1980 Stanley Cup Finals


1980 Stanley Cup Finals

Infobox Stanley Cup Final
year=1980


team1=New York Islanders
team1_short=New York
team1_captain=Denis Potvin
team1_coach=Al Arbour
team2=Philadelphia Flyers
team2_short=Philadelphia
team2_coach=Pat Quinn
team2_captain=Mel Bridgman
referees=Andy Van Hellemond, Wally Harris, Bob Myers
series_winner=Bob Nystrom (7:11, OT,G6)
dates=May 13May 24
location1=Uniondale (Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum) (3,4,6)
location2=Philadelphia (The Spectrum) (1,2,5)
mvp=Bryan Trottier (New York Islanders)
team1_1=4
team1_2=3
team1_3=6
team1_4=5
team1_5=3
team1_6=5
team1_tot=4
team2_1=3
team2_2=8
team2_3=2
team2_4=2
team2_5=6
team2_6=4
team2_tot=2
gm1_ot=*
gm6_ot=*
table-note=* overtime periods
networks=CBC (Canada-English), SRC (Canada-French), Hughes (United States, Games 1–5), CBS (United States, Game 6)
The 1980 Stanley Cup Finals were played from May 13 to May 24, 1980 between the New York Islanders in their first Finals appearance and the Philadelphia Flyers, in their fourth Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the best-of-seven series four games to two, to win their first Stanley Cup, the second for a post-1967 expansion team.

Paths to the Final

New York defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3–1, the Boston Bruins 4–1 and the Buffalo Sabres 4–2 to advance to the finals. Philadelphia defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3–0, the New York Rangers 4–1 and the Minnesota North Stars 4–1 to make it to the finals.

The series

Denis Potvin would score the first power-play overtime goal in Stanley Cup history in game one. Bob Nystrom would score the Cup winner in overtime in game six, his fourth career overtime goal. Ken Morrow joined the team after winning the Olympic gold medal and added the Stanley Cup to cap a remarkable season.

Game six was televised in the United States by the CBS network, as a special edition of its "CBS Sports Spectacular" anthology series. This would be the last NHL game to air on U.S. network television until 1990. As of 2008, it is also the last Stanley Cup Final game to be played in the afternoon (earlier than 5:00 local time).

New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers

"New York wins the series 4–2."

"Bryan Trottier won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP."

New York Islanders 1980 Stanley Cup champions

Stanley Cup champion
centers=*10 Lorne Henning
*11 Wayne Merrick
*14 Bob Bourne
*16 Steve Tambellini
*19 Bryan Trottier
*91 Robert Butch Goring
defence=*5 Denis Potvin (Captain)
*3 Jean Potvin
*4 Bob Lorimer
*6 Ken Morrow
*7 Stefan Persson
*24 Gord Lane
*26 Dave Langevin
goaltenders=*1 Glenn Chico Resch
*31 Billy Smith
wingers=*8 Garry Howatt
*9 Clark Gillies
*12 Duane Sutter
*17 Alex McKendry
*22 Mike Bossy
*23 Bob Nystrom
*27 John Tonelli
*28 Anders Kallur
non-players=
*Bill Torrey (President/General Manager)
*John Pickett (Chairman/Owner)
*Al Arbour (Head Coach), Bill MacMillan (Ass't Coach)
*Jim Devellano (Chief Scout), Gerry Ehman (Western Scout)
*Harry Boyd, Maurice Sabageno (Scouts)
*Ron Waske (Trainer), Jim Pickard (Ass't Trainer)
*Steve Corais (Director of Public Relations)^.
engraving-notes=
* †Alex McKendry played two regular season and six playoff games, but did not play in the finals. †Jean Potvin played 32 regular season games, but did not play in the playoffs. Both names were engraved on the Stanley Cup, even though they did not officially qualify.
*Ken Morrow became the first player to win the Olympic Gold (with Team United States), and Stanley Cup (with New York Islanders) in the same year.^-Steve Corais was included on the team, but name was left off the Stanley Cup.|

ee also

* List of Stanley Cup champions
* 1979–80 NHL season

References

*
* Podnieks, Andrew; Hockey Hall of Fame (2004). Lord Stanley's Cup. Triumph Books, 12, 50. ISBN 1–55168–261–3.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Stanley Cup Finals — The Stanley Cup is awarded to the winner of the championship series. First awarded: 1893 Most recent: 2011 The Stanley Cup Finals ( …   Wikipedia

  • 1999 Stanley Cup Finals — 1999 Stanley Cup Finals …   Wikipedia

  • 1983 Stanley Cup Finals — The 1983 Stanley Cup Finals were played from May 10 to May 17, 1983 between the Edmonton Oilers in their first Finals appearance and the defending champion New York Islanders, in their fourth Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the best of …   Wikipedia

  • 1997 Stanley Cup Finals — Infobox Stanley Cup Final year=1997 team1=Detroit Red Wings team1 1=4 team1 2=4 team1 3=6 team1 4=2 team1 tot=4 team2=Philadelphia Flyers team2 1=2 team2 2=2 team2 3=1 team2 4=1 team2 tot=0 dates=May 31–June 7 coaches=Detroit: Scotty Bowman… …   Wikipedia

  • 1982 Stanley Cup Finals — The 1982 Stanley Cup Finals were played from May 8 to May 16, 1982 between the Vancouver Canucks in their first Finals appearance and the defending champion New York Islanders, in their third Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the best of …   Wikipedia

  • 1981 Stanley Cup Finals — The 1981 Stanley Cup Finals were played from May 12 to May 21, 1981 between the Minnesota North Stars in their first Finals appearance and the defending champion New York Islanders, in their second Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the… …   Wikipedia

  • 2002 Stanley Cup Finals — Infobox Stanley Cup Final year=2002 team1=Detroit Red Wings team1 1=2 team1 2=3 team1 3=3 team1 4=3 team1 5=3 team1 tot=4 team2=Carolina Hurricanes team2 1=3 team2 2=1 team2 3=2 team2 4=0 team2 5=1 team2 tot=1 coaches=Detroit: Scotty Bowman… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Stanley Cup Finals broadcasters — The following is a list of the television networks (American, Canadian, and French Canadian) and announcers that have broadcast Stanley Cup Finals games over the years.American television2000sNotes*1980 For CBS coverage (which was aired under the …   Wikipedia

  • Stanley Cup — See also: List of Stanley Cup champions Stanley Cup Established 1893 Current holder(s) Boston Bruins …   Wikipedia

  • Stanley Cup playoffs — The Stanley Cup playoffs (French: Séries Éliminatoires de la Coupe Stanley, pronounced: [seʁie eliminatoiʁ de la koup Stanley]) is an elimination tournament in the National Hockey League consisting of four rounds of best of seven series.… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.