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 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 48 18 14 110 .688 355 260 1.13 -0.06 7.69 93 317 29.34 76 368 79.35 19 6
League Average 80 31 33 16 78 .489 305 311 -0.07 0.00 7.70 76 342 22.28 77 338 77.30 10 10

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 R/- 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 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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Mike Bossy RW 24 79 68 51 119 52 37 32 38 28 2 10 36 15 0 315 21.6 0 0:00 10.2 1.8 12.0
2 Bryan Trottier C 24 73 31 72 103 37 49 74 20 9 2 5 47 22 3 156 19.9 0 0:00 6.6 2.0 8.7
3 Clark Gillies LW 26 80 33 45 78 31 26 99 24 9 0 3 28 17 0 188 17.6 0 0:00 4.7 1.5 6.2
4 Bob Bourne LW 26 78 35 41 76 31 34 62 19 9 7 5 31 8 2 195 17.9 0 0:00 4.8 1.7 6.5
5 Denis Potvin D 27 74 20 56 76 27 38 104 11 9 0 4 19 32 5 206 9.7 0 0:00 5.4 5.6 10.9
6 Anders Kallur RW 28 78 36 28 64 28 25 32 23 7 6 4 18 7 3 163 22.1 0 0:00 4.0 1.5 5.4
7 Stefan Persson D 26 80 9 52 61 19 24 82 3 6 0 2 19 33 0 120 7.5 0 0:00 3.4 5.1 8.5
8 Butch Goring C 31 78 23 37 60 23 4 0 18 4 1 1 28 7 2 152 15.1 0 0:00 2.8 0.9 3.7
9 John Tonelli LW 23 70 20 32 52 20 8 57 18 2 0 3 24 8 0 114 17.5 0 0:00 2.3 0.9 3.2
10 Bob Nystrom RW 28 79 14 30 44 16 6 145 11 3 0 0 30 0 0 161 8.7 0 0:00 0.9 1.0 1.9
11 Steve Tambellini C 22 61 19 17 36 15 -12 17 17 2 0 4 13 4 0 112 17.0 0 0:00 1.4 0.3 1.7
12 Wayne Merrick C 28 71 16 15 31 13 12 30 15 1 0 2 12 3 0 89 18.0 0 0:00 0.5 1.0 1.5
13 Garry Howatt LW 28 70 4 15 19 6 12 174 4 0 0 0 15 0 0 48 8.3 0 0:00 -1.2 1.0 -0.2
14 Duane Sutter RW 20 23 7 11 18 7 -8 26 6 1 0 1 9 2 0 48 14.6 0 0:00 0.9 0.0 0.9
15 Dave Langevin D 26 75 1 16 17 5 40 122 1 0 0 0 16 0 0 68 1.5 0 0:00 -0.3 5.7 5.4
16 Ken Morrow D 24 80 2 11 13 4 19 20 2 0 0 0 11 0 0 69 2.9 0 0:00 -0.6 4.8 4.2
17 Bob Lorimer D 27 73 1 12 13 4 45 77 1 0 0 0 11 0 1 65 1.5 0 0:00 -0.5 5.9 5.4
18 Gord Lane D 27 60 3 9 12 4 -6 124 2 0 1 1 9 0 0 54 5.6 0 0:00 -0.2 2.6 2.4
19 Hector Marini RW 24 14 4 7 11 4 9 39 3 1 0 0 7 0 0 9 44.4 0 0:00 0.5 0.4 0.9
20 Billy Carroll C 22 18 4 4 8 3 3 6 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 25 16.0 0 0:00 0.1 0.3 0.4
21 Jean Potvin D 31 18 2 3 5 2 -4 25 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 16 12.5 0 0:00 0.1 0.7 0.8
22 Brent Sutter C 18 3 2 2 4 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 100.0 0 0:00 0.3 0.1 0.4
23 Lorne Henning C 28 9 1 2 3 1 4 24 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 15 6.7 0 0:00 -0.1 0.2 0.1
24 Mike McEwen D 24 13 0 3 3 1 3 10 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 27 0.0 0 0:00 -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 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 6.5
26 Roland Melanson G 20 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 2.2
27 Billy Smith G 30 41 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 7.9
Team Total 80 355 572 927 370 1418 243 93 19 48 2417 14.7 45.9 45.7 108.2

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 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 GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Mike Bossy RW 24 18 17 18 35 14 4 8 9 0 3
2 Bryan Trottier C 24 18 11 18 29 11 34 5 4 2 1
3 Denis Potvin D 27 18 8 17 25 9 16 1 6 1 2
4 Butch Goring C 31 18 10 10 20 8 6 4 4 2 2
5 Wayne Merrick C 28 18 6 12 18 7 8 6 0 0 1
6 Clark Gillies LW 26 18 6 9 15 6 28 3 3 0 0
7 Mike McEwen D 24 17 6 8 14 6 6 2 4 0 0
8 John Tonelli LW 23 16 5 8 13 5 16 5 0 0 2
9 Bob Nystrom RW 28 18 6 6 12 5 20 6 0 0 1
10 Billy Carroll C 22 18 3 9 12 4 4 2 0 1 1
11 Bob Bourne LW 26 14 4 6 10 4 19 2 1 1 1
12 Hector Marini RW 24 9 3 6 9 3 14 3 0 0 0
13 Anders Kallur RW 28 12 4 3 7 3 10 2 0 2 0
14 Ken Morrow D 24 18 3 4 7 3 8 3 0 0 1
15 Gord Lane D 27 12 1 5 6 2 32 1 0 0 0
16 Bob Lorimer D 27 18 1 4 5 2 27 1 0 0 0
17 Stefan Persson D 26 7 0 5 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
18 Duane Sutter RW 20 12 3 1 4 2 10 3 0 0 0
19 Dave Langevin D 26 18 0 3 3 1 25 0 0 0 0
20 Garry Howatt LW 28 8 0 2 2 1 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 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 W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN 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