1980 NHL Semi-Finals
New York Islanders defeat Buffalo Sabres 4-2

Are You a Stathead?

Be READY when the games start. Every day, we'll send you an email to your inbox with scores, today's schedule, top performers, new debuts and interesting tidbits. View a sample email. It's also available for football, basketball and baseball.

Subscribe to our Stathead Newsletter

Buffalo Sabres
W-L: 47-17-16, .688
SRS: 1.39 (1st of 21)
Goals: 318 (3rd of 21)
Goals Against: 201 (1st of 21)
New York Islanders
W-L: 39-28-13, .569
SRS: 0.41 (6th of 21)
Goals: 281 (12th of 21)
Goals Against: 247 (4th of 21)
Game 1, April 29
New York Islanders 4
Buffalo Sabres 1  
Game 2, May 1
New York Islanders 2
Buffalo Sabres 1 2OT
Game 3, May 3
Buffalo Sabres 4
New York Islanders 7  
Game 4, May 6
Buffalo Sabres 7
New York Islanders 4  
Game 5, May 8
New York Islanders 0
Buffalo Sabres 2  
Game 6, May 10
Buffalo Sabres 2
New York Islanders 5  

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%
11Gilbert PerreaultC296628-4251001102128.6
19Derek SmithC/LW2553360012012101816.7
8Tony McKegneyLW216224-1020001101811.1
3Richie DunnD226123180100200128.3
5John Van BoxmeerD276123-560101110175.9
18Danny GareRW256033-1140000120210.0
7Rick MartinLW286033-640000210120.0
20Don LuceC316112-220010100812.5
22Lindy RuffD/LW195112-1131000010714.3
12Andre SavardC265112021000001425.0
24Bill HajtD28602232000020030.0
9Rick DudleyLW314101-3510000001100.0
25Bob MongrainC204011-22000010040.0
27Larry PlayfairD216011-36000001060.0
10Craig RamsayLW282011-10000010020.0
6Jim SchoenfeldD27601108000010080.0
16Ric SeilingRW/C226011-14000001090.0
15Rob McClanahanC225000-3000000000
23Mike RamseyD196000-56000000040.0
Team Total172744-348411512161011759.7

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 SauveG2442-2-010116106.91410259:3164:53
1Don EdwardsG2420-2-0106959.85500119:4059:50
Team Total2-4-020185165.89210379:1163:12

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%
14Bob BourneC256527-2412201101926.3
22Mike BossyRW236336-5221011202015.0
23Bob NystromRW2763361430012101717.6
19Bryan TrottierC236246-21211002201414.3
27John TonelliLW2263143830001001127.3
21Butch GoringC3062245220002001216.7
5Denis PotvinD2660449100000301230.0
4Bob LorimerD2661231061001200812.5
12Duane SutterRW196123401000200156.7
11Wayne MerrickC276112301000010156.7
9Clark GilliesLW25602216000020080.0
7Stefan PerssonD256022-30000020040.0
10Lorne HenningC276101220011000333.3
24Gord LaneD266011-120000010070.0
26Dave LangevinD256011-19000010030.0
8Garry HowattLW27600030000000040.0
6Ken MorrowD23600002000000040.0
Team Total223052278715434227118711.8

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
31Billy SmithG2954-1-013149136.91302301:1160:14
1Glenn ReschG3120-1-032522.8800077:5138:56
Team Total4-2-016174158.90802379:0254:09
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.

1979-80 Regular Season Stats

Saturday, Oct 13, 1979
Buffalo Sabres 5
New York Islanders 2  
Wednesday, Jan 9, 1980
New York Islanders 2
Buffalo Sabres 3  
Saturday, Feb 2, 1980
Buffalo Sabres 2
New York Islanders 3  
Sunday, Mar 23, 1980
New York Islanders 1
Buffalo Sabres 1  

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*29C80406610633573010053828018022.28.21.79.9
2Danny Gare25RW76563389489039170112310027020.78.32.110.4
3Rick Martin28LW804534791954378032410025717.56.51.37.8
4Derek Smith25C792439633316168032811013717.53.61.75.3
5Ric Seiling22RW80253560305419512332015516.13.41.65.0
6Craig Ramsay28LW80213960151816504308110320.43.11.24.3
7Tony McKegney21LW80232952402422106281014016.42.61.94.5
8John Van Boxmeer27D8011405140557401241601985.63.26.79.9
9Don Luce31C80142943203014000262113710.21.21.32.5
10Richie Dunn22D807313825613402201011474.81.95.97.7
11Jim Schoenfeld27D77927366072540124301147.91.97.79.7
12Rick Dudley31LW66112233125811002166010910.10.71.01.7
13Lindy Ruff19D63514190384100860776.50.63.54.0
14John Gould30LW52991891190028107212.50.00.80.7
15Bill Hajt28D7541216352430101200636.30.06.26.2
16Andre Savard26C333101341630021000368.3-0.10.40.3
17Larry Playfair21D79210121314520001000326.3-0.65.14.6
18Jerry Korab31D43110110741001910551.80.02.42.4
19Bob Mongrain20C3446106440016003312.1-0.30.50.2
20Rob McClanahan22LW132578020005001315.40.20.40.5
21Mike Ramsey19D13167961001600175.90.41.21.6
22Bob Sauve24G320440200000187858:420.00.07.9
23Dave Schultz30C1310102810000001100.0-0.40.1-0.3
24Don Edwards24G490110800000291559:290.00.011.5
Team Total80318511829459945249672473881153234613.644.454.8118.5

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 Edwards24492791212511671042.8932.57229159112.13
2Bob Sauve2432208474751677.9012.36418788414.24
Team Total47171619919181719.8962.496479388

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*23C78426210431682715074715018622.68.11.810.0
2Mike Bossy*23RW7551419228123615082615024620.78.01.79.7
3Clark Gillies*25LW731935542949127052312017510.92.71.74.4
4Anders Kallur27RW76223052121613542228013815.92.61.33.9
5John Tonelli22LW7714304484911302273010313.61.31.22.5
6Denis Potvin*26D31833411344440023100988.23.22.45.6
7Bob Bourne25C731525405521230117801559.71.31.02.3
8Bob Nystrom27RW6721183949419204180014614.41.90.92.8
9Stefan Persson25D73435391376220013220914.41.84.76.5
10Wayne Merrick27C70132235121611204202011111.70.81.22.0
11Billy Harris28RW671515301371500112309116.50.70.81.6
12Duane Sutter19RW5615924555150017207520.00.70.81.5
13Dave Lewis26D6251621105450001600667.60.73.94.6
14Garry Howatt27LW7781119-3219800111006212.9-1.10.8-0.2
15Bob Lorimer26D7431619305330011411983.10.15.75.9
16Dave Langevin25D76313161110920101300823.7-0.14.74.6
17Gord Lane26D55214161015220011301603.30.23.53.8
18Jean Potvin30D3221315-11260200760484.20.61.11.7
19Steve Tambellini21C455813045000800637.9-0.50.50.1
20Butch Goring30C1265117260003202030.00.80.31.2
21Lorne Henning27C39369-1063000402456.7-0.70.2-0.5
22Mike Kaszycki23C161453151000310137.7-0.20.30.1
23Yvon Vautour23RW17314-62430011001618.8-0.20.0-0.1
24Ken Morrow23D18033440000300190.0-0.11.21.1
25Glenn Resch31G450330400000259957:460.00.08.5
26Billy Smith*29G3810103910000210955:300.00.07.2
27Richard Brodeur27G200000000008040:000.00.00.1
28Mike Hordy23D9000-17000000080.0-0.20.40.2
29Randy Johnston21D4000-24000000020.0-0.10.10.0
30Garth MacGuigan23C200012000000010.0-0.10.10.0
31Alex McKendry23LW2000-1000000000-0.10.0-0.1
Team Total802814687492031292216605393511104221812.732.342.790.8

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 Resch31452314613213341202.9013.05325998424.75
2Billy Smith*2938151471041022918.8982.96221098716.09
3Richard Brodeur27210063529.8294.50080
Team Total39281324223912149.8993.035478886
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.