1979 NHL Preliminary Round
Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Buffalo Sabres 2-1

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Buffalo Sabres
W-L: 36-28-16, .550
SRS: 0.22 (7th of 17)
Goals: 280 (9th of 17)
Goals Against: 263 (5th of 17)
Pittsburgh Penguins
W-L: 36-31-13, .531
SRS: 0.04 (10th of 17)
Goals: 281 (7th of 17)
Goals Against: 279 (8th of 17)
Game 1, April 10
Pittsburgh Penguins 4
Buffalo Sabres 3  
Game 2, April 12
Buffalo Sabres 3
Pittsburgh Penguins 1  
Game 3, April 14
Pittsburgh Penguins 4
Buffalo Sabres 3 OT

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
14René RobertRW303224142000110825.0
7Rick MartinLW27303310000021070.0
20Don LuceC303112001000100520.0
17Rick DudleyLW303112221000100425.0
12Andre SavardC25302222000020050.0
21Dave SchultzLW29302204000020020.0
15Mike BolandD243101121000000616.7
4Jerry KorabD303101-141000000714.3
11Gilbert PerreaultC283101-220100000119.1
10Craig RamsayLW273101-121000000128.3
9Jacques RichardLW263101-301001000333.3
23-26Ken BreitenbachD243011-24000010010.0
8Tony McKegneyLW202011-10000010050.0
6Jim SchoenfeldD263011100000100100.0
16Ric SeilingRW/C21301102000010020.0
3Bill StewartD211011-10000010020.0
18Danny GareRW243000-19000000090.0
5Lee FogolinD23300004000000030.0
Team Total91625-441810114201028.8

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
28Bob SauveG2331-2-097768.88300180:1160:04
Team Total1-2-097768.88300180:1160:04

Pittsburgh Penguins Skaters Series Stats

Pittsburgh Penguins Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
6Colin CampbellD263145281000400616.7
11George FergusonC263213202001100633.3
13Jim HamiltonRW221202202000000366.7
16Gary McAdamLW233112201000100714.3
10Peter LeeRW23302200000020060.0
2Tom BladonD26302200000020020.0
19Gregg SheppardC29302210000020020.0
9Blair ChapmanRW223101101000000333.3
26Orest KindrachukC283101-121001000425.0
23Rod SchuttLW223101-221000000520.0
27Jacques CossetteRW2410111000001000
17Rick KehoeRW27301100000010080.0
18Ross LonsberryLW313011-29000010070.0
12Greg MaloneC223011-22000010090.0
25Randy CarlyleD223000-16000000090.0
5Lex HudsonD2320000000000000
24Bob ParadiseD3410000000000000
3Ron StackhouseD2930001200000000
Team Total91625431900216007711.7

Pittsburgh Penguins Goalies Series Stats

Pittsburgh Penguins Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Denis HerronG2632-1-0910293.91200180:4760:16
Team Total2-1-0910293.91200180:4760:16
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1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Thursday, Nov 9, 1978
Pittsburgh Penguins 4
Buffalo Sabres 4  
G 8 tied 1
A J. Korab · BUF 2
W  
Saturday, Dec 9, 1978
Buffalo Sabres 4
Pittsburgh Penguins 4  
G R. Kehoe · PIT 2
A J. Schoenfeld · BUF 2
W  
Sunday, Jan 14, 1979
Pittsburgh Penguins 5
Buffalo Sabres 4  
G 9 tied 1
A 5 tied 2
W D. Herron · PIT  
Saturday, Feb 17, 1979
Buffalo Sabres 3
Pittsburgh Penguins 6  
G R. Kehoe · PIT 2
A 3 tied 2
W G. Millen · PIT  

BUF Scoring Regular Season

BUF Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Gilbert Perreault*28C792758851220216044117017215.75.61.47.0
2Danny Gare24RW712740671790207032811126010.44.51.45.9
3René Robert30RW68224062-1346211061822020610.73.80.54.3
4Don Luce30C79263561201418627265414917.43.61.65.2
5Craig Ramsay27LW80263157211019433236211323.03.21.74.9
6Rick Martin27LW73322153-73524803147025012.83.70.84.4
7Jerry Korab30D7811405181042810231522045.43.24.77.9
8Ric Seiling21RW78202242155618204220013614.71.71.53.1
9Andre Savard25C651822402201422120119718.61.90.92.8
10Derek Smith24C43141226-58113008408516.51.40.41.8
11Jacques Richard26C611015258261000113208511.80.21.01.3
12Jim Schoenfeld26D468172586726001322998.11.63.04.6
13Tony McKegney20LW5281422-110800112206711.90.20.70.9
14Lee Fogolin23D7431922-310330001900704.30.43.84.2
15Bill Stewart21D6811718410110001700871.10.03.93.9
16Terry Martin23LW646814-173351008003815.8-1.10.4-0.7
17Gary McAdam23LW406511-61360014103915.4-0.30.40.0
18Rick Dudley30LW24561111250016003613.90.30.60.9
19Jocelyn Guevremont27D3438111283000431515.90.42.52.9
20Bill Hajt27D403811-5202011710535.70.21.92.1
21Ken Breitenbach24D301895251000800412.40.11.92.1
22Dave Schultz29LW28235-128620002101612.5-0.60.0-0.6
23Mike Boland24D221235291000200175.9-0.21.51.3
24Richie Dunn21D24033-2140000120180.0-0.31.20.9
25Larry Playfair20D260331600000300120.0-0.31.51.1
26Don Edwards23G540220800000315858:280.00.010.5
27Randy Ireland21G200000000003014:570.00.00.0
28Bob Sauve23G290000200000160955:280.00.03.8
Team Total802804597397810102175493634210213240111.733.239.286.7

BUF Goalies Regular Season

BUF Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Don Edwards23542618915915691410.8993.02231588625.25
2Bob Sauve232910107100805705.8763.7301609106-5.47
3Randy Ireland21200032118.8576.02030
Team Total36281626223952133.8913.282479796

PIT Scoring Regular Season

PIT Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Greg Malone22C8035306565227805291019817.74.81.26.1
2Orest Kindrachuk28C7918426038413410339014512.43.11.14.2
3Peter Lee23RW80322658-1324221007197021914.64.00.74.7
4Pete Mahovlich32C60143953-11399500281101539.23.00.53.5
5George Ferguson26RW80212950103718032280120110.42.51.43.8
6Randy Carlyle22D701334474789313181602086.33.34.07.3
7Ross Lonsberry31LW8024224673820401184017913.42.41.33.7
8Rick Kehoe27RW5727184514220703135016516.43.51.24.7
9Rod Schutt22LW74242145-93321302156018113.32.60.73.3
10Ron Stackhouse29D7510334321546311221101735.82.75.37.9
11Gregg Sheppard29C601522378911312138113411.21.81.02.8
12Dale Tallon28D6352429-143532031761915.51.42.64.0
13Tom Bladon26D7842327-1764310014901353.00.83.24.0
14Colin Campbell26D65218201413720011710523.80.44.34.7
15Blair Chapman22RW7110818-121891006209610.4-0.60.60.0
16Russ Anderson23D723131609330001300486.30.03.93.9
17Gary McAdam23LW285914425001810529.60.40.50.9
18Dave Schultz29RW474913-21554000900508.0-0.60.60.0
19Wayne Bianchin25LW407411-22061033105712.3-0.20.50.3
20Jacques Cossette24RW3872921661012003520.0-0.30.60.3
21Denis Herron26G5602201800000320357:110.00.09.1
22Kim Davis21C11010010010001100.00.10.00.1
23Bob Paradise34D14011-44000010040.0-0.20.50.3
24Jim Hamilton22LW200000000000030.0-0.10.0-0.1
25Lex Hudson23D200000000000010.00.00.10.1
26Gord Laxton23G100000000006060:000.00.0-0.2
27Mike Meeker20RW4000-15000000020.0-0.20.0-0.1
28Greg Millen21G280000000000152954:360.00.04.4
29Tom Price24D2000-24000000000.00.0-0.1
30Brian Spencer29LW700000000000020.0-0.30.1-0.2
Team Total802814297106102121856736326983258510.934.235.983.3

PIT Goalies Regular Season

PIT Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Denis Herron265622191218016671487.8923.37032039215.76
2Greg Millen21281411186771685.8883.3821529954.54
3Gord Laxton23101082719.7048.00060
Team Total36311327424652191.8893.432479294
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