Frank Mathers Trophy

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The Frank Mathers Trophy is presented annually to the AHL team that finishes with the best regular season record in the Eastern Conference. Previously, it was awarded to winner of the Southern Division (1996), Mid-Atlantic Division (1997–2001), South Division (2002–2003), and East Division (2012–2015).

The award is named after former Hershey Bears player, coach, general manager, and team president Frank Mathers.

Winners[edit]

Total awards won
Wins Team
4 Hershey Bears
3 Norfolk Admirals
Philadelphia Phantoms
1 Binghamton Rangers
Binghamton Senators
Hartford Wolf Pack
Kentucky Thoroughblades
Manchester Monarchs
Philadelphia Phantoms
Portland Pirates
Providence Bruins
Rochester Americans
Syracuse Crunch
Toronto Marlies
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Eastern Conference champions (2016–present)[edit]

Season Team Win
2015–16 Toronto Marlies 1

East Division champions (2012–2015)[edit]

Season Team Win
2014–15 Hershey Bears 4
2013–14 Binghamton Senators 1
2012–13 Syracuse Crunch 1
2011–12 Norfolk Admirals 3

Eastern Conference regular season champions (2004–2011)[edit]

Season Team Win
2010–11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 1
2009–10 Hershey Bears 3
2008–09 Hershey Bears 2
2007–08 Providence Bruins 1
2006–07 Hershey Bears 1
2005–06 Portland Pirates 1
2004–05 Manchester Monarchs 1
2003–04 Hartford Wolf Pack 1

South Division champions (2002–2003)[edit]

Season Team Win
2002–03 Norfolk Admirals 2
2001–02 Norfolk Admirals 1

Mid-Atlantic Division champions (1997–2001)[edit]

Season Team Win
2000–01 Rochester Americans 1
1999–00 Kentucky Thoroughblades 1
1998–99 Philadelphia Phantoms 3
1997–98 Philadelphia Phantoms 2
1996–97 Philadelphia Phantoms 1

Southern Division champions (1996)[edit]

Season Team Win
1995–96 Binghamton Rangers 1

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