1962–63 AHL season

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The 1962–63 AHL season was the 27th season of the American Hockey League. Nine teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Buffalo Bisons finished first overall in the regular season, and won their fourth Calder Cup championship.

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
Providence Reds 72 38 29 5 81 239 203
Hershey Bears 72 36 28 8 80 262 231
Baltimore Clippers 72 35 30 7 77 226 244
Quebec Aces 72 33 28 11 77 206 210
Springfield Indians 72 33 31 8 74 282 236
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Buffalo Bisons 72 41 24 7 89 237 199
Cleveland Barons 72 31 34 7 69 270 253
Rochester Americans 72 24 39 9 57 241 270
Pittsburgh Hornets 72 20 48 4 44 200 317

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 69 38 65 103 16
Hank Ciesla Cleveland Barons 72 42 56 98 41
Willie Marshall Hershey Bears 72 36 56 92 12
Art Stratton Buffalo Bisons 70 20 70 90 18
Bruce Cline Springfield Indians 72 39 48 87 26
Cleland Mortson Hershey Bears 72 32 54 86 97
Bill Masterton Cleveland Barons 72 27 55 82 12
John McKenzie Buffalo Bisons 71 35 46 81 122
Stan Baluik Providence Reds 72 23 58 81 52
Fred Glover Cleveland Barons 71 26 54 80 171

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

First round
Second round
Finals

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Buffalo Bisons
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, East Division:
Providence Reds
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, West Division:
Buffalo Bisons
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Denis DeJordy - Buffalo Bisons
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Bill Sweeney - Springfield Indians
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Doug Robinson - Buffalo Bisons
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Marc Reaume - Hershey Bears
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Denis DeJordy - Buffalo Bisons
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
C. Stafford Smythe

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1961–62 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1963–64 AHL season