1979–80 Los Angeles Kings season

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1979–80 Los Angeles Kings
Division 2nd Norris
1979–80 record 30–36–14
Goals for 290
Goals against 313
Team information
General Manager George Maguire
Coach Bob Berry
Captain Mike Murphy
Alternate captains None
Arena The Forum
Average attendance 10,453 (65.3%)

The 1979–80 Los Angeles Kings season saw the Kings qualify for the playoffs, placing second in the Norris Division, but they lost in the first round to the New York Islanders. Just prior to the end of the season, the Kings sent Butch Goring to the Islanders for Billy Harris and Dave Lewis. Goring would help the Islanders defeat the Kings on their way to their first of 4 Stanley Cup wins.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

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

[1]Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Note: Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Schedule and results[edit]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 T October 10, 1979 4–4 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 0–0–1
2 W October 13, 1979 5–3 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 1–0–1
3 L October 16, 1979 6–8 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 1–1–1
4 W October 17, 1979 5–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 2–1–1
5 L October 19, 1979 3–6 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 2–2–1
6 L October 20, 1979 4–5 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 2–3–1
7 W October 23, 1979 7–4 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 3–3–1
8 W October 24, 1979 5–3 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 4–3–1
9 W October 27, 1979 7–5 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 5–3–1
10 T October 30, 1979 4–4 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 5–3–2
11 W November 1, 1979 4–2 New York Rangers (1979–80) 6–3–2
12 L November 3, 1979 1–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 6–4–2
13 W November 4, 1979 5–3 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 7–4–2
14 L November 6, 1979 1–4 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 7–5–2
15 L November 7, 1979 4–8 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 7–6–2
16 T November 10, 1979 6–6 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 7–6–3
17 W November 13, 1979 4–1 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 8–6–3
18 T November 15, 1979 3–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 8–6–4
19 L November 17, 1979 1–3 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 8–7–4
20 W November 20, 1979 5–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 9–7–4
21 L November 21, 1979 4–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 9–8–4
22 T November 24, 1979 4–4 New York Islanders (1979–80) 9–8–5
23 W November 27, 1979 5–3 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 10–8–5
24 W December 1, 1979 7–0 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 11–8–5
25 W December 4, 1979 6–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 12–8–5
26 L December 6, 1979 4–9 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 12–9–5
27 L December 7, 1979 2–5 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 12–10–5
28 L December 9, 1979 2–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 12–11–5
29 W December 12, 1979 7–4 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 13–11–5
30 W December 15, 1979 4–3 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 14–11–5
31 T December 19, 1979 4–4 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 14–11–6
32 L December 20, 1979 3–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 14–12–6
33 W December 22, 1979 9–3 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 15–12–6
34 W December 27, 1979 3–0 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 16–12–6
35 W December 29, 1979 4–3 Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 17–12–6
36 W January 2, 1980 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 18–12–6
37 T January 5, 1980 3–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 18–12–7
38 T January 6, 1980 4–4 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 18–12–8
39 L January 8, 1980 3–6 @ St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 18–13–8
40 W January 9, 1980 6–1 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 19–13–8
41 W January 12, 1980 6–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 20–13–8
42 L January 13, 1980 3–5 @ Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 20–14–8
43 L January 16, 1980 2–4 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 20–15–8
44 L January 19, 1980 2–4 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 20–16–8
45 L January 22, 1980 4–5 New York Rangers (1979–80) 20–17–8
46 W January 24, 1980 5–4 Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 21–17–8
47 T January 26, 1980 4–4 @ Minnesota North Stars (1979–80) 21–17–9
48 L January 27, 1980 1–9 @ Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 21–18–9
49 L January 29, 1980 3–7 Winnipeg Jets (1979–80) 21–19–9
50 L January 30, 1980 1–8 Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 21–20–9
51 L February 2, 1980 4–5 Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 21–21–9
52 L February 3, 1980 3–5 @ Edmonton Oilers (1979–80) 21–22–9
53 L February 6, 1980 3–7 @ Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 21–23–9
54 L February 7, 1980 1–4 @ New York Islanders (1979–80) 21–24–9
55 W February 9, 1980 7–2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1979–80) 22–24–9
56 L February 10, 1980 2–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 22–25–9
57 L February 12, 1980 2–5 Washington Capitals (1979–80) 22–26–9
58 L February 14, 1980 4–6 St. Louis Blues (1979–80) 22–27–9
59 W February 16, 1980 3–2 New York Islanders (1979–80) 23–27–9
60 W February 18, 1980 4–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 24–27–9
61 W February 20, 1980 3–0 Boston Bruins (1979–80) 25–27–9
62 L February 23, 1980 1–5 Philadelphia Flyers (1979–80) 25–28–9
63 L February 26, 1980 3–5 @ Washington Capitals (1979–80) 25–29–9
64 L February 27, 1980 4–5 @ New York Rangers (1979–80) 25–30–9
65 L March 1, 1980 0–4 @ Boston Bruins (1979–80) 25–31–9
66 W March 2, 1980 4–3 @ Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 26–31–9
67 L March 5, 1980 1–3 Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 26–32–9
68 T March 8, 1980 3–3 Chicago Black Hawks (1979–80) 26–32–10
69 L March 10, 1980 3–6 @ Montreal Canadiens (1979–80) 26–33–10
70 L March 12, 1980 2–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 26–34–10
71 T March 13, 1980 2–2 @ Atlanta Flames (1979–80) 26–34–11
72 T March 15, 1980 2–2 Buffalo Sabres (1979–80) 26–34–12
73 W March 19, 1980 4–3 Detroit Red Wings (1979–80) 27–34–12
74 W March 22, 1980 4–1 Quebec Nordiques (1979–80) 28–34–12
75 W March 25, 1980 5–2 @ Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 29–34–12
76 T March 27, 1980 2–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1979–80) 29–34–13
77 T March 29, 1980 2–2 Hartford Whalers (1979–80) 29–34–14
78 W April 1, 1980 4–3 Colorado Rockies (1979–80) 30–34–14
79 L April 3, 1980 2–4 @ Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 30–35–14
80 L April 5, 1980 3–5 Vancouver Canucks (1979–80) 30–36–14

Playoffs[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Dionne, MarcelMarcel Dionne C 80 53 84 137 32 35 17 0 6
Simmer, CharlieCharlie Simmer LW 64 56 45 101 65 47 21 0 8
Taylor, DaveDave Taylor RW 61 37 53 90 72 39 12 0 7
Goring, ButchButch Goring C 69 20 48 68 12 -21 2 1 1
Halward, DougDoug Halward D 63 11 45 56 52 14 8 0 0
Murphy, MikeMike Murphy RW 80 27 22 49 29 -12 7 3 1
Palmer, RobertRobert Palmer D 78 4 36 40 18 29 1 0 0
Jensen, SteveSteve Jensen LW 76 21 15 36 13 -39 4 2 2
St. Laurent, AndreAndre St. Laurent C 77 6 24 30 88 -13 1 0 0
Goldup, GlennGlenn Goldup RW 55 10 11 21 78 -4 1 0 1
Carlson, SteveSteve Carlson C 52 9 12 21 23 -7 1 0 1
Apps, SylSyl Apps C 51 5 16 21 12 -17 1 0 0
Manery, RandyRandy Manery D 52 6 10 16 48 -13 3 0 0
Hopkins, DeanDean Hopkins RW 60 8 6 14 39 -16 1 0 2
Selwood, BradBrad Selwood D 63 1 13 14 82 -14 1 0 0
Gibbs, BarryBarry Gibbs D 63 2 9 11 32 -13 0 0 0
Harris, BillyBilly Harris RW 11 4 3 7 6 4 1 0 1
Wilson, BertBert Wilson LW 75 4 3 7 91 -19 1 1 0
Howse, DonDon Howse LW 33 2 5 7 6 -16 0 0 0
Paul Kelly, JohnJohn Paul Kelly LW 40 2 5 7 28 -6 0 0 0
Korab, JerryJerry Korab D 11 1 2 3 34 -3 0 0 0
Mulhern, RichardRichard Mulhern D 15 0 3 3 16 1 0 0 0
Lewis, DaveDave Lewis D 11 1 1 2 12 3 0 0 0
Grahame, RonRon Grahame G 26 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 15 0 1 1 10 -7 0 0 0
Holt, RandyRandy Holt D 42 0 1 1 94 -3 0 0 0
Hampton, RickRick Hampton LW/D 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans G 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard G 50 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Marson, MikeMike Marson LW 3 0 0 0 5 -2 0 0 0
Wells, JayJay Wells D 43 0 0 0 113 -22 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard 2836 50 18 22 7 185 3.91 0
Grahame, RonRon Grahame 1405 26 9 11 4 98 4.19 2
Keans, DougDoug Keans 559 10 3 3 3 23 2.47 0
Team: 4800 80 30 36 14 306 3.83 2
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG
Taylor, DaveDave Taylor RW 4 2 1 3 4 0 0 0
Palmer, RobertRobert Palmer D 4 1 2 3 4 0 0 0
Dionne, MarcelMarcel Dionne C 4 0 3 3 4 0 0 0
Simmer, CharlieCharlie Simmer LW 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 0
Carlson, SteveSteve Carlson C 4 1 1 2 7 0 0 0
Hardy, MarkMark Hardy D 4 1 1 2 9 0 0 0
Goldup, GlennGlenn Goldup RW 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Murphy, MikeMike Murphy RW 4 1 0 1 2 0 1 0
St. Laurent, AndreAndre St. Laurent C 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1
Hopkins, DeanDean Hopkins RW 4 0 1 1 5 0 0 0
Korab, JerryJerry Korab D 3 0 1 1 11 0 0 0
Lewis, DaveDave Lewis D 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
Gibbs, BarryBarry Gibbs D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halward, DougDoug Halward D 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Harris, BillyBilly Harris RW 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Howse, DonDon Howse LW 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jensen, SteveSteve Jensen LW 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans G 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Kelly, JohnJohn Paul Kelly LW 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard G 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Selwood, BradBrad Selwood D 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wells, JayJay Wells D 4 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
Wilson, BertBert Wilson LW 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO
Lessard, MarioMario Lessard 207 4 1 2 14 4.06 0
Keans, DougDoug Keans 40 1 0 1 7 10.50 0
Team: 247 4 1 3 21 5.10 0

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Note:

Pos = Position; GPI = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Farm teams[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinger, Ralph, ed. (2011). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book 2012. Dan Diamond & Associates. p. 152. ISBN 9781894801225. 
  2. ^ "1979-80 Los Angeles Kings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 

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