Hergesheimer was a four time American Hockey League All-Star, and the winner of the Calder Cup Trophy in 1946. By 1951 his AHL career had totaled 288 goals and 265 assists for 553 points in 548 games. He retired in 1955 as the second-leading goal scorer of his era, and today still ranks 20th on the league's all time list.
He finished his professional career in 1951 and then joined the Kelowna Packers of the Okanagan Senior League for three seasons. He retired in 1955 after having spent the 1954-55 season with the Kamloops Elks of the same league.
Awards & Achievements[edit | edit source]
- AHA Second All-Star Team (1936–37)
- International-American Hockey League First All-Star Team (1938–39)
- Calder Cup Championship (1945–46)
- AHL First All-Star Team (1943-44 & 1946-47)
- AHL Scoring Championship (1946–47)
- AHL Second All-Star Team (1947-48 & 1948-49)
- Okanagan Senior League First All-Star Team (1951–52)
- Okanagan Senior League Second All-Star Team (1952–53)
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Phil Hergesheimer's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Phil Hergesheimer's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
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