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1981-82 AHL season

1981–82 AHL season

The 1981-82 AHL season was the 46th season of the American Hockey League. Eleven teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The New Brunswick Hawks finished first overall in the regular season, and won their first Calder Cup championship.

Team changes

Final standings

''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
New Brunswick Hawks 80 48 21 11 107 338 227
Maine Mariners 80 47 26 7 101 325 272
Nova Scotia Voyageurs 80 35 35 10 80 330 313
Springfield Indians 80 32 43 5 69 278 319
Fredericton Express 80 20 55 5 45 275 408

South GP W L T PTS GF GA
Binghamton Whalers 80 46 28 6 98 329 266
Rochester Americans 80 40 31 9 89 325 286
New Haven Nighthawks 80 39 33 8 86 292 276
Hershey Bears 80 36 38 6 78 316 347
Adirondack Red Wings 80 34 37 9 77 299 285
Erie Blades 80 22 52 6 50 317 425

Scoring leaders

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Mike Kaszycki New Brunswick Hawks 80 36 82 118 67
Gordie Clark Maine Mariners 80 50 51 101 34
Wayne Schaab Maine Mariners 80 27 69 96 22
Guy Carbonneau Nova Scotia Voyageurs 77 27 67 94 124
Wes Jarvis Hershey Bears 56 31 61 92 44
Bob Sullivan Binghamton Whalers 74 47 43 90 44
Paul Evans Maine Mariners 79 33 57 90 42
Richard David Fredericton Express 74 51 32 83 18
Mike Krushelnyski Erie Blades 62 31 52 83 44
Steve Larmer New Brunswick Hawks 74 38 44 82 46

Calder Cup playoffs

Trophy and Award winners

Team Awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
New Brunswick Hawks
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
New Brunswick Hawks
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Binghamton Whalers
Individual Awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Mike Kaszycki - New Brunswick Hawks
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Mike Kaszycki - New Brunswick Hawks
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Bob Sullivan - Binghamton Whalers
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Dave Farrish - New Brunswick Hawks
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Bob Janecyk & Warren Skorodenski - New Brunswick Hawks
Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
Larry Kish - Binghamton Whalers
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award
Sportsmanship / Perseverance:
Mike Kaszycki - New Brunswick Hawks
Other Awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Roy Mlakar
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Barry Meisel, Binghamton, (newspaper)
Dave Morrell, Fredericton, (radio)
John Logan, Moncton, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Rick Peckham, Rochester Americans

See also

References

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