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1979%E2%80%9380 WHL Season
The 1979-80 WHL season was the 14th season for the Western Hockey League. Eleven teams completed a 72-game season. The Regina Pats won the President's Cup.
- The Edmonton Oil Kings relocated to Great Falls, Montana to become the Great Falls Americans, however the team only lasted 28 games, as the Americans ceased operations on December 16, 1979.
- The WHL abandoned the three division format, opting instead for a two division format of eight teams in the East and four in the West.
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in minutes
1980 WHL Playoffs
- Regina defeated Lethbridge 4 games to 0
- Brandon defeated Calgary 4 games to 3
- Medicine Hat defeated Billings 4 games to 3
Round Robin format
- Medicine Hat (3-1) advanced
- Regina (2-2) advanced
- Brandon (1-3) eliminated
- Victoria (5-3) advanced
- Seattle (4-4) advanced
- Portland (3-5) eliminated
- Regina defeated Medicine Hat 4 games to 1
- Victoria defeated Seattle 4 games to 0
- Regina defeated Victoria 4 games to 1
There was no All-Star game in 1979-80.