1952–53 AHL season

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The 1952–53 AHL season was the 17th season of the American Hockey League. The league loses two teams, bringing an end to East & West Divisions. The F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy is now awarded to the regular season champions. Seven teams played 64 games each in the schedule. The Cleveland Barons won their ninth Oke Trophy, and their sixth Calder Cup.

Team changes[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points;

Overall GP W L T Pts GF GA
Cleveland Barons 64 42 20 2 86 248 164
Pittsburgh Hornets 64 37 21 6 80 223 149
Syracuse Warriors 64 31 31 2 64 213 201
Hershey Bears 64 31 32 1 63 208 217
Providence Reds 64 27 36 1 55 215 254
St. Louis Flyers 64 26 37 1 53 212 258
Buffalo Bisons 64 22 39 3 47 160 236

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Eddie Olson Cleveland Barons 61 32 54 86 33
Guyle Fielder St. Louis Flyers 62 22 61 83 12
Jack Gordon Cleveland Barons 64 20 58 78 6
Kelly Burnett Syracuse Warriors 56 23 53 76 16
Ike Hildebrand Cleveland Barons 64 38 34 72 40
Calum MacKay Buffalo Bisons 64 28 42 70 65
Steve Wochy Cleveland Barons 64 37 31 68 16
Zellio Toppazzini Providence Reds 64 35 32 67 23
Lorne Davis Buffalo Bisons 64 33 34 67 49
Willie Marshall Pittsburgh Hornets 62 27 39 66 58

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

First round
Finals

Trophy and Award winners[edit]

Team Awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Cleveland Barons
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions:
Cleveland Barons
Individual Awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Eddie Olson - Cleveland Barons
Carl Liscombe Trophy
Top point scorer:
Eddie Olson - Cleveland Barons
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Guyle Fielder - St. Louis Flyers
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Gil Mayer - Pittsburgh Hornets

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1951–52 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1953–54 AHL season