The 1962–63 AHL season was the 27th season of the American Hockey League. Nine teams played 72 games each in the schedule. The Buffalo Bisons finished first overall in the regular season, and won their fourth 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;

East GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Reds 723829 5 81239203
Hershey Bears 723628 8 80262231
Baltimore Clippers 723530 7 77226244
Quebec Aces 72332811 77206210
Springfield Indians 723331 8 74282236
West GP W L T Pts GF GA
Buffalo Bisons 724124 7 89237199
Cleveland Barons 723134 7 69270253
Rochester Americans 722439 9 57241270
Pittsburgh Hornets 722048 4 44200317

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 693865103 16
Hank Ciesla Cleveland Barons 724256 98 41
Willie Marshall Hershey Bears 723656 92 12
Art Stratton Buffalo Bisons 702070 90 18
Bruce Cline Springfield Indians 723948 87 26
Cleland Mortson Hershey Bears 723254 86 97
Bill Masterton Cleveland Barons 722755 82 12
John McKenzie Buffalo Bisons 713546 81122
Stan Baluik Providence Reds 722358 81 52
Fred Glover Cleveland Barons 712654 80171

Calder Cup playoffsEdit

First round
Second round

Trophy and award winnersEdit

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Buffalo Bisons
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, East Division:
Providence Reds
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, West Division:
Buffalo Bisons
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Denis DeJordy - Buffalo Bisons
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Bill Sweeney - Springfield Indians
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Doug Robinson - Buffalo Bisons
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Marc Reaume - Hershey Bears
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Denis DeJordy - Buffalo Bisons
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
C. Stafford Smythe


  • Pittsburgh: 174,226

Team PhotosEdit

Game AdsEdit

See alsoEdit


Preceded by
1961–62 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1963–64 AHL season

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