1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL) 2012-09-17T12:38:42+00:00


(31-33-7) Finished 3rd 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.

• Gil Mayer’s 4,350 minutes played was the highest in the AHL and his 2.40 GAA was the lowest.

• Mayer became the second Hornets’ goaltender to win the Harry “Hap” Homes Award. (Baz Bastien won it twice).

• The Hornets broke several AHL playoff records:
– Most goals scored in a seven game series (54)
– Highest points scored in one game (Ray Hanningan, 6)
– Most assists in one series (Rudy Migay, 7)
– Largest number of goals scored in a three-game series (Pittsburgh outscored Springfield, 22-2)

• Bob Solinger named MVP of playoffs with ten goals and six assists.

• Lost the Calder Cup series in seven games to the Cleveland Barons.

• Mayer and Pete Beckor were selected to the AHL All-Star team.

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Front: John Ashley, Eldred Kobussen, Gil Mayer, Tom Anderson (coach), Pete Backor, Frank Mathers, Andy Barbe

Middle: Baz Bastien (GM), George Armsttong, John McLellan, Tim Horton, Chuck Blair, George Hunchuk & Socko McCarey (trainer)

Back: Bob Solinger, Ray Hannigan, Rudy Migay, Pete Langelle, Phil Maloney & Ken Smith

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1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
10 Rudy Migay 58 20 38 58 45   13 1 15 16 11
12 Bob Solinger 69 22 32 54 34   13 10 6 16 4
16 & 19 Andy Barbe 67 23 28 51 20   13 9 5 14 0
8 George Armstrong 71 15 33 48 49   13 4 9 13 6
6 & 16 Chuck Blair 71 27 16 43 41   13 6 1 7 6
7 Ray Hannigan 65 24 17 41 31   13 9 6 15 20
5 Peter Backor 71 7 33 40 80   13 0 4 4 8
18 & 23 Phil Maloney 54 13 23 36 14   5 2 0 2 2
3 Tim Horton 68 8 26 34 129   13 0 9 9 16
17 Kenny Smith 55 8 23 31 33   13 2 7 9 4
14 Eldred Kobussen 62 10 16 26 32   13 1 0 1 4
2 & 6 Frank Mathers 70 7 17 24 74   13 2 10 12 6
10 & 19 John McCormack 17 4 12 16 0   13 6 9 15 2
15 John McLellan 37 8 6 14 23   - - - - -
11 Pete Langelle 47 4 10 14 0   8 1 3 4 2
17 Bill Ezinicki 13 6 3 9 24   - - - - -
9 Fernie Flaman 11 1 6 7 24   - - - - -
2 & 15 Hugh Bolton 9 2 4 6 6   13 1 3 4 6
9 Vic Lynn 16 2 4 6 17   - - - - -
4 John Ashley 59 1 4 5 89   - - - - -
9 George Hunchuk 1 0 0 0 0            

1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Gil Mayer 71 0 0 0 - 31 33 7 4,350 174 2.4 6 - -
    13 0 0 0 - 9 4 - 835 26 1.87 2 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Tom Anderson

Captain:
Pete Backor

Scoring Leader:
Rudy Migay (58)

Penalty Leader:
Tim Horton (129)

AWARDS
Gil Mayer and Pete Beckor were selected to the AHL All-Star team.

Mayer won the Harry “Hap” Holmes Award for being AHL’s best goalie.

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