1979 NHL Quarter-Finals
New York Rangers defeat Philadelphia Flyers 4-1

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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)
Philadelphia Flyers
W-L: 40-25-15, .594
SRS: 0.52 (5th of 17)
Goals: 281 (7th of 17)
Goals Against: 248 (3rd of 17)
Game 1, April 16
New York Rangers 2
Philadelphia Flyers 3 OT
Game 2, April 18
New York Rangers 7
Philadelphia Flyers 1  
Game 3, April 20
Philadelphia Flyers 1
New York Rangers 5  
Game 4, April 22
Philadelphia Flyers 0
New York Rangers 6  
Game 5, April 24
New York Rangers 8
Philadelphia Flyers 3  

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%
77Phil EspositoC3652810021100530825.0
12Don MaloneyLW2054481440011301526.7
18Walt TkaczukC315246721010301450.0
14Don MurdochRW2254151022011002119.0
4Ron GreschnerD2453254002110111030.0
5Carol VadnaisD335145951000301520.0
17Eddie JohnstoneRW244404523010000850.0
10Ron DuguayC/RW2152245510102001118.2
15Anders HedbergRW2752247101010101825.0
27Mike McEwenD225134520100120156.7
8Steve VickersLW275213402001100728.6
25Mario MaroisD215033710000030030.0
24Pierre PlanteRW275033614000020130.0
6Bobby SheehanC304112281000100520.0
3Dave FarrishD22202242000010120.0
16Pat HickeyLW25501132000010060.0
26Dave MaloneyD224011310000010050.0
23Lucien DeBloisC21100000000000010.0
22Nick FotiuLW26400006000000010.0
Team Total284270738417654279613820.3

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 DavidsonG2554-1-08154146.94814299:0759:49
Team Total4-1-08154146.94814299:0759:49

Philadelphia Flyers Skaters Series Stats

Philadelphia Flyers 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%
26Ken LinsemanC205145-2181001400147.1
10Mel BridgmanC235112-7111000010714.3
9Bob KellyLW285112-540100100714.3
17Paul HolmgrenRW235022116000011080.0
28-43Dennis VervergaertRW25202202000020010.0
7Bill BarberLW265101-461000000244.2
31-38Frank BatheD2441010101000000425.0
2Bob DaileyD255101-5610000001010.0
27Reggie LeachRW285101-1100100000195.3
3Behn WilsonD203101-661000000812.5
32Blake DunlopC255011-54000001040.0
22Tom GorenceRW214011-50000001080.0
15-37Al HillC234000-20000000030.0
25Norm BarnesD252000-2000000000
16Bobby ClarkeC295000-1160000000130.0
6Andre DupontD295000-410000000060.0
8Dave HoydaLW2120000000000000
5Rick LapointeD234000-24000000060.0
19Rick MacLeishC295000-50000000050.0
20Jimmy WatsonD265000-62000000070.0
Team Total81220-8110562018401545.2

Philadelphia Flyers Goalies Series Stats

Philadelphia Flyers Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
39Robbie MooreG2431-2-0127159.83100146:1248:44
35Wayne StephensonG3430-2-0136451.79705149:0949:43
Team Total1-4-025135110.81505295:2149:14
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1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Thursday, Oct 12, 1978
Philadelphia Flyers 3
New York Rangers 3  
G 6 tied 1
A B. Wilson · PHI 2
W  
Thursday, Dec 7, 1978
New York Rangers 5
Philadelphia Flyers 2  
G 7 tied 1
A 3 tied 2
W W. Thomas · NYR  
Sunday, Dec 10, 1978
Philadelphia Flyers 4
New York Rangers 0  
G 2 tied 2
A 5 tied 1
W B. Parent · PHI  
Thursday, Dec 28, 1978
New York Rangers 5
Philadelphia Flyers 6  
G 2 tied 2
A 2 tied 2
W B. Parent · PHI  
Sunday, Jan 21, 1979
Philadelphia Flyers 5
New York Rangers 5  
G U. Nilsson · NYR 3
A 3 tied 2
W  
Saturday, Feb 17, 1979
New York Rangers 4
Philadelphia Flyers 2  
G 6 tied 1
A 8 tied 1
W W. Thomas · NYR  
Tuesday, Mar 27, 1979
Philadelphia Flyers 4
New York Rangers 4  
G 8 tied 1
A R. Lapointe · PHI 2
W  
Sunday, Apr 1, 1979
New York Rangers 3
Philadelphia Flyers 7  
G 3 tied 2
A 6 tied 2
W W. Stephenson · PHI  

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

PHI Scoring Regular Season

PHI 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
1Bill Barber*26LW7934468020221810642519225813.25.81.57.3
2Bobby Clarke*29C801657731268105113220514311.23.71.35.1
3Mel Bridgman23C762435591418424003294215715.33.41.34.8
4Rick MacLeish29LW7126325844714754239021112.33.71.04.7
5Reggie Leach28RW76342054-320211306146027912.23.80.84.7
6Behn Wilson20D80133649141977602221311747.53.24.98.1
7Blake Dunlop25C66202848261615505213412216.42.71.64.2
8Bob Dailey25D709303920638101161311645.52.34.87.0
9Bob Kelly28LW77731381513261003010858.20.41.41.8
10Paul Holmgren23RW5719102921681540373012215.61.40.82.2
11Ken Linseman20C3052025162341011451578.81.10.82.0
12Jimmy Watson26D77913221152702012101128.00.84.65.4
13Rick Lapointe23D7731821155311101521754.00.24.85.1
14Tom Gorence21RW42136191610121035018515.30.81.01.8
15Barry Dean23LW3041317-1204001940527.70.40.30.8
16Don Saleski29RW3511516314110024107514.70.70.51.2
17Dennis Ververgaert25RW379716-4690016105416.70.50.30.8
18Al Hill23LW3151116528410111004311.60.40.50.9
19Dave Hoyda21LW6731316213830001300378.1-1.30.9-0.4
20Andre Dupont29D7739122113530007111282.3-0.55.24.7
21Paul Evans24C446511-31260015003915.4-0.50.40.0
22Yves Preston22LW9314-203001010742.90.20.10.2
23Frank Bathe24D2113497610003001010.0-0.11.61.5
24Drew Callander22C15213-152000100229.1-0.20.2-0.1
25Kevin McCarthy21D221232211000200166.3-0.21.21.1
26Bernie Parent*33G360220800000197154:450.00.07.4
27Danny Lucas20LW6101-201000000812.5-0.10.0-0.1
28Robbie Moore24G5011000000023747:280.00.01.2
29Wayne Stephenson34G400110200000218254:330.00.06.3
30Glen Cochrane21D1000-20000000000.0-0.1-0.1
31Terry Murray28D500000000000030.0-0.10.30.1
32Pete Peeters21G5000060000027755:200.00.00.8
33Rick St. Croix24G2000000000011758:300.00.00.4
Team Total80281456737209152621056154032610719253811.132.642.190.7

PHI Goalies Regular Season

PHI 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
1Wayne Stephenson344020105122946824.8713.3622182110-10.91
2Bernie Parent*33361612789834745.8932.7141971918.94
3Robbie Moore24530179689.9271.772237
4Pete Peeters2151211610993.8533.470277
5Rick St. Croix24201165347.8873.080117
Team Total40251524020381798.8823.0184784101
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