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1979–80 Pittsburgh Penguins
Division 3rd Norris
Conference 7th Prince of Wales
1979–80 record 30-37-13
Goals for 251
Goals against 303
Team information
General Manager Baz Bastien
Coach Johnny Wilson
Captain Orest Kindrachuk
Arena Pittsburgh Civic Arena
Team leaders
Goals Rick Kehoe (30)
Assists Greg Malone (32)
Points Rick Kehoe (60)
Penalties in minutes Kim Clackson (166)
Wins Greg Millen (18)
Goals against average Nick Ricci (3.50)
<1978–79 1980–81>

The 1979–80 Pittsburgh Penguins season was their thirteenth in the National Hockey League.

Contents

Offseason

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Entry Draft

Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
2 31. Paul Marshall  Canada Brantford Alexanders (OMJHL)
3 52. Bennett Wolf  Canada Kitchener Rangers (OMJHL)
4 73. Brian Cross  Canada Brantford Alexanders (OMJHL)
5 94. Nick Ricci  Canada Niagara Falls Flyers (OMJHL)
6 115. Marc Chorney  Canada University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux (WCHA)

Regular season

Division standings

Norris Division
GP W L T GF GA Pts
Montreal Canadiens 80 47 20 13 328 240 107
Los Angeles Kings 80 30 36 14 290 313 74
Pittsburgh Penguins 80 30 37 13 251 303 73
Hartford Whalers 80 27 34 19 303 312 73
Detroit Red Wings 80 26 43 11 268 306 63

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Game log

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 10, 1979 4–2 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 1–0–0
2 T October 13, 1979 3–3 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 1–0–1
3 W October 14, 1979 4–1 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 2–0–1
4 L October 17, 1979 4–5 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 2–1–1
5 W October 20, 1979 5–1 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 3–1–1
6 L October 21, 1979 3–6 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 3–2–1
7 L October 24, 1979 3–7 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 3–3–1
8 L October 25, 1979 5–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 3–4–1
9 W October 31, 1979 4–2 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 4–4–1
10 T November 3, 1979 3–3 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 4–4–2
11 T November 7, 1979 3–3 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 4–4–3
12 L November 10, 1979 1–6 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 4–5–3
13 W November 11, 1979 4–1 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 5–5–3
14 T November 15, 1979 3–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 5–5–4
15 L November 16, 1979 2–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 5–6–4
16 W November 18, 1979 3–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 6–6–4
17 W November 21, 1979 5–2 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 7–6–4
18 L November 23, 1979 1–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 7–7–4
19 W November 24, 1979 5–3 New York Rangers (1979–80) 8–7–4
20 W November 28, 1979 7–2 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 9–7–4
21 L November 30, 1979 5–7 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 9–8–4
22 W December 1, 1979 5–4 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 10–8–4
23 T December 5, 1979 3–3 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 10–8–5
24 W December 7, 1979 5–3 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 11–8–5
25 T December 8, 1979 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 11–8–6
26 T December 11, 1979 3–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 11–8–7
27 T December 12, 1979 3–3 New York Islanders (1979–80) 11–8–8
28 T December 15, 1979 3–3 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 11–8–9
29 L December 16, 1979 1–4 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 11–9–9
30 T December 19, 1979 0–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 11–9–10
31 T December 20, 1979 1–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 11–9–11
32 L December 22, 1979 3–4 New York Rangers (1979–80) 11–10–11
33 W December 26, 1979 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 12–10–11
34 W December 28, 1979 4–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 13–10–11
35 W December 29, 1979 3–2 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 14–10–11
36 L December 31, 1979 2–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 14–11–11
37 W January 2, 1980 5–3 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 15–11–11
38 W January 3, 1980 4–3 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 16–11–11
39 L January 5, 1980 4–5 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 16–12–11
40 L January 7, 1980 5–9 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 16–13–11
41 W January 9, 1980 4–2 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 17–13–11
42 L January 12, 1980 2–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 17–14–11
43 W January 16, 1980 6–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 18–14–11
44 L January 17, 1980 1–7 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 18–15–11
45 L January 19, 1980 2–5 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 18–16–11
46 L January 23, 1980 3–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 18–17–11
47 L January 24, 1980 1–4 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 18–18–11
48 L January 26, 1980 4–6 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 18–19–11
49 W January 27, 1980 5–3 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 19–19–11
50 L January 30, 1980 3–4 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 19–20–11
51 L January 31, 1980 3–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 19–21–11
52 L February 2, 1980 0–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 19–22–11
53 L February 7, 1980 0–9 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 19–23–11
54 L February 9, 1980 2–5 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 19–24–11
55 L February 10, 1980 2–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 19–25–11
56 W February 13, 1980 4–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 20–25–11
57 L February 16, 1980 1–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 20–26–11
58 L February 17, 1980 5–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 20–27–11
59 W February 20, 1980 7–5 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 21–27–11
60 W February 23, 1980 2–1 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 22–27–11
61 L February 24, 1980 0–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 22–28–11
62 W February 27, 1980 3–2 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 23–28–11
63 T March 2, 1980 0–0 New York Islanders (1979–80) 23–28–12
64 L March 3, 1980 1–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 23–29–12
65 L March 5, 1980 3–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 23–30–12
66 W March 8, 1980 5–4 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 24–30–12
67 L March 9, 1980 2–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 24–31–12
68 L March 11, 1980 3–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 24–32–12
69 W March 12, 1980 4–2 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 25–32–12
70 W March 15, 1980 5–2 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 26–32–12
71 L March 18, 1980 3–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 26–33–12
72 L March 21, 1980 2–9 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 26–34–12
73 W March 23, 1980 4–2 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 27–34–12
74 W March 25, 1980 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 28–34–12
75 T March 27, 1980 2–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 28–34–13
76 L March 28, 1980 0–5 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 28–35–13
77 W March 30, 1980 4–0 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 29–35–13
78 L April 1, 1980 2–6 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 29–36–13
79 W April 2, 1980 6–4 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 30–36–13
80 L April 5, 1980 1–9 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 30–37–13

Player stats

Skaters

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; A= Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Rick Kehoe 17 79 30 30 60 4 5 2 5 7 0
Greg Malone 12 51 19 32 51 46 - - - - -
George Ferguson 11 73 21 28 49 36 5 0 3 3 4
Orest Kindrachuk 26 52 17 29 46 63 - - - - -
Peter Lee 10 74 16 29 45 20 4 0 1 1 0
Gary McAdam 16 78 19 22 41 63 5 1 2 3 9
Rod Schutt 23 73 18 21 39 43 5 2 1 3 6
Gregg Sheppard 19 76 13 24 37 20 5 1 1 2 0
Randy Carlyle 25 67 8 28 36 45 5 1 0 1 4
Ross Lonsberry 18 76 15 18 33 36 5 2 1 3 2
Ron Stackhouse 3 78 6 27 33 36 5 1 0 1 18
Pat Hughes 24 76 18 14 32 78 5 0 0 0 21
Russ Anderson 7 76 5 22 27 150 5 0 2 2 14
Nick Libett 14 78 14 12 26 14 5 1 1 2 0
Paul Marshall 20 46 9 12 21 9 1 0 0 0 0
Mario Faubert 5 49 5 13 18 31 2 0 1 1 0
Dale Tallon 4 32 5 9 14 18 4 0 0 0 4
Kim Davis 22 24 3 7 10 43 4 0 0 0 0
Bob Stewart 8 65 3 7 10 52 5 1 1 2 2
Mark Johnson 9 17 3 5 8 4 5 2 2 4 0
Tom Bladon 2 57 2 6 8 35 1 0 1 1 0
Greg Millen 29 44 0 3 3 14 5 0 0 0 0
Kim Clackson 6 45 0 3 3 166 3 0 0 0 37
Jim Hamilton 28 10 2 0 2 0 - - - - -
Blair Chapman 9 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Nick Ricci 31 4 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Robert Holland 1 34 0 0 0 2 - - - - -

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Penguins. Stats reflect time with the Penguins only. Traded mid-season

Goaltenders

Note: GP= Games played; TOI= Time on ice (minutes); W= Wins; L= Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals Against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA GP TOI W L GA SO GAA
Nick Ricci 31 4 240 2 2 0 14 0 3.50 - - - - - - -
Greg Millen 29 44 2586 18 18 7 157 2 3.64 5 300 2 3 21 0 4.20
Robert Holland 1 34 1974 10 17 6 126 1 3.83 - - - - - - -

Transactions

The Penguins were involved in the following transactions during the 1979–80 season:

Trades

August 3, 1979 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Nick Libett
To Detroit Red Wings
Peter Mahovlich
August 30, 1979 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Robert Holland
Pat Hughes
To Montreal Canadiens
Denis Herron
2nd round pick in 1982 Draft
(Jocelyn Gauvreau)
November 13, 1979 To Pittsburgh Penguins
Bob Stewart
To St. Louis Blues
Blair Chapman

Additions and subtractions

Additions
Player Former team Via
Subtractions
Player New team Via
Wayne Bianchin Edmonton Oilers Expansion Draft (1979-06-13)
Colin Campbell Edmonton Oilers Expansion Draft (1979-06-13)
John Flesch Colorado Rockies free agency (1980-01-30)
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