Binghamton Dusters
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City: Binghamton, New York
League: American Hockey League
Operated: 1977–1980
Home Arena: Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
Colors: Gold and Black
Franchise history
1926–1976: Providence Reds
1976–1977: Rhode Island Reds
1977–1980: Binghamton Dusters
1980–1990: Binghamton Whalers
1990–1997: Binghamton Rangers
1997–2010: Hartford Wolf Pack
2010-present: Connecticut Whale

The Binghamton Dusters were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They played in Binghamton, New York, USA at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. The team logo was designed by Johnny Hart, artist of the comic strip "B.C." and a Binghamton native.

History[edit | edit source]

The market was previously served by:

Broome Dusters of the NAHL (1973–1977)

The market was subsequently home to:

Binghamton Whalers of the AHL (1980–1990)
Binghamton Rangers of the AHL (1990–1997)
B.C. Icemen of the UHL (1997–2002)
Binghamton Senators of the AHL (2002-present)

Team Records[edit | edit source]

Single Season[edit | edit source]

  • Goals: 46 Richard Grenier (1977–78)
  • Assists: 63 Joe Hardy (1977–78)
  • Points: 87 Joe Hardy (1977–78)
  • Penalty Minutes: 267 Rick Dorman (1979–80)
  • GAA:
  • SV%:

Career[edit | edit source]

  • Career Goals: 83 Richard Grenier
  • Career Assists: 98 Randy MacGregor
  • Career Points: 168 Randy MacGregor
  • Career Penalty Minutes: 394 Randy MacGregor
  • Career Goaltending Wins:
  • Career Shutouts:
  • Career Games: 213 Randy MacGregor

Season-by-Season Results[edit | edit source]

  • Broome Dusters 1973–1977 (North American Hockey League)
  • Binghamton Dusters 1977–1980 (American Hockey League)

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Season Games Won Lost Tied Points Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing
1973–74 74 28 41 5 61 274 352 6th, NAHL
1974–75 74 39 32 3 81 293 286 3rd, NAHL
1975–76 74 27 45 2 56 258 337 5th, West
1976–77 74 41 31 2 84 363 324 3rd, NAHL
1977–78 81 27 46 8 62 287 377 4th, North
1978–79 79 32 42 5 69 300 320 3rd, South
1979–80 80 24 49 7 55 268 334 5th, South

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Season 1st Round 2nd Round Finals
1973–74 Out of Playoffs
1974–75 ?? ?? L, 0–4, Johnstown
1975–76 Out of Playoffs
1976–77 W, Utica L, Maine
1977–78 Out of Playoffs
1978–79 W, 3–1, Hershey L, 2–4, New Haven
1979–80 Out of Playoffs
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