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79-80NYR
1979–80 New York Rangers · NHL
Division 3rd Patrick
Conference 4th Clarence Campbell
1979–80 record 38-32-10
Goals for 308
Goals against 284
Coach Fred Shero
Captain Dave Maloney
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team leaders
Goals Phil Esposito (34)
Assists Don Maloney (48)
Points Phil Esposito (78)
Penalties in minutes Dave Maloney (186)
Wins John Davidson (20)
Goals against average John Davidson (3.17)

The 1979–80 New York Rangers season was the 54th season and last full season under coach Fred Shero. The Rangers qualified for the playoffs but bowed out in the second round to Shero's old team, the Philadelphia Flyers.


OffseasonEdit

NHL DraftEdit

Main article: 1979 NHL Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/club team
1 13. Doug Sulliman (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

Patrick Division
  GP W L T GF GA PTS
Philadelphia Flyers 80 48 12 20 327 254 116
New York Islanders 80 39 28 13 281 247 91
New York Rangers 80 38 32 10 308 284 86
Atlanta Flames 80 35 32 13 282 269 83
Washington Capitals 80 27 40 13 261 293 67

Game logEdit

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1WOctober 10, 19796–3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 1–0–0
2LOctober 14, 19793–5 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 1–1–0
3WOctober 18, 19796–3 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 2–1–0
4LOctober 20, 19794–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 2–2–0
5WOctober 21, 19796–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 3–2–0
6WOctober 24, 197910–2 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 4–2–0
7LOctober 25, 19792–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 4–3–0
8LOctober 27, 19792–7 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 4–4–0
13WNovember 7, 19798–4 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 6–6–1
14WNovember 10, 19795–4 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 7–6–1
15LNovember 11, 19791–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 7–7–1
16LNovember 13, 19795–10 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 7–8–1
17WNovember 14, 19793–2 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 8–8–1
18LNovember 16, 19792–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 8–9–1
19WNovember 18, 19795–3 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 9–9–1
20LNovember 21, 19794–6 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 9–10–1
21LNovember 24, 19793–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 9–11–1
22LNovember 25, 19793–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 9–12–1
23TNovember 28, 19794–4 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 9–12–2
24LNovember 29, 19791–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 9–13–2
25WDecember 1, 19792–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 10–13–2
26TDecember 3, 19793–3 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 10–13–3
27TDecember 5, 19793–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 10–13–4
28WDecember 7, 19797–4 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 11–13–4
29WDecember 9, 19795–4 New York Islanders (1979–80) 12–13–4
30WDecember 11, 19792–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 13–13–4
31WDecember 12, 19795–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 14–13–4
32LDecember 15, 19794–5 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 14–14–4
33TDecember 16, 19791–1 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 14–14–5
34WDecember 19, 19795–3 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 15–14–5
35WDecember 22, 19794–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 16–14–5
36LDecember 23, 19793–4 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 16–15–5
37WDecember 30, 19795–2 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 17–15–5
38TJanuary 2, 19803–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 17–15–6
39LJanuary 4, 19803–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 17–16–6
40TJanuary 6, 19805–5 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 17–16–7
41WJanuary 7, 19805–2 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 18–16–7
42LJanuary 9, 19800–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 18–17–7
43WJanuary 11, 19806–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 19–17–7
44WJanuary 12, 19803–0 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 20–17–7
45TJanuary 14, 19806–6 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 20–17–8
46WJanuary 16, 19804–1 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 21–17–8
47LJanuary 19, 19803–6 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 21–18–8
48LJanuary 20, 19801–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 21–19–8
49WJanuary 22, 19805–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 22–19–8
50WJanuary 23, 19806–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 23–19–8
51TJanuary 27, 19803–3 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 23–19–9
52LJanuary 31, 19802–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 23–20–9
53WFebruary 2, 19806–3 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 24–20–9
54LFebruary 3, 19804–5 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 24–21–9
55WFebruary 10, 19803–1 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 25–21–9
56LFebruary 13, 19801–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 25–22–9
57LFebruary 17, 19804–6 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 25–23–9
58LFebruary 18, 19804–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 25–24–9
59WFebruary 20, 19804–1 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 26–24–9
60LFebruary 23, 19803–6 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 26–25–9
61WFebruary 24, 19808–2 New York Islanders (1979–80) 27–25–9
62WFebruary 27, 19805–4 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 28–25–9
63WFebruary 28, 19805–2 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 29–25–9
64WMarch 2, 19802–1 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 30–25–9
65WMarch 5, 19804–2 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 31–25–9
66LMarch 8, 19802–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 31–26–9
67WMarch 9, 19804–2 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 32–26–9
68WMarch 12, 19806–0 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 33–26–9
69WMarch 15, 19808–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 34–26–9
70WMarch 16, 19805–2 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 35–26–9
71LMarch 19, 19802–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 35–27–9
72LMarch 21, 19802–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 35–28–9
73LMarch 23, 19801–6 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 35–29–9
74TMarch 25, 19803–3 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 35–29–10
75LMarch 28, 19802–4 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 35–30–10
76WMarch 29, 19804–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 36–30–10
77WMarch 31, 19807–5 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 37–30–10
78LApril 2, 19803–7 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 37–31–10
79LApril 5, 19801–2 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 37–32–10
80WApril 6, 19808–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 38–32–10

Player statsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Esposito, PhilPhil Esposito C 80 34 44 78 73-131305
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 79 25 48 73 97-15613
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 80 32 39 71 2113704
Vickers, SteveSteve Vickers LW 75 29 33 62 38201202
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 61 14 45 59 9816504
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 76 21 37 58 103-11613
Nilsson, UlfUlf Nilsson C 50 14 44 58 2015501
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 73 28 22 50 37-6332
Murdoch, DonDon Murdoch RW 56 23 19 42 16-11512
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 77 12 25 37 18610300
Tkaczuk, WaltWalt Tkaczuk C 76 12 25 37 3619422
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 78 14 21 35 603003
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 79 8 23 31 1420101
Talafous, DeanDean Talafous RW 55 10 20 30 261400
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 66 3 20 23 118-1101
Miller, WarrenWarren Miller RW 55 7 6 13 17-6003
Larose, ClaudeClaude Larose LW 25 4 7 11 2-5000
Sulliman, DougDoug Sulliman RW 31 4 7 11 20100
Bothwell, TimTim Bothwell D 45 4 6 10 20-3002
McEwen, MikeMike McEwen D 9 1 7 8 83100
Guevremont, JocelynJocelyn Guevremont D 20 2 5 7 6-12200
Conacher, PatPat Conacher LW 17 0 5 5 4-10000
DeBlois, LucienLucien DeBlois C 6 3 1 4 7-1000
Hickey, PatPat Hickey LW 7 2 2 4 10-1000
Connor, CamCam Connor RW 12 0 3 3 373000
Beaton, FrankFrank Beaton LW 23 1 1 2 43-5000
Markham, RayRay Markham C 14 1 1 2 21-3000
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 41 0 2 2 20000
Hospodar, EdEd Hospodar D 20 0 1 1 76-2000
Baker, SteveSteve Baker G 27 0 0 0 20000
Dore, AndreAndre Dore D 2 0 0 0 0-1000
Lochead, BillBill Lochead LW 7 0 0 0 4-5000
Mayer, JimJim Mayer RW 4 0 0 0 01000
Silk, DaveDave Silk RW 2 0 0 0 01000
Soetaert, DougDoug Soetaert G 8 0 0 0 00000
Thomas, WayneWayne Thomas G 12 0 0 0 00000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 2306 41 20 15 4 122 3.17 2
Baker, SteveSteve Baker 1391 27 9 8 6 79 3.41 1
Soetaert, DougDoug Soetaert 435 8 5 2 0 33 4.55 0
Thomas, WayneWayne Thomas 668 12 4 7 0 44 3.95 0
Team: 4800 80 38 32 10 278 3.47 3

PlayoffsEdit

Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Duguay, RonRon Duguay C/RW 9 5 2 7 11200
Esposito, PhilPhil Esposito C 9 3 3 6 8101
Greschner, RonRon Greschner D 9 0 6 6 10000
Nilsson, UlfUlf Nilsson C 9 0 6 6 2000
Hedberg, AndersAnders Hedberg RW 9 3 2 5 7001
Beck, BarryBarry Beck D 9 1 4 5 6100
Vickers, SteveSteve Vickers LW 9 2 2 4 4001
Maloney, DonDon Maloney LW 9 0 4 4 10000
Maloney, DaveDave Maloney D 8 2 1 3 8010
Talafous, DeanDean Talafous RW 5 1 2 3 9100
Vadnais, CarolCarol Vadnais D 9 1 2 3 6000
Marois, MarioMario Marois D 9 0 2 2 8000
Hospodar, EdEd Hospodar D 7 1 0 1 42001
Markham, RayRay Markham C 7 1 0 1 24000
Miller, WarrenWarren Miller RW 6 1 0 1 0000
Conacher, PatPat Conacher LW 3 0 1 1 2000
Johnstone, EddieEddie Johnstone RW 9 0 1 1 25000
Tkaczuk, WaltWalt Tkaczuk C 7 0 1 1 2000
Bothwell, TimTim Bothwell D 9 0 0 0 8000
Connor, CamCam Connor RW 2 0 0 0 2000
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson G 9 0 0 0 0000
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Davidson, JohnJohn Davidson 541 9 4 5 21 2.33 0
Team: 541 9 4 5 21 2.33 0

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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

TransactionsEdit

RosterEdit

Draft picksEdit

Farm teamsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1979-80 New York Rangers Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-15.
New York Rangers
Team FranchisePlayersCoachesGMsSeasonsRecordsDraft picksHistory
Madison Square Garden
Stanley Cups 1928, 1933, 1940, 1994
Affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL), Greenville Road Warriors (ECHL)


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