1956-57 Edmonton Flyers Statistics

Western Hockey League (WHL)
Team Record: 39-27-4 - 82 points
in the WHL's Prairie Division
Lost in 2nd Round
Coach: Bud Poile (39-27-4)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1956-57 Edmonton Flyers Roster

The Edmonton Flyers of the Western Hockey League ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 39 wins and 27 losses and 4 ties for 82 points in the WHL's Prairie Division.

The Flyers potted 239 goals and allowed 212. Bill McCreary scored 33 goals for Edmonton, while Don Poile netted 30 or more as well. Gerry Melnyk contributed 44 assists. Dennis Riggin earned 38 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.94 goals against average, leading goalies with significant playing time. Bud Poile coached the team. The 1956-57 Edmonton Flyers lost in the in 2nd Round of the playoffs.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- G/PGA/PGPts/PG
Gerry MelnykC66214465260.320.670.98
Len LundeC70204161220.290.590.87
Bill McCrearyL69332659370.480.380.86
Don PoileC69312556540.450.360.81
Tony LeswickL602231531070.370.520.88
Bill MacFarlandLW70163349390.230.470.70
Murray CostelloC65192645370.290.400.69
Chuck HolmesR65182341350.280.350.63
Tom McCarthyL421819371080.430.450.88
Cummy BurtonR57141529830.250.260.51
Hugh CoflinD5762026770.110.350.46
Francis RoggeveenD6871522590.100.220.32
Art HartG5711819870.190.140.33
Jim HayD52313161200.060.250.31
Gord StrateD6401515330.230.23
Ed StankiewiczR152810260.130.530.67
Larry HillmanD46426870.090.040.13
Al ArbourD24235240.080.130.21
Billy McNeillR4101260.250.25
John Utendale201140.500.50
Edward DiachukL101121.001.00
Lorne Sampson10000
Dennis RigginG670004
Claude PronovostG30000
Gerry LeonardC20000
Totals109624836961710970


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dennis Riggin67408538254012002.9420491849.902
Claude Pronovost3190120103.16115105.913
Totals70427539274012102.9521641954.903

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- G/PGA/PGPts/PG
Gerry MelnykC8538200.630.381.00
Len LundeC8358200.380.631.00
Bill McCrearyL8279400.250.881.13
Don PoileC83251400.380.250.63
Tony LeswickL8213600.250.130.38
Bill MacFarlandLW600000
Murray CostelloC70221200.290.29
Chuck HolmesR8134800.130.380.50
Tom McCarthyL8224200.250.250.50
Cummy BurtonR83471600.380.500.88
Hugh CoflinD8101800.130.13
Francis RoggeveenD800020
Gord StrateD800000
Larry HillmanD8044200.500.50
Dennis RigginG800000
Gerry LeonardC200000
Totals119223355780

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Dennis Riggin848035000212.630
Totals848035000212.630


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