1979-1980 Hartford Whalers Goaltender Game-by-Game Performance

        NEXT SEASON: HFD 1980-1981

DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTJohn GarrettAl SmithTerry Richardson
10/11/1979at MinnesotaL14L (60:00, 26/30)
10/13/1979at PittsburghT33T (60:00, 28/31)(BU)
10/14/1979at ChicagoT33T (60:00, 22/25)
10/17/1979at BuffaloL13L (60:00, 23/26)
10/19/1979vs Los AngelesW63W (60:00, 18/21)
10/20/1979at NY IslandersL16L (60:00, 26/32)
10/24/1979at QuebecT22T (60:00, 26/28)
10/26/1979vs NY IslandersL12L (60:00, 26/28)
10/28/1979at NY RangersT22T (60:00, 22/24)
10/31/1979at TorontoW42W (60:00, 37/39)
11/02/1979vs TorontoW53W (60:00, 30/33)
11/06/1979at ColoradoW72W (60:00, 27/29)
11/09/1979vs ChicagoL24L (60:00, 16/20)
11/11/1979at ChicagoT55T (60:00, 30/35)
11/14/1979at WinnipegL23L (60:00, 26/29)
11/17/1979vs EdmontonW40W (60:00, 23/23)
11/18/1979at BostonL45L (60:00, 18/23)
11/21/1979vs BuffaloW53W (60:00, 24/27)
11/24/1979vs QuebecT44T (60:00, 15/19)
11/25/1979vs AtlantaW42W (60:00, 23/25)
11/27/1979at PhiladelphiaL26L (60:00, 30/36)
11/30/1979vs PittsburghW75(BU)W (60:00, 28/33)
12/01/1979at MontrealT44T (60:00, 25/29)
12/04/1979at WashingtonT33T (60:00, 25/28)
12/07/1979vs NY RangersL47L (60:00, 26/33)
12/09/1979at EdmontonL03L (60:00, 32/35)
12/11/1979at VancouverL35L (60:00, 14/19)
12/12/1979at Los AngelesL47L (59:00, 20/26)
12/15/1979at ColoradoL56L (60:00, 29/35)
12/19/1979vs WashingtonW54W (60:00, 17/21)
12/22/1979vs BuffaloL24L (60:00, 37/41)
12/23/1979at PhiladelphiaL24L (60:00, 36/40)
12/26/1979vs PhiladelphiaT44T (60:00, 27/31)
12/29/1979at St. LouisL03L (60:00, 19/22)
01/02/1980at EdmontonT33T (60:00, 28/31)
01/04/1980vs WashingtonL36L (60:00, 25/31)
01/06/1980vs DetroitL12L (60:00, 30/32)
01/07/1980at NY RangersL25L (60:00, 24/29)
01/09/1980at MinnesotaL26L (60:00, 34/40)
01/12/1980at DetroitW64W (60:00, 23/27)
01/17/1980vs PittsburghW71W (60:00, 31/32)(BU)
01/19/1980vs ChicagoW53W (60:00, 35/38)
01/21/1980vs WinnipegW72W (60:00, 26/28)
01/24/1980vs MontrealL27L (60:00, 28/35)
01/26/1980at NY IslandersL23L (60:00, 25/28)
01/28/1980vs AtlantaW61W (60:00, 28/29)
01/30/1980vs BostonW82W (60:00, 32/34)
02/02/1980at AtlantaL35L (59:00, 22/26)
02/03/1980vs NY IslandersW53W (60:00, 27/30)
02/06/1980vs Los AngelesW73W (60:00, 26/29)
02/08/1980vs ColoradoT44T (60:00, 24/28)
02/10/1980vs MinnesotaL26L (60:00, 24/30)
02/12/1980vs VancouverT55T (60:00, 23/28)
02/15/1980vs WinnipegW54W (60:00, 29/33)
02/16/1980at TorontoL35L (59:00, 27/31)
02/18/1980vs NY RangersW64W (60:00, 23/27)
02/19/1980vs EdmontonW62W (60:00, 17/19)
02/23/1980at AtlantaW65W (60:00, 27/32)
02/26/1980at QuebecL59L (60:00, 20/29)
02/27/1980vs BostonL36L (25:42, 4/9)- (34:18, 11/12)
02/29/1980vs St. LouisW30W (60:00, 14/14)
03/01/1980at St. LouisW63W (60:00, 29/32)
03/06/1980at BuffaloL34L (60:00, 16/20)
03/08/1980at WashingtonL59L (60:00, 24/33)
03/09/1980at BostonT11T (60:00, 18/19)
03/12/1980at DetroitT44T (60:00, 30/34)
03/13/1980vs VancouverW31W (60:00, 26/27)
03/15/1980vs ColoradoW41W (60:00, 27/28)
03/16/1980vs MinnesotaL16- (20:00, 6/7)L (40:00, 10/15)
03/19/1980vs MontrealT55T (60:00, 26/31)
03/21/1980vs PhiladelphiaT55T (60:00, 28/33)
03/22/1980at MontrealT55T (60:00, 35/40)
03/24/1980vs St. LouisL57L (60:00, 23/30)
03/26/1980at WinnipegL07L (60:00, 33/40)
03/28/1980at VancouverT44T (60:00, 31/35)
03/29/1980at Los AngelesT22T (60:00, 31/33)
04/01/1980vs TorontoL45L (60:00, 36/41)
04/02/1980at PittsburghL46L (60:00, 35/41)(BU)
04/04/1980vs QuebecW92W (60:00, 23/25)
04/06/1980vs DetroitW53W (60:00, 26/29)
04/08/1980at MontrealL16L (60:00, 31/37)
04/09/1980at MontrealL48L (60:00, 32/40)
04/11/1980vs MontrealL34OTL (60:29, 24/28)
DATEOPPONENTDECGFGAOTJohn GarrettAl SmithTerry Richardson
        NEXT SEASON: HFD 1980-1981


These data reflect every 1979-1980 Hartford Whalers goaltender appearance that I have in my database. For more details on each goaltender, click on their name at the top - or bottom - of the table.

DEFINITIONS AND TERMS: For each game, the opponent (and location) and result are displayed. If a goaltender appeared in a game, then their statistics appear in their table column. Goaltenders who started a game are underlined in the table. Statistics shown are their game record (win, loss, tie), minutes played, saves and shots faced.

HOT AND COLD PERFORMANCES: Based upon the season, opponent, playoff environment (as applicable), and number of shots faced, I determine a baseline expected number of saves for each goaltender appearance. I then measure the goaltender's actual performance using a normal approximation to a binomial distribution (yes, this violates several statistical tenets). If a goaltender performs a standard deviation above expectation, then I color their apperance green (darker green equals +2 SD, and even darker green equals +3 SD). Conversely, if a goaltender performs a standard deviation below expectation (or worse), then I color their appearance red (or darker red).

NOTES AND CAVEATS: Game logs have been compiled using the best information that I can find, including websites, books, media guides, programs, newspaper archives, and team correspondence. For a detailed list of known concerns, please click here.

Note that I enter all of these data by hand, which can lead to some inaccuracies and imperfections. I am always looking for assistance in making these more accurate, and welcome your help. If you would like to contribute or make a correction, please send me an e-mail.

For the 1983-84 season and prior, one of my key sources was the Hockey Summary Project, a tremendous resource and one of the best data collections on the Internet. In return, I have attempted to make these data better where possible.

These data are provided as is, and no warranty is offered as to their accuracy (although I do my best).

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