1943-44 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1943-44 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL) 2012-09-17T12:32:31+00:00


(12-31-9) Finished 3rd in Western Division

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• 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 did not win one game away from the Duqesne Gardens. The winless record on the road was the first occurence of such a feat in the history of the AHL.

• Hornets led the AHL with 31 losses and tied a record for games lost in one season.

• Roger Bessette and Wendell Jamieson were selected as second-team All-Stars in the AHL.

• Coach Larry Aurie ends his stint as coach finishing with a record of 129-162-39 in 330 games. Aurie led teams have a .450 winning percentage.

February 23, 1944 – Lloyd Roubell scored his 100th AHL goal.

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From left: Wendell Jamieson, Leo Richard and Tony Hemmerling. Jamieson was the team’s leading scorer with 47 points (24G+23A) and Hemmerling was second on the team with 43 points (19G+24A).

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1943-44 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
6 & 7 Wendell Jamieson 49 24 23 47 16   - - - - -
11 Tony Hemmerling 51 19 24 43 23   - - - - -
8 Lloyd Roubell 51 16 29 45 10   - - - - -
12 Art Giroux 40 23 15 38 5   - - - - -
9 Bob Gracie 41 13 21 34 11   - - - - -
6 Tom Forgie 52 14 17 31 8   - - - - -
2, 5 & 17 Leo Richard 52 8 20 28 16   - - - - -
16 Cliff Barton 42 6 15 21 6   - - - - -
19 & 21 William Gauf 50 5 10 15 4   - - - - -
5 & 14 John Howard 38 3 12 15 16   - - - - -
3 Chuck Shannon 42 3 12 15 4   - - - - -
4 Ross Knipfel 55 4 10 14 56   - - - - -
12 Lorin Mercer 47 1 12 13 35   - - - - -
3, 5 & 15 Howard Mackie 29 2 10 12 21   - - - - -
14 Edward Speaker 43 6 8 14 11   - - - - -
2 Fred Robertson 37 4 6 10 14   - - - - -
18 Ken Schultz 24 2 7 9 0   - - - - -
10 Orville Smith 23 3 3 6 4   - - - - -
6 Viv Allen 12 4 0 4 5   - - - - -
10 Louis Prete 10 2 2 4 0   - - - - -
14 Vern Jones 25 1 3 4 0   - - - - -
15 Ed Quackenbush 20 2 1 3 0   - - - - -
17 John O'Flaherty 2 1 2 3 0   - - - - -
17 & 19 Marcel Bessette 6 1 2 3 4   - - - - -
18 Chuck Corrigan 3 0 2 2 2   - - - - -
19 Larry Aurie 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
16 Max Bennett 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
14 Harry Currie 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Norm McLean 2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
18 Ray Powell 2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

1943-44 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Harvey Teno 46 0 0 0 - 11 27 8 2,943 130 2.65 2 - -
1 Roger Bessette 6 0 0 0 - 1 4 1 360 19 3.17 0 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Jim Balmer

Head Coach:
Larry Aurie

Captain:
Lloyd Roubell

Scoring Leader:
Wendell Jamieson (47)

Penalty Leader:
Ross Knipfel (66)

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