The 1953–54 AHL season was the 18th season of the American Hockey League. Six teams played 70 games each in the schedule. The Cleveland Barons won their seventh Calder Cup championship.

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
Buffalo Bisons 703924 7 85283217
Hershey Bears 703729 4 78274243
Cleveland Barons 703832 0 76269227
Pittsburgh Hornets 703431 5 73250222
Providence Reds 702640 4 56211276
Syracuse Warriors 702442 4 52215317

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
George Sullivan Hershey Bears 69308911954
Jack Gordon Cleveland Barons 70317110220
Don Marshall Buffalo Bisons 703957 96 8
Gaye Stewart Buffalo Bisons 704253 9538
Eddie Olson Cleveland Barons 704054 9450
Lorne Ferguson Hershey Bears 704542 8734
Danny Lewicki Pittsburgh Hornets 603645 8119
Arnie Kullman Hershey Bears 694041 8135
Dunc Fisher Hershey Bears 694139 8024
Ed Slowinski Buffalo Bisons 673841 7916

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:
Buffalo Bisons
Individual Awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
George Sullivan - Hershey Bears
Carl Liscombe Trophy
Top point scorer:
George Sullivan - Hershey Bears
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Don Marshall - Buffalo Bisons
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Gil Mayer - Pittsburgh Hornets

Team PhotosEdit

See alsoEdit


Preceded by
1952–53 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1954–55 AHL season
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