1937-38 Pittsburgh Hornets (IAHL)

1937-38 Pittsburgh Hornets (IAHL) 2012-09-17T12:21:12+00:00


(22-18-8) Finished 2nd in West Division

RELATED LINKS

• The Hornets were a minor league affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings and played home games at Duquesne Garden.

• An overview of the 26-year history of the franchise.

• Pittsburgh Hornets: Season by season at a glance.

• Pittsburgh Hornets: All-time Alphabetical roster.

• Individual player records and milestones.

• All-time uniform numbers of the Pittsburgh Hornets.

• Pittsburgh Hornets: Uniform history.

• Visit the Hornets gallery.

• The Hornets surrendered 104 goals in their second season – it was the fewest goals allowed in the 26 year history of the team.

• Pittsburgh’s eight shutouts – all at home – was an IAHL record.

• Goaltender Alfie Moore set an IAHL record with seven shutouts.

• Pittsburgh and opposition combined for 14 shutouts, also a league record.

• For the second straight season the Hornets were eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the Syracuse Stars, 5-2, on March 31, 1938.

• The Hornets surrendered 104 goals in their second season – it will be the fewest goals allowed in the 26-year history of the team.

• Pete Kelly had a league-best, 13-game scoring streak (4 goals, 13 assists)

• Jimmy Orlando lead the league with 82 penalty minutes.

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Left to right: Les Tooke, Harry Currie, Wally Kilrea, Collin Sherwood, Ken Doraty, Don Deacon, Alf Moore, Howard Mackie, Pete Bessone, Don Hughes (Coach), Jim Orlando, Pete Kelly, Jack Stewart, Byron McDonald, Gus Giesbrecht, Lloyd Klein, Hap Emms, Orville Roulston

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1937-38 Pittsburgh Hornets

# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
3 & 7 Don Deacon 42 18 19 37 28   2 0 3 3 0
7 Lloyd Klein 43 11 21 32 10   2 2 0 2 2
9 Ken Doraty 48 12 17 29 22   2 0 0 0 0
11 & 15 Pete Kelly 39 7 20 27 26   2 0 2 2 0
4 Leighton Emms 26 5 13 18 39   2 1 1 2 0
6 & 8 Wally Kilrea 44 6 11 17 28   2 0 0 0 0
11 John Sorrell 10 4 7 11 0   - - - - -
17 Crossley Sherwood 10 6 4 10 2   2 0 0 0 0
10, 12 & 15 Howard Mackie 32 2 8 10 12   - - - - -
5 Orville Roulston 48 4 5 9 31   2 0 1 1 0
6 & 14 Harry Currie 44 7 8 15 14   2 0 0 0 0
8, 10 & 11 John Sherf 38 7 15 22 8   - - - - -
4 John Doran 37 4 12 16 38   - - - - -
10 & 12 Ronald Hudson 14 3 5 8 8   2 0 0 0 0
2 Jimmy Orlando 45 0 7 7 82   2 0 0 0 0
12, 14 & 18 Modere Bruneteau 4 1 4 5 2   2 1 0 1 2
11 Carl Liscombe 5 3 1 4 17   - - - - -
6 & 9 Mickey Drouillard 5 0 4 4 4   - - - - -
10 Joe Lamb 6 2 0 2 4   - - - - -
12 Pete Bessone 16 1 1 2 4   1 0 0 0 0
16 Jack Stewart 48 0 1 1 16   2 0 0 0 0
15 John Beattie 2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
10 Gus Giesebrecht 3 0 0 0 2   2 0 0 0 0
3 Burr Williams 3 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
15 Byron McDonald 43 0 2 2 2   1 0 0 0 0

1937-38 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Alfie Moore 39 0 0 0 - 19 14 6 2,430 80 1.98 7 - -
  playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 130 8 3.69 0 0 0
1 Jim Franks 9 0 0 0 - 3 4 2 560 24 2.57 1 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Jim Balmer

Head Coach:
Donnie Hughes

Captains:
Wally Kilrea
Jack Stewart

Scoring Leader:
Don Deacon (37)

Penalty Leader:
Jimmy Orlando (82)

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