1979-80 AHL Season
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1979%E2%80%9380 AHL Season

The 1979-80 AHL season was the 44th season of the American Hockey League. Ten teams were scheduled to play 80 games each. The New Haven Nighthawks finished first overall in the regular season. The Hershey Bears won their sixth 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
New Brunswick Hawks 79 44 27 8 96 325 271
Nova Scotia Voyageurs 79 43 29 7 93 331 271
Maine Mariners 80 41 28 11 93 307 266
Adirondack Red Wings 80 32 37 11 75 297 309
Springfield Indians 80 31 37 12 74 292 302
South GP W L T Pts GF GA
New Haven Nighthawks 80 46 25 9 101 350 305
Hershey Bears 80 35 39 6 76 289 273
Syracuse Firebirds 80 31 42 7 69 303 364
Rochester Americans 80 28 42 10 66 260 327
Binghamton Dusters 80 24 49 7 55 268 334

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 New Brunswick 4
4 Adirondack 1
1 New Brunswick 4
North Division
3 Maine 2
2 Nova Scotia 2
3 Maine 4
N1 New Brunswick 2
S2 Hershey 4
1 New Haven 4
4 Rochester 0
1 New Haven 2
South Division
2 Hershey 4
2 Hershey 4
3 Syracuse 0

Trophy and award winners

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Hershey Bears
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
New Brunswick Hawks
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
New Haven Nighthawks
Individual awards
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Ned Harkness
James H. Ellery Memorial Awards
Outstanding media coverage:
Paul Marslano, New Haven, (newspaper)
Bill Brady, Springfield, (radio)
Dale Darling, Maine, (television)
Ken McKenzie Award
Outstanding marketing executive:
Bruce Landon, Springfield Indians

See also

References


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