1943–44 AHL season

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The 1943–44 AHL season was the eighth season of the American Hockey League. Six teams played in a 54 game schedule. The Cleveland Barons won the F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy as the Western Division champions, while the Buffalo Bisons won their second consecutive Calder Cup.

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 54 30 16 8 68 181 133
Buffalo Bisons 54 25 16 13 63 201 168
Providence Reds 52 11 36 5 27 126 214
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Cleveland Barons 54 33 14 7 73 224 176
Indianapolis Capitals 54 20 18 16 56 156 156
Pittsburgh Hornets 52 12 31 9 33 140 181

The final two regular season games between Providence and Pittsburgh had no effect in the standings, and were cancelled.

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Tom Burlington Cleveland Barons 52 33 49 82 17
Fred Hunt Buffalo Bisons 52 27 53 80 29
Les Cunningham Cleveland Barons 52 26 52 78 13
Louis Trudel Cleveland Barons 52 29 47 76 13
Fred Thurier Buffalo Bisons 39 33 40 73 43
Earl Bartholomew Cleveland Barons 52 20 47 67 19
Pete Horeck Cleveland Barons 54 34 29 63 29
Larry Thibeault Buffalo Bisons 51 18 45 63 46
Bill Thomson Indianapolis Capitals 45 20 38 58 6
Jim O'Neill Hershey Bears 54 20 33 53 18

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

League Semi-Finals Calder Cup Final
           
E1 Hershey 3
W1 Cleveland 4
W1 Cleveland 0
E2 Buffalo 4
E2 Buffalo 4
W2 Indianapolis 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1942–43 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1944–45 AHL season