2013–14 AHL season

The 2013–14 AHL season was the 78th season of the American Hockey League. The regular season began on October 4, 2013, and ended on April 19, 2014. The 2014 Calder Cup playoffs followed the conclusion of the regular season. The Calder Cup was won by the Texas Stars for their first Calder Cup in franchise history.

2013–14 AHL season
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 4, 2013 - April 19, 2014
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick TrophyTexas Stars
Season MVPTravis Morin
Top scorerTravis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
Eastern Conference championsSt. John's IceCaps
  Eastern Conference runners-upWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Western Conference championsTexas Stars
  Western Conference runners-upToronto Marlies
Calder Cup playoffs MVPTravis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
ChampionsTexas Stars
  Runners-upSt. John's IceCaps

Regular season

The 2013–14 edition of the AHL Outdoor Classic took place on December 13, 2013 and was hosted by the Rochester Americans against the Lake Erie Monsters at Frontier Field in Rochester, New York. The Americans won the game 5–4 in a shootout before a crowd of 11,015 spectators.

The Americans also took part in the 2013 Spengler Cup between December 26 and 31, 2013, the first time since 1996 that an AHL team has participated in the tournament.

Team and NHL affiliation changes

Relocations

The Houston Aeros relocated to Des Moines, Iowa and became the Iowa Wild but remained affiliated to the Minnesota Wild. The franchise previously known as the Peoria Rivermen relocated to Utica, New York and changed their name to the Comets.

Affiliation changes

AHL team New affiliate Old affiliate
Chicago Wolves St. Louis Blues Vancouver Canucks
Utica Comets Vancouver Canucks St. Louis Blues

Name changes

The Connecticut Whale reverted to their former name, the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Standings

Eastern Conference

Ranking Eastern Conference[1] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 *y– Manchester Monarchs (LAK) AT 76 48 19 3 6 105 244 188
2 *y– Springfield Falcons (CBJ) NE 76 47 23 1 5 100 247 212
3 *y– Binghamton Senators (OTT) ET 76 44 24 3 5 96 276 232
4 x– St. John's IceCaps (WPG) AT 76 46 23 2 5 99 258 207
5 x– Albany Devils (NJD) NE 76 40 23 5 8 93 220 193
6 x– Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (PIT) ET 76 42 26 3 5 92 206 185
7 x– Providence Bruins (BOS) AT 76 40 25 2 9 91 233 210
8 x– Norfolk Admirals (ANA) ET 76 40 26 3 7 90 201 192
9 e– Hershey Bears (WSH) ET 76 39 27 5 5 88 221 213
10 e– Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR) NE 76 37 32 1 6 81 202 220
11 e– Worcester Sharks (SJS) AT 76 36 34 4 2 78 189 226
12 e– Syracuse Crunch (TBL) ET 76 31 32 4 9 75 198 232
13 e– Adirondack Phantoms (PHI) NE 76 30 38 2 6 68 182 225
14 e– Bridgeport Sound Tigers (NYI) NE 76 28 40 2 6 64 183 238
15 e– Portland Pirates (PHX) AT 76 24 39 3 10 61 222 284

 y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
 x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
 e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention

Western Conference

 y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
 x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
 e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention

Ranking Western Conference[2] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1 *y– Texas Stars (DAL) WT 76 48 18 3 7 106 274 197
2 *y– Chicago Wolves (STL) MW 76 45 21 5 5 100 239 191
3 *y– Toronto Marlies (TOR) NT 76 45 25 2 4 96 223 202
4 x– Grand Rapids Griffins (DET) MW 76 46 23 2 5 99 238 187
5 x– Abbotsford Heat (CGY) WT 76 43 25 5 3 94 237 215
6 x– Milwaukee Admirals (NSH) MW 76 39 24 6 7 91 215 199
7 x– Rochester Americans (BUF) NT 76 37 28 6 5 85 216 217
8 x– Oklahoma City Barons (EDM) WT 76 36 29 2 9 83 239 256
9 e– Rockford IceHogs (CHI) MW 76 35 32 5 4 79 234 262
10 e– Utica Comets (VAN) NT 76 35 32 5 4 79 187 216
11 e– Charlotte Checkers (CAR) WT 76 37 36 1 2 77 228 241
12 e– Lake Erie Monsters (COL) NT 76 32 33 1 10 75 197 232
13 e– Hamilton Bulldogs (MTL) NT 76 33 35 1 7 74 182 224
14 e– San Antonio Rampage (FLA) WT 76 30 37 3 6 69 206 235
15 e– Iowa Wild (MIN) MW 76 27 36 7 6 67 169 235

Statistical leaders

Leading skaters

The following players are sorted by points, then goals. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[3]

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Travis Morin Texas Stars 66 32 56 88 52
Zach Boychuk Charlotte Checkers 69 36 38 74 55
Andy Miele Portland Pirates 70 27 45 72 66
T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies 76 25 47 72 115
Jordan Weal Manchester Monarchs 76 23 47 70 42
Chris Terry Charlotte Checkers 70 28 41 69 62
Spencer Abbott Toronto Marlies 64 17 52 69 16
Mike Hoffman Binghamton Senators 51 30 37 67 32
Curtis McKenzie Texas Stars 75 27 38 65 92
Jason Akeson Adirondack Phantoms 70 24 40 64 42

Leading goaltenders

The following goaltenders with a minimum 1500 minutes played lead the league in goals against average. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[4]

GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (in minutes); SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout loss

Player Team GP TOI SA GA SO GAA SV% W L OT
Jake Allen Chicago Wolves 52 3138 1467 106 7 2.03 .928 33 16 3
Petr Mrazek Grand Rapids Griffins 32 1829 838 64 3 2.10 .924 22 9 1
Keith Kinkaid Albany Devils 43 2518 1086 96 4 2.29 .912 24 13 5
Tom McCollum Grand Rapids Griffins 46 2560 1256 98 2 2.30 .922 24 12 4
Malcolm Subban Providence Bruins 33 1919 921 74 1 2.31 .920 15 10 5

AHL awards

Calder Cup : Texas Stars
Les Cunningham Award : Travis Morin, Texas
John B. Sollenberger Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Willie Marshall Award : Zach Boychuk, Charlotte
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award : Curtis McKenzie, Texas
Eddie Shore Award : T. J. Brennan, Toronto
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award : Jake Allen, Chicago
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award : Jeff Deslauriers & Eric Hartzell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award : Jeff Blashill, Grand Rapids
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award : Jake Dowell, Iowa
Yanick Dupre Memorial Award : Eric Neilson, Syracuse
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Richard F. Canning Trophy : St. John's IceCaps
Robert W. Clarke Trophy : Texas Stars
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy: Texas Stars
Frank Mathers Trophy: Binghamton Senators
Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy: Chicago Wolves
Emile Francis Trophy : Manchester Monarchs
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy: Springfield Falcons
Sam Pollock Trophy: Toronto Marlies
John D. Chick Trophy: Texas Stars
James C. Hendy Memorial Award: Robert Esche, Utica / Gordon Kaye, Rockford
Thomas Ebright Memorial Award: Howard Dolgon
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards: Dan Weiss, San Antonio
Ken McKenzie Award: Charlie Larson, Milwaukee
Michael Condon Memorial Award: Jim Vail

All-Star teams

First All-Star Team


Second All-Star Team


All-Rookie Team

2014 AHL All-Stars

This was the AHL roster for a game against Färjestad BK on February 12, 2014. The AHL All-stars won the game 7–2.[5]

Player Team Position
Jake Allen Chicago Wolves G
Chad Billins Abbotsford Heat D
T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies D
Brett Connolly Syracuse Crunch RW
Brian Gibbons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins C
Cody Goloubef Springfield Falcons D
Mike Hoffman Binghamton Senators LW
Jason Jaffray St. John's IceCaps LW
Brenden Kichton St. John's IceCaps D
Alexey Marchenko Grand Rapids Griffins D
Brayden McNabb Rochester Americans D
Travis Morin Texas Stars C
Brandon Pirri Rockford IceHogs C
Colton Sceviour Texas Stars RW
Colton Sissons Milwaukee Admirals RW
Ryan Spooner Providence Bruins C
Ben Street Abbotsford Heat C
Ryan Strome Bridgeport Sound Tigers C
Frederic St-Denis Springfield Falcons D
Dustin Tokarski Hamilton Bulldogs G
Linden Vey Manchester Monarchs RW
Joe Whitney Albany Devils LW
Head coaches: Jeff Blashill, Rob Zettler

Milestones

See also

References

  1. ^ "2013–14 Regular Season – Conference". American Hockey League. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  2. ^ "2013–14 Regular Season – Conference". American Hockey League. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  3. ^ "Top Scorers - 2013-14 Regular Season - All Players". AHL.
  4. ^ "Top Goalies - 2013-14 Regular Season - Goals Against Average". AHL.
  5. ^ "TheAHL.com". theahl.com.
  6. ^ "Morris earns 300th coaching win". AHL. November 13, 2013.
  7. ^ "Sommer sets mark with 1,257th game". AHL. March 26, 2014. Archived from the original on March 27, 2014. Retrieved March 27, 2014.

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