1970-71 AHL Season
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1970%E2%80%9371 AHL Season

The 1970-71 AHL season was the 35th season of the American Hockey League. Eight teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Baltimore Clippers finished first overall in the regular season. The Springfield Kings won their first Calder Cup championship, since being renamed from the Indians.

Team changes

Final standings

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

East GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Reds (independent) 72 28 31 13 69 257 270
Montreal Voyageurs (MTL) 72 27 31 14 68 215 239
Springfield Kings+ (LA) 72 29 35 8 66 244 281
Quebec Aces + (PHI) 72 25 31 16 66 211 240
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Baltimore Clippers (DET) 72 40 23 9 89 263 224
Cleveland Barons (independent) 72 39 26 7 85 272 208
Hershey Bears (BOS) 72 31 31 10 72 238 212
Rochester Americans (VAN) 72 25 36 11 61 222 248

+The Springfield Kings defeated the Quebec Aces by a score of 4-3 in overtime in a one game playoff to determine the last playoff spot in the East Division.

Scoring leaders

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Fred Speck Baltimore Clippers 72 31 61 92 40
Marc Dufour Baltimore Clippers 69 31 51 82 15
Norm Beaudin Cleveland Barons 59 27 48 75 39
Wayne Rivers Baltimore Clippers 65 38 37 75 66
Joey Johnston Cleveland Barons 72 27 47 74 142
Joe Szura Providence Reds 70 21 53 74 39
Bob Leiter Hershey Bears 72 33 36 69 26
Don Blackburn Rochester Americans 62 25 44 69 22
Doug Volmar Springfield Kings 69 42 26 68 52

Calder Cup playoffs

Tiebreaker
First round
Second round
Finals

Trophy and award winners

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Kings
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, East Division:
Providence Reds
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, West Division:
Baltimore Clippers
Individual awards
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Jack A. Butterfield
James H. Ellery Memorial Award
Outstanding media coverage:
W.W. "Tiny" Parry, Hershey

See also

References


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