2013–14 AHL season

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2013–14 AHL season
League American Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy Texas Stars
Season MVP Travis Morin
Top scorer Travis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
Eastern Conference champions St. John's IceCaps
  Eastern Conference runners-up Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Western Conference champions Texas Stars
  Western Conference runners-up Toronto Marlies
Calder Cup playoffs MVP Travis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
Champions Texas Stars
  Runners-up St. John's IceCaps
AHL seasons

The 2013–14 AHL season is the 78th season of the American Hockey League. The regular season began on October 4, 2013, and ended on April 19, 2014. The 2014 Calder Cup playoffs followed the conclusion of the regular season. The Calder Cup was won by the Texas Stars for their first Calder Cup in franchise history.

Regular season[edit]

The 2013–14 edition of the AHL Outdoor Classic took place on December 13, 2013 and was hosted by the Rochester Americans against the Lake Erie Monsters at Frontier Field in Rochester, New York. The Americans won the game 5–4 in a shootout before a crowd of 11,015 spectators.

The Americans also took part in the 2013 Spengler Cup between December 26 and 31, 2013, the first time since 1996 that an AHL team has participated in the tournament.

Team and NHL affiliation changes[edit]

Relocations[edit]

The Houston Aeros relocated to Des Moines, Iowa and became the Iowa Wild but remained affiliated to the Minnesota Wild. The franchise previously known as the Peoria Rivermen relocated to Utica, New York and changed their name to the Comets.

Affiliation changes[edit]

AHL team New affiliate Old affiliate
Chicago Wolves St. Louis Blues Vancouver Canucks
Utica Comets Vancouver Canucks St. Louis Blues

Name changes[edit]

The Connecticut Whale reverted to their former name, the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Standings[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Eastern Conference[1] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 *y– Manchester Monarchs (LAK) AT 76 48 19 3 6 105 244 188
2 *y– Springfield Falcons (CBJ) NE 76 47 23 1 5 100 247 212
3 *y– Binghamton Senators (OTT) ET 76 44 24 3 5 96 276 232
4 x– St. John's IceCaps (WPG) AT 76 46 23 2 5 99 258 207
5 x– Albany Devils (NJD) NE 76 40 23 5 8 93 220 193
6 x– Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (PIT) ET 76 42 26 3 5 92 206 185
7 x– Providence Bruins (BOS) AT 76 40 25 2 9 91 233 210
8 x– Norfolk Admirals (ANA) ET 76 40 26 3 7 90 201 192
9 e– Hershey Bears (WSH) ET 76 39 27 5 5 88 221 213
10 e– Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR) NE 76 37 32 1 6 81 202 220
11 e– Worcester Sharks (SJS) AT 76 36 34 4 2 78 189 226
12 e– Syracuse Crunch (TBL) ET 76 31 32 4 9 75 198 232
13 e– Adirondack Phantoms (PHI) NE 76 30 38 2 6 68 182 225
14 e– Bridgeport Sound Tigers (NYI) NE 76 28 40 2 6 64 183 238
15 e– Portland Pirates (PHX) AT 76 24 39 3 10 61 222 284

* = Division leaders are seeded 1, 2, and 3 in Conference standings.
The top eight teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs.

  y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
  x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
  e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention


Western Conference[edit]

  y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
  x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
  e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention

Western Conference[2] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 *y– Texas Stars (DAL) WT 76 48 18 3 7 106 274 197
2 *y– Chicago Wolves (STL) MW 76 45 21 5 5 100 239 191
3 *y– Toronto Marlies (TOR) NT 76 45 25 2 4 96 223 202
4 x– Grand Rapids Griffins (DET) MW 76 46 23 2 5 99 238 187
5 x– Abbotsford Heat (CGY) WT 76 43 25 5 3 94 237 215
6 x– Milwaukee Admirals (NSH) MW 76 39 24 6 7 91 215 199
7 x– Rochester Americans (BUF) NT 76 37 28 6 5 85 216 217
8 x– Oklahoma City Barons (EDM) WT 76 36 29 2 9 83 239 256
9 e– Rockford IceHogs (CHI) MW 76 35 32 5 4 79 234 262
10 e– Utica Comets (VAN) NT 76 35 32 5 4 79 187 216
11 e– Charlotte Checkers (CAR) WT 76 37 36 1 2 77 228 241
12 e– Lake Erie Monsters (COL) NT 76 32 33 1 10 75 197 232
13 e– Hamilton Bulldogs (MTL) NT 76 33 35 1 7 74 182 224
14 e– San Antonio Rampage (FLA) WT 76 30 37 3 6 69 206 235
15 e– Iowa Wild (MIN) MW 76 27 36 7 6 67 169 235

* = Division leaders are seeded 1, 2, and 3 in Conference standings.
The top eight teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs.


Statistical leaders[edit]

Leading skaters[edit]

The following players are sorted by points, then goals. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[3]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Morin, TravisTravis Morin Texas Stars 66 32 56 88 52
Boychuk, ZachZach Boychuk Charlotte Checkers 69 36 38 74 55
Miele, AndyAndy Miele Portland Pirates 70 27 45 72 66
Brennan, T. J.T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies 76 25 47 72 115
Weal, JordanJordan Weal Manchester Monarchs 76 23 47 70 42
Terry, ChrisChris Terry Charlotte Checkers 70 28 41 69 62
Abbott, SpencerSpencer Abbott Toronto Marlies 64 17 52 69 16
Hoffman, MikeMike Hoffman Binghamton Senators 51 30 37 67 32
McKenzie, CurtisCurtis McKenzie Texas Stars 75 27 38 65 92
Akeson, JasonJason Akeson Adirondack Phantoms 70 24 40 64 42

Leading goaltenders[edit]

The following goaltenders with a minimum 1500 minutes played lead the league in goals against average. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[4]

GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (in minutes); SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout loss

Player Team GP TOI SA GA SO GAA SV% W L OT
Allen, JakeJake Allen Chicago Wolves 52 3138 1467 106 7 2.03 .928 33 16 3
Mrazek, PetrPetr Mrazek Grand Rapids Griffins 32 1829 838 64 3 2.10 .924 22 9 1
Kinkaid, KeithKeith Kinkaid Albany Devils 43 2518 1086 96 4 2.29 .912 24 13 5
McCollum, TomTom McCollum Grand Rapids Griffins 46 2560 1256 98 2 2.30 .922 24 12 4
Subban, MalcolmMalcolm Subban Providence Bruins 33 1919 921 74 1 2.31 .920 15 10 5

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]


AHL awards[edit]

Calder Cup : Texas Stars
Les Cunningham Award : Travis Morin, Texas
John B. Sollenberger Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Willie Marshall Award : Zach Boychuk, Charlotte
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award : Curtis McKenzie, Texas
Eddie Shore Award : T. J. Brennan, Toronto
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award : Jake Allen, Chicago
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award : Jeff Deslauriers & Eric Hartzell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award : Jeff Blashill, Grand Rapids
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award : Jake Dowell, Iowa
Yanick Dupre Memorial Award : Eric Neilson, Syracuse
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Richard F. Canning Trophy : St. John's IceCaps
Robert W. Clarke Trophy : Texas Stars
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy: Texas Stars
Frank Mathers Trophy: Binghamton Senators
Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy: Chicago Wolves
Emile Francis Trophy : Manchester Monarchs
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy: Springfield Falcons
Sam Pollock Trophy: Toronto Marlies
John D. Chick Trophy: Texas Stars
James C. Hendy Memorial Award:
Thomas Ebright Memorial Award:
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards:
Ken McKenzie Award:
Michael Condon Memorial Award:

All-Star teams[edit]

First All-Star Team


Second All-Star Team

2014 AHL All-Stars[edit]

This was the AHL roster for a game against Färjestad BK on February 12, 2014. The AHL All-stars won the game 7–2. [5]

Player Team Position
Jake Allen Chicago Wolves G
Chad Billins Abbotsford Heat D
T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies D
Brett Connolly Syracuse Crunch RW
Brian Gibbons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins C
Cody Goloubef Springfield Falcons D
Mike Hoffman Binghamton Senators LW
Jason Jaffray St. John's IceCaps LW
Brenden Kichton St. John's IceCaps D
Alexey Marchenko Grand Rapids Griffins D
Brayden McNabb Rochester Americans D
Travis Morin Texas Stars C
Brandon Pirri Rockford IceHogs C
Colton Sceviour Texas Stars RW
Colton Sissons Milwaukee Admirals RW
Ryan Spooner Providence Bruins C
Ben Street Abbotsford Heat C
Ryan Strome Bridgeport Sound Tigers C
Frédéric St-Denis Springfield Falcons D
Dustin Tokarski Hamilton Bulldogs G
Linden Vey Manchester Monarchs RW
Joe Whitney Albany Devils LW
Head coaches: Jeff Blashill, Rob Zettler

Milestones[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013–14 Regular Season – Conference". American Hockey League. Retrieved January 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2013–14 Regular Season – Conference". American Hockey League. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Top Scorers - 2013-14 Regular Season - All Players". AHL. 
  4. ^ "Top Goalies - 2013-14 Regular Season - Goals Against Average". AHL. 
  5. ^ http://theahl.com/stats/game-summary.php?game_id=1012245
  6. ^ "Morris earns 300th coaching win". AHL. November 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sommer sets mark with 1,257th game". AHL. March 26, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2012–13
AHL seasons Succeeded by
2014–15