(30-37-13) Finished 3rd in Norris Division
August 3 -Ã‚Â Obtained Nick Libett from Detroit for Pete Mahovlich.
August 30 -Ã‚Â Obtained Rob Holland and Pat Hughes from Montreal for Denis Herron and a second round choice in the 1982 Entry Draft.
November 13 -Ã‚Â Obtained Bob Stewart from St. Louis for Blair Chapman.
• Greg Malone recorded six assists against the Quebec Nordiques on November 28.
• Penguins wore black and gold uniforms for the first time vs. St. Louis on January 30.
• Penguins defeated the New York Islanders, 4-3, on January 3 to gain first place in the Norris Division for the first time in club history.
• 1980 USA Gold Medal Olympian Mark Johnson made his Penguins debut on March 2 vs. New York Islanders and scored his first NHL Goal on March 23 vs. Winnipeg.
Front row: Nick Ricci, Ross Lonsberry, Orest Kindrachuk, Johnny Wilson (Head Coach), Greg Millen, Aldege "Baz" Bastien (General Manager), Rick Kehoe, Ron Stackhouse & Rob Holland
Middle row: Mike Corrigan (Asst. Coach), Mario Faubert, Dale Tallon, Russ Anderson, Bob Stewart, Tom Bladon, Randy Carlyle, George Ferguson, Greg Malone & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)
Back row: Steve Thomas (Trainer), Gregg Sheppard, Mark Johnson, Kim Davis, Nick Libett, Paul Marshall, Gary McAdam, Pat Hughes, Rod Schutt, Peter Lee, Kim Clackson & John Doolan (Equip. Manager)
1979-80 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
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Edward J. Debartolo
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