1966–67 AHL season

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The 1966–67 AHL season was the 31st season of the American Hockey League. Nine teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Pittsburgh Hornets finished first overall in the regular season, and won their first Calder Cup championship since being resurrected in 1961–62. It would also be the final season for Pittsburgh in the AHL, replaced by the NHL's Penguins the next season.

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 72 38 24 10 86 273 216
Baltimore Clippers 72 35 27 10 80 252 247
Quebec Aces 72 35 30 7 77 275 249
Springfield Indians 72 32 31 9 73 267 261
Providence Reds 72 13 46 13 39 210 329
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Pittsburgh Hornets 72 41 21 10 92 282 209
Rochester Americans 72 38 25 9 85 300 223
Cleveland Barons 72 36 27 9 81 284 230
Buffalo Bisons 72 14 51 7 35 207 386

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Gord Labossiere Quebec Aces 72 40 55 95 71
Wayne Hicks Quebec Aces 72 31 60 91 34
Willie Marshall Baltimore Clippers 68 33 56 89 22
Roger DeJordy Hershey Bears 72 52 32 84 10
Mike Nykoluk Hershey Bears 72 16 68 84 26
Eddie Joyal Rochester Americans 70 32 51 83 10
Dick Gamble Rochester Americans 72 46 37 83 22
Jeannot Gilbert Hershey Bears 72 26 57 83 48
Gene Ubriaco Hershey Bears 69 38 43 81 50

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

First round
Second round
Finals

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Pittsburgh Hornets
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, East Division:
Hershey Bears
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, West Division:
Pittsburgh Hornets
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Mike Nykoluk - Hershey Bears
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Gord Labossiere - Quebec Aces
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Bob Rivard - Quebec Aces
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Bob McCord - Pittsburgh Hornets
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Andre Gill - Hershey Bears
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Louis A.R. Pieri (posthumously)
James H. Ellery Memorial Award
Outstanding media coverage:
Roland Sabourin, Quebec

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1965–66 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1967–68 AHL season