2009–10 CHL season

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2009–10 CHL season
League Central Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Number of teams 15
Regular season
Governors’ Cup Odessa Jackalopes
Season MVP Kevin Ulanski (Colorado)
Top scorer Kevin Ulanski (Colorado)
Playoffs
Northern champions Rapid City Rush
  Northern runners-up Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs
Southern champions Allen Americans
  Southern runners-up Odessa Jackalopes
Finals
Champions Rapid City Rush
  Runners-up Allen Americans
CHL seasons

The 2009–10 CHL season was the 18th season of the Central Hockey League (CHL). The season run from October 16, 2009 until March 20, 2010, followed with the Ray Miron President's Cup playoffs.

The 2010 Central Hockey League All-Star Game was on January 13, 2010 at the Laredo Entertainment Center.

The season ended on May 4, 2010 when the Rapid City Rush defeated the Allen Americans in double overtime.

League business[edit]

Two teams, the Allen Americans (Allen, TX) and the Missouri Mavericks (Independence, MO) were added. The Oklahoma City Blazers folded, while the New Mexico Scorpions and Rocky Mountain Rage suspended operations, with hopes of rejoining the league for the 2010–11 season.

Regular season[edit]

Conference standings[edit]

Northern Conference GP W L OTL Pts GF GA
y-Rapid City Rush 64 43 14 7 93 253 197
x-Colorado Eagles 64 42 15 7 91 277 208
x-Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs 64 38 22 4 80 213 180
x-Mississippi RiverKings 64 33 24 7 73 217 116
x-Missouri Mavericks 64 31 27 6 68 200 220
e-Tulsa Oilers 64 28 29 7 63 203 230
e-Wichita Thunder 64 9 50 5 23 128 257


Southern Conference GP W L OTL Pts GF GA
y-Odessa Jackalopes 64 48 11 5 101 269 187
x-Allen Americans 64 42 17 5 89 210 183
x-Laredo Bucks 64 32 20 12 76 218 215
x-Texas Brahmas 64 32 25 7 71 187 190
x-Corpus Christi IceRays 64 30 26 8 68 225 198
e-Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees 64 27 27 10 64 193 228
e-Arizona Sundogs 64 24 34 6 54 199 226
e-Amarillo Gorillas 64 21 34 9 51 197 254


Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime loss; Pts = Points; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against

y – clinched conference title; x – clinched playoff spot; e – eliminated from playoff contention

Playoffs[edit]

Playoff Bracket[edit]

  First Round Semifinals Conference Finals Ray Miron President's Cup Finals
                                     
    1  Rapid City 4  
4  Mississippi 1     5  Missouri 0    
  1  Rapid City 4  
5  Missouri 2     Northern
  3  Bossier-Shreveport 3    
2  Colorado 0
   
  3  Bossier-Shreveport 4  
    1  Rapid City 4
  2  Allen 2
  2  Allen 4    
3  Laredo 3    
  2  Allen 4
4  Texas 2   Southern
  1  Odessa 3  
5  Corpus Christi 0     1  Odessa 4
 
    4  Texas 2  

CHL awards[edit]

Source:Central Hockey League Historical Award Winners[1]
Ray Miron President's Cup: Rapid City Rush
Bud Poile Governors' Cup: Odessa Jackalopes
Most Valuable Player: Kevin Ulanski (Colorado)[2]
Most Outstanding Goaltender: Joel Martin (Odessa) [3]
Most Outstanding Defenseman: Aaron Schneekloth (Colorado) [4]
Rookie of the Year: Danny Battochio (Rapid City) [5]
Coach of the Year: Joe Ferras (Rapid City) [6]
Man of the Year: Justin Quenneville (Corpus Christi)[7]
Rick Kozuback Award: Jason Duda (Wichita) [8]
Joe Burton Award (Scoring Champion): Kevin Ulanski (Colorado)[2]
Playoff Most Valuable Player: Les Reaney (Rapid City)
All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (South Texas): Sean Muncy (Rio Grande Valley) [9]
All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (CHL All-Stars): Joel Martin (Texas) [9]
Athletic Trainer of the Year: Stuart Nichols (Tulsa) [10]
Gunner Garrett Equipment Manager of the Year: Tony Deynzer (Colorado) [10]
CHL Performance of the Year: Louis Dumont (Mississippi) [11]
CHL Media Services Award Bill Althaus (Missouri) [12]
Oakley Three Star Player of the Year Award Jeff Christian (Missouri) [13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central Hockey League Historical Award Winners
  2. ^ a b "Colorado’s Kevin Ulanski Named CHL’s Most Valuable Player". March 22, 2010. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Odessa’s Joel Martin Named CHL’s Most Outstanding Goaltender". March 19, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Colorado’s Aaron Schneekloth Named CHL’s Most Outstanding Defenseman". March 19, 2010. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Rapid City’s Danny Battochio Named CHL Rookie of the Year". March 18, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Joe Ferras Named CHL Coach of the Year". March 20, 2010. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved March 20, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Corpus Christi’s Justin Quenneville Named CHL Man of the Year". March 15, 2010. Retrieved March 15, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Jason Duda Wins 2010 Rick Kozuback Award". June 7, 2010. Retrieved June 7, 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "CHL All Star Game 2010 Boxscore". January 13, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "CHL Announces Athletic Trainer, Equipment Manager of the Year". March 12, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2010. 
  11. ^ "RiverKings Louis Dumont Wins CHL Performance of the Year". April 13, 2010. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Bill Althaus Wins 2009-10 CHL Media Services Award". May 26, 2010. Retrieved May 29, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Missouri’s Jeff Christian Wins Oakley Three Star Player of the Year Award". March 29, 2010. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 

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