1957–58 AHL season

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The 1957–58 AHL season was the 22nd season of the American Hockey League. Six teams each played 70 games in their schedules. The Hershey Bears finished first overall in the regular season, and won their second Calder Cup championship.

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
Hershey Bears 70 39 24 7 85 241 198
Cleveland Barons 70 39 28 3 81 232 163
Providence Reds 70 33 32 5 71 237 220
Springfield Indians 70 29 33 8 66 231 246
Rochester Americans 70 29 35 6 64 205 242
Buffalo Bisons 70 25 42 3 53 224 301

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Willie Marshall Hershey Bears 68 40 64 104 56
Dunc Fisher Hershey Bears 70 41 47 88 56
Jimmy Moore Cleveland Barons 70 25 58 83 44
Cal Gardner Springfield Indians 69 24 57 81 49
Gerry Ehman Springfield Indians 68 40 39 79 32
Larry Wilson Buffalo Bisons 70 26 53 79 48
Bill Sweeney Providence Reds 70 31 46 77 24
Bruce Carmichael Providence Reds 70 22 55 77 26
Fred Glover Cleveland Barons 64 28 48 76 147
Floyd Smith Springfield Indians 70 25 50 75 60

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

First round
Finals

All Star Classic[edit]

The 5th AHL All-Star game was played on October 6, 1957, at the Rochester Community War Memorial in Rochester, New York. The defending Calder Cup champions Cleveland Barons lost 5-2 to the AHL All-Stars.[1]

Trophy and Award winners[edit]

Team Awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Hershey Bears
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions:
Hershey Bears
Individual Awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Johnny BowerCleveland Barons
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Willie MarshallHershey Bears
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Bill SweeneyProvidence Reds
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Johnny BowerCleveland Barons

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1956–57 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1958–59 AHL season