1974–75 AHL season

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The 1974–75 AHL season was the 39th season of the American Hockey League. Ten teams were scheduled to play 76 games each in the schedule, but the Baltimore Clippers were unable to complete the season. The Providence Reds finished first overall in the regular season. The Springfield Indians won their fourth Calder Cup championship.

Team changes[edit]

Final standings[edit]

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

North GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Reds 76 43 21 12 98 317 263
Rochester Americans 76 42 25 9 93 317 243
Nova Scotia Voyageurs 75 40 26 9 89 270 227
Springfield Indians 75 33 30 12 78 299 256
New Haven Nighthawks 76 30 35 11 71 282 302
South GP W L T Pts GF GA
Virginia Wings 75 31 31 13 75 254 250
Richmond Robins 75 29 39 7 65 261 293
Hershey Bears 75 27 38 10 64 259 303
Syracuse Eagles 75 21 43 11 53 254 332
Baltimore Clippers 46 14 22 10 38 136 180

Suspended operations.

Scoring leaders[edit]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Doug Gibson Rochester Americans 75 44 72 116 31
Peter Sullivan Nova Scotia Voyageurs 75 44 60 104 48
Tom Cassidy Springfield Indians 72 32 59 91 201
Pierre Laganiere Providence Reds 75 25 61 86 44
Barry Merrell Rochester Americans 74 44 41 85 32
Jerry Holland Providence Reds 67 44 35 79 44
Rene Drolet Virginia Wings 72 26 52 78 36
Dave Hynes Rochester Americans 63 37 30 67 20
Tom Colley New Haven Nighthawks 76 29 47 76 51

Calder Cup playoffs[edit]

Division Semifinals Division Finals Calder Cup Final
                 
N1 Providence 2
N4 Springfield 4
N4 Springfield 4
North Division
N2 Rochester 2
N2 Rochester 4
N3 Nova Scotia 2
N4 Springfield 4
N5 New Haven 1
S1 Virginia 1
N5 New Haven 4
N5 New Haven 4
South Division
S3 Hershey 1
S2 Richmond 3
S3 Hershey 4

Trophy and award winners[edit]

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
Providence Reds
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Virginia Wings
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Doug Gibson - Rochester Americans
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Doug Gibson - Rochester Americans
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Jerry Holland - Providence Reds
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Joe Zanussi - Providence Reds
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Ed Walsh & Dave Elenbaas - Nova Scotia Voyageurs
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
John Muckler - Providence Reds
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Fred T. Hunt
James H. Ellery Memorial Award
Outstanding media coverage:
Ron Rohmer, New Haven

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1973–74 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1975–76 AHL season