1981 NHL Preliminary Round
New York Rangers defeat Los Angeles Kings 3-1

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Los Angeles Kings
W-L: 43-24-13, .619
SRS: 0.56 (6th of 21)
Goals: 337 (3rd of 21)
Goals Against: 290 (8th of 21)
New York Rangers
W-L: 30-36-14, .463
SRS: -0.06 (12th of 21)
Goals: 312 (12th of 21)
Goals Against: 317 (12th of 21)
Game 1, April 8
New York Rangers 3
Los Angeles Kings 1  
Game 2, April 9
New York Rangers 4
Los Angeles Kings 5  
Game 3, April 11
Los Angeles Kings 3
New York Rangers 10  
Game 4, April 12
Los Angeles Kings 3
New York Rangers 6  

Los Angeles Kings Skaters Series Stats

Los Angeles Kings 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%
18Dave TaylorRW254224-3101100020728.6
16Marcel DionneC294134-670100210137.7
5Larry MurphyD194303-222100000837.5
9Billy HarrisRW294213-4020000101315.4
20Mark HardyD214123-240100020128.3
8Dan BonarC244112-1110010100520.0
23Don LuceC324022-22000010130.0
22Steve JensenLW254022-770000020130.0
25Dave LewisD274022-44000020030.0
12Dean HopkinsRW214101-191001000425.0
14Greg TerrionLW203101-240100000425.0
19Jim FoxRW204011-700000010120.0
2Rick ChartrawD/RW264011-740000010100.0
17John Paul KellyLW214011-225000010070.0
7Mike MurphyRW30101100000010010.0
15Andre St. LaurentC273011-39000010030.0
4Jerry KorabD324000-533000000010.0
10Rick MartinLW29100000000000010.0
24Jay WellsD214000-627000000040.0
Team Total122032-64158651191011249.7

Los Angeles Kings Goalies Series Stats

Los Angeles Kings Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Mario LessardG2641-3-020123103.83700219:0954:47
29Jim RutherfordG3110-0-0286.7500020:0020:00
Team Total1-3-022131109.83200239:0947:50

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%
10Ron DuguayC/RW2345384450002101533.3
11Ulf NilssonC30452761141011101338.5
15Anders HedbergRW2943365221003001323.1
4Ron GreschnerD264145641000310128.3
12Don MaloneyLW224145470100400147.1
17Eddie JohnstoneRW264224442001110922.2
3Barry BeckD23413410301000210812.5
19Dean TalafousRW274123301000200616.7
14Mike AllisonLW194112241000100616.7
2Tom LaidlawD224112201001100520.0
26Dave MaloneyD24202209000011010.0
5Carol VadnaisD354022711000020050.0
8Steve VickersLW29202220000020040.0
23Ed HospodarD2121011431000000250.0
21Lance NetheryC234101071000000520.0
6Jere GillisLW24401110000010060.0
28John HughesD2620113200001000
24Chris KotsopoulosD224000329000000040.0
25Peter WallinRW234000-14000000040.0
Team Total2333566217120303276013217.4

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
35Steve BakerG2343-1-011114103.90400225:1356:18
31Steve WeeksG2210-0-01109.9000014:0014:00
Team Total3-1-012124112.90300239:1347:51
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1980-81 Regular Season Stats

Sunday, Nov 2, 1980
Los Angeles Kings 6
New York Rangers 3  
Monday, Nov 10, 1980
New York Rangers 1
Los Angeles Kings 4  
Wednesday, Jan 28, 1981
New York Rangers 6
Los Angeles Kings 2  
Monday, Feb 2, 1981
Los Angeles Kings 3
New York Rangers 2  

LAK Scoring Regular Season

LAK 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
1Marcel Dionne*29C80587713554703123495522034217.010.52.312.8
2Dave Taylor25RW724765112481303413033926020622.88.42.110.5
3Charlie Simmer26LW655649105326233230103217017132.78.81.610.4
4Larry Murphy*19D801660761679105103225315310.54.94.89.7
5Jerry Korab32D7894352101396302182501207.52.74.47.1
6Billy Harris29RW80202949-13615141226115013.31.60.92.5
7Jim Fox20RW71182543081620219609219.61.40.82.2
8Mike Murphy30RW68162339-75413211173313112.21.10.61.7
9Steve Jensen25LW74191938-68813514163011816.11.00.71.7
10Greg Terrion20LW73122537-1991020220329213.00.50.81.3
11Dan Bonar24C71111526057731313206417.2-0.30.80.5
12Dean Hopkins21RW67818265118620117106013.3-0.30.90.5
13Mark Hardy21D7752025157714011181905.60.54.65.1
14Garry Unger33C58101020-1740100009106714.9-0.20.2-0.1
15Doug Halward25D5141519-1964000690745.40.62.53.0
16Jay Wells21D72513181015550011030756.70.14.14.2
17Andre St. Laurent27C2210616863100026003330.31.00.51.4
18Glenn Goldup27RW496915-2356000810649.4-0.50.50.0
19Dave Lewis27D6711213249810001200462.2-0.44.64.2
20John Paul Kelly21LW193694830006001816.70.10.30.4
21Rick Chartraw26D211671281001240323.10.11.11.2
22Robert Palmer24D130445130000400110.00.00.90.9
23Rick Martin29LW1112101000100250.00.20.00.2
24Don Luce32C10101-421000000812.5-0.30.0-0.3
25Mario Lessard26G640110800000373658:230.00.012.6
26John Gibson21D4000-521000000050.0-0.1-0.1-0.2
27Doug Keans23G9000070000045450:250.00.00.6
28Dave Morrison18RW3000-10000000020.0-0.10.0-0.1
29Paul Pageau21G100000000006060:000.00.0-0.2
30Kevin Schamehorn24RW5000-14000000020.0-0.20.0-0.2
31Don Waddell22D1000-10000000000.00.00.0
32Ron Grahame30G6000000036060:000.00.00.6
33Jim Rutherford31G3000000018060:000.00.00.6
Team Total80337551888186159523788124337516510222815.141.239.594.9

LAK Goalies Regular Season

LAK 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
1Mario Lessard266435181120318951692.8933.26237368631.69
2Jim Rutherford313300109686.8963.330180
3Ron Grahame30632128198170.8594.670360
4Doug Keans23923137227190.8374.890454
5Paul Pageau21101083426.7658.00060
Team Total43241328624502164.8833.582479086

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
1Anders Hedberg29RW80304070052227132515024312.33.90.94.8
2Eddie Johnstone26RW803038681410023435295418716.03.71.35.0
3Ron Greschner26D74274168-2112216012120019314.05.33.18.4
4Mike Allison19LW752638641283224022612012221.33.41.24.5
5Steve Vickers29LW731939588401351332708522.42.51.03.6
6Don Maloney22LW61292352179917759212012423.43.31.14.5
7Dave Maloney24D79113647251328301251011407.92.54.87.3
8Ulf Nilsson30C51142539-3421310316908017.51.70.52.2
9Ron Duguay23C5017213828311510155110316.51.90.62.5
10Barry Beck23D751123349231461013911826.01.73.75.4
11Dean Talafous27RW501317302281012015117317.81.00.61.7
12Tom Laidlaw22D8062329-1100510022011015.90.83.44.3
13Walt Tkaczuk33C4362228132851002002679.00.70.81.5
14Dave Silk23RW59141226-24581220175012411.30.40.00.5
15Lance Nethery23C33111223012920012004723.41.10.41.5
16Carol Vadnais35D74320232091210015411182.50.34.34.6
17Jere Gillis24LW3510102064100019106315.90.70.61.3
18Phil Esposito*38C4171320-152043001030917.70.20.10.3
19Ed Hospodar21D615141910214500012204910.20.43.23.6
20Chris Kotsopoulos22D5441216-1015340008401043.80.31.82.1
21Nick Fotiu28LW275611-69150006002817.90.00.10.2
22Peter Wallin23RW12156-121000410147.10.00.10.1
23Doug Sulliman21RW32415-9324000100567.1-0.70.1-0.5
24Dan McCarthy22C5404342200000757.10.40.10.5
25Gary Burns26C11224-91820011101315.40.0-0.1-0.1
26Cam Connor26RW151346441000300166.3-0.30.30.1
27Andre Dore22D15134-1151000300156.70.00.60.6
28Mario Marois23D8123-5461000110119.10.10.10.2
29Wayne Thomas33G10022020000059759:410.00.01.9
30Jeff Bandura23D2011-30000010020.00.0-0.10.0
31Tim Bothwell25D301100000010000.00.10.1
32John Davidson27G10011020000055755:440.00.00.6
33Steve Baker23G210000500000125659:500.00.03.9
34Mike McDougal22RW200010000000010.0-0.10.00.0
35Doug Soetaert25G390000200000231759:240.00.05.9
36Steve Weeks22G100000000005958:570.00.00.3
Team Total8031250681859194523761143037411712245912.735.535.183.1

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
1Doug Soetaert2539161671521041889.8543.9402317118-23.07
2Steve Baker2321106573609536.8803.4921256972.42
3Wayne Thomas331036134257223.8683.420597
4John Davidson271017148285237.8325.170557
5Steve Weeks22101022220.9092.04059
Team Total30361430922141905.8603.8724786108
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