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Season Review




1979-80



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Campbell Conference Champions

Patrick Division Champions


Key Personnel

Coach
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Pat Quinn
G.M.
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Keith Allen
Captain
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Mel Bridgman

W-L-T Record

GP W L T Pts Win% GF GA Division
Overall 80 48 12 20 116 0.725 327 254 1st
Home 27 5 8 62 0.775 166 119
Road 21 7 12 54 0.675 161 135

Standings

Patrick
Team W L T Pts GF GA
Philadelphia Flyers 48 12 20 116 327 254
New York Islanders 39 28 13 91 281 247
New York Rangers 38 32 10 86 308 284
Atlanta Flames 35 32 13 83 282 269
Washington Capitals 27 40 13 67 261 293

Playoff Games

Won Preliminary Round 3-0
8-Apr-80Edmonton Oilers3atFlyers4OTWBoxscore
9-Apr-80Edmonton Oilers1atFlyers5WBoxscore
11-Apr-80Flyers3atEdmonton Oilers2OTWBoxscore
Won Quarterfinals 4-1
16-Apr-80New York Rangers1atFlyers2WBoxscore
17-Apr-80New York Rangers1atFlyers4WBoxscore
19-Apr-80Flyers3atNew York Rangers0WBoxscore
20-Apr-80Flyers2atNew York Rangers4LBoxscore
22-Apr-80New York Rangers1atFlyers3WBoxscore
Won Semifinals 4-1
29-Apr-80Minnesota North Stars6atFlyers5LBoxscore
1-May-80Minnesota North Stars0atFlyers7WBoxscore
4-May-80Flyers5atMinnesota North Stars3WBoxscore
6-May-80Flyers3atMinnesota North Stars2WBoxscore
8-May-80Minnesota North Stars3atFlyers7WBoxscore
Lost Finals 2-4
13-May-80New York Islanders4atFlyers3OTLBoxscore
15-May-80New York Islanders3atFlyers8WBoxscore
17-May-80Flyers2atNew York Islanders6LBoxscore
19-May-80Flyers2atNew York Islanders5LBoxscore
22-May-80New York Islanders3atFlyers6WBoxscore
24-May-80Flyers4atNew York Islanders5OTLBoxscore

Scoring Leaders

Goals
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Reggie Leach -50
Assists
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Bobby Clarke -57
Assists
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Ken Linseman -57
Points
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Ken Linseman -79

Scoring Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Sht Sh% TGF TPGF TGA TPGA
Ken LinsemanC 80225779 107262 04216813.1 10020562
Reggie LeachR 76502676 28405 47232815.24 99146924
Brian ProppL 80344175 54454 03120916.27 11823511
Bill BarberL 79403272 17397 27326515.09 119308535
Bobby ClarkeC 76125769 65421 2211398.63 104187733
Rick MacLeishC 78313566 28236 34423413.25 91187424
Paul HolmgrenR 74303565 267359 03215319.61 9926446
Mel BridgmanC 74163147 136132 22214511.03 6096123
Bob DaileyD 61132639 71302 1401857.03 100187422
Bob KellyL 75152035 122192 02011213.39 575330
Behn WilsonD 6192534 212214 0121197.56 92206918
Dennis VervergaertR 58141731 2490 0209614.58 503380
Al HillL 61161026 53140 0207920.25 503396
Norm BarnesD 5942125 59230 110735.48 8487017
Jim WatsonD 7151823 51530 110995.05 9708137
Tom GorenceR 5181321 1570 021898.99 322241
Mike BusniukD 7121820 93390 000563.57 8306622
John PaddockR 323710 36-40 0002910.34 161190
Andre DupontD 58178 107370 000671.49 7504911
Frank BatheD 47077 11170 000340 450479
Jack McIlhargeyD 26044 9570 000150 2202611
Dave GardnerC 2112 010 0001100 3020
Gary MorrisonR 3022 000 00010 3030
Don GillenR 1101 010 000250 1000
Dennis PattersonD 3011 0-10 00030 1020
Blake WesleyD 2011 2-30 00040 2050
Phil Myre G 41000 3700 0000
Pete Peeters G 40000 2800 0000
Rick St Croix G 1000 000 0000
BenchX 26
* = did not finish season with Flyers
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click on goals, assists or penalty minutes for complete list for that player

Goaltending Statistics

Name GP Mins GA Avg W L T OTL EN SO Shts Pct SO-GA SO-Sht
Rick St.Croix16022.00100 00250.920
Pete Peeters4023731082.732955 1110610.898
Phil Myre4123671413.5718715 2011270.875

Playoff Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW OT Sht Sh%
Ken LinsemanC 1741822 400 011
Bill BarberL 1912921 231 340
Paul HolmgrenR 18101020 478 010
Bobby ClarkeC 1981220 168 021
Bob DaileyD 1941317 221 120
Reggie LeachR 199716 62 100
Rick MacLeishC 199615 21 010
Brian ProppL 1951015 298 000
Behn WilsonD 194913 660 020
Mel BridgmanC 192911 700 000
Al HillL 19358 191 000
Tom GorenceR 15336 181 000
Mike BusniukD 19246 230 000
Andre DupontD 19044 500 000
Jim WatsonD 15044 200 000
John PaddockR 3202 00 000
Bob KellyL 19112 380 000
Gary MorrisonR 5011 20 000
Pete Peeters G 13000 20 000
Norm BarnesD 10000 80 000
Jack McIlhargeyD 9000 250 000
Phil MyreG 6000 00 000
Dennis VervergaertR 2000 00 000
Frank BatheD 1000 00 000

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Name GP Mins GA GAA W L EN SO Shts Pct
Phil Myre6384162.5051012010.920
Pete Peeters13799372.7885013780.902

click on games played for indiviual list of games played by goalie

All-Star Game Representatives

Bill Barber, Norm Barnes, Reggie Leach, Rick MacLeish, Pete Peeters, Brian Propp, Jim Watson

Shutouts

Date Opponent Score Goalie #
2-Feb-80at Pittsburgh Penguins4-0Pete Peeters 2
19-Apr-80at New York Rangers3-0Pete PeetersP 3
1-May-80vs Minnesota North Stars7-0Phil MyreP 1
# = career number as a Flyer P = playoffs

Hattricks

Date Player # Score Goalie(s)
11-Nov-79Rick MacLeish14 Vancouver Canucks 4 - FLYERS 5C.Ridley
6-Dec-79Reggie Leach6 Los Angeles Kings 4 - FLYERS 9R.Grahame(2) M.Lessard(1)
16-Mar-80Bill Barber4 Colorado Rockies 4 - FLYERS 4H.Astrom
3-Apr-80Reggie Leach7 Washington Capitals 2 - FLYERS 4W.Stephenson(2) ENG(1)
4-May-80Bill Barber5 (po,4)FLYERS 5 - Minnesota North Stars 3G.Meloche
15-May-80Paul Holmgren1 (po)New York Islanders 3 - FLYERS 8B.Smith(2) G.Resch (1)
po = playoffs, n=natural, 4=4goals, 5=5goals #=career number as a Flyer

Opening Games

SeasonNY Islanders 2 - Flyers 5 (W)
HomeNY Islanders 2 - Flyers 5 (W)
RoadFlyers 2 - Atlanta F 9 (L)

NHL Awards

Campbell Bowl
Winner
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Winner Pic
Campbell/West Champs
Philadelphia Flyers
Jack Adams
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Best Coach
Pat Quinn
Lester Patrick
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Service to US Hockey
Keith Allen
Lester Patrick
Winner
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Winner Pic
Service to US Hockey
Ed Snider
Lester Patrick
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Service to US Hockey
Bobby Clarke

Team Awards

Barry Ashbee Trophy
Yanick Dupre Memorial
Best Defenseman
Class Guy Award
Ashbee Winner Pic
Repoire Winner Pic
Norm Barnes
Andre Dupont

Trades

Date To Flyers Other Team From Flyers
7-Jun-79Phil MyreSt.Louis BluesBlake Dunlop & Rick Lapointe
16-Aug-791981 3rd Rounder (Barry Tabobondung)Washington CapitalsWayne Stephenson
4-Sep-791981 4th Rounder (Dave Michayluk)Detroit Red WingsDennis Sobchuk
2-Jan-80Jack McIlhargeyVancouver Canuckscash

Transactions

Date Aquisition
12-Jun-79Frank Bathe signed (multi-year)
13-Jun-79Bernie Johnston claimed by Hartford Whalers in expansion draft
13-Jun-79Dave Hoyda claimed by Winnipeg Jets in expansion draft
8-Aug-79Dennis Patterson signed as a free agent
30-Aug-79Brian Propp signed (multi-year)
4-Sep-79Blake Wesley signed
4-Sep-79Lindsay Carson signed
4-Sep-79Don Gillen signed
4-Sep-79Gordie Williams signed
4-Sep-79Bernie Parent signed (Goaltending coach)
4-Sep-79Fred Williams signed as a free agent
24-Sep-79Yves Guillemette demoted
24-Sep-79Gordy Garbutt demoted
24-Sep-79Sam St. Laurent demoted
24-Sep-79Fred Williams demoted
24-Sep-79Dave Faulkkner demoted
24-Sep-79Darre Switzer demoted
24-Sep-79Terry McDougall demoted
24-Sep-79Guy Delparte demoted
24-Sep-79Randy Ruff demoted
28-Sep-79Greg Adams signed as a free agent
29-Sep-79Gordie Clark demoted
29-Sep-79Wayne Schaab demoted
29-Sep-79Danny Lucas demoted
29-Sep-79Barry Dean demoted
1-Oct-79Marc Andre Marchand signed as a free agent
5-Oct-79Robbie Moore demoted
5-Oct-79Rick St.Croix demoted
5-Oct-79Mike Greeder demoted
5-Oct-79Yves Preston demoted
5-Oct-79Paul Evans demoted
5-Oct-79Gary Morrison demoted
10-Oct-79Sam St.Laurent signed as a free agent
25-Oct-79Tim Kerr signed as a free agent
31-Oct-79Dan Barber signed as a free agent
12-Nov-79Dennis Patterson demoted
4-Jan-80Gordie Williams signed
4-Jan-80Simon Learmouth signed
21-Jan-80Dave Gardner signed as a free agent
31-Jan-80Rick St.Croix called up
17-Feb-80Blake Wesley demoted
17-Feb-80Gary Morrison demoted
15-Apr-80Gary Morrison called up
4-Mar-80Dave Gardner called up
4-Mar-80Gary Morrison called up
9-May-80Rick St.Croix called up
9-May-80Terry Murray called up
9-May-80Reid Bailey called up
9-May-80Paul Evans called up

Draft Picks

Rd # Player Pos
114Brian ProppLW
222Blake WesleyD
235Pelle LindberghG
356Lindsay CarsonC/LW
477Don GillenRW
598Thomas ErikssonD
6119Gordie WilliamsRW

Record vs. Other Teams

Overall Home Road
Team W L T OL GF GA W L T OL GF GA W L T OL GF GA
Atlanta Flames22001517 200104 020513
Boston Bruins11201214 00255 11079
Buffalo Sabres3010116 20063 10153
Chicago Blackhawks20201912 10195 101107
Colorado Rockies21101715 10185 110910
Detroit Red Wings30102216 10198 200138
Edmonton Oilers30101711 200106 10175
Hartford Whalers20201913 200104 00299
Los Angeles Kings40002511 200146 200115
Minnesota North Stars31001715 200106 11079
Montreal Canadiens12101518 011711 11087
New York Islanders22001414 11077 11077
New York Rangers21101414 110810 10164
Pittsburgh Penguins3010159 10176 20083
Quebec Nordiques30101812 200116 10176
St.Louis Blues2020106 10142 10164
Toronto Maple Leafs11201113 11046 00277
Vancouver Canucks31001813 11068 200125
Washington Capitals20201813 200116 00277
Winnipeg Jets40002012 200105 200107








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