1992–93 AHL season

The 1992–93 AHL season was the 57th season of the American Hockey League. Sixteen teams played 80 games each in the schedule. The Binghamton Rangers finished first overall in the regular season with 124 points, a record which holds to this day. The Cape Breton Oilers won their first Calder Cup championship.

1992-93 AHL season
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
SportIce hockey
Regular season
F. G. "Teddy" Oke TrophyProvidence Bruins
Season MVPDon Biggs
Top scorerDon Biggs
Calder Cup playoffs
Calder Cup playoffs MVPBill McDougall
Finals championsCape Breton Oilers
  Runners-upRochester Americans

Team changes

Final standings

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

Atlantic GP W L T Pts GF GA
St. John's Maple Leafs8041261395351308
Fredericton Canadiens8038311187314278
Cape Breton Oilers8036321284356336
Moncton Hawks8031331678292306
Halifax Citadels8033371076312348
North GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Bruins804632294384348
Adirondack Red Wings803635981331308
Capital District Islanders8034341280280285
Springfield Indians8025411464282336
New Haven Senators8022471155262343
South GP W L T Pts GF GA
Binghamton Rangers80571310124392246
Rochester Americans804033787348332
Utica Devils8033361177325354
Baltimore Skipjacks8028401268318353
Hershey Bears8027411266316339
Hamilton Canucks802945664284327

Scoring leaders

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Don BiggsBinghamton Rangers785484138112
Iain FraserCapital District Islanders74416911016
Tim TookeyHershey Bears80387010863
Chris TancillAdirondack Red Wings68594310262
Peter CiavagliaRochester Americans64356710232
Brian McReynoldsBinghamton Rangers79307010088
Dan CurrieCape Breton Oilers7557419873
Tim SweeneyProvidence Bruins6041559632
Yanic PerreaultSt. John's Maple Leafs7949469556
Craig DuncansonBinghamton Rangers69355994126

Calder Cup playoffs

  Division Semifinals Division Finals Semifinal Calder Cup Final
A1 St. John's 4  
A4 Moncton 1  
  A1 St. John's 0  
Atlantic Division
  A3 Cape Breton 4  
A2 Fredericton 1
A3 Cape Breton 4  
  S2 Rochester    
  A3 Cape Breton 2  
N1 Providence 2  
N4 Springfield 4  
  N4 Springfield 4     S2 Rochester 1
North Division
  N2 Adirondack 3       A3 Cape Breton 4  
N2 Adirondack 4
N3 Capital District 0  
  N4 Springfield 0  
S1 Binghamton 4  
S4 Baltimore 3  
  S1 Binghamton 3  
South Division
  S2 Rochester 4  
S2 Rochester 4
S3 Utica 3  

For the Semifinal round, the team that earned the most points during the regular season out of the three remaining teams receives a bye directly to the Calder Cup Final.

  • Bill McDougall of the Cape Breton Oilers, recorded 26 goals, and 26 assists for 52 points in 16 games, setting a record for an average of 3.25 points per playoff game in professional hockey.

Trophy and award winners

Team awards

Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Cape Breton Oilers
Richard F. Canning Trophy
North division playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
Robert W. Clarke Trophy
South division playoff champions:
Rochester Americans
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
Providence Bruins
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Binghamton Rangers

Individual awards

Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Don Biggs - Binghamton Rangers
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Don Biggs - Binghamton Rangers
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Corey Hirsch - Binghamton Rangers
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Bobby Dollas - Adirondack Red Wings
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award
Best Goaltender:
Corey Hirsch - Binghamton Rangers
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Corey Hirsch & Boris Rousson - Binghamton Rangers
Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
Marc Crawford - St. John's Maple Leafs
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award
Sportsmanship / Perseverance:
Tim Tookey - Hershey Bears
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
MVP of the playoffs:
Bill McDougall - Cape Breton Oilers

Other awards

James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Robert W. Clarke
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Kevin Oklobzija, Rochester, (newspaper)
John Colletto, Providence, (radio)
Pyman Productions, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Catherine Galea, Hamilton Canucks & Jason Siegel, Binghamton Rangers

See also


Preceded by
1991–92 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1993–94 AHL season
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