8 0 138 15.9 2.6 1.3 3.9
5 John Tonelli LW 22 77 14 30 44 16 8 49 11 3 0 2 27 3 0 103 13.6 1.3 1.2 2.5
6 Denis Potvin D 26 31 8 33 41 13 13 44 4 4 0 0 23 10 0 98 8.2 3.2 2.4 5.6
7 Bob Bourne C 25 73 15 25 40 15 5 52 12 3 0 1 17 8 0 155 9.7 1.3 1.0 2.3
8 Bob Nystrom RW 27 67 21 18 39 16 4 94 19 2 0 4 18 0 0 146 14.4 1.9 0.9 2.8
9 Stefan Persson D 25 73 4 35 39 12 13 76 2 2 0 0 13 22 0 91 4.4 1.8 4.7 6.5
10 Wayne Merrick C 27 70 13 22 35 13 12 16 11 2 0 4 20 2 0 111 11.7 0.8 1.2 2.0
11 Billy Harris RW 28 67 15 15 30 12 0 37 12 2 1 2 12 3 0 91 16.5 0.7 0.8 1.5
12 Duane Sutter RW 19 56 15 9 24 11 5 55 15 0 0 1 7 2 0 75 20.0 0.7 0.8 1.5
13 Dave Lewis D 26 62 5 16 21 7 10 54 5 0 0 0 16 0 0 66 7.6 0.7 3.9 4.6
14 Garry Howatt LW 27 77 8 11 19 7 -3 219 8 0 0 1 11 0 0 62 12.9 -1.1 0.8 -0.2
15 Bob Lorimer D 26 74 3 16 19 6 32 53 3 0 0 1 14 1 1 98 3.1 0.1 5.8 6.0
16 Dave Langevin D 25 76 3 13 16 5 11 109 2 0 1 0 13 0 0 82 3.7 -0.1 4.7 4.6
17 Gord Lane D 26 55 2 14 16 5 10 152 2 0 0 1 13 0 1 60 3.3 0.2 3.5 3.8
18 Jean Potvin D 30 32 2 13 15 5 -12 26 0 2 0 0 7 6 0 49 4.1 0.6 1.0 1.7
19 Steve Tambellini C 21 45 5 8 13 5 -1 4 5 0 0 0 8 0 0 63 7.9 -0.5 0.5 0.1
20 Butch Goring C 30 12 6 5 11 5 7 2 5 0 1 0 3 2 0 20 30.0 0.8 0.3 1.2
21 Lorne Henning C 27 39 3 6 9 3 -10 6 3 0 0 0 4 0 2 45 6.7 -0.7 0.2 -0.5
22 Mike Kaszycki C 23 16 1 4 5 2 3 15 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 13 7.7 -0.2 0.3 0.1
23 Yvon Vautour RW 23 17 3 1 4 2 -6 24 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 16 18.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.1
24 Ken Morrow D 23 18 0 3 3 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 19 0.0 -0.1 1.2 1.1
25 Glenn Resch G 31 45 0 3 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8.5
26 Billy Smith G 29 38 1 0 1 1 0 39 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.2
27 Richard Brodeur G 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1
28 Mike Hordy D 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 -0.2 0.5 0.3
29 Randy Johnston D 21 4 0 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
30 Garth MacGuigan C 23 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0
31 Alex McKendry LW 23 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Team Total 80 281 468 749 203 1292 211 63 7 39 2217 12.7 32.3 42.7 90.8

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 Glenn Resch G 31 45 23 14 6 132 3.04 3 2606 8.5
2 Billy Smith G 29 38 15 14 7 104 2.95 2 2114 7.2
3 Richard Brodeur G 27 2 1 0 0 6 4.50 0 80 0.1
Team Total 80 39 28 13 242 3.02 5 4800 15.8

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 Bryan Trottier C 23 21 12 17 29 11 16 6 4 2 2
2 Mike Bossy RW 23 16 10 13 23 9 8 4 6 0 1
3 Bob Bourne C 25 21 10 10 20 8 10 3 5 2 1
4 Butch Goring C 30 21 7 12 19 7 2 6 1 0 0
5 Denis Potvin D 26 21 6 13 19 7 24 2 4 0 1
6 Bob Nystrom RW 27 20 9 9 18 7 50 9 0 0 3
7 John Tonelli LW 22 21 7 9 16 6 18 7 0 0 0
8 Clark Gillies LW 25 21 6 10 16 6 63 5 1 0 2
9 Stefan Persson D 25 21 5 10 15 5 16 1 4 0 0
10 Duane Sutter RW 19 21 3 7 10 4 74 3 0 0 0
11 Lorne Henning C 27 21 3 4 7 3 2 0 0 3 1
12 Wayne Merrick C 27 21 2 4 6 2 2 2 0 0 1
13 Garry Howatt LW 27 21 3 1 4 2 84 3 0 0 1
14 Alex McKendry LW 23 6 2 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 0
15 Gord Lane D 26 21 1 3 4 1 85 1 0 0 0
16 Bob Lorimer D 26 21 1 3 4 1 41 1 0 0 1
17 Ken Morrow D 23 20 1 2 3 1 12 1 0 0 1
18 Dave Langevin D 25 21 0 3 3 1 32 0 0 0 0
19 Glenn Resch G 31 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Billy Smith G 29 20 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0
Team Total 21 88 132 220 550 56 25 7 15

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Billy Smith G 29 20 15 4 56 2.80 1 1198
2 Glenn Resch G 31 4 0 2 9 4.50 0 120
Team Total 21 15 6 65 2.96 1 1318