1998â€“99 AHL season
The 1998/99 season was the 63rd regular season of the American Hockey League ( AHL ). During the regular season, the 19 teams played 80 matches each. Each of the eight best teams in the Eastern Conference and Western Conference then played in a play-off round to the Calder Cup.
- 3.1 mode
- 3.2 Playoff Tree
- 3.3 Calder Cup winner
- 4.1 Team Trophies
- 4.2 Individual Trophies
The following changes were made before the start of the season:
- The Lowell Lock Monsters were added as an expansion team in the league.
Note: GP = Games, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime after defeat, GF = Goals Scored, GA = Goals against, Pts = Points Notes: In parentheses is the placement within the Conference; = Playoff Qualification = Division Winner, = Conference Winner
Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points, / - = Plus / Minus, PIM = penalty minutes; Fat: Saisonbestwert
Calder Cup Playoffs
For the playoffs qualified in the Eastern Conference and Western Conference each of the eight best teams. For each division is accordingly qualified four, the top four teams for the playoffs. Only the fifth-placed team of a major New England Division and Empire State Division were excluded from the playoffs, regardless of the performance of the season. So it was that the team Beast of New Haven with 78 points as fifth in the New England Division in the regular season was indeed better than four subsequent playoff participants, and yet the season was over for them.
In the first three playoff rounds, the winner of the Eastern or Western Division were played, which then clashed in the final of the Calder Cup. While the first playoff round in the best- of-five - mode has been played, all other playoff rounds and finals for the Best -of -Seven mode were played.
Calder Cup winner
Goalkeepers: David Brumby, John Grahame
Defender: Elias Abrahamsson, Johnathan Aitken, Steve Bancroft, Bob Beers, Jason McBain, Brandon Smith, Dennis Vaske, Terry Virtue
Attacker: Jeremy Brown, Dan Ceman, Aaron Downey, Peter Ferraro, Jay Henderson, Steven King, Antti Laaksonen, Cameron man, Marquis Mathieu, Roger Maxwell, Eric Nickulas, Joel Prpic, Randy Robitaille, Andre Savage, John Spoltore, Landon Wilson
Head Coach: Peter Laviolette general manager Harry Sinden