1962-63 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1962-63 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)


(20-48-4) Finished 4th in Western Division

RELATED LINKS

• The Hornets were an independent minor league team and played home games at the Civic Arena.

• 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.

• “Black” Jack Stewart who played for the Hornets in 1937-38, and 1938-39 returned to coach the Hornets.

The Hornets doubled their total of wins in their second season back from returning to the AHL.

• The Hornets lost to the Springfield Indians, 4-2, on February 3, 1963. The loss would begin the AHL’s record for the longest winless streak. The team went 0-22-1 before beating the Hershey Bears on March 26.

• Barclay Plager played 13 games for the Hornets. Pittsburgh fans appreciated his gritty effort, but would later vilanize him when he returned as a member of the St. Louis Blues to play the Penguins.

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Front: Tony Parisi, Jack Price, Baz Bastien, Gerry Ordowski, Jack Stewart & Hank Bassen

Middle: Ray Ross, Norm Corcoran, Howie Glover, Barclay Plager, Earl Balfour, Jack McIntyre, Gordie Redahl & Eddie Joyal

Back: Ron Harris, Roger Lafreniere, Bo Elik, Claude LaForge, Howie Menard & Lowell McDonald

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1962-63 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
9 & 17 Eddie Joyal 54 29 27 56 6   - - - - -
8 Howie Glover 71 22 30 52 94   - - - - -
10 Howie Menard 69 16 29 45 62   - - - - -
11 Lowell MacDonald 41 20 19 39 4   - - - - -
21 Bob Dillabough 52 15 19 34 32   - - - - -
8, 12 & 25 Al Johnson 58 15 19 34 24   - - - - -
7 & 21 Claude Laforge 50 10 23 33 73   - - - - -
2 Gerry Odrowski 69 7 23 30 125   - - - - -
20 Vic Stasiuk 22 9 20 29 24   - - - - -
14 Earl Balfour 71 7 15 22 30   - - - - -
11 & 21 Larry Jeffrey 21 14 7 21 12   - - - - -
23 Warren Hynes 47 10 11 21 14   - - - - -
6 Ron Harris 62 3 18 21 88   - - - - -
3 Roger Lafreniere 65 2 14 16 123   - - - - -
22 Chuck Holmes 30 1 15 16 8   - - - - -
11 Floyd Smith 16 8 7 15 6   - - - - -
5 Keith Walsh 49 2 10 12 22   - - - - -
22 Ray Ross 21 1 7 8 4   - - - - -
24 Don Chiz 18 3 4 7 2   - - - - -
4 Jack Price 22 1 5 6 14   - - - - -
  Pit Martin 5 1 2 3 0   - - - - -
5 John Miszuk 10 0 3 3 16   - - - - -
4 Lou Marcon 35 0 3 3 105   - - - - -
23 Norm Corcoran 25 1 1 2 4   - - - - -
  Dick Roberge 1 0 2 2 0   - - - - -
  Bob Wall 3 0 2 2 2   - - - - -
  Floyd Martin 2 1 0 1 2   - - - - -
  Larry Ziliotto 4 1 0 1 4   - - - - -
20 Gord Redahl 5 1 0 1 2   - - - - -
  Dave Lucas 1 0 1 1 0   - - - - -
12 Jack McIntyre 8 0 1 1 6   - - - - -
3 & 5 Barclay Plager 13 0 1 1 15   - - - - -
24 Cummy Burton 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
21 Boris Elik 7 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

1962-63 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
0 & 1 Hank Bassen 40 0 0 0 30 15 23 2 2,400 134 3.35 2 - -
0 & 1 Gilles Boisvert 12 0 0 0 - 3 8 1 720 58 4.83 1 - -
0 & 1 Dennis Riggin 19 0 0 0 - 1 16 1 1,140 112 5.89 0 - -
25 Tony Parisi 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 120 - - 0 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
“Black” Jack Stewart

Captain:
Boris “Bo” Elik
Al Johnson 

Scoring Leader:
Eddie Joyal (56)

Penalty Leader:
Gerry Odrowski (125)

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