1955-56 Pittsburgh Hornets Statistics

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 Roster

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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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- G/PGA/PGPts/PG
Willie MarshallC58455297470.780.901.67
Bob SolingerL63274673740.430.731.16
Bob HassardC64224870470.340.751.09
Parker MacDonaldL58353267600.600.551.16
Frank MathersD64125163610.190.800.98
Gerry FoleyR592929581090.490.490.98
Joe KlukayL47242650400.510.551.06
Jack CafferyC58182240620.310.380.69
Les DuffD61832401170.130.520.66
Bob BaileyR4863036980.130.630.75
Bob SabourinL4761622390.130.340.47
Gord HanniganC17101020200.590.591.18
Jack PriceD6161218650.100.200.30
Jack BiondaD4679161900.150.200.35
Ron HurstR137815440.540.621.15
Larry CahanD3969151600.150.230.38
Ray GariepyD5411314950.020.240.26
Marc ReaumeD16257240.130.310.44
Ray TimgrenL8044130.500.50
Gilles MayerG560002
Gerry McNamaraG50000
Ivan WalmsleyF30002
George DermksianG10000
Totals94627145472513690


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Mayer56336040124651512.70
Gerry McNamara5300140193.80
Ivan Walmsley3008
George Dermksian1002
Totals65366041164651802.950

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- G/PGA/PGPts/PG
Willie MarshallC4213000.500.250.75
Bob SolingerL4033000.750.75
Bob HassardC4134400.250.751.00
Parker MacDonaldL3033201.001.00
Frank MathersD4123200.250.500.75
Gerry FoleyR3202200.670.67
Joe KlukayL4415801.000.251.25
Jack CafferyC4101000.250.25
Les DuffD300040
Bob BaileyR4213400.500.250.75
Bob SabourinL300000
Jack PriceD4000100
Jack BiondaD40221200.500.50
Larry CahanD40111200.250.25
Ray GariepyD40331100.750.75
Gilles MayerG400000
Totals60132033710

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Gilles Mayer431213000142.690
Totals431213000142.690


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