The 1952–53 AHL season was the 17th season of the American Hockey League. The league loses two teams, bringing an end to East & West Divisions. The F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy is now awarded to the regular season champions. Seven teams played 64 games each in the schedule. The Cleveland Barons won their ninth Oke Trophy, and their sixth Calder Cup.

Team changesEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points;

Overall GP W L T Pts GF GA
Cleveland Barons 644220 2 86248164
Pittsburgh Hornets 643721 6 80223149
Syracuse Warriors 643131 2 64213201
Hershey Bears 643132 1 63208217
Providence Reds 642736 1 55215254
St. Louis Flyers 642637 1 53212258
Buffalo Bisons642239347160236

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Eddie Olson Cleveland Barons 6132548633
Guyle Fielder St. Louis Flyers 6222618312
Jack Gordon Cleveland Barons 64205878 6
Kelly Burnett Syracuse Warriors 5623537616
Ike Hildebrand Cleveland Barons 6438347240
Calum MacKay Buffalo Bisons 6428427065
Steve Wochy Cleveland Barons 6437316816
Zellio Toppazzini Providence Reds 6435326723
Lorne Davis Buffalo Bisons 6433346749
Willie Marshall Pittsburgh Hornets 6227396658

Calder Cup playoffsEdit

First round

Trophy and Award winnersEdit

Team Awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Cleveland Barons
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions:
Cleveland Barons
Individual Awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Eddie Olson - Cleveland Barons
Carl Liscombe Trophy
Top point scorer:
Eddie Olson - Cleveland Barons
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Guyle Fielder - St. Louis Flyers
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Gil Mayer - Pittsburgh Hornets

Team PhotosEdit

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit


Preceded by
1951–52 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1953–54 AHL season
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