1992–93 AHL season

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The 1992–93 AHL season was the 57th season of the American Hockey League. Sixteen teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The Binghamton Rangers finished first overall in the regular season with 124 points, a record which holds to this day. The Cape Breton Oilers won their first 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;

Atlantic GP W L T Pts GF GA
St. John's Maple Leafs 80 41 26 13 95 351 308
Fredericton Canadiens 80 38 31 11 87 314 278
Cape Breton Oilers 80 36 32 12 84 356 336
Moncton Hawks 80 31 33 16 78 292 306
Halifax Citadels 80 33 37 10 76 312 348
North GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Bruins 80 46 32 2 94 384 348
Adirondack Red Wings 80 36 35 9 81 331 308
Capital District Islanders 80 34 34 12 80 280 285
Springfield Indians 80 25 41 14 64 282 336
New Haven Senators 80 22 47 11 55 262 343
South GP W L T Pts GF GA
Binghamton Rangers 80 57 13 10 124 392 246
Rochester Americans 80 40 33 7 87 348 332
Utica Devils 80 33 36 11 77 325 354
Baltimore Skipjacks 80 28 40 12 68 318 353
Hershey Bears 80 27 41 12 66 316 339
Hamilton Canucks 80 29 45 6 64 284 327

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Don Biggs Binghamton Rangers 78 54 84 138 112
Iain Fraser Capital District Islanders 74 41 69 110 16
Tim Tookey Hershey Bears 80 38 70 108 63
Chris Tancill Adirondack Red Wings 68 59 43 102 62
Peter Ciavaglia Rochester Americans 64 35 67 102 32
Brian McReynolds Binghamton Rangers 79 30 70 100 88
Dan Currie Cape Breton Oilers 75 57 41 98 73
Tim Sweeney Providence Bruins 60 41 55 96 32
Yanic Perreault St. John's Maple Leafs 79 49 46 95 56
Craig Duncanson Binghamton Rangers 69 35 59 94 126

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

  Division Semifinals Division Finals Semifinal Calder Cup Final
                                     
A1  St. John's 4  
A4  Moncton 1  
  A1  St. John's 0  
Atlantic Division
  A3  Cape Breton 4  
A2  Fredericton 1
A3  Cape Breton 4  
   BYE  
  S2  Rochester  
N1  Providence 2  
N4  Springfield 4  
  N4  Springfield 4     S2  Rochester 1
North Division
  N2  Adirondack 3       A3  Cape Breton 4  
N2  Adirondack 4
N3  Capital District 0  
  A3  Cape Breton 2  
  N4  Springfield 0  
S1  Binghamton 4  
S4  Baltimore 3  
  S1  Binghamton 3  
South Division
  S2  Rochester 4  
S2  Rochester 4
S3  Utica 3  

For the Semifinal round, the team that earned the most points during the regular season out of the three remaining teams receives a bye directly to the Calder Cup Final.

  • Bill McDougall of the Cape Breton Oilers, recorded 26 goals, and 26 assists for 52 points in 16 games, [1] setting a record for an average of 3.25 points per playoff game in professional hockey.

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards[edit]

Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Cape Breton Oilers
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:
Providence Bruins
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Binghamton Rangers

Individual awards[edit]

Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Don Biggs - Binghamton Rangers
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Don Biggs - Binghamton Rangers
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Corey Hirsch - Binghamton Rangers
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Bobby Dollas - Adirondack Red Wings
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award
Best Goaltender:
Corey Hirsch - Binghamton Rangers
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Corey Hirsch & Boris Rousson - Binghamton Rangers
Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
Marc Crawford - St. John's Maple Leafs
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award
Sportsmanship / Perseverance:
Tim Tookey - Hershey Bears
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
MVP of the playoffs:
Bill McDougall - Cape Breton Oilers

Other awards[edit]

James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Robert W. Clarke
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Kevin Oklobzija, Rochester, (newspaper)
John Colletto, Providence, (radio)
Pyman Productions, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Catherine Galea, Hamilton Canucks & Jason Siegel, Binghamton Rangers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1991–92 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1993–94 AHL season