1955-56 Springfield Indians Roster

American Hockey League (AHL)
Team Record: 17-45-2 - 36 points
in the AHL
Coach: Red Mitchell (17-45-2)
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
1955-56 Springfield Indians Statistics

The Springfield Indians of the American Hockey League ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 17 wins and 45 losses and 2 ties for 36 points in the AHL.

The Indians scored 212 goals, worst in the league and conceded 297, most in the circuit. Harry Pidhirny netted 32 goals for Springfield, and Edward Leier contributed 48 assists. Don Simmons topped the squad with 16 wins and a team-best 4.48 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders. Red Mitchell coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight S/C Hometown
Jim AndersonLDecember 1, 19305'10"165LPembroke, ON Canada
Walt AtanasRDecember 22, 19225'8"174RHamilton, ON Canada
Gordie BellGMarch 13, 19255'10"164LPortage la Prairie, MB Canada
Eddie BishopG
Buddy BooneRSeptember 11, 19325'7"158RKirkland Lake, ON Canada
Bert BourassaDSeptember 9, 19295'11"165LSherbrooke, QUE Canada
Maurice CollinsFSeptember 4, 19325'11"170Valleyfield, QUE Canada
Kent DouglasDFebruary 6, 19365'10"180LCobalt, ON Canada
Marcel GoyetteLFebruary 3, 19345'9"185LMontreal, QUE Canada
Marius GroleauRApril 6, 19276'0"208RBeauce, QUE Canada
Graham HastingsLWApril 28, 19306'0"165LToronto, ON CAN
Gord HaworthCFebruary 20, 19325'10"165LDrummondville, QC Canada
Earl JohnsonCJune 28, 19316'0"185LFort Frances, ON Canada
Roland LeclercFJanuary 5, 1933Drummondville, QC CAN
Edward LeierCNovember 3, 19275'11"175R, Canada
Brent MacNabDJanuary 15, 19315'8"180LVermilion, ALTA
Bill MatthewsDJanuary 5, 19326'0"175RRainy River, ON
Bob McCordDMarch 30, 19346'1"202RMatheson, ON Canada
Doug McMurdyCFebruary 9, 19266'0"170LWinnipeg, MAN
Harry PidhirnyCMarch 5, 19285'11"155LToronto, ON Canada
Doug PowellFMarch 28, 19325'10"175Shawville, QUE Canada
Ernie RocheDFebruary 4, 19306'1"170LMontreal, QC Canada
Ken SchinkelRNovember 27, 19325'10"172RJansen, SK Canada
Don SimmonsGSeptember 13, 19315'10"150RPort Colborne, ON Canada
Ivan TennantLJune 6, 19345'10"185Smiths Falls, ONT Canada
Gordon TottleDOctober 14, 19256'2"212LDetroit, MI USA
Claude VinetCOctober 8, 19345'9"175LValleyfield, QUE Canada



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