1979–80 Vancouver Canucks season

1979–80 Vancouver Canucks season

The 1979–80 Vancouver Canucks season was the team's 10th in the NHL. Stan Smyl led the team in goals, assists, points, and penalty minutes, the last time one player has led his team in all four categories. On October 14th, 1979, Wayne Gretzky scored his first NHL goal against Glen Hanlon.

Regular Season

Season standings

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
Smythe Division GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Black Hawks 80 34 27 19 241 250 87
St. Louis Blues 80 34 34 12 266 278 80
Vancouver Canucks 80 27 37 16 256 281 70
Edmonton Oilers 80 28 39 13 301 322 69
Winnipeg Jets 80 20 49 11 214 314 51
Colorado Rockies 80 19 48 13 234 308 51

Playoffs

1980 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Draft picks

Vancouver's picks at the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. The draft was held on August, 1979 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Round # Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 5 Rick Vaive (RW) Birmingham Bulls (WHA)
2 26 Brent Ashton (C) Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
3 47 Ken Ellacott (G) Peterborough Petes (OHA)
4 68 Art Rutland (F) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)
5 89 Dirk Graham (RW) Regina Pats (WHL)
6 110 Shane Swan Sudbury Wolves (OHA)

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