1994–95 ECHL season

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The 1994–95 ECHL season was the seventh season of the ECHL. Before the season started, the Huntsville Blast moved their operations from Huntsville, AL to Tallahassee, FL and became the Tallahassee Tiger Sharks and the Louisville IceHawks suspended operations. The Wheeling Thunderbirds finished first overall in the regular season and the Richmond Renegades won their first Riley Cup, defeating the Greensboro Monarchs four games to one.

Regular season[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Green shade = Clinched playoff spot, Blue shade = Clinched division

East Division GP W L OTL Pts GF GA
Richmond Renegades 68 41 20 7 89 271 232
Roanoke Express 68 39 19 10 88 255 223
Charlotte Checkers 68 37 22 9 83 274 261
Hampton Roads Admirals 68 37 23 8 82 255 239
Greensboro Monarchs 68 31 28 9 71 277 293
Raleigh IceCaps 68 23 39 6 52 239 295
North Division GP W L OTL Pts GF GA
Wheeling Thunderbirds 68 46 17 5 97 313 243
Dayton Bombers 68 42 17 9 93 307 224
Toledo Storm 68 41 22 5 87 287 230
Columbus Chill 68 31 32 5 67 282 315
Johnstown Chiefs 68 31 32 5 67 256 297
Erie Panthers 68 18 46 4 40 256 356
West Division GP W L OTL Pts GF GA
South Carolina Stingrays 68 42 19 7 91 255 215
Tallahassee Tiger Sharks 68 36 25 7 79 268 227
Nashville Knights 68 32 30 6 70 263 279
Knoxville Cherokees 68 30 30 8 68 241 267
Huntington Blizzard 68 28 37 3 59 224 275
Birmingham Bulls 68 26 38 4 56 273 325

Riley Cup playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

1st Round
(Best of 5)
Quarterfinals
(Best of 5)
Semifinals
(Best of 5)
Riley Cup Finals
(Best of 7)
                       
Wheeling 0
Birmingham 3
Birmingham 1
Tallahassee 3
Hampton Roads 1
Tallahassee 3
Tallahassee 2
Richmond 3
Roanoke 3
Knoxville 1
Roanoke 1
Richmond 3
Richmond 3
Columbus 0
Richmond 4
Greensboro 1
South Carolina 3
Johnstown 2
South Carolina 1
Nashville 3
Toledo 1
Nashville 3
Nashville 2
Greensboro 3
Charlotte 0
Greensboro 3
Greensboro 3
Dayton 2
Dayton 3
Huntington 1

First round[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Riley Cup finals[edit]

Kelly Cup Finals
Richmond vs. Greensboro
Date Away Home
April 24 Greensboro 4 Richmond 6
April 25 Greensboro 1 Richmond 3
April 27 Richmond 0 Greensboro 3
April 29 Richmond 6 Greensboro 0
May 1 Greensboro 2 Richmond 3
Richmond wins series 4–1

ECHL awards[edit]

See also: ECHL awards
Jack Riley Cup: Richmond Renegades
Henry Brabham Cup: Wheeling Thunderbirds
John Brophy Award: Jim Playfair (Dayton)
ECHL Most Valuable Player: Vadim Slivchenko (Wheeling)
Riley Cup Playoffs Most Valuable Player: Blaine Moore (Richmond)
ECHL Goaltender of the Year: Chris Gordon (Huntington)
ECHL Rookie of the Year: Kevin McKinnon (Erie)
Defenseman of the Year: Brandon Smith (Dayton)
Leading Scorer: Scott Burfoot (Erie)

References[edit]

All stats come from Internet Hockey Database

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