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1980-81



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Key Personnel

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

W-L-T Record

GP W L T Pts Win% GF GA Division
Overall 80 41 24 15 97 0.606 313 249 2nd
Home 23 9 8 54 0.675 168 117
Road 18 15 7 43 0.537 145 132

Standings

Patrick
Team W L T Pts GF GA
New York Islanders 48 18 14 110 355 260
Philadelphia Flyers 41 24 15 97 313 249
Calgary Flames 39 27 14 92 329 298
New York Rangers 30 36 14 74 312 317
Washington Capitals 26 36 18 70 286 317

Playoff Games

Won Preliminary Round 3-2
8-Apr-81Quebec Nordiques4atFlyers6WBoxscore
9-Apr-81Quebec Nordiques5atFlyers8WBoxscore
11-Apr-81Flyers0atQuebec Nordiques2LBoxscore
12-Apr-81Flyers3atQuebec Nordiques4OTLBoxscore
14-Apr-81Quebec Nordiques2atFlyers5WBoxscore
Lost Quarterfinals 3-4
16-Apr-81Calgary Flames0atFlyers4WBoxscore
17-Apr-81Calgary Flames5atFlyers4LBoxscore
19-Apr-81Flyers1atCalgary Flames2LBoxscore
20-Apr-81Flyers4atCalgary Flames5LBoxscore
22-Apr-81Calgary Flames4atFlyers9WBoxscore
24-Apr-81Flyers3atCalgary Flames2WBoxscore
26-Apr-81Calgary Flames4atFlyers1LBoxscore

Scoring Leaders

Goals
Goal Leader Pic
Bill Barber -43
Assists
Assist Leader Pic
Behn Wilson -47
Points
Point Leader Pic
Bill Barber -85

Scoring Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Sht Sh% TGF TPGF TGA TPGA
Bill BarberL 80434285 69616 22429214.73 129579529
Rick MacLeishC 78383674 252214 03021417.76 102336013
Reggie LeachR 79343670 592115 12332110.59 105396419
Brian ProppL 79264066 110276 05319413.4 10434430
Bobby ClarkeC 80194665 140175 12015012.67 102407328
Behn WilsonD 77164763 237392 2202167.41 144379931
Paul HolmgrenR 77223759 306123 02115913.84 10230622
Mel BridgmanC 77143751 195281 03013810.14 73106833
Ken LinsemanC 51173047 15091 11112613.49 6115458
Tim KerrR 68222345 8436 0719523.16 5519330
Tom GorenceR 79241842 46170 36116514.55 5616325
Bob DaileyD 5372734 14181 0001414.96 66205719
Al HillL 57101525 45110 0207014.29 374286
Terry MurrayD 7111718 53460 000651.54 9627224
Gary MorrisonR 3311314 68100 010214.76 242120
Thomas ErikssonD 2411011 1441 000492.04 3715235
Blake WesleyD 503710 107132 010535.66 52144318
Ron FlockhartC 143710 1160 0002412.5 15180
Glen CochraneD 31189 21930 010254 252266
Yves PrestonL 19426 411 0101330.77 9170
Mike BusniukD 72156 204270 010333.03 6415721
Jim WatsonD 18224 6141 0001414.29 211115
Reid BaileyD 17134 5580 000166.25 160146
Greg AdamsL 6303 800 000650 4040
Frank BatheD 44033 175-30 000350 2014220
Norm BarnesD * 22033 18-30 000120 161268
Pete Peeters G 40011 800 0000
Rick St Croix G 27011 000 0000
Phil MyreG 16000 000 0000
Jack McIlhargeyD * 3000 2220 0000 3010
Paul EvansC 1000 200 0000 0000
BenchX 40
* = 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.Croix271567652.491376 227480.913
Pete Peeters4023331152.9622125 5211150.897
Phil Myre16900614.07654 104500.864

Playoff Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW OT Sht Sh%
Ken LinsemanC 1241620 670 030
Bill BarberL 1211516 08 110
Paul HolmgrenR 125914 492 010
Brian ProppL 126612 320 000
Behn WilsonD 1221012 361 000
Rick MacLeishC 125510 08 000
Bobby ClarkeC 12336 60 100
Mel BridgmanC 12246 390 000
Al HillL 12246 180 010
Tom GorenceR 12325 290 000
Tim KerrR 10134 21 000
Terry MurrayD 12213 100 000
Frank BatheD 12033 160 000
Glen CochraneD 6112 180 000
Reid BaileyD 12022 230 000
Thomas ErikssonD 7022 60 000
Ron FlockhartC 3101 20 000
Bob DaileyD 7011 180 000
Mike BusniukD 6011 110 000
Reggie LeachR 9000 20 000
Rick St.CroixG 9000 20 000
Pete Peeters G 3000 190 000

click on goals, assists or penalty minutes for complete list for that player

Name GP Mins GA GAA W L EN SO Shts Pct
Rick St.Croix9541272.9945012500.892
Pete Peeters3180124.002100650.815

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

All-Star Game Representatives

Bill Barber, Bob Dailey, Paul Holmgren, Pete Peeters, Pat Quinn (coach), Behn Wilson

Shutouts

Date Opponent Score Goalie #
28-Oct-80vs Calgary Flames8-0Pete Peeters 4
18-Dec-80vs Colorado Rockies2-0Rick St.Croix 1
21-Jan-81at Pittsburgh Penguins5-0Pete Peeters 1
30-Mar-81at New York Rangers0-0Rick St.Croix 2
16-Apr-81at Calgary Flames4-0Rick St.CroixP 3
# = career number as a Flyer P = playoffs

Hattricks

Date Player # Score Goalie(s)
6-Nov-80Rick MacLeish15 Los Angeles Kings 2 - FLYERS 8R.Grahame
13-Dec-80Bobby Clarke4 FLYERS 6 - Pittsburgh Penguins 5G.Millen
8-Feb-81Reggie Leach8 Hartford Whalers 6 - FLYERS 6J.Garrett
27-Feb-81Bill Barber6 FLYERS 5 - Winnipeg Jets 3M.Mattsson
19-Mar-81Tim Kerr1 Boston Bruins 3 - FLYERS 5M.Baron
9-Apr-81Bill Barber7 (po)Quebec Nordiques 5 - FLYERS 8D.Bouchard
22-Apr-81Brian Propp1 (po,n)Calgary Flames 4 - FLYERS 9P.Riggin
po = playoffs, n=natural, 4=4goals, 5=5goals #=career number as a Flyer

Opening Games

SeasonPittsburgh 4 - Flyers 7 (W)
HomePittsburgh 4 - Flyers 7 (W)
RoadFlyers 5 - St.Louis 1 (W)

NHL Awards

2nd Team
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Left Wing
Bill Barber

Team Awards

Barry Ashbee Trophy
Yanick Dupre Memorial
Best Defenseman
Class Guy Award
Ashbee Winner Pic
Repoire Winner Pic
Bob Dailey
Bill Barber

Trades

Date To Flyers Other Team From Flyers
11-Jun-80Ron Areshenkoff & 1980 10th Rounder (Bob O'Brien)Edmonton OilersBarry Dean
11-Aug-80cashQuebec NordiquesJohn Paddock
21-Aug-801982 3rd Rounder (Bill Campbell)Washington CapitalsBob Kelly
15-Sep-80Cash and 1981 7th Rounder (Vladimir Svitek)Quebec NordiquesAndre Dupont
21-Nov-801982 2nd Rounder (transferred to Toronto- Peter Ihacak)Hartford WhalersNorm Barnes & Jack McIlhargey
26-Feb-81cashColorado RockiesPhil Myre

Transactions

Date Aquisition
28-May-80Pelle Lindbergh signed (3 yr)
28-May-80Thomas Eriksson signed (3 yr)
6-Jun-80Mark Taylor signed
2-Jul-80Ron Flockhart signed as a free agent
20-Jul-80Norm Mackie signed (Head trainer)
27-Aug-80Bob Boucher signed (Assistant coach)
30-Sep-80Glen Cochrane demoted
30-Sep-80Blake Wesley demoted
17-Oct-80Paul Evans demoted
17-Oct-80Terry Murray called up
1-Nov-80Blake Wesley called up
20-Nov-80Jack McIlhargey demoted
11-Jan-81Glen Cochrane called up
16-Jan-81Gary Morrison demoted
17-Jan-81Greg Adams called up
4-Feb-81Greg Adams demoted
12-Feb-81Thomas Eriksson called up
14-Feb-81Ilkka Sinisalo signed as a free agent
17-Feb-81Illka Sinisalo signed
27-Feb-81Ron Flockhart called up
28-Feb-81Reid Bailey called up
3-Mar-81Reid Bailey demoted
4-Mar-81Blake Wesley demoted
6-Mar-81Dave Logan signed as a free agent
7-Mar-81Dave Logan signed
17-Mar-81Pat Quinn signed (5 yr)

Draft Picks

Rd # Player Pos
121Mike StothersD
242Jay FraserLW
363Paul MercierD
484Taras ZytynskyD
5105Dan HeldC
6126Brian TuttD
7147Ross FitzpatrickC
8168Mark BotellD
9189Peter DineenD
10195Bob O'BrienRW
10210Andy BrickleyC

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
Boston Bruins22001312 20095 02047
Buffalo Sabres02201018 01126 011812
Calgary Flames2200199 200142 02057
Chicago Blackhawks11201416 101119 01137
Colorado Rockies40002010 20062 200148
Detroit Red Wings31001911 200146 11055
Edmonton Oilers22001513 110116 11047
Hartford Whalers30102112 101127 20095
Los Angeles Kings4000227 200154 20073
Minnesota North Stars21101513 10165 11098
Montreal Canadiens12101319 10176 020613
New York Islanders21101210 11066 10164
New York Rangers112086 01135 10151
Pittsburgh Penguins40002210 200115 200115
Quebec Nordiques12101013 11045 01168
St.Louis Blues30101812 101109 20083
Toronto Maple Leafs02201218 01168 011610
Vancouver Canucks12101317 11068 01179
Washington Capitals22001514 020211 200133
Winnipeg Jets3100229 200132 11097








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