1990–91 AHL season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The 1990–91 AHL season was the 55th season of the American Hockey League. Fifteen teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The Rochester Americans finished first overall in the regular season. The Springfield Indians won their seventh and final 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;

North GP W L T Pts GF GA
Springfield Indians 80 43 27 10 96 348 281
Cape Breton Oilers 80 41 31 8 90 306 301
Moncton Hawks 80 36 32 12 84 270 267
Fredericton Canadiens 80 36 35 9 81 295 292
Maine Mariners 80 34 34 12 80 269 284
Halifax Citadels 80 33 35 12 78 338 340
New Haven Nighthawks 80 24 45 11 59 246 324
South GP W L T PTS GF GA
Rochester Americans 80 45 26 9 99 326 253
Binghamton Rangers 80 44 30 6 94 318 274
Baltimore Skipjacks 80 39 34 7 85 325 289
Hershey Bears 80 33 35 12 78 313 324
Adirondack Red Wings 80 33 37 10 76 320 346
Utica Devils 80 36 42 2 74 325 346
Capital District Islanders 80 28 43 9 65 284 323
Newmarket Saints 80 26 45 9 61 278 317

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Kevin Todd Utica Devils 75 37 81 118 75
Patrick Lebeau Fredericton Canadiens 69 50 51 101 32
Shaun Van Allen Cape Breton Oilers 76 25 75 100 182
Bill McDougall Adirondack Red Wings 71 47 52 99 192
Jesse Belanger Fredericton Canadiens 75 40 58 98 30
Neil Brady Utica Devils 77 33 63 96 91
Michel Picard Springfield Indians 77 56 40 96 61
James Black Springfield Indians 79 35 61 96 34
Miroslav Ihnacak Halifax Citadels 77 38 57 95 42
Dan Currie Cape Breton Oilers 71 47 45 92 51

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

  Preliminary Round Division Semifinals Division Finals Calder Cup Final
                                     
    1  Springfield 4  
4  Fredericton 11     4  Fredericton 3    
  1  Springfield 4  
5  Maine 7     North Division
  3  Moncton 1    
2  Cape Breton 0
   
  3  Moncton 4  
    N1  Springfield 4
  S1  Rochester 2
  2  Binghamton 4    
3  Baltimore 2    
  2  Binghamton 0
4  Hershey 13   South Division
  1  Rochester 4  
5  Adirondack 4     1  Rochester 4
 
    4  Hershey 1  
Note: Preliminary Round was played as a two-game, total-goals series

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
Richard F. Canning Trophy
North division playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
Robert W. Clarke Trophy
South division playoff champions:
Rochester Americans
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
Springfield Indians
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Rochester Americans
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Kevin Todd - Utica Devils
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Kevin Todd - Utica Devils
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Patrick Lebeau - Fredericton Canadiens
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Norm Maciver - Cape Breton Oilers
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award
Best Goaltender:
Mark Laforest - Binghamton Rangers
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
David Littman & Darcy Wakaluk - Rochester Americans
Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
Don Lever - Rochester Americans
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award
Sportsmanship / Perseverance:
Glenn Merkosky - Adirondack Red Wings
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
MVP of the playoffs:
Kay Whitmore - Springfield Indians
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Frank Mathers
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Bob Dittmeier, Adirondack / Capital District, (newspaper)
Bob Matthews, Rochester, (radio)
Jimmy Young & Tom Caron, Maine, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Jan MacDonald, New Haven Nighthawks

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1989–90 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1991–92 AHL season