2013–14 AHL season

The 2013–14 AHL season was the 78th season of the American Hockey League. The regular season began on October 4, 2013, and ended on April 19, 2014. The 2014 Calder Cup playoffs followed the conclusion of the regular season. The Calder Cup was won by the Texas Stars for their first Calder Cup in franchise history.

2013–14 AHL season
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 4, 2013 - April 19, 2014
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick TrophyTexas Stars
Season MVPTravis Morin
Top scorerTravis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
Eastern Conference championsSt. John's IceCaps
  Eastern Conference runners-upWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Western Conference championsTexas Stars
  Western Conference runners-upToronto Marlies
Calder Cup playoffs MVPTravis Morin
Calder Cup playoffs
ChampionsTexas Stars
  Runners-upSt. John's IceCaps

Regular season

The 2013–14 edition of the AHL Outdoor Classic took place on December 13, 2013 and was hosted by the Rochester Americans against the Lake Erie Monsters at Frontier Field in Rochester, New York. The Americans won the game 5–4 in a shootout before a crowd of 11,015 spectators.

The Americans also took part in the 2013 Spengler Cup between December 26 and 31, 2013, the first time since 1996 that an AHL team has participated in the tournament.

Team and NHL affiliation changes


The Houston Aeros relocated to Des Moines, Iowa and became the Iowa Wild but remained affiliated to the Minnesota Wild. The franchise previously known as the Peoria Rivermen relocated to Utica, New York and changed their name to the Comets.

Affiliation changes

AHL team New affiliate Old affiliate
Chicago WolvesSt. Louis BluesVancouver Canucks
Utica CometsVancouver CanucksSt. Louis Blues

Name changes

The Connecticut Whale reverted to their former name, the Hartford Wolf Pack.


Eastern Conference

Ranking Eastern Conference[1] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1*y– Manchester Monarchs (LAK)AT76481936105244188
2*y– Springfield Falcons (CBJ)NE76472315100247212
3*y– Binghamton Senators (OTT)ET7644243596276232
4x– St. John's IceCaps (WPG)AT7646232599258207
5x– Albany Devils (NJD)NE7640235893220193
6x– Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (PIT)ET7642263592206185
7x– Providence Bruins (BOS)AT7640252991233210
8x– Norfolk Admirals (ANA)ET7640263790201192
9e– Hershey Bears (WSH)ET7639275588221213
10e– Hartford Wolf Pack (NYR)NE7637321681202220
11e– Worcester Sharks (SJS)AT7636344278189226
12e– Syracuse Crunch (TBL)ET7631324975198232
13e– Adirondack Phantoms (PHI)NE7630382668182225
14e– Bridgeport Sound Tigers (NYI)NE7628402664183238
15e– Portland Pirates (PHX)AT76243931061222284
* = Division leaders are seeded 1, 2, and 3 in Conference standings.
The top eight teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs.

 y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
 x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
 e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention

Western Conference

 y–  indicates team has clinched division and a playoff spot
 x–  indicates team has clinched a playoff spot
 e–  indicates team has been eliminated from playoff contention

Ranking Western Conference[2] Div GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
1*y– Texas Stars (DAL)WT76481837106274197
2*y– Chicago Wolves (STL)MW76452155100239191
3*y– Toronto Marlies (TOR)NT7645252496223202
4x– Grand Rapids Griffins (DET)MW7646232599238187
5x– Abbotsford Heat (CGY)WT7643255394237215
6x– Milwaukee Admirals (NSH)MW7639246791215199
7x– Rochester Americans (BUF)NT7637286585216217
8x– Oklahoma City Barons (EDM)WT7636292983239256
9e– Rockford IceHogs (CHI)MW7635325479234262
10e– Utica Comets (VAN)NT7635325479187216
11e– Charlotte Checkers (CAR)WT7637361277228241
12e– Lake Erie Monsters (COL)NT76323311075197232
13e– Hamilton Bulldogs (MTL)NT7633351774182224
14e– San Antonio Rampage (FLA)WT7630373669206235
15e– Iowa Wild (MIN)MW7627367667169235
* = Division leaders are seeded 1, 2, and 3 in Conference standings.
The top eight teams in each conference qualify for the playoffs.

Statistical leaders

Leading skaters

The following players are sorted by points, then goals. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[3]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Travis Morin Texas Stars 6632568852
Zach Boychuk Charlotte Checkers 6936387455
Andy Miele Portland Pirates 7027457266
T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies 76254772115
Jordan Weal Manchester Monarchs 7623477042
Chris Terry Charlotte Checkers 7028416962
Spencer Abbott Toronto Marlies 6417526916
Mike Hoffman Binghamton Senators 5130376732
Curtis McKenzie Texas Stars 7527386592
Jason Akeson Adirondack Phantoms 7024406442

Leading goaltenders

The following goaltenders with a minimum 1500 minutes played lead the league in goals against average. Updated as of the end of the regular season.[4]

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

Jake AllenChicago Wolves 523138146710672.03.92833163
Petr MrazekGrand Rapids Griffins 3218298386432.10.9242291
Keith KinkaidAlbany Devils 43251810869642.29.91224135
Tom McCollumGrand Rapids Griffins 46256012569822.30.92224124
Malcolm SubbanProvidence Bruins 3319199217412.31.92015105

Calder Cup playoffs

AHL awards

Calder Cup : Texas Stars
Les Cunningham Award : Travis Morin, Texas
John B. Sollenberger Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Willie Marshall Award : Zach Boychuk, Charlotte
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award : Curtis McKenzie, Texas
Eddie Shore Award : T. J. Brennan, Toronto
Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award : Jake Allen, Chicago
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award : Jeff Deslauriers & Eric Hartzell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award : Jeff Blashill, Grand Rapids
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award : Jake Dowell, Iowa
Yanick Dupre Memorial Award : Eric Neilson, Syracuse
Jack A. Butterfield Trophy : Travis Morin, Texas
Richard F. Canning Trophy : St. John's IceCaps
Robert W. Clarke Trophy : Texas Stars
Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy: Texas Stars
Frank Mathers Trophy: Binghamton Senators
Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy: Chicago Wolves
Emile Francis Trophy : Manchester Monarchs
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy: Springfield Falcons
Sam Pollock Trophy: Toronto Marlies
John D. Chick Trophy: Texas Stars
James C. Hendy Memorial Award: Robert Esche, Utica / Gordon Kaye, Rockford
Thomas Ebright Memorial Award: Howard Dolgon
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards: Dan Weiss, San Antonio
Ken McKenzie Award: Charlie Larson, Milwaukee
Michael Condon Memorial Award: Jim Vail

All-Star teams

First All-Star Team

Second All-Star Team

All-Rookie Team

2014 AHL All-Stars

This was the AHL roster for a game against Färjestad BK on February 12, 2014. The AHL All-stars won the game 7–2.[5]

Player Team Position
Jake Allen Chicago Wolves G
Chad Billins Abbotsford Heat D
T. J. Brennan Toronto Marlies D
Brett Connolly Syracuse Crunch RW
Brian Gibbons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins C
Cody Goloubef Springfield Falcons D
Mike Hoffman Binghamton Senators LW
Jason Jaffray St. John's IceCaps LW
Brenden Kichton St. John's IceCaps D
Alexey Marchenko Grand Rapids Griffins D
Brayden McNabb Rochester Americans D
Travis Morin Texas Stars C
Brandon Pirri Rockford IceHogs C
Colton Sceviour Texas Stars RW
Colton Sissons Milwaukee Admirals RW
Ryan Spooner Providence Bruins C
Ben Street Abbotsford Heat C
Ryan Strome Bridgeport Sound Tigers C
Frederic St-Denis Springfield Falcons D
Dustin Tokarski Hamilton Bulldogs G
Linden Vey Manchester Monarchs RW
Joe Whitney Albany Devils LW
Head coaches: Jeff Blashill, Rob Zettler


See also


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