Frank Mathers Trophy

The Frank Mathers Trophy is presented annually to the AHL team that finishes with the best regular season record in the Eastern Conference. Previously, it was awarded to winner of the Southern Division (1996), Mid-Atlantic Division (1997–2001), South Division (2002–2003), and East Division (2012–2015).

Frank Mathers Trophy
SportIce hockey
Given forEastern Conference champions of the American Hockey League
History
First award1995–96 AHL season
Most recentProvidence Bruins

The award is named after former Hershey Bears player, coach, general manager, and team president Frank Mathers.

WinnersEdit

Total awards won
Wins Team
4 Hershey Bears
3 Norfolk Admirals
Philadelphia Phantoms
2 Providence Bruins
Toronto Marlies
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
1 Binghamton Rangers
Binghamton Senators
Charlotte Checkers
Hartford Wolf Pack
Kentucky Thoroughblades
Manchester Monarchs
Philadelphia Phantoms
Portland Pirates
Rochester Americans
Syracuse Crunch

Eastern Conference champions (2016–present)Edit

Season Team Win
2019–20 Providence Bruins 2
2018–19 Charlotte Checkers 1
2017–18 Toronto Marlies 2
2016–17 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 2
2015–16 Toronto Marlies 1

East Division champions (2012–2015)Edit

Season Team Win
2014–15 Hershey Bears 4
2013–14 Binghamton Senators 1
2012–13 Syracuse Crunch 1
2011–12 Norfolk Admirals 3

Eastern Conference regular season champions (2004–2011)Edit

Season Team Win
2010–11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 1
2009–10 Hershey Bears 3
2008–09 Hershey Bears 2
2007–08 Providence Bruins 1
2006–07 Hershey Bears 1
2005–06 Portland Pirates 1
2004–05 Manchester Monarchs 1
2003–04 Hartford Wolf Pack 1

South Division champions (2002–2003)Edit

Season Team Win
2002–03 Norfolk Admirals 2
2001–02 Norfolk Admirals 1

Mid-Atlantic Division champions (1997–2001)Edit

Season Team Win
2000–01 Rochester Americans 1
1999–00 Kentucky Thoroughblades 1
1998–99 Philadelphia Phantoms 3
1997–98 Philadelphia Phantoms 2
1996–97 Philadelphia Phantoms 1

Southern Division champions (1996)Edit

Season Team Win
1995–96 Binghamton Rangers 1

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