1980-81 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

1980-81 Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) 2011-12-28T21:05:50+00:00


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

TRANSACTIONS

November 18 - Obtained Paul Gardner and Dave Burrows from Toronto for Paul Marshall and Kim Davis.

January 2 - Obtained Gary Rissling from Washington for a fifth round choice in the 1981 Entry Draft.

March 10 - 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.

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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)

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1980-81 Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
29 Greg Millen 63 0 2 2 6 25 27 10 3721 258 4.16 0 0 0
  Greg Millen playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 - 325 19 3.51      
                               
31 Nick Ricci 9 0 0 0 2 4 5 0 540 35 3.89 0 0 0
1 Robbie Holland 10 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 539 45 5.01 0 0 0

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
Edward J. Debartolo

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Ed Johnston

Captains:
Orest Kindrachuk & Randy Carlyle

 

AWARDS

Rookie of the Year:
Mark Johnson

Player’s Player:
Rik Kehoe

Most Valuable Player:
Randy Carlyle

Booster Club:
Randy Carlyle

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