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79-80VanCan

1979-80 Vancouver Canucks

1979–80 Vancouver Canucks · NHL
Division 3rd Smythe Division
Conference 7th Campbell Conference
1979–80 record 27–37–16 (70 points)
Home record 14–17–9
Road record 13–20–7
Goals for 256
Goals against 281
General Manager Jake Milford
Coach Harry Neale
Captain Kevin McCarthy
Alternate captains None
Arena Pacific Coliseum
Average attendance 14,293
Team leaders
Goals Stan Smyl (31)
Assists Stan Smyl (47)
Points Stan Smyl (78)
Penalties in minutes Stan Smyl (204)
Wins Glen Hanlon (17)
Goals against average Glen Hanlon (3.47)

The 1979–80 Vancouver Canucks season was the team's 10th in the NHL. Stan Smyl led the team in goals, assists, points, and penalty minutes, the last time one player has led his team in all four categories. On October 14, 1979, Wayne Gretzky scored his first NHL goal against Glen Hanlon.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Smythe Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Black Hawks 80 34 27 19 241 250 87
St. Louis Blues 80 34 34 12 266 278 80
Vancouver Canucks 80 27 37 16 256 281 70
Edmonton Oilers 80 28 39 13 301 322 69
Winnipeg Jets 80 20 49 11 214 314 51
Colorado Rockies 80 19 48 13 234 308 51

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 9, 19792–5 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 0–1–0
2WOctober 12, 19793–1 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 1–1–0
3TOctober 14, 19794–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 1–1–1
4WOctober 17, 19795–1 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 2–1–1
5LOctober 18, 19793–6 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 2–2–1
6LOctober 20, 19790–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 2–3–1
7TOctober 21, 19793–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 2–3–2
8WOctober 24, 19795–1 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 3–3–2
9WOctober 27, 19795–3 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 4–3–2
10TOctober 31, 19792–2 New York Islanders (1979–80) 4–3–3
11TNovember 2, 19793–3 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 4–3–4
12LNovember 4, 19792–4 New York Rangers (1979–80) 4–4–4
13TNovember 6, 19797–7 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 4–4–5
14WNovember 10, 19792–1 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 5–4–5
15LNovember 11, 19794–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 5–5–5
16WNovember 13, 19795–3 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 6–5–5
17WNovember 14, 19795–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 7–5–5
18WNovember 16, 19795–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 8–5–5
19WNovember 18, 19795–2 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 9–5–5
20LNovember 20, 19791–5 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 9–6–5
21LNovember 23, 19792–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 9–7–5
22LNovember 24, 19793–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 9–8–5
23WNovember 28, 19794–2 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 10–8–5
24TNovember 30, 19791–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 10–8–6
25LDecember 2, 19791–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 10–9–6
26WDecember 4, 19795–1 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 11–9–6
27TDecember 5, 19793–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 11–9–7
28LDecember 8, 19791–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 11–10–7
29LDecember 9, 19793–5 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 11–11–7
30WDecember 11, 19795–3 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 12–11–7
31WDecember 14, 19795–3 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 13–11–7
32LDecember 15, 19793–4 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 13–12–7
33LDecember 19, 19793–5 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 13–13–7
34LDecember 21, 19791–2 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 13–14–7
35LDecember 22, 19792–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 13–15–7
36LDecember 28, 19793–5 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 13–16–7
37WDecember 29, 19796–2 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 14–16–7
38LJanuary 3, 19802–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 14–17–7
39WJanuary 4, 19804–2 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 15–17–7
40LJanuary 6, 19801–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 15–18–7
41LJanuary 8, 19800–3 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 15–19–7
42LJanuary 9, 19802–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 15–20–7
43LJanuary 11, 19804–7 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 15–21–7
44LJanuary 12, 19804–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 15–22–7
45LJanuary 16, 19803–5 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 15–23–7
46TJanuary 18, 19802–2 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 15–23–8
47LJanuary 22, 19803–5 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 15–24–8
48LJanuary 23, 19804–6 New York Rangers (1979–80) 15–25–8
49LJanuary 27, 19802–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 15–26–8
50LJanuary 29, 19803–4 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 15–27–8
51WFebruary 2, 19805–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 16–27–8
52LFebruary 3, 19800–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 16–28–8
53WFebruary 7, 19804–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 17–28–8
54WFebruary 9, 19804–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 18–28–8
55TFebruary 12, 19805–5 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 18–28–9
56LFebruary 16, 19803–5 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 18–29–9
57WFebruary 17, 19804–2 New York Islanders (1979–80) 19–29–9
58LFebruary 19, 19801–3 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 19–30–9
59LFebruary 22, 19803–7 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 19–31–9
60TFebruary 23, 19804–4 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 19–31–10
61LFebruary 26, 19804–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 19–32–10
62TFebruary 29, 19803–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 19–32–11
63WMarch 1, 19805–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 20–32–11
64WMarch 4, 19802–1 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 21–32–11
65TMarch 5, 19803–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 21–32–12
66LMarch 7, 19803–9 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 21–33–12
67TMarch 9, 19804–4 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 21–33–13
68WMarch 10, 19805–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 22–33–13
69LMarch 13, 19801–3 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 22–34–13
70TMarch 15, 19802–2 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 22–34–14
71WMarch 16, 19803–2 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 23–34–14
72TMarch 19, 19803–3 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 23–34–15
73LMarch 21, 19802–5 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 23–35–15
74LMarch 23, 19802–6 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 23–36–15
75LMarch 25, 19802–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 23–37–15
76TMarch 28, 19804–4 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 23–37–16
77WMarch 30, 19805–3 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 24–37–16
78WApril 1, 19805–0 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 25–37–16
79WApril 3, 19804–2 Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 26–37–16
80WApril 5, 19805–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1979–80) 27–37–16

PlayoffsEdit

1980 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Draft picksEdit

Vancouver's picks at the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. The draft was held on August, 1979 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 5 Rick Vaive (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Birmingham Bulls (WHA)
2 26 Brent Ashton (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
3 47 Ken Ellacott (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Peterborough Petes (OHA)
4 68 Art Rutland (F) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
5 89 Dirk Graham (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Regina Pats (WHL)
6 110 Shane Swan Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sudbury Wolves (OHA)

Team PhotosEdit


See alsoEdit



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