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Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy

The Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy is presented annually to the American Hockey League (AHL) team that finishes with the best regular season record in the Western Conference. The award is named after former Hockey Hall of Famer Bud Poile. Previously, it was awarded to winner of the West Division (2002–2003), and Midwest Division (2012–2015).


Total awards won
Wins Team
4 Grand Rapids Griffins
3 Chicago Wolves
2 Milwaukee Admirals
1 Bakersfield Condors
Hamilton Bulldogs
Houston Aeros
Manitoba Moose
Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
Ontario Reign
Rochester Americans
San Jose Barracuda
Tucson Roadrunners

Western Conference champions (2016–present)Edit

Season Team Win
2018–19 Bakersfield Condors 1
2017–18 Tucson Roadrunners 1
2016–17 San Jose Barracuda 1
2015–16 Ontario Reign 1

Midwest Division champions (2012–2015)Edit

Season Team Win
2014–15 Grand Rapids Griffins 4
2013–14 Chicago Wolves 3
2012–13 Grand Rapids Griffins 3
2011–12 Chicago Wolves 2

Western Conference regular season champions (2004–2011)Edit

Season Team Win
2010–11 Milwaukee Admirals 2
2009–10 Hamilton Bulldogs 1
2008–09 Manitoba Moose 1
2007–08 Chicago Wolves 1
2006–07 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights 1
2005–06 Grand Rapids Griffins 2
2004–05 Rochester Americans 1
2003–04 Milwaukee Admirals 1

West Division champions (2002–2003)Edit

Season Team Win
2002–03 Houston Aeros 1
2001–02 Grand Rapids Griffins 1

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