1942–43 AHL season

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The 1942–43 AHL season was the seventh season of the American Hockey League. Seven teams played 56 games each in the schedule, while an eighth team, the New Haven Eagles ceased operations 32 games into the season, in January 1943. The Buffalo Bisons won the F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy as the Western Division champions, and their first Calder Cup as league champions.

Team changes[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points;

East GP W L T Pts GF GA
Hershey Bears 56 35 13 8 78 240 166
Providence Reds 56 27 27 2 56 211 216
Washington Lions 56 14 34 8 36 184 272
New Haven Eagles 32 9 18 5 23 85 116
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Buffalo Bisons 56 28 21 7 63 189 143
Indianapolis Capitals 56 29 23 4 62 211 181
Pittsburgh Hornets 56 26 24 6 58 183 203
Cleveland Barons 56 21 29 6 48 190 196

New Haven Eagles ceased operations midseason.

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Wally Kilrea Hershey Bears 56 31 68 99 8
Adam Brown Indianapolis Capitals 55 34 51 85 47
Harry Frost Hershey Bears 56 43 40 83 6
Les Cunningham Cleveland Barons 55 35 47 82 24
Norman Mann Pittsburgh / Cleveland 55 31 45 76 83
Fred Hergerts Hershey Bears 56 30 45 75 33
Jim O'Neill Washington / Hershey 55 19 50 69 52
Bill Summerhill Buffalo Bisons 56 41 27 68 64
Ab DeMarco Providence Reds 39 27 39 66 9
Norm Locking Cleveland Barons 56 26 40 66 14

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

  Preliminary Round League Semi-Final Calder Cup Final
                           
  1  Hershey 2  
  2  Buffalo 4  
    2  Buffalo 3
  3  Indianapolis 0
  3  Indianapolis 2  
4  Pittsburgh 0  
  3  Indianapolis 2
  6  Cleveland 0  
5  Providence 0
  6  Cleveland 2  

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References[edit]

Preceded by
1941–42 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1943–44 AHL season