Hershey Bears Alumni: Lorne Ferguson

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Saturday, December 30, 2006

Lorne Ferguson

Left winger Lorne Ferguson played 142 games between 1951 and 1954 for the Hershey Bears. The Palmerston, Ontario native was a talented scorer and tallied 158 points while in Central Pennsylvania. Ferguson led the AHL in goal scoring with 45 in 1954 and was named a second team all-star.
Ferguson also made his mark in the NHL with 82 goals in 422 games while playing for the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.
After hockey, Ferguson worked in sports promotions for O'Keefe Brewery and the John Labatt Brewery. Ferguson also spent time as an AHL scout for the Chicago Blackhawks.
The Kingston, Ontario resident is married with five children.


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