(35-19-10) Finished 3rd in Western Division
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â€¢ Baz Bastien’s 2.60 GAA was the AHL’s best. Bastien also set a record for four shutouts on the road and a total of seven on the season. The seven shutouts tied an AHL record set earlier by Hornets goaltender Alfie Moore in 1937-38.
â€¢ The Hornets set a franchise record of a 19-game undefeated streak. (15 wins & 4 ties)
â€¢ Bastien joined Ernie Dickens and Elwyn Morris as AHL All-Stars.
â€¢ Max Kaminsky ended coaching career with the Hornets with a.562 winning percentage. Kaminsky won 91 games, lost 68 and tied 27 in his 186 games behind the bench.
â€¢ Ernie Dickens led the the league’s defenseman with 30 assists.
October 30 – John O’Flaherty had one goal and five assists vs. Philadelphia and Don Metz scored two goals 1:17 apart to establish a team record for the fastest successive goals by the same player.
January 26, 1947 – The Hornets and Buffalo Bisons skated to a 0-0 tie. It was the second 0-0 tie in team history; the other game was also against Buffalo.
February 16, 1947 – The Hornets and the Buffalo Bisons skated to a scoreless tie. It was the third 0-0 tie in team history; the other two games were also against Buffalo.
March 1, 1947 – The Pittsburgh Hornets defeated the St. Louis Flyers, 14-4, and set a record for the the most goals scored in an AHL Game. The Hornets also set an AHL record most goals scored in one period, 9. 18 goals was the second most goals scored in a game,
March 2, 1947 – The St. Louis Flyers defeated the Hornets, 8-4, to end an AHL record 19 game unbeaten streak.
March 15 – 1947 – The Hornets and Cleveland Barons skated to a 0-0 tie, The Hornets played in three scoreless ties – an AHL record.
March 22, 1947 – The Hornets defeated the New Haven Ramblers, 3-2, at the Duquesne Gardens to win a best-of-three playoff series and andvance to the semi-finals.
March 25, 1947 – Hornets goaltended Baz Bastien stopped 24 shots from the Buffalo Bisons to lead Pittsburgh to a 5-0 win.
March 27, 1947 – The Hornets defeated the Buffalo Bisons, 2-1, to sweep the semi-finals. The Hornets would face the Hershey Bears in the Calder Cup Finals.
April 15, 1947 – The Hornets returned to the AHL Finals for the second time in team history, but lost to the Hershey Bears, 5-0, in Game 7 of the Calder Cup Championship.
Front: Pete Langelle, Armand Lemieux, Tod Sloan, Gordie Bell, Max Kaminsky, Pat Boehmer, Peanuts O’Flaherty, Jack Hamilton & Elwin Morris
Back: John Mitchell, Dutch Hiller, Wally Wilson, Mel Hill, Pete Backor, Ernie Dickens, Stan Kemp, Bill Benson, Don Metz & Socko McCarey
1946-47 Pittsburgh Hornets
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|2 & 11||Larry Archambeault||11||1||1||2||2||-||-||-||-||-|
1946-47 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending
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John H. Harris
John “Peanuts” O’Flaherty (68)
Armand Lemieux (68)
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