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AHL Season 2019-20


The 2019–20 AHL season was the 84th period of the American Hockey League. The customary season started October 4, 2019, and was formally dropped on May 11, 2020. The 2020 Calder Cup end of the season games, which was additionally dropped, would have followed the finish of the ordinary season. The association suspended play on March 12, 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic in North America, and couldn’t continue play.

This was the last season under David Andrews’ 26-year residency as the leader of the group. He will be prevailing by Scott Howson.

2019–20 AHL season
League American Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Duration October 4, 2019 – March 12, 2020
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy Milwaukee Admirals
Season MVP Gerald Mayhew
Top scorer Sam Anas

Teams

Atlantic Division

Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Charlotte Checkers
Hartford Wolf Pack
Hershey Bears
Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Providence Bruins
Springfield Thunderbirds
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

North Division

Belleville Senators
Binghamton Devils
Cleveland Monsters
Laval Rocket
Rochester Americans
Syracuse Crunch
Toronto Marlies
Utica Comets

Central Division

Chicago Wolves
Grand Rapids Griffins
Iowa Wild
Manitoba Moose
Milwaukee Admirals
Rockford IceHogs
San Antonio Rampage
Texas Stars

Pacific Division

Bakersfield Condors
Colorado Eagles
Ontario Reign
San Diego Gulls
San Jose Barracuda
Stockton Heat
Tucson Roadrunners
Henderson Silver Knights (20-21)

Standings

Eastern Conference

Final standings as of March 11, 2020

Atlantic Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts Pts% GF GA
Providence Bruins (BOS) 62 38 18 3 3 82 .661 197 154
Hershey Bears (WSH) 62 37 18 3 4 81 .653 187 157
Charlotte Checkers (CAR) 61 34 22 5 0 73 .598 202 172
Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR) 62 31 20 6 5 73 .589 171 173
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (PIT) 63 29 26 3 5 66 .524 164 193
Springfield Thunderbirds (FLA) 61 31 27 3 0 65 .533 190 186
Lehigh Valley Phantoms (PHI) 62 24 28 3 7 58 .468 161 186
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (NYI) 63 23 33 5 2 53 .421 152 206
North Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts Pts% GF GA
Belleville Senators (OTT) 63 38 20 4 1 81 .643 234 197
Rochester Americans (BUF) 62 33 20 4 5 75 .605 181 173
Utica Comets (VAN) 61 34 22 3 2 73 .598 210 186
Binghamton Devils (NJ) 62 34 24 4 0 72 .581 189 182
Syracuse Crunch (TB) 62 30 23 4 5 69 .556 202 210
Laval Rocket (MTL) 62 30 24 5 3 68 .548 183 182
Toronto Marlies (TOR) 61 29 27 3 2 63 .516 206 212
Cleveland Monsters (CBJ) 62 24 31 5 2 55 .444 159 192

Western Conference

Final standings as of March 11, 2020

Central Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts Pts% GF GA
Milwaukee Admirals (NSH) 63 41 14 5 3 90 .714 211 141
Iowa Wild (MIN) 63 37 18 4 4 82 .651 194 171
Grand Rapids Griffins (DET) 63 29 27 3 4 65 .516 177 193
Chicago Wolves (VGK) 61 27 26 5 3 62 .508 155 175
Rockford IceHogs (CHI) 63 29 30 2 2 62 .492 156 187
Texas Stars (DAL) 62 27 28 3 4 61 .492 171 192
San Antonio Rampage (STL) 61 24 25 7 5 60 .492 161 184
Manitoba Moose (WPG) 61 27 33 1 0 55 .451 160 190
Pacific Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts Pts% GF GA
Tucson Roadrunners (ARI) 58 36 19 1 2 75 .647 198 163
Colorado Eagles (COL) 56 34 18 3 1 72 .643 188 162
Stockton Heat (CGY) 55 30 17 4 4 68 .618 194 170
San Diego Gulls (ANA) 57 30 19 6 2 68 .596 185 164
Ontario Reign (LA) 57 29 22 5 1 64 .561 166 198
Bakersfield Condors (EDM) 56 21 27 5 3 50 .446 162 202
San Jose Barracuda (SJ) 55 21 27 5 2 49 .445 179 192

Statistical leaders

Leading skaters

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Sam Anas Iowa Wild 63 20 50 70 10
Reid Boucher Utica Comets 53 34 33 67 45
Gerald Mayhew Iowa Wild 49 39 22 61 68
Josh Norris Belleville Senators 56 31 30 61 21
Alex Barre-Boulet Syracuse Crunch 60 27 29 56 22
Drake Batherson Belleville Senators 44 16 38 54 24
Alex Formenton Belleville Senators 61 27 26 53 65
Brayden Burke Tucson Roadrunners 51 21 31 52 34
Chris Terry Grand Rapids Griffins 57 21 30 51 32
Daniel Carr Milwaukee Admirals 47 23 27 50 20

Leading goaltenders

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
Dan Vladar Providence Bruins 25 1407:08 656 42 3 1.79 .936 14 7 1
Igor Shestyorkin Hartford Wolf Pack 25 1454:37 698 46 3 1.90 .934 17 4 3
Connor Ingram Milwaukee Admirals 33 1905:41 913 61 2 1.92 .933 21 5 5
Kaapo Kahkonen Iowa Wild 34 2058:20 972 71 7 2.07 .927 25 6 3
Vitek Vanecek Hershey Bears 31 1832:11 827 69 2 2.26 .917 19 10 1

Calder Cup Playoffs

The 2020 Calder Cup end of the season games was an arranged season finisher competition following the finish of the standard season to decide the victors of the American Hockey League. On May 11, 2020, American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer David Andrews cancelled the rest of the period and the Calder Cup end of the season games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the first run through allied history that the Calder Cup won’t be granted.

AHL awards

Award Winner
Calder Cup Not awarded
Les Cunningham Award Gerald Mayhew, Iowa Wild
John B. Sollenberger Trophy Sam Anas, Iowa Wild
Willie Marshall Award Gerald Mayhew, Iowa Wild
Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award Josh Norris, Belleville Senators
Eddie Shore Award Jake Bean, Charlotte Checkers
Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award Kaapo Kahkonen, Iowa Wild
Harry “Hap” Holmes Memorial Award Troy Grosenick & Connor Ingram, Milwaukee Admirals
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award Karl Taylor, Milwaukee Admirals
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award John McCarthy, San Jose Barracuda
Yanick Dupre Memorial Award Troy Grosenick, Milwaukee Admirals
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy Not awarded
Richard F. Canning Trophy Not awarded
Robert W. Clarke Trophy Not awarded
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy Milwaukee Admirals
Frank Mathers Trophy
(Eastern Conference regular season champions)
Providence Bruins
Norman R. “Bud” Poile Trophy
(Western Conference regular season champions)
Milwaukee Admirals
Emile Francis Trophy
(Atlantic Division regular season champions)
Providence Bruins
F. G. “Teddy” Oke Trophy
(North Division regular season champions)
Belleville Senators
Sam Pollock Trophy
(Central Division regular season champions)
Milwaukee Admirals
John D. Chick Trophy
(Pacific Division regular season champions)
Tucson Roadrunners
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Thomas Ebright Memorial Award
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Ken McKenzie Award
Michael Condon Memorial Award
President’s Awards Organization:
Player:

All-Star Teams

First All-Star Team

  • Kaapo Kahkonen (G) – Iowa
  • Jake Bean (D) – Charlotte
  • Brennan Menell (D) – Iowa
  • Reid Boucher (F) – Utica
  • Josh Norris (F) – Belleville
  • Sam Anas (F) – Iowa

Second All-Star Team

  • Connor Ingram (G) – Milwaukee
  • Jacob MacDonald (D) – Colorado
  • Brogan Rafferty (D) – Utica
  • Gerald Mayhew (F) – Iowa
  • Alex Barre-Boulet (F) – Syracuse
  • Drake Batherson (F) – Belleville

All-Rookie Team

  • Cayden Primeau (G) – Laval
  • Joey Keane (D) – Hartford/Charlotte
  • Brogan Rafferty (D) – Utica
  • Alex Formenton (F) – Belleville
  • Josh Norris (F) – Belleville
  • Jack Studnicka (F) – Providence

2018–19 AHL season

League American Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Duration October 5, 2018 – April 15, 2019
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy Charlotte Checkers
Season MVP Daniel Carr (Chicago)
Top scorer Carter Verhaeghe (Syracuse)
Playoffs
Eastern Conference champions Charlotte Checkers
  Eastern Conference runners-up Toronto Marlies
Western Conference champions Chicago Wolves
  Western Conference runners-up San Diego Gulls
Playoffs MVP Andrew Poturalski (Charlotte)
Calder Cup
Champions Charlotte Checkers
  Runners-up Chicago Wolves