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79-80DetRW
1979–80 Detroit Red Wings · NHL
Division 5th Norris
1979–80 record 26–43–11
Goals for 268
Goals against 306
Coach Bobby Kromm,
Ted Lindsay
Captain Dale McCourt
Team leaders


OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

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 logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1TOctober 10, 19794–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 0–0–1
2LOctober 12, 19791–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 0–1–1
3TOctober 13, 19793–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 0–1–2
4WOctober 17, 19795–1 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 1–1–2
5LOctober 20, 19793–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 1–2–2
6WOctober 25, 19794–0 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 2–2–2
7LOctober 27, 19792–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 2–3–2
8LOctober 28, 19794–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 2–4–2
9LOctober 31, 19793–5 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 2–5–2
10WNovember 3, 19792–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 3–5–2
11LNovember 4, 19791–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 3–6–2
12WNovember 7, 19795–3 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 4–6–2
13LNovember 10, 19791–2 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 4–7–2
14LNovember 14, 19792–3 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 4–8–2
15WNovember 16, 19794–2 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 5–8–2
16WNovember 17, 19795–4 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 6–8–2
17LNovember 21, 19791–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 6–9–2
18LNovember 23, 19792–5 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 6–10–2
19TNovember 24, 19793–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 6–10–3
20TNovember 27, 19795–5 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 6–10–4
21WDecember 1, 19796–3 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 7–10–4
22TDecember 2, 19794–4 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 7–10–5
23WDecember 5, 19796–4 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 8–10–5
24WDecember 8, 19795–1 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 9–10–5
25LDecember 10, 19790–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 9–11–5
26LDecember 11, 19791–2 New York Rangers (1979–80) 9–12–5
27TDecember 13, 19796–6 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 9–12–6
28TDecember 15, 19794–4 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 9–12–7
29LDecember 16, 19793–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 9–13–7
30WDecember 19, 19796–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 10–13–7
31LDecember 22, 19791–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 10–14–7
32LDecember 26, 19794–6 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 10–15–7
33LDecember 27, 19792–3 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 10–16–7
34WDecember 30, 19794–2 New York Islanders (1979–80) 11–16–7
35LDecember 31, 19793–5 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 11–17–7
36LJanuary 2, 19802–4 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 11–18–7
37WJanuary 4, 19806–3 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 12–18–7
38WJanuary 6, 19802–1 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 13–18–7
39WJanuary 9, 19804–0 New York Rangers (1979–80) 14–18–7
40LJanuary 12, 19804–6 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 14–19–7
41LJanuary 13, 19802–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 14–20–7
42WJanuary 16, 19805–1 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 15–20–7
43WJanuary 18, 19805–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 16–20–7
44WJanuary 19, 19805–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 17–20–7
45LJanuary 23, 19803–5 New York Islanders (1979–80) 17–21–7
46LJanuary 26, 19803–4 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 17–22–7
47WJanuary 27, 19807–6 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 18–22–7
48LJanuary 30, 19804–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 18–23–7
49WJanuary 31, 19804–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 19–23–7
50WFebruary 2, 19803–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 20–23–7
51LFebruary 3, 19802–4 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 20–24–7
52TFebruary 6, 19802–2 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 20–24–8
53LFebruary 9, 19805–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 20–25–8
54LFebruary 10, 19801–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 20–26–8
55TFebruary 13, 19802–2 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 20–26–9
56LFebruary 16, 19803–4 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 20–27–9
57LFebruary 18, 19802–4 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 20–28–9
58LFebruary 20, 19805–7 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 20–29–9
59LFebruary 23, 19801–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 20–30–9
60WFebruary 24, 19807–5 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 21–30–9
61WFebruary 28, 19804–1 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 22–30–9
62WMarch 1, 19804–3 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 23–30–9
63LMarch 2, 19803–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 23–31–9
64LMarch 5, 19803–5 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 23–32–9
65TMarch 8, 19802–2 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 23–32–10
66WMarch 9, 19806–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 24–32–10
67TMarch 12, 19804–4 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 24–32–11
68LMarch 13, 19802–4 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 24–33–11
69LMarch 15, 19802–5 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 24–34–11
70LMarch 16, 19802–6 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 24–35–11
71LMarch 19, 19803–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 24–36–11
72WMarch 21, 19805–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 25–36–11
73LMarch 22, 19801–5 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 25–37–11
74LMarch 26, 19802–5 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 25–38–11
75LMarch 27, 19801–10 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 25–39–11
76WMarch 29, 19809–7 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 26–39–11
77LMarch 31, 19805–7 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 26–40–11
78LApril 2, 19802–7 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 26–41–11
79LApril 5, 19801–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 26–42–11
80LApril 6, 19803–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 26–43–11

As a result the Red Wings were forced on a four-game road trip from December 16 to 26.

PlayoffsEdit

The Red Wings failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
McCourt, DaleDale McCourt C 80 30 51 81 121723
Nedomansky, VaclavVaclav Nedomansky RW 79 35 39 74 13-51105
Foligno, MikeMike Foligno RW 80 36 35 71 109-2900
Larson, ReedReed Larson D 80 22 44 66 101-7702
Mahovlich, PetePete Mahovlich C 80 16 50 66 693301
Labraaten, DanDan Labraaten LW 76 30 27 57 85605
Thompson, ErrolErrol Thompson LW 77 34 14 48 22-10823
Huber, WillieWillie Huber D 76 17 23 40 164-26422
Ogrodnick, JohnJohn Ogrodnick LW 41 8 24 32 8-4301
Woods, PaulPaul Woods LW 79 6 20 26 24-19000
Korn, JimJim Korn D/LW 63 5 13 18 108-4101
Long, BarryBarry Long D 80 0 17 17 38-28000
Hogaboam, BillBill Hogaboam C 42 3 12 15 10-8001
Joly, GregGreg Joly D 59 3 10 13 45-2000
Lyle, GeorgeGeorge Lyle LW 27 7 4 11 2-2002
Bolduc, DannyDanny Bolduc LW 44 6 5 11 19-14200
Sobchuk, DennisDennis Sobchuk C 33 4 6 10 0-11000
Polonich, DennisDennis Polonich C/RW 66 2 8 10 127-15000
Bergman, ThommieThommie Bergman D 28 1 5 6 454000
Hamel, JeanJean Hamel D 49 1 4 5 43-2000
Hicks, GlennGlenn Hicks LW 50 1 2 3 43-21000
Peterson, BrentBrent Peterson C 18 1 2 3 2-1000
Miller, PerryPerry Miller D 16 0 3 3 41-4000
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon G 59 0 3 3 20000
Pirus, AlexAlex Pirus RW 4 0 2 2 00000
Cloutier, RejeanRejean Cloutier D 3 0 1 1 02000
Hilworth, JohnJohn Hilworth D 15 0 0 0 11-2000
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford G 23 0 0 0 240000
Schamehorn, KevinKevin Schamehorn RW 2 0 0 0 4-2000
Vasko, RickRick Vasko D 8 0 0 0 2-11000
Webster, TomTom Webster RW 1 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon 3474 59 20 30 8 209 3.61 4
Rutherford, JimJim Rutherford 1326 23 6 13 3 92 4.16 1
Team: 4800 80 26 43 11 301 3.76 5

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Note: 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

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

Game AdsEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1979-80 Detroit Red Wings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-02.

External linksEdit

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