1939-40 Pittsburgh Hornets (IAHL)

1939-40 Pittsburgh Hornets (IAHL) 2012-09-17T12:24:42+00:00


(25-22-9) 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.

• Harvey Teno became the first Hornets’ goaltender to play every minute of the season, leading the league in games played (56) and number of wins (25).

• After starting their first three seasons with 22 wins, the Hornets won 25, and made the playoffs and advanced to the Calder Cup finals before losing to the Providence Reds.

• Pete Bessone became the first Hornets player to record 100 minutes of penalty time.

• Billy Taylor was the leading scorer in the playoffs scoring seven goals and five assists.

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Front: Bo Beauchamp, Billy Taylor, Harvey Teno, Larry Aurie, Harry Currie, Mickey Droullard and  Stein (mascot)

Middle: Os aubuchon, Sam McManus, Pete Kelly, Don Metz, Urban Tackney & Pete Bessone

Back: Johnny Sherf, Lorne Duguid, Vern Ayers, Bud Kashner, Babe tapin & Mickey Blake

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1939-40 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
10 & 11 Pete Kelly 54 20 20 40 22   9 2 5 7 9
14 Don Metz 32 13 25 38 10   7 2 2 4 4
6 & 9 Mickey Drouillard 56 12 25 37 22   - - - - -
11 John Sherf 55 20 15 35 38   9 1 4 5 2
15 Gerard Tapin 51 16 15 31 20   8 0 0 0 2
17 & 19 Billy Taylor 17 14 14 28 11   9 7 5 12 4
17 Hank Goldup 17 12 12 24 4   - - - - -
6 Larry Aurie 39 12 12 24 12   9 3 8 11 4
12 Sammy McManus 46 4 20 24 10   - - - - -
18 Ossie Aubuchon 37 4 19 23 6   9 1 2 3 4
5 & 16 Lorne Duguid 44 10 12 22 18   9 1 0 1 2
3 Bob Blake 50 9 9 18 12   - - - - -
7 Harry Currie 48 5 11 16 16   3 1 0 1 4
3 Mickey Blake 55 3 11 14 26   9 0 0 0 6
2 Pete Bessone 54 4 8 12 100   9 0 2 2 20
5 Vern Ayres 54 0 10 10 37   1 0 0 0 0
4 Mike Kashner 40 2 7 9 34   9 0 0 0 0
16 Bob Heron 4 3 3 6 0   - - - - -
7 Ragnar Jonsson 26 2 4 6 6   - - - - -
8 Marty Barry 6 2 0 2 0   7 2 1 3 4
15 Roland Denault 2 0 0 0 2   1 0 0 0 0
16 Bill Long 6 0 0 0 2   1 0 0 0 0
16 Urban Tackney 7 0 0 0 2   - - - - -

1939-40 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Harvey Teno 56 0 0 0 - 25 22 9 3,480 133 2.29 4 - -
    9 0 0 0 0 4 5 - 563 24 2.56 1 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Jim Balmer

Head Coach:
Larry Aurie

Captain:
Pete Kelly

Scoring Leader:
Pete Kelly (40)

Penalty Leader:
Pete Bessone (100)

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