1979–80 OMJHL season

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The 1979–80 OMJHL season was the sixth and final season of the Ontario Major Junior Hockey League. Twelve teams each played 68 games. The Peterborough Petes won the J. Ross Robertson Cup, defeating the Windsor Spitfires. After the season's end, the league would be renamed to the Ontario Hockey League.

Regular season[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Leyden Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
y-Peterborough Petes 68 47 20 1 95 316 238
x-Ottawa 67's 68 45 20 3 93 402 288
x-Oshawa Generals 68 42 26 0 84 329 275
x-Kingston Canadians 68 35 26 7 77 320 298
x-Sudbury Wolves 68 33 33 2 66 299 309
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 68 22 45 1 45 281 379
Emms Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
y-Windsor Spitfires 68 36 31 1 73 323 344
x-Toronto Marlboros 68 33 32 3 69 342 310
x-Brantford Alexanders 68 31 35 2 64 412 398
x-Niagara Falls Flyers 68 29 39 0 58 325 355
x-London Knights 68 26 38 4 56 328 334
Kitchener Rangers 68 17 51 0 34 276 425

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Jim Fox Ottawa 67's 52 65 101 166 30
Yvan Joly Ottawa 67's 67 66 93 159 47
Mike Bullard Brantford Alexanders 66 66 84 150 86
Sean Simpson Ottawa 67's 67 65 84 149 8
Kevin LaVallee Brantford Alexanders 65 65 70 135 50
Blair Barnes Windsor Spitfires 66 63 67 130 98
Bobby Crawford Oshawa Generals 68 61 68 129 48
Greg Terrion Brantford Alexanders 67 44 78 122 13
Wayne Thompson London Knights 68 47 74 121 34
Steve Ludzik Niagara Falls Flyers 67 43 76 119 102

OHL Playoffs[edit]

First Round[edit]

Sudbury Wolves defeat Kingston Canadians 3–0

Niagara Falls Flyers defeat London Knights 3–2


Quarter-Finals[edit]

Ottawa 67's defeat Oshawa Generals 4–3

Peterborough Petes defeat Sudbury Wolves 4–3

Brantford Alexanders defeat Toronto Marlboros 4–0

Windsor Spitfires defeat Niagara Falls Flyers 4–1

Semi-Finals[edit]

Peterborough Petes defeat Ottawa 67's 4–0

Windsor Spitfires defeat Brantford Alexanders 4–3


J. Ross Robertson Cup[edit]

Peterborough Petes defeat Windsor Spitfires 4–0

OHL awards[edit]

J. Ross Robertson Cup: Peterborough Petes
Hamilton Spectator Trophy: Peterborough Petes
Red Tilson Trophy: Jim Fox, Ottawa 67's
Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy: Jim Fox, Ottawa 67's
Matt Leyden Trophy: Dave Chambers, Toronto Marlboros
Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy: Jim Fox, Ottawa 67's
Max Kaminsky Trophy: Larry Murphy, Peterborough Petes
Dave Pinkney Trophy: Rick Laferriere and Terry Wright, Peterborough Petes
Emms Family Award: Bruce Dowie, Toronto Marlboros
F.W. 'Dinty' Moore Trophy: Mike Vezina, Ottawa 67's
William Hanley Trophy: Sean Simpson, Ottawa 67's
Bobby Smith Trophy: Steve Konroyd, Oshawa Generals

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1978–79 OMJHL season
OHL seasons Succeeded by
1980–81 OHL season