1963-64 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1963-64 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)


(40-29-3) Finished 1st in Western Division

RELATED LINKS

• The Hornets were a minor league affiliation of the Detroit Red Wings 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.

• For the second straight season The Hornets doubled their total of wins from the previous season.

• Goaltender Roger Crozier won the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award for being the AHL’s Rookie of the Year.

• Crozier won the Harry “Hap” Holmes Award for being the best goalkeeper in the AHL. It was the eighth time in the 23-year history of the team that a Hornets’ goalie won the award. Baz Bastein won it twice (47-48, & 48-49), and Gil Mayer won it five times (50-51, 52-53, 53-54, 54-55 & 55-56).

• The Civic Arena hosted its first AHL playoff game on April 5, 1964. The Hornets lost, 4-1, to the Quebec Aces.

• Art Stratton, Yves Locas & Roger Crozier were selected as All-Stars.

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Front: Yves Locas, Paul Henderson, Vic Staiuk, Lowell MacDonald, Roger Crozier

Middle: Warren Godfrey, John Miszuk, Hank Ciesla, Chuck Holmes, Doug Messier, Floyd Smith, Baz Bastien (GM)

Back: Tony Parisi (Trainer), Lou Marcon, Claude Laforge, Ted Hampson, Irv Spencer, Bob Dillabough, Adam Keller

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1963-64 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
14 Art Stratton 66 17 65 82 29   5 0 2 2 4
11 Yves Locas 70 40 30 70 52   5 1 2 3 4
7 & 14 Lowell MacDonald 59 31 29 60 6   5 3 1 4 2
19 & 25 Hank Ciesla 69 18 38 56 46   5 1 3 4 8
8, 9 & 10 Ted Hampson 66 15 33 48 6   5 2 2 4 0
7 & 8 Claude Laforge 51 19 23 42 59   5 1 3 4 4
8 Floyd Smith 21 14 17 31 14   - - - - -
6 Adam Keller 71 7 24 31 80   5 0 0 0 0
15 & 21 Bob Dillabough 72 9 19 28 18   5 2 2 4 6
2 & 3 Warren Godfrey 57 6 21 27 53   5 1 1 2 0
12 Paul Henderson 38 10 14 24 18   - - - - -
5 Pete Goegan 55 6 17 23 127   5 0 0 0 6
12, 16 & 22 Chuck Holmes 37 8 14 22 28   - - - - -
20 Vic Stasiuk 42 10 10 20 32   5 0 0 0 4
2 & 5 Ian Cushenan 56 4 16 20 77   5 0 3 3 9
4 Lou Marcon 49 3 15 18 108   5 0 0 0 15
9 Norm Beaudin 16 6 9 15 4   5 1 3 4 4
9 Irv Spencer 18 5 8 13 2   - - - - -
16 & 22 John MacMillan 31 4 8 12 8   5 1 1 2 0
10 Pit Martin 21 3 7 10 2   - - - - -
2 & 3 John Miszuk 25 1 7 8 34   - - - - -
9 Billy McNeill 20 1 6 7 23   - - - - -
8 Eddie Joyal 5 3 3 6 6   - - - - -
  Alex Faulkner 8 1 4 5 2   - - - - -
8 Frank Hincks 2 1 1 2 0   - - - - -
  Bart Crashley 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Gary Doak 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Jack Douglas 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
5 Doug Messier 8 0 0 0 12   - - - - -

1963-64 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
0 & 1 Roger Crozier 44 0 0 0 6 30 13 1 2,640 103 2.34 4 - -
    3 0 0 0 - 1 2 0 180 9 3 0 - -
0 & 1 Hank Bassen 26 0 0 0 6 9 15 2 1,560 82 3.15 1 - -
    1 - - - - - 1 - 60 4 4 - - -
1 Joe Daley 2 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 100 7 3.5 0 - -
    2 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 60 6 6 0 - -
23 Tony Parisi 1 - - - - - - - 20 - - - - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Vic Stasiuk

Captain:
Hank Ciesla

Scoring Leader:
Art Stratton (82)

Penalty Leader:
Pete Goegan (127)

AWARDS
Art Stratton, Yves Locas & Roger Crozier were selected as All-Stars

Crozier won the Harry “Hap” Holmes Award

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