1979 NHL Semi-Finals
New York Rangers defeat New York Islanders 4-2

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New York Islanders
W-L: 51-15-14, .725
SRS: 1.76 (1st of 17)
Goals: 358 (1st of 17)
Goals Against: 214 (2nd of 17)
New York Rangers
W-L: 40-29-11, .569
SRS: 0.40 (6th of 17)
Goals: 316 (4th of 17)
Goals Against: 292 (13th of 17)

New York Islanders Skaters Series Stats

New York Islanders 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%
23Bob NystromRW2663140430011001915.8
21-24Mike KaszyckiC225134241000300911.1
5Denis PotvinD256134041001300234.3
14Bob BourneC246123-361000200911.1
4Bob LorimerD256123441000101714.3
11Wayne MerrickC266123-321000200520.0
27John TonelliLW216123201000200137.7
15Billy HarrisRW276112061000001911.1
19Bryan TrottierC226112-3210000101010.0
7Stefan PerssonD246022-46000011040.0
22Mike BossyRW226101-1201000001010.0
10Lorne HenningC266101000010000425.0
9Clark GilliesLW246011040000100140.0
2Gerry HartD316000-410000000050.0
8Garry HowattLW266000-218000000010.0
25Dave LewisD256000-14000000050.0
29Hector MariniRW22100000000000010.0
3Pat PriceD234000-213000000040.0
18Ed WestfallD/RW3820000000000000
Team Total132033-15891111216221528.6

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Glenn ReschG3030-3-099788.90700179:0159:40
31Billy SmithG2832-1-099788.90704191:0163:40
Team Total2-4-018194176.90704370:0261:40

New York Rangers Skaters Series Stats

New York Rangers 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%
12Don MaloneyLW2063583230003201030.0
77Phil EspositoC3662352420012101414.3
6Bobby SheehanC3063142021001001030.0
4Ron GreschnerD2462244811012001811.1
14Don MurdochRW22622431011002001513.3
27Mike McEwenD226044-320000310160.0
5Carol VadnaisD33604434000031070.0
16Pat HickeyLW256033-120000300140.0
10Ron DuguayC/RW216112121000100119.1
8Steve VickersLW2761120131000100714.3
25Mario MaroisD216022-2150000200120.0
24Pierre PlanteRW27602204000020060.0
23Lucien DeBloisC214101021000000714.3
15Anders HedbergRW276101101001000156.7
17Eddie JohnstoneRW246101-121001000812.5
18Walt TkaczukC316101-121000000128.3
26Dave MaloneyD226011319000010070.0
3Dave FarrishD22200016000000050.0
Team Total18314915971530426501949.3

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30John DavidsonG2564-2-013152139.91400371:0661:51
Team Total4-2-013152139.91400371:0661:51
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1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Saturday, Oct 21, 1978
New York Rangers 3
New York Islanders 5  
G J. Tonelli · NYI 2
A 2 tied 2
W G. Resch · NYI  
Sunday, Nov 12, 1978
New York Islanders 5
New York Rangers 3  
G 8 tied 1
A 3 tied 2
W B. Smith · NYI  
Saturday, Dec 23, 1978
New York Rangers 4
New York Islanders 9  
G B. Trottier · NYI 5
A C. Gillies · NYI 4
W B. Smith · NYI  
Wednesday, Jan 17, 1979
New York Islanders 3
New York Rangers 5  
G 8 tied 1
A P. Esposito · NYR 2
W J. Davidson · NYR  
Saturday, Jan 27, 1979
New York Rangers 7
New York Islanders 2  
G A. Hedberg · NYR 2
A U. Nilsson · NYR 4
W J. Davidson · NYR  
Sunday, Feb 25, 1979
New York Islanders 2
New York Rangers 3  
G 5 tied 1
A 8 tied 1
W D. Soetaert · NYR  
Saturday, Mar 17, 1979
New York Rangers 2
New York Islanders 5  
G 7 tied 1
A B. Trottier · NYI 3
W G. Resch · NYI  
Sunday, Apr 8, 1979
New York Islanders 5
New York Rangers 2  
G M. Bossy · NYI 2
A 2 tied 2
W G. Resch · NYI  

NYI Scoring Regular Season

NYI 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
1Bryan Trottier*22C76478713476503215085829018725.110.82.813.6
2Mike Bossy*22RW80695712663254227093423027924.711.72.414.1
3Denis Potvin*25D73317010171581612323831123713.18.67.315.9
4Clark Gillies*24LW7535569157682411053818021016.76.62.28.8
5Stefan Persson24D7810566638574601233211138.84.15.69.7
6Bob Bourne24C80303161344825412235314820.33.71.65.3
7John Tonelli21LW73173956294416104363011414.92.61.44.0
8Billy Harris27RW80153954261815005362112811.72.01.33.4
9Wayne Merrick26C75202141132418200201012815.61.60.92.5
10Bob Nystrom26RW781920391911318105200016111.81.31.12.4
11Mike Kaszycki22C711618347371420415308918.00.90.71.6
12Lorne Henning26C7313203317141102219017018.60.51.01.6
13Garry Howatt26LW7516122862051600212008119.80.30.71.0
14Dave Lewis25D7951823444550001710955.30.46.06.4
15Bob Lorimer25D6731821284230001800644.70.44.54.9
16Ed Westfall38RW55511160440111100519.8-0.60.4-0.2
17Gerry Hart31D5021416297820011400563.60.33.94.2
18Pat Price23D5531114165030001010486.30.13.33.4
19Bert Marshall35D451899291000800263.8-0.22.52.3
20Richie Hansen23C121679410006001010.00.10.30.5
21Glenn Resch30G430220600000254059:050.00.010.2
22Billy Smith*28G3902205400000225657:510.00.08.0
23Mike Hordy22D200000000000020.00.00.10.0
24Hector Marini22RW1000-22000000010.00.0-0.1-0.1
25Alex McKendry22LW4000-1000000000-0.20.0-0.2
26Steve Tambellini20C1000-10000000030.00.00.0-0.1
Team Total803586169745871075270817514561497230115.655.050.0123.2

NYI Goalies Regular Season

NYI 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
1Glenn Resch30432671010612351129.9142.50225407339.03
2Billy Smith*283925841081074966.8992.87122568618.12
Team Total51151421423092095.9072.683479680

NYR Scoring Regular Season

NYR 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
1Phil Esposito*36C80423678-1372814072412021519.56.00.86.7
2Anders Hedberg27RW803345782033276052914221415.45.31.46.7
3Pat Hickey25LW80344175856268013110019317.65.11.06.2
4Ulf Nilsson28C59273966172117825281019628.14.81.15.8
5Ron Duguay21C79273663103524123279017815.23.71.14.8
6Mike McEwen22D80203858113513704241312049.84.34.08.3
7Ron Greschner24D6017365306698012312115311.14.12.56.6
8Steve Vickers27LW66133447-724940326808615.11.90.52.4
9Carol Vadnais33D778374514863411221231495.42.44.06.4
10Walt Tkaczuk31C77152742193811400241213910.81.21.32.6
11Don Murdoch22RW40152237-6611402157013311.32.40.22.6
12Pierre Plante27RW7062531103760011933847.10.01.01.0
13Mario Marois21D715263117153410017901154.31.24.05.2
14Dean Talafous25RW68131629629922313218315.70.40.91.3
15Lucien DeBlois21RW62111728-102611001125010610.40.50.30.8
16Dave Maloney22D7611172816151902116108313.31.44.15.5
17Don Maloney20LW2891726439630016103923.11.50.41.9
18Dave Farrish22D7111920-36110011810961.00.12.82.9
19Eddie Johnstone24RW30538-52750003001827.8-0.20.2-0.1
20Nick Fotiu26LW7135831903001410515.9-2.10.8-1.3
21Greg Polis28LW61121810001001010.00.00.10.1
22Dan Clark21D401116000010040.00.00.20.2
23Mike Korney25RW180114180000100200.0-0.70.3-0.4
24Frank Beaton25LW2000-1000000000-0.10.0-0.1
25Tim Bothwell23D1000-12000000020.00.00.00.0
26John Davidson25G3900001200000222757:060.00.05.9
27Andre Dore20D200000000000000.00.10.0
28Mike McDougal20RW100000000000000.00.00.0
29Doug Soetaert23G17000040000089852:500.00.02.0
30Wayne Thomas31G310000000000166653:440.00.04.1
31Dean Turner20D1000-10000000000.00.00.0
Team Total8031653985512612002337494039413114247112.843.132.988.0

NYR Goalies Regular Season

NYR 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
1John Davidson2539201251311031900.8733.5302227108-9.93
2Wayne Thomas313115103101752651.8663.6411666114-12.69
3Doug Soetaert231757357434377.8693.810898112-6.03
Team Total40291128922171928.8703.6214791111
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