1979-80 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1979-80 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2011-12-28T21:05:30+00:00


(30-37-13) Finished 3rd in Norris Division

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August 3 - Obtained Nick Libett from Detroit for Pete Mahovlich.

August 30 - Obtained Rob Holland and Pat Hughes from Montreal for Denis Herron and a second round choice in the 1982 Entry Draft.

November 13 - 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.

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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)

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1979-80 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Greg Millen 44 0 3 3 14 18 18 7 2586 157 3.64 2 0 0
  Greg Millen playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 - 300 21 4.2      
                               
1 Robbie Holland 34 0 0 0 2 10 17 6 1974 126 3.83 1 0 0
31 Nick Ricci 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 240 14 3.5 0 0 0

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LEADERSHIP
Primary Owners:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Johnny Wilson

Captain:
Orest Kindrachuk

 

AWARDS
Rookie of the Year:
Paul Marshall

Player’s Player:
Rick Kehoe

Most Valuable Player:
George Ferguson

Booster Club:
George Ferguson

Leading Scorer:
Rick Kehoe

Unsung Hero:
Russ Anderson

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