1980-81 AHL Season
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1980%E2%80%9381 AHL Season

The 1980-81 AHL season was the 45th season of the American Hockey League. Nine teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The Hershey Bears finished first overall in the regular season. The Adirondack Red Wings 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
Maine Mariners (PHI) 80 45 28 7 97 319 292
New Brunswick Hawks (TOR/CHI) 80 37 33 10 84 317 298
Nova Scotia Voyageurs (MON/QUE) 80 38 37 5 81 335 298
Springfield Indians (BOS) 80 34 41 5 73 312 343
South GP W L T PTS GF GA
Hershey Bears (WSH/QUE) 80 47 24 9 103 357 299
Adirondack Red Wings (DET) 80 35 40 5 75 305 328
Binghamton Whalers (HFD/PIT) 80 32 42 6 70 296 336
New Haven Nighthawks (NYR) 80 29 40 11 69 295 321
Rochester Americans (BUF/QUE) 80 30 42 8 68 295 316

Scoring leaders

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

Calder Cup playoffs

Division Semifinals Division Finals Calder Cup Final
         
1 Maine 4
4 Springfield 3
1 Maine 4
North Division
2 New Brunswick 3
2 New Brunswick 4
3 Nova Scotia 2
N1 Maine 2
S2 Adirondack 4
1 Hershey 4
4 New Haven 0
1 Hershey 2
South Division
2 Adirondack 4
2 Adirondack 4
3 Binghamton 2

Trophy and award winners

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Adirondack Red Wings
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
Maine Mariners
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Hershey Bears
Individual awards
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Ed Anderson
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Rick Wheeler, Rochester, (newspaper)
Russ Small, Hershey, (radio)
Simeon Smith, Rochester, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Brent Hancock, Hershey Bears

See also

References


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