The 1960–61 AHL season was the 25th season of the American Hockey League. Seven teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The All-Star Game was not played, and put on hold until resurrected in the 1994–95 AHL season. The Springfield Indians finished first overall again in the regular season, and won their second Calder Cup championship.

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
Springfield Indians 724922 1 99344206
Hershey Bears 723632 4 76218210
Cleveland Barons 723635 1 73231234
Buffalo Bisons 723534 3 73259261
Rochester Americans 723236 4 68261244
Quebec Aces 723039 3 63217267
Providence Reds 722646 0 52225333

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Bill Sweeney Springfield Indians 704068108 26
Phil Maloney Buffalo Bisons 713765102 27
Bruce Cline Springfield Indians 724052 92 13
Brian Kilrea Springfield Indians 702067 87 47
Bill McCreary Springfield Indians723354 87 26
Larry Wilson Buffalo Bisons 723054 84 62
Jim Anderson Springfield Indians 724338 81 18
Dick Gamble Buffalo Bisons 724036 76 18
Billy Dea Buffalo Bisons 723539 74 10
Hank Ciesla Rochester Americans 703044 74 23

Calder Cup playoffsEdit

First round

Trophy and award winnersEdit

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions:
Springfield Indians
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Phil Maloney - Buffalo Bisons
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Bill Sweeney - Springfield Indians
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Chico Maki - Buffalo Bisons
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Bob McCord - Springfield Indians
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Marcel Paille - Springfield Indians

Regular Season AttendanceEdit

Quebec: 214,840

Team PhotosEdit

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit


Preceded by
1959–60 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1961–62 AHL season
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