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The 2010–11 AHL season is the 75th season of the American Hockey League. An all-time high of thirty teams played 80 games each during the regular season schedule, which started on October 8, 2010 and ended on April 10, 2011. This season featured the addition of one new team, the relocation of two others, and the renaming of another.

2010–11 AHL season
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 8, 2010 - April 10, 2011
Regular season
Macgregor Kilpatrick TrophyWilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Season MVPCorey Locke
Top scorerCorey Locke
Calder Cup playoffs
Calder Cup playoffs MVPRobin Lehner
Finals championsBinghamton Senators
  Runners-upHouston Aeros
AHL seasons

Contents

ScheduleEdit

The 2010-11 AHL schedule, announced on August 25, 2010, consisted of 1,200 games held between October 8, 2010 and April 10, 2011.[1] An outdoor game between Connecticut Whale and Providence Bruins was played at Rentschler Field on February 19, 2011. Providence won the game 5-4 in a shootout in front of 21,673 spectators.[2]

Team and NHL affiliation changesEdit

Team changesEdit

Affiliation changesEdit

AHL team new affiliate old affiliate
Oklahoma City Barons Edmonton Oliers new team
Springfield Falcons Columbus Blue Jackets Edmonton Oilers
Syracuse Crunch Anaheim Ducks Columbus Blue Jackets

StandingsEdit

 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

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Atlantic Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
y–Portland Pirates (Buffalo) 80 47 24 7 2 103 280 238
x–Manchester Monarchs (Los Angeles) 80 44 26 4 6 98 255 209
x–Connecticut Whale (New York Rangers) 80 40 32 2 6 88 221 223
e–Worcester Sharks (San Jose) 80 36 31 4 9 85 210 245
e–Providence Bruins (Boston) 80 38 36 3 3 82 209 252
e–Springfield Falcons (Columbus) 80 35 40 2 3 75 233 253
e–Bridgeport Sound Tigers (New York Islanders) 80 30 39 4 7 71 218 266
East Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
y–Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Pittsburgh) 80 58 21 0 1 117 261 183
x–Hershey Bears (Washington) 80 46 26 3 5 100 255 214
x–Charlotte Checkers (Carolina) 80 44 27 2 7 97 265 243
x–Norfolk Admirals (Tampa Bay) 80 39 26 9 6 93 265 230
x–Binghamton Senators (Ottawa) 80 42 30 3 5 92 255 221
e–Syracuse Crunch (Anaheim) 80 35 38 3 4 77 217 249
e–Adirondack Phantoms (Philadelphia) 80 31 39 4 6 72 197 248
e–Albany Devils (New Jersey) 80 32 42 1 5 70 217 283

Western ConferenceEdit

North Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
y–Hamilton Bulldogs (Montreal) 80 44 27 2 7 97 226 193
x–Lake Erie Monsters (Colorado) 80 44 28 3 5 96 223 206
x–Manitoba Moose (Vancouver) 80 43 30 1 6 93 220 210
e–Abbotsford Heat (Calgary) 80 38 32 4 6 86 186 212
e–Toronto Marlies (Toronto) 80 37 32 1 10 85 228 219
e–Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit) 80 36 34 2 8 82 227 254
e–Rochester Americans (Florida) 80 31 39 5 5 72 218 266
West Division GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA
y–Milwaukee Admirals (Nashville) 80 44 22 6 8 102 226 194
x–Houston Aeros (Minnesota) 80 46 28 1 5 98 240 212
x–Peoria Rivermen (St. Louis) 80 42 30 3 5 92 223 218
x–Texas Stars (Dallas) 80 41 29 4 6 92 213 210
x–Oklahoma City Barons (Edmonton) 80 40 29 2 9 91 245 234
e–Chicago Wolves (Atlanta) 80 39 30 5 6 89 260 262
e–San Antonio Rampage (Phoenix) 80 40 33 4 3 87 228 245
e–Rockford IceHogs (Chicago) 80 38 33 4 5 85 216 245

Statistical leadersEdit

Leading skatersEdit

The following players are sorted by points, then goals.[3]

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Corey Locke Binghamton Senators 69 21 65 86 42
Alexandre Giroux Oklahoma City Barons 70 32 46 78 63
Jason Krog Chicago Wolves 80 19 56 75 22
Darren Haydar Chicago Wolves 77 27 47 74 60
Nigel Dawes Hamilton Bulldogs 66 41 31 72 24
Marc-Antoine Pouliot Norfolk Admirals 69 25 47 72 53
Brad Moran Oklahoma City Barons 79 20 52 72 40
Keith Aucoin Hershey Bears 53 18 54 72 49
Ben Walter Lake Erie Monsters 77 23 47 70 24
T. J. Hensick Peoria Rivermen 59 21 48 69 27

Leading goaltendersEdit

The following goaltenders with a minimum 1500 minutes played lead the league in goals against average.[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

Player Team GP TOI SA GA SO GAA SV% W L OT
Curtis Sanford Hamilton Bulldogs 40 2273 1036 73 5 1.93 0.930 22 13 2
Brad Thiessen Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 46 2567 1065 83 7 1.94 0.922 35 8 1
Mark Dekanich Milwaukee Admirals 43 2500 1212 84 4 2.02 0.931 23 12 5
Richard Bachman Texas Stars 55 3191 1595 117 6 2.20 0.927 28 19 5
Michael Leighton Adirondack Phantoms 30 1783 889 66 5 2.22 0.926 14 12 3

Calder Cup playoffsEdit

BracketEdit

Division Semifinals Division Finals Conference Finals Calder Cup Final
            
A1 Portland 4
A3 Connecticut 2
A1 Portland 2
Atlantic Division
E5 Binghamton 4
A2 Manchester 3
E5 Binghamton 4
E5 Binghamton 4
Eastern Conference
E3 Charlotte 0
E1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4
E4 Norfolk 2
E1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2
East Division
E3 Charlotte 4
E2 Hershey 2
E3 Charlotte 4
E5 Binghamton 4
W2 Houston 2
N1 Hamilton 4
W5 Oklahoma City 2
N1 Hamilton 4
North Division
N3 Manitoba 3
N2 Lake Erie 3
N3 Manitoba 4
N1 Hamilton 3
Western Conference
W2 Houston 4
W1 Milwaukee 4
W4 Texas 2
W1 Milwaukee 3
West Division
W2 Houston 4
W2 Houston 4
W3 Peoria 0

AHL awardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010-11 schedule released". theahl.com. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "TheAHL.com". theahl.com. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Top Scorers - 2010-11 Regular Season - All Players". AHL.
  4. ^ "Top Goalies - 2010-11 Regular Season - Goals Against Average". AHL.

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