1955-56 Pittsburgh Hornets Roster

American Hockey League (AHL)
Team Record: 43-17-4 - 90 points
in the AHL
Lost in 1st Round
Coach: Howie Meeker (43-17-4)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1955-56 Pittsburgh Hornets Statistics

The Pittsburgh Hornets of the American Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 43 wins and 17 losses and 4 ties for 90 points in the AHL.

The Hornets scored 271 goals, best in the league. Pittsburgh yielded 186 goals, fewest in the league. Willie Marshall netted 45 goals for the team, and Parker MacDonald tallied 30 or more also. Willie Marshall accounted for 52 assists. Gilles Mayer earned 40 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.7 goals against average, topping qualifying goaltenders. Howie Meeker coached the team. The 1955-56 Pittsburgh Hornets lost in the in 1st Round of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Bob BaileyRMay 29, 19315'11"180RKenora, ON Canada
Jack BiondaDSeptember 18, 19336'0"180LHuntsville, ON Canada
Jack CafferyCJune 30, 19346'0"165RKingston, ON Canada
Larry CahanDDecember 25, 19335'10"199RFort William, ON Canada
George DermksianG
Les DuffDDecember 12, 19346'6"205Kirkland Lake, ONT Canada
Gerry FoleyRSeptember 22, 19325'11"165RWare, MA USA
Ray GariepyDSeptember 4, 19285'9"180LToronto, ON Canada
Gord HanniganCJanuary 19, 19295'8"155LSchumacher, ON Canada
Bob HassardCMarch 26, 19296'0"167RLloydminster, SK Canada
Ron HurstRMay 18, 19315'9"175RToronto, ON Canada
Joe KlukayLNovember 6, 19226'0"182LSault Ste. Marie, ON Canada
Parker MacDonaldLJune 14, 19335'11"160LSydney, NS Canada
Willie MarshallCDecember 1, 19315'10"165LKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Frank MathersDMarch 29, 19246'1"182LWinnipeg, MB Canada
Gilles MayerGAugust 24, 19305'6"135LOttawa, ON Canada
Gerry McNamaraGSeptember 22, 19346'2"190LSturgeon Falls, ON Canada
Jack PriceDMay 8, 19325'9"180LGoderich, ON Canada
Marc ReaumeDFebruary 7, 19346'1"185LLaSalle, ON Canada
Bob SabourinLMarch 17, 19335'9"177LSudbury, ON Canada
Bob SolingerLDecember 23, 19255'9"170LStar City, SK Canada
Ray TimgrenLSeptember 29, 19285'9"150LWindsor, ON Canada
Ivan WalmsleyFMay 8, 19286'0"200Toronto, ONT Canada



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