The 1974–75 AHL season was the 39th season of the American Hockey League. Ten teams were scheduled to play 76 games each in the schedule, but the Baltimore Clippers were unable to complete the season. The Providence Reds finished first overall in the regular season. The Springfield Indians 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;

North GP W L T Pts GF GA
Providence Reds 76432112 98317263
Rochester Americans 764225 9 93317243
Nova Scotia Voyageurs 754026 9 89270227
Springfield Indians 75333012 78299256
New Haven Nighthawks 76303511 71282302
South GP W L T Pts GF GA
Virginia Wings 75313113 75254250
Richmond Robins 752939 7 65261293
Hershey Bears 75273810 64259303
Syracuse Eagles 75214311 53254332
Baltimore Clippers46142210 38136180

Suspended operations.

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Doug Gibson Rochester Americans75 44 72 11631
Peter SullivanNova Scotia Voyageurs75446010448
Tom Cassidy Springfield Indians 723259 91 201
Pierre Laganiere Providence Reds 75256186 44
Barry Merrell Rochester Americans744441 85 32
Jerry Holland Providence Reds67 44 35 79 44
Rene Drolet Virginia Wings 72 26 52 78 36
Dave Hynes Rochester Americans 63 37 30 67 20
Tom Colley New Haven Nighthawks 76 29 47 76 51

Calder Cup playoffsEdit

See 1975 Calder Cup Playoffs

Trophy and award winnersEdit

Team awards
Calder Cup
Playoff champions:
Springfield Indians
F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy
Regular Season champions, North Division:
Providence Reds
John D. Chick Trophy
Regular Season champions, South Division:
Virginia Wings
Individual awards
Les Cunningham Award
Most valuable player:
Doug Gibson - Rochester Americans
John B. Sollenberger Trophy
Top point scorer:
Doug Gibson - Rochester Americans
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award
Rookie of the year:
Jerry Holland - Providence Reds
Eddie Shore Award
Defenceman of the year:
Joe Zanussi - Providence Reds
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award
Lowest goals against average:
Ed Walsh & Dave Elenbaas - Nova Scotia Voyageurs
Louis A. R. Pieri Memorial Award
Coach of the year:
John Muckler - Providence Reds
Other awards
James C. Hendy Memorial Award
Most outstanding executive:
Fred T. Hunt
James H. Ellery Memorial Award
Outstanding media coverage:
Ron Rohmer, New Haven

See alsoEdit


Preceded by
1973–74 AHL season
AHL seasons Succeeded by
1975–76 AHL season
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