1980-81 New York Islanders Roster and Statistics

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Record: 48-18-14 (110 points), Finished 1st in NHL Patrick Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Al Arbour (48-18-14)

1980-81 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 355 (1st of 21), Goals Against: 260 (4th of 21)
SRS: 1.13 (2nd of 21), SOS: -0.06 (20th of 21)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus Minnesota North Stars
Won Semi-Finals (4-0) versus New York Rangers
Won Quarter-Finals (4-2) versus Edmonton Oilers
Won Preliminary Round (3-0) versus Toronto Maple Leafs


Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA S S% SA SV% PDO
New York Islanders 80 48 18 14 110 .688 355 260 1.13 -0.06 7.69 93 317 29.34 76 368 79.35 19 6 2417 14.7
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 2440 12.6

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 24 6-0 186 R/- 3 January 22, 1957 68 G, 51 A, 119 P
14 Bob Bourne LW 26 6-3 200 L/- 6 June 21, 1954 35 G, 41 A, 76 P
25 Billy Carroll C 22 5-10 190 L/- R January 19, 1959 4 G, 4 A, 8 P
9 Clark Gillies LW 26 6-3 215 L/- 6 April 7, 1954 33 G, 45 A, 78 P
91 Butch Goring C 31 5-9 170 L/- 11 October 22, 1949 23 G, 37 A, 60 P
10 Lorne Henning C 28 5-11 185 L/- 8 February 22, 1952 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
8 Garry Howatt LW 28 5-9 175 L/- 8 September 26, 1952 4 G, 15 A, 19 P
28 Anders Kallur RW 28 5-11 185 L/- 1 July 6, 1952 36 G, 28 A, 64 P
24 Gord Lane D 27 6-1 190 L/- 5 March 31, 1953 3 G, 9 A, 12 P
26 Dave Langevin D 26 6-2 200 L/- 1 May 15, 1954 1 G, 16 A, 17 P
4 Bob Lorimer D 27 6-1 200 R/- 4 August 25, 1953 1 G, 12 A, 13 P
29 Hector Marini RW 24 6-1 204 R/- 1 January 27, 1957 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
2-16 Mike McEwen D 24 6-1 185 L/- 4 August 10, 1956 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
1-30 Roland Melanson G 20 5-10 185 -/L R June 28, 1960 8-1-1, 3.10 GAA
11 Wayne Merrick C 28 6-1 195 L/- 8 April 23, 1952 16 G, 15 A, 31 P
6 Ken Morrow D 24 6-4 210 R/- 1 October 17, 1956 2 G, 11 A, 13 P
23 Bob Nystrom RW 28 6-1 200 R/- 8 October 10, 1952 14 G, 30 A, 44 P
7 Stefan Persson D 26 6-1 189 L/- 3 December 22, 1954 9 G, 52 A, 61 P
5 Denis Potvin (C) D 27 6-0 205 L/- 7 October 29, 1953 20 G, 56 A, 76 P
3 Jean Potvin D 31 5-11 188 R/- 10 March 25, 1949 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
1 Glenn Resch G 32 5-9 165 -/L 7 July 10, 1948 18-7-5, 3.07 GAA
31 Billy Smith G 30 5-10 185 -/L 9 December 12, 1950 22-10-8, 3.28 GAA
21 Brent Sutter C 18 6-0 192 R/- R June 10, 1962 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
12 Duane Sutter RW 20 6-1 185 R/- 1 March 16, 1960 7 G, 11 A, 18 P
16 Steve Tambellini C 22 6-0 190 L/- 2 May 14, 1958 19 G, 17 A, 36 P
27 John Tonelli LW 23 6-1 200 L/- 2 March 23, 1957 20 G, 32 A, 52 P
19 Bryan Trottier C 24 5-11 195 L/- 5 July 17, 1956 31 G, 72 A, 103 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Mike Bossy RW 24 79 68 51 119 37 32 38 28 2 10 36 15 0 315 21.6 10.2 1.8 12.0
2 Bryan Trottier C 24 73 31 72 103 49 74 20 9 2 5 47 22 3 156 19.9 6.6 2.0 8.7
3 Clark Gillies LW 26 80 33 45 78 26 99 24 9 0 3 28 17 0 188 17.6 4.7 1.5 6.2
4 Bob Bourne LW 26 78 35 41 76 34 62 19 9 7 5 31 8 2 195 17.9 4.8 1.7 6.5
5 Denis Potvin D 27 74 20 56 76 38 104 11 9 0 4 19 32 5 206 9.7 5.4 5.6 10.9
6 Anders Kallur RW 28 78 36 28 64 25 32 23 7 6 4 18 7 3 163 22.1 4.0 1.5 5.4
7 Stefan Persson D 26 80 9 52 61 24 82 3 6 0 2 19 33 0 120 7.5 3.4 5.1 8.5
8 Butch Goring C 31 78 23 37 60 4 0 18 4 1 1 28 7 2 152 15.1 2.8 0.9 3.7
9 John Tonelli LW 23 70 20 32 52 8 57 18 2 0 3 24 8 0 114 17.5 2.3 0.9 3.2
10 Bob Nystrom RW 28 79 14 30 44 6 145 11 3 0 0 30 0 0 161 8.7 0.9 1.0 1.9
11 Steve Tambellini C 22 61 19 17 36 -12 17 17 2 0 4 13 4 0 112 17.0 1.4 0.3 1.7
12 Wayne Merrick C 28 71 16 15 31 12 30 15 1 0 2 12 3 0 89 18.0 0.5 1.0 1.5
13 Garry Howatt LW 28 70 4 15 19 12 174 4 0 0 0 15 0 0 48 8.3 -1.2 1.0 -0.2
14 Duane Sutter RW 20 23 7 11 18 -8 26 6 1 0 1 9 2 0 48 14.6 0.9 0.0 0.9
15 Dave Langevin D 26 75 1 16 17 40 122 1 0 0 0 16 0 0 68 1.5 -0.3 5.7 5.4
16 Ken Morrow D 24 80 2 11 13 19 20 2 0 0 0 11 0 0 69 2.9 -0.6 4.8 4.2
17 Bob Lorimer D 27 73 1 12 13 45 77 1 0 0 0 11 0 1 65 1.5 -0.5 5.9 5.4
18 Gord Lane D 27 60 3 9 12 -6 124 2 0 1 1 9 0 0 54 5.6 -0.2 2.6 2.4
19 Hector Marini RW 24 14 4 7 11 9 39 3 1 0 0 7 0 0 9 44.4 0.5 0.4 0.9
20 Billy Carroll C 22 18 4 4 8 3 6 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 25 16.0 0.1 0.3 0.4
21 Jean Potvin D 31 18 2 3 5 -4 25 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 16 12.5 0.1 0.7 0.8
22 Brent Sutter C 18 3 2 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 100.0 0.3 0.1 0.4
23 Lorne Henning C 28 9 1 2 3 4 24 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 15 6.7 -0.1 0.2 0.1
24 Mike McEwen D 24 13 0 3 3 3 10 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 27 0.0 -0.1 0.8 0.7
25 Glenn Resch G 32 32 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6.5
26 Roland Melanson G 20 11 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2.2
27 Billy Smith G 30 41 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.9
Team Total 80 355 572 927 370 1418 243 93 19 48 394 160 17 2417 14.7 45.9 45.7 108.2

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 Billy Smith G 30 41 22 10 8 129 3.28 2 2363 7.9
2 Glenn Resch G 32 32 18 7 5 93 3.07 3 1817 6.5
3 Roland Melanson G 20 11 8 1 1 32 3.10 0 620 2.2
Team Total 80 48 18 14 254 3.17 5 4800 16.6

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Mike Bossy RW 24 18 17 18 35 4 8 9 0 3
2 Bryan Trottier C 24 18 11 18 29 34 5 4 2 1
3 Denis Potvin D 27 18 8 17 25 16 1 6 1 2
4 Butch Goring C 31 18 10 10 20 6 4 4 2 2
5 Wayne Merrick C 28 18 6 12 18 8 6 0 0 1
6 Clark Gillies LW 26 18 6 9 15 28 3 3 0 0
7 Mike McEwen D 24 17 6 8 14 6 2 4 0 0
8 John Tonelli LW 23 16 5 8 13 16 5 0 0 2
9 Bob Nystrom RW 28 18 6 6 12 20 6 0 0 1
10 Billy Carroll C 22 18 3 9 12 4 2 0 1 1
11 Bob Bourne LW 26 14 4 6 10 19 2 1 1 1
12 Hector Marini RW 24 9 3 6 9 14 3 0 0 0
13 Anders Kallur RW 28 12 4 3 7 10 2 0 2 0
14 Ken Morrow D 24 18 3 4 7 8 3 0 0 1
15 Gord Lane D 27 12 1 5 6 32 1 0 0 0
16 Bob Lorimer D 27 18 1 4 5 27 1 0 0 0
17 Stefan Persson D 26 7 0 5 5 6 0 0 0 0
18 Duane Sutter RW 20 12 3 1 4 10 3 0 0 0
19 Dave Langevin D 26 18 0 3 3 25 0 0 0 0
20 Garry Howatt LW 28 8 0 2 2 15 0 0 0 0
21 Billy Smith G 30 17 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
22 Lorne Henning C 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Roland Melanson G 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 18 97 155 252 310 57 31 9 15

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 Billy Smith G 30 17 14 3 42 2.54 0 994
2 Roland Melanson G 20 3 1 0 6 3.91 0 92
Team Total 18 15 3 48 2.65 0 1086