1945-46 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1945-46 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL) 2012-09-17T12:34:53+00:00


(30-22-10) Finished 2nd in Western Division

RELATED LINKS

• The Hornets were a minor league affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs 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 NHL’s Detroit Red Wings end their minor league affiliation with the Hornets after nine years.
The Hornets become a minor team for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

• The AHL played 62 games during the regular season.

• John Mahaffy tied an AHL record for most unassisted goals in one season (7).

• The Hornets led the AHL in goal scoring for the second consecutive season with 262.

• Joe Klukay scored three hat tricks in one playoff series – tied an AHL record.

• Defenseman Pete Backor was selected to represent the Hornets as an All-Star.

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1945-46 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
7, 19 & 20 Wally Wilson 57 34 41 75 32   5 4 6 10 2
17 John O'Flaherty 61 24 45 69 24   6 4 3 7 2
12 John Mahaffy 58 28 36 64 35   6 4 2 6 10
6 Wendell Jamieson 56 25 28 53 28   - - - - -
14 Bobby Walton 47 25 26 51 22   6 1 5 6 2
9 Don Metz 44 22 29 51 8   6 3 4 7 2
16 Joe Klukay 57 26 23 49 20   6 4 1 5 2
15 & 19 Marcel Bessette 48 12 24 36 46   2 0 0 0 0
7 & 18 Ken Schultz 47 9 26 35 10   5 0 0 0 2
13 Doug McMurdy 42 7 25 32 6   6 0 3 3 2
4 & 5 Peter Backor 61 5 26 31 65   6 1 1 2 4
8 Garth Boesch 43 15 9 24 16   6 0 4 4 8
8 & 19 Ronnie Wilson 35 11 12 23 8   - - - - -
11 Bill Ezinicki 27 9 12 21 23   - - - - -
4 & 6 Ernie Dickens 29 4 16 20 16   6 1 2 3 0
10 Mel Hill 13 7 8 15 0   6 1 2 3 0
2 & 15 Howard Mackie 31 5 9 14 31   4 0 0 0 0
3 Rudy Brodeur 31 2 12 14 12   2 0 1 1 0
8 & 9 Jack Hamilton 8 5 3 8 12   - - - - -
9 Bob Gracie 4 4 4 8 0   - - - - -
2, 5 & 7 Ross Johnstone 56 1 7 8 23   - - - - -
4 Jimmy Thomson 28 2 5 7 16   6 0 2 2 2
4 Elwyn Morris 10 0 7 7 0   - - - - -
10 Jim Lloyd Klein 8 1 5 6 2   - - - - -
6 Doug Baldwin 4 2 2 4 4   - - - - -
11 Victor Grigg 5 1 0 1 8   - - - - -
6 Charles Irvine 4 0 1 1 0   - - - - -
11 Tony Hemmerling 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
11, 16 & 21 Viv Allen 2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

1945-46 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Roger Bessette 24 0 0 0 - 14 7 3 1,443 82 3.41 0 - -
1 Aldege Bastien 38 0 0 0 - 16 15 7 2,280 144 3.79 1 - -
    6 0 0 0 - 3 3 - 385 20 3.12 1 - -
13 Maurice Gerth - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
John Mitchell

Head Coach:
Max Kaminsky

Captain:
XXX

Scoring Leader:
Wally Wilson (75)

Penalty Leader:
Pete Backor (65)

AWARDS
First Team All-Star: Pete Backor

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