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Former Pittsburgh Hornets’ player Parker MacDonald dead at 84

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 [...]

By |2017-10-01T00:56:18-04:00August 18th, 2017|Pittsburgh Hockey History, Pittsburgh Hornets|0 Comments

Remembering the Hornets, and the Banner

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.  The banner has been removed from the Civic [...]

By |2014-08-09T04:10:04-04:00February 3rd, 2012|Pittsburgh Hornets|0 Comments