Parker MacDonald, a center for the 1967 Calder Cup Champion Pittsburgh Hornets, has died. The former NHL regular, who played the majority of his career in the Original Six era, passed yesterday at the age of 84 in Connecticut. MacDonald started his career in the Ontario Hockey Association for the Toronto Marlboros in the 1951–52 season. He was a [...]
This date in 1983, Baz Bastien, a former goalie, coach and general manager for the Hornets and later general manager of the Penguins, was killed in car accident as he returned home from dinner honoring him.
We spent the last few weeks of summer updating this page. Â Take a look at the new timeline feature that shows you the chronology of the Pittsburgh Hornets jerseys. We have a few months of research added here, but it's always a work in progress. Â A special thanks to Ernie Fitzsimmons, the family of Lorne [...]
February 3, 2001 -The Pittsburgh Penguins minor-league affilaiate, The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, played a tribute game at the Mellon Arena against the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. The Baby Pens wore Hornets jerseys and a banner was raised at the arena that celebrated the three Hornets' Calder Cup Championships. Â The banner has been removed from the Civic [...]