1966-67 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL)

1966-67 Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL) 2012-09-19T04:41:13+00:00


(38-33-1) Finished 1st in Western Division, Calder Cup Champions

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.

• Bob McCord won the Eddie Shore Award as the best defenseman in the AHL. McCord was the only Pittsburgh All-Star selection.

• Goaltender Hank Bassen posted a 1.66 GAA in the playoffs – the best in the AHL.

• Pittsburgh was granted an NHL franchise on February 9, 1966. Less than three months later, the Hornets played their last game.

• Gary Jarrett scored six goals and three assists to lead the Hornets in playoff scoring.

• On April 30, 1967, Pittsburgh finished the sweep of two-time defending champion Rochester Americans in the Calder Cup Finals after Billy Harris scored :26 seconds into overtime in what would be the last goal in Pittsburgh Hornets’ history. It remains as the only time a professional hockey championship was won inside the city of Pittsburgh.

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Front:  Don Caley, Billy Harris, Bob Wall, Baz Bastien (Coach), Bob McCord, Pete Goegen, Hank Bassen

Middle: Joe Gordon (PR), Terry Gray, Don McKenney, Ab McDonald, Pete Mahovlich, Warren Godfrey, Ted Taylor, Doug Harvey, Danny Wood (Trainer)

Back: Doug Barrie, Duke Harris, Craig Cameron, Garry Jarrett, Val Fonteyne, Parker McDonald

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1966-67 Pittsburgh Hornets

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# Player GP G A PTS PIM . GP G A PTS PIM
17 Gary Jarrett 68 29 42 71 28   9 6 3 9 11
19 Billy Harris 70 34 36 70 29   9 2 6 8 6
12 Don McKenney 67 26 36 62 16   9 2 7 9 2
16 Ted Taylor 69 20 38 58 91   9 3 2 5 8
11& 10 Ab McDonald 61 25 31 56 22   9 5 2 7 4
9 Duke Harris 70 27 27 54 24   9 1 3 4 4
7 Terry Gray 63 25 29 54 52   9 3 4 7 11
18 Parker MacDonald 59 16 30 46 18   9 1 3 4 4
4 & 5 Bob McCord 61 8 26 34 40   9 2 4 6 2
3 Bob Wall 41 7 25 32 29   9 2 2 4 4
20 Ray Cullen 28 15 14 29 8   - - - - -
14 Craig Cameron 50 9 11 20 12   - - - - -
2 & 5 Pete Goegan 34 4 16 20 60   9 1 5 6 17
2 Bob Falkenberg 53 2 15 17 28   - - - - -
11 Murray Hall 12 5 11 16 10   - - - - -
20 Val Fonteyne 17 5 11 16 0   9 3 5 8 4
8 Floyd Smith 13 5 9 14 10   - - - - -
4 Warren Godfrey 59 2 12 14 54   9 2 1 3 14
8 Pete Mahovlich 18 4 7 11 37   9 0 0 0 2
8 Andy Bathgate 6 4 6 10 7   - - - - -
3 Al LeBrun 26 1 8 9 24   - - - - -
6 Doug Harvey 28 0 8 8 22   9 0 0 0 2
8 Jimmy Peters 16 2 5 7 0   - - - - -
6 Bart Crashley 16 4 2 6 8   - - - - -
  Brent Hughes 5 2 4 6 4   - - - - -
10 Ted Hampson 7 1 4 5 2   - - - - -
  Gerry Abel 2 0 2 2 2   - - - - -
2 & 11 Doug Barrie 27 0 2 2 6   - - - - -
  Irv Spencer 2 0 1 1 0   - - - - -
  Claude Bernard 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Dave Rochefort 1 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
  Jim Eagle 2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
15 John Gofton 3 0 0 0 0   - - - - -

1966-67 Pittsburgh Hornets Goaltending

# Goalie GP G A PTS PIM W L T MIN GA GAA SO SV PCT
1 Hank Bassen 10 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 570 18 1.89 3 - -
    9 0 0 0 0 8 1 - 541 15 1.66 1 - -
1 George Gardner 28 0 0 0 2 18 6 4 1,680 76 2.71 2 - -
1 Joe Daley 16 0 0 0 12 11 1 3 948 43 2.72 0 - -
21 Don Caley 20 0 0 0 2 6 11 2 1,122 71 3.8 2 - -

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LEADERSHIP

Primary Owners:
John H. Harris

General Manager:
Baz Bastien

Head Coach:
Baz Bastien

Captain:
Ted Hampson &
Ab McDonald 

Scoring Leader:
Gary Jarrett (71) 

Penalty Leader:
Ted Taylor (91)

AWARDS

Bob McCord won the Eddie Shore Award for AHL’s Best Defenseman.

McCord was selected as an All-Star.

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