(30-37-13) Finished 3rd in Norris Division
November 18Ã‚Â -Ã‚Â Obtained Paul Gardner and Dave Burrows from Toronto for Paul Marshall and Kim Davis.
January 2Ã‚Â -Ã‚Â Obtained Gary Rissling from Washington for a fifth round choice in the 1981 Entry Draft.
March 10Ã‚Â -Ã‚Â Obtained Pat Price from Edmonton for Pat Hughes.
• Ed Johnston was named head coach of the Penguins on July 15.
• Paul Gardner scored four goals vs. Philadelphia on December 13, becoming the first player in Penguins history to accomplish this feat.
• Penguins set franchise record with six consecutive victories from February 22 to March 4.
• Rick Kehoe’s 55 goals set a single-season franchise record.
• St. Louis’ Mike Crombeen scored at 5:16 of the second OT to give St. Louis a 4-3 win in the deciding game of the preliminary playoff round.
• Randy Carlyle was named First Team All-Star.
• Rick Kehoe won the Lady Byng Trophy and Randy Carlyle won the James Norris Trophy, the first time a Penguins’ player captured an NHL Award.
Front row: Nick Ricci, Randy Carlyle, Orest Kindrachuk, Aldege "Baz" Bastien (General Manager), Paul Martha (Vice President), Ed Johnston (Head Coach), Rick Kehoe, Ron Stackhouse & Greg Millen
Middle row: Mike Corrigan (Asst. Coach), Ross Lonsberry, Greg Malone, Mario Faubert, Dave Burrows, Bennett Wolf, Russ Anderson, Paul Baxter, George Ferguson, Gregg Sheppard & Terry Schiffhauer (PR)
Back row: Steve Thomas (Trainer), Mark Johnson, Rod Schutt, Errol Thompson, Nick Libett, Paul Gardner, Pat Hughes, Peter Lee, Gary Rissling & John Doolan (Equip. Manager)
1980-81 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending
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Edward J. Debartolo
Orest Kindrachuk & Randy Carlyle
Rookie of the Year:
Most Valuable Player: