Hockey Card Sets (By Season)
1979-80 Hockey 6 Team Card Set
- Islanders’ 1st Cup derails Montreal dynasty; Gretzky MVP in 1st NHL year
- Cup finals: NY Isles (91 points) upset “unbeatable” Philly (116)
- Buffalo (110 points), Montreal (107), Boston (105), Chicago (87)
Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull and Dave Keon returned to the NHL with the merger of the WHA, but the main attraction of this event was Wayne Gretzky, whose 51 goals and 137 points tied him for the NHL scoring lead, winning the first of his 8 straight MVP awards. Despite Gretzky and Mark Messier, their Edmonton Oilers were no match for Bobby Clarke’s Philadelphia, with the longest unbeaten streak in North American sports history (35 games), or for Bryan Trottier’s Islanders, who won the first of four straight Stanley Cups. Can’t get enough? Here’s more.
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This is a 6-team set with 108 total cards. The entire 1979-80 NHL season and additional players for these teams are available on a file download included with purchase.