1956-57 Seattle Americans

 


Back:  ???, Gordie Sinclair, Fred Creighton, Keith Allen, Bruce Lea, Eddie Dorohoy,
Pete Wright, Rudy Filion, Lionel Repka, Max Szturm, Don Hamilton

Front:  Alex Kuzma, Art Hart, Ray Kinasewich, Guyle Fielder, Emile Francis,
Val Fonteyne, Barton Bradley, George Senick

 

League Standings

1956-57 WHL GP W L T GF GA
Prairie Division
Brandon Regals 70 44 22 4 250 186
Edmonton Flyers 70 39 27 4 239 212
Calgary Stampeders 70 29 37 4 220 230
Winnipeg Warriors 70 23 45 2 198 273
Coast Division
Seattle Americans 70 36 28 6 263 225
New Westminster Royals 70 34 31 5 215 235
Victoria Cougars 70 29 34 7 208 204
Vancouver Canucks 70 27 37 6 203 231

Playoffs:  New Westminster defeats Seattle 4 games to 2 in the first round.
Brandon Regals are WHL Champions.


Individual Player Statistics
Stats in red indicate league leader

Regular Season

Playoffs

Num. Player GP G A Pts. PIM GP G A Pts. PIM
7 Guyle Fielder 69 33 89 122 30 6 2 4 6 0
13 Ed Dorohoy 70 31 55 86 70 6 2 6 8 4
8 Ray Kinasewich 70 44 38 82 62 6 1 2 3 17
9 Val Fonteyne 70 24 40 64 6 6 5 1 5 2
10 George Senick 50 26 26 52 40
12 Alex Kuzma 64 27 22 49 20
3 Gordie Sinclair 70 14 34 48 66 10 2 6 8 10
17 Bruce Lea 66 19 25 44 53 6 0 1 1 0
4 Pete Wright 70 9 19 28 77 6 2 3 5 31
11 Barton Bradley 63 10 16 26 19 6 1 1 2 7
6 Lionel Repka 61 6 15 21 45 6 0 2 2 6
15 Art Hart 57 11 8 19 87 6 1 0 1 18
16 Rudy Filion 49 4 14 18 6 6 0 1 1 0
5 Fred Creighton 70 4 13 17 161 6 0 1 1 6
14 Max Szturm 33 3 6 9 15
2 Keith Allen 41 0 6 6 0
10 Norman Lenardon 3 1 2 3 0 6 3 0 3 6
1 Emile Francis (G) 68 0 2 2 4 5 0 0 0 14
Pat Coburn 4 0 1 1 0
Charles Noble (G) 1 0 0 0 0
Don Hamilton (G) 1 0 0 0 0
2 Harry Smith 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
14 Clarence Melanchuk 13 0 0 0 2
Marcel Pelletier (G) 1 0 0 0 0
Goalies GP GAA SO Record GP GAA SO Record
Don Hamilton 1 1.00 0
Emile Francis 68 3.14 4 35-27-6 6 3.35 0 2-4-0
Charles Noble 1 9.00 0 0-1-0
Marcel Pelletier 1 2.00 0 1-0-0

*Asterisk indicates player who did not play the entire season with Seattle

Awards/League Leaders

Coast Division First Team All-Stars: Guyle Fielder
Ray Kinasewich
Gordie Sinclair
Coast Division Second Team All-Stars: Emile Francis
WHL Assist Leader: Guyle Fielder
WHL Points Leader: Guyle Fielder
Coast Division MVP: Guyle Fielder

 

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