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79-80BosBru
1979–80 Boston Bruins · NHL
Division 2nd Adams
Conference 3rd Prince of Wales
1979–80 record TBD
Home record TBD
Road record TBD
Goals for 310
Goals against 234
General Manager Harry Sinden
Coach Fred Creighton
Harry Sinden
Captain Wayne Cashman
Alternate captains None
Arena Boston Garden
Average attendance TBD
Team leaders
Goals Rick Middleton, Peter McNab (40)
Assists Rick Middleton (52)
Points Rick Middleton (92)
Penalties in minutes Terry O'Reilly (265)
Wins Gerry Cheevers (24)
Goals against average Gilles Gilbert (2.73)

The 1979–80 Boston Bruins season was the Bruins' 56th season. In the first round of the NHL Draft, the Bruins drafted Ray Bourque. The Bruins had two different coaches during the season. Fred Creighton had a record of 40 wins, 20 losses and 13 ties, while Harry Sinden had 6 wins and 1 loss.

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Adams Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Buffalo Sabres 80 47 17 16 318 201 110
Boston Bruins 80 46 21 13 310 234 105
Minnesota North Stars 80 36 28 16 311 253 88
Toronto Maple Leafs 80 35 40 5 304 327 75
Quebec Nordiques 80 25 44 11 248 313 61

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 logEdit

1979–80 Game Log
1979–80 Schedule

PlayoffsEdit

  • Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) to New York Islanders
  • Won Preliminary Round (3-2) over Pittsburgh Penguins

[1]

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 80 40 52 92 2431904
McNab, PeterPeter McNab C 74 40 38 78 10241109
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 67 28 45 73 8111401
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 80 17 48 65 7352321
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 71 19 42 61 26517305
Redmond, DickDick Redmond D 76 14 33 47 3937605
Miller, BobBob Miller C 80 16 25 41 539012
Jonathan, StanStan Jonathan LW 79 21 19 40 20820003
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 77 23 16 39 17020102
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 57 10 28 38 4223112
Lalonde, BobbyBobby Lalonde C 71 10 25 35 2814120
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 44 11 21 32 19-3312
MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavish C 46 11 17 28 816002
Smith, RickRick Smith D 78 8 18 26 6222002
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 72 10 13 23 597100
Park, BradBrad Park D 32 5 16 21 2711202
Wensink, JohnJohn Wensink LW 69 9 11 20 1107002
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 72 5 11 16 94-3101
Marcotte, DonDon Marcotte LW 32 4 11 15 04011
Schmautz, BobbyBobby Schmautz RW 20 8 6 14 8-1400
Doak, GaryGary Doak D 52 0 5 5 4514000
Songin, TomTom Songin RW 17 1 3 4 160000
Gilbert, GillesGilles Gilbert G 33 0 1 1 100000
Baron, MarcoMarco Baron G 1 0 0 0 00000
Belanger, YvesYves Belanger G 8 0 0 0 00000
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers G 42 0 0 0 620000
Morrison, DougDoug Morrison RW 1 0 0 0 00000
O'Brien, DennisDennis O'Brien D 3 0 0 0 2-4000
Stewart, JimJim Stewart G 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers 2479 42 24 11 7 116 2.81 4
Gilbert, GillesGilles Gilbert 1933 33 20 9 3 88 2.73 1
Belanger, YvesYves Belanger 328 8 2 0 3 19 3.48 0
Baron, MarcoMarco Baron 40 1 0 0 0 2 3.00 0
Stewart, JimJim Stewart 20 1 0 1 0 5 15.00 0
Team: 4800 80 46 21 13 230 2.87 5

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
McNab, PeterPeter McNab C 10 8 6 14 2301
Bourque, RaymondRaymond Bourque D 10 2 9 11 27000
O'Reilly, TerryTerry O'Reilly RW 10 3 6 9 69201
Park, BradBrad Park D 10 3 6 9 4000
Foster, DwightDwight Foster RW 9 3 5 8 2011
Middleton, RickRick Middleton RW 10 4 2 6 5000
Cashman, WayneWayne Cashman LW 10 3 3 6 32100
Miller, BobBob Miller C 10 3 2 5 4010
MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavish C 10 2 3 5 7000
Marcotte, DonDon Marcotte LW 10 2 3 5 4001
Redmond, DickDick Redmond D 10 0 3 3 9000
Secord, AlAl Secord LW 10 0 3 3 65000
McCrimmon, BradBrad McCrimmon D 10 1 1 2 28000
Smith, RickRick Smith D 6 1 1 2 2000
Milbury, MikeMike Milbury D 10 0 2 2 50000
Lalonde, BobbyBobby Lalonde C 4 0 1 1 2000
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers G 10 0 0 0 0000
Doak, GaryGary Doak D 4 0 0 0 0000
Jonathan, StanStan Jonathan LW 9 0 0 0 29000
Ratelle, JeanJean Ratelle C 3 0 0 0 0000
Wensink, JohnJohn Wensink LW 4 0 0 0 5000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Cheevers, GerryGerry Cheevers 619 10 4 6 32 3.10 0
Team: 619 10 4 6 32 3.10 0

[2]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts;

Awards and recordsEdit

RecordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

Free agentsEdit

Player Former team Contract Terms
Player New team

Claimed from waiversEdit

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Draft picksEdit

Boston's picks at the 1980 NHL Entry Draft were as follows:

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 8. Raymond Bourque (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Verdun Éperviers (QMJHL)
1 15. Brad McCrimmon (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)

RosterEdit

See alsoEdit

Farm teamsEdit

Awards and recordsEdit

Game AdsEdit


ReferencesEdit


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