Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Harry Pidhirny : 1928-2010

Harry Pidhirny was a centre who started his professional hockey career with the 1948-49 Philadelphia Rockets of the AHL. He passed away on December 20, 2010.

His playing days were mostly spent in the American Hockey League with the Springfield Indians, Syracuse Warriors and Baltimore Clippers. His best year as a pro came in 1958-59 with the Indians. In 70 games he scored 21 goals and 60 assists (League high) for 81 points. He will be inducted into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame on January 31, 2011.

In 1957-58, Pidhirny played in 2 games for the Boston Bryins.

Harry Pidhirny was born on March 5, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario.

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