1998-99 AHL Season
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1998%E2%80%9399 AHL Season

The 1998-99 AHL season was the 63rd season of the American Hockey League. Nineteen teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The Providence Bruins 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; OTL = Overtime losses; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points;

Eastern Conference

Atlantic GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA
Lowell Lock Monsters (NYI) 80 33 32 13 2 81 219 237
St. John's Maple Leafs (TOR) 80 34 35 7 4 79 246 270
Fredericton Canadiens (MTL) 80 33 36 6 5 77 246 246
Saint John Flames (CGY) 80 31 40 8 1 71 238 296
Portland Pirates (WAS/CHI) 80 23 48 7 2 55 214 273
New England GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA
Providence Bruins (BOS) 80 56 16 4 4 120 321 223
Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR) 80 38 31 5 6 87 256 256
Springfield Falcons (PHX/LA) 80 35 35 9 1 80 245 232
Worcester IceCats (STL) 80 34 36 8 2 78 237 260
Beast of New Haven (FLA/CAR) 80 33 35 7 5 78 240 250

Western Conference

Empire State GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA
Rochester Americans (BUF) 80 52 21 6 1 111 287 176
Albany River Rats (NJ) 80 46 26 6 2 100 275 230
Hamilton Bulldogs (EDM) 80 40 29 7 4 91 229 206
Adirondack Red Wings (DET) 80 21 48 8 3 53 184 280
Syracuse Crunch (VAN) 80 18 50 9 3 48 220 327
Mid-Atlantic GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA
Philadelphia Phantoms (PHI) 80 47 22 9 2 105 272 221
Kentucky Thoroughblades (SJ/FLA) 80 44 26 7 3 98 272 214
Hershey Bears (COL) 80 37 32 10 1 85 242 224
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks (ANA) 80 35 39 4 2 76 227 249

Scoring leaders

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

Calder Cup playoffs

Division Semifinals Division Finals Conference Finals Calder Cup Final
            
A1 Lowell 0
A4 Saint John 3
A4 Saint John 0
Atlantic Division
A3 Fredericton 4
A2 St. John's 2
A3 Fredericton 3
A3 Fredericton 2
Eastern Conference
N1 Providence 4
N1 Providence 3
N4 Worcester 1
N1 Providence 4
New England Division
N2 Hartford 0
N2 Hartford 3
N3 Springfield 0
N1 Providence 4
E1 Rochester 1
E1 Rochester 3
E4 Adirondack 0
E1 Rochester 4
Empire State Division
E3 Hamilton 2
E2 Albany 2
E3 Hamilton 3
E1 Rochester 4
Western Conference
M1 Philadelphia 2
M1 Philadelphia 3
M4 Cincinnati 0
M1 Philadelphia 4
Mid-Atlantic Division
M2 Kentucky 3
M2 Kentucky 3
M3 Hershey 2

All Star Classic

The 12th AHL All-Star Game was played on January 25, 1999, at the First Union Center in Philadelphia. Team PlanetUSA defeated Team Canada 5-4 in a shootout. In the skills competition held the day before the All-Star Game, Team Canada won 15-12 over Team PlanetUSA. [1]

Trophy and award winners

Team awards

Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Providence Bruins
Richard F. Canning Trophy
Eastern Conference playoff champions:
Providence Bruins
Robert W. Clarke Trophy
Western Conference playoff champions:
Rochester Americans
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy
Regular season champions, League:
Providence Bruins
Frank Mathers Trophy
Regular Season champions, Mid-Atlantic Division:
Philadelphia Phantoms
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, New England Division:
Providence Bruins
Sam Pollock Trophy
Regular Season champions, Atlantic Division:
Lowell Lock Monsters
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, Empire State Division:
Rochester Americans

Individual awards

Other awards

James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Jody Gage, Rochester Americans
Thomas Ebright Memorial Award
Career contributions:
Gordon Anziano
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Phil Janack, Albany, (newspaper)
Tim Woodburn, Kentucky, (radio)
Cable Atlantic, St. John's, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Cary Kaplan, Hamilton Bulldogs

See also

References


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