1960–61 AHL season

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The 1960–61 AHL season was the 25th season of the American Hockey League. Seven teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The All-Star Game was not played, and put on hold until resurrected in the 1994–95 AHL season. The Springfield Indians finished first overall again in the regular season, and won their second Calder Cup championship.

Final standings[edit]

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

Overall GP W L T Pts GF GA
Springfield Indians 72 49 22 1 99 344 206
Hershey Bears 72 36 32 4 76 218 210
Cleveland Barons 72 36 35 1 73 231 234
Buffalo Bisons 72 35 34 3 73 259 261
Rochester Americans 72 32 36 4 68 261 244
Quebec Aces 72 30 39 3 63 217 267
Providence Reds 72 26 46 0 52 225 333

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Bill Sweeney Springfield Indians 70 40 68 108 26
Phil Maloney Buffalo Bisons 71 37 65 102 27
Bruce Cline Springfield Indians 72 40 52 92 13
Brian Kilrea Springfield Indians 70 20 67 87 47
Bill McCreary Springfield Indians 72 33 54 87 26
Larry Wilson Buffalo Bisons 72 30 54 84 62
Jim Anderson Springfield Indians 72 43 38 81 18
Dick Gamble Buffalo Bisons 72 40 36 76 18
Billy Dea Buffalo Bisons 72 35 39 74 10
Hank Ciesla Rochester Americans 70 30 44 74 23

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

First round
Finals

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions:
Springfield Indians
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Phil Maloney - Buffalo Bisons
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Bill Sweeney - Springfield Indians
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Chico Maki - Buffalo Bisons
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Bob McCord - Springfield Indians
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Marcel Paille - Springfield Indians

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1959–60 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1961–62 AHL season