1953-54 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1953-54 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)


(34-31-5) Finished 4th in the American Hockey League

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.

• Baz Bastien took over as coach for the second time in his career.

• Larry Cahan’s 179 penalty minutes led the AHL.

• Gil Mayer won his second consecutive Harry “Hap” Holmes Award – the third in his career – for being the AHL’s top goaltender.

• Mayer, Frank Mathers and Danny Lewicki represented Pittsburgh as All-Stars.

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Front: Frank Sullivan, Baz Bastien, Gil Mayer, Jim Balmer, Pete Backor & Bob Sabourin

MIddle: Andy Barbe, Chuck Lumsden, Larry Cahan, Earl Balfour, Frank Mathers, Dan Lewicki, Tom Stevens

Back: Willie Marshall, Ray Timgren, John McLellan, Bob Solinger, Parker MacDonald, Bob Hassard, Jack Leclair

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1953-54 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
23 Danny Lewicki 60 36 45 81 19   5 0 2 2 16
29 Willie Marshall 61 28 45 73 41   5 1 4 5 2
16 Andy Barbe 67 25 36 61 8   5 0 1 1 2
11 Parker MacDonald 70 29 24 53 22   5 0 2 2 0
15 Ray Timgren 70 22 30 52 27   5 1 1 2 2
3 Frank Mathers 69 9 43 52 73   5 0 2 2 12
18 Bob Sabourin 64 16 30 46 29   5 3 1 4 6
4 Frank Sullivan 62 6 36 42 56   5 1 1 2 10
12 Bob Hassard 46 15 24 39 44   5 3 1 4 8
17 Earl Balfour 51 16 22 38 29   4 1 1 2 0
20 Jackie LeClair 52 14 17 31 11   4 0 1 1 2
14 Bob Solinger 22 10 19 29 4   5 1 1 2 12
2 Larry Cahan 70 1 25 26 179   5 1 0 1 2
21 John McLellan 55 8 16 24 72   2 0 0 0 0
26 Phil Maloney 35 7 11 18 20   - - - - -
5 Peter Backor 45 3 11 14 21   5 0 0 0 4
8 Chuck Lumsden 49 2 4 6 52   - - - - -
26 Bob Bailey 7 2 3 5 19   - - - - -
14 Gerry Foley 16 1 3 4 13   - - - - -
6 Bill Burega 5 0 1 1 4   - - - - -
  Danny Poland 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

1953-54 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
0 Gil Mayer 68 0 0 0 10 33 30 5 4,080 212 3.12 3 - -
    5 0 0 0 - 2 3 - 330 13 2.36 3 - -
1 Ed Chadwick 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 120 9 4.50 0 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Jim Balmer

Head Coach:
Baz Bastien

Captain:
Frank Mathers &
Pete Backor 

Scoring Leader:
Danny Lewicki (81)

Penalty Leader:
Larry Cahan (179)

AWARDS

Gil Mayer, Frank Mathers & Danny Lewicki represented Pittsburgh as All-Stars

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