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The 2009 Calder Cup Playoffs of the American Hockey League began on April 15, 2009. The sixteen teams that qualified, eight from each conference, played best-of-seven series for division semifinals, finals and conference finals. The conference champions then played a best-of-seven series for the Calder Cup. The Hershey Bears defeated the Manitoba Moose 4 games to 2 in the finals to win the Calder Cup.

Playoff SeedsEdit

After the 2008–09 AHL regular season, 16 teams qualified for the playoffs. The top four teams from each division qualified for the playoffs.

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Atlantic DivisionEdit

  1. Hartford Wolf Pack – 99 points
  2. Providence Bruins – 94 points
  3. Portland Pirates – 88 points
  4. Worcester Sharks – 87 points

East DivisionEdit

  1. Hershey Bears – 106 points
  2. Bridgeport Sound Tigers – 106 points
  3. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – 104 points
  4. Philadelphia Phantoms – 93 points

Western ConferenceEdit

North DivisionEdit

  1. Manitoba Moose – 107 points
  2. Hamilton Bulldogs – 102 points
  3. Grand Rapids Griffins – 98 points
  4. Toronto Marlies – 90 points

West DivisionEdit

  1. Milwaukee Admirals – 107 points
  2. Peoria Rivermen – 92 points
  3. Houston Aeros – 87 points
  4. Rockford IceHogs – 86 points


BracketEdit

  Division Semifinals Division Finals Conference Finals Calder Cup Final
                                     
A1  Hartford 2  
A4  Worcester 4  
  A4  Worcester 2  
Atlantic Division
  A2  Providence 4  
A2  Providence 4
A3  Portland 1  
  A2  Providence 1  
Eastern Conference
  E1  Hershey 4  
E1  Hershey 4  
E4  Philadelphia 0  
  E1  Hershey 4
East Division
  E3  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3  
E2  Bridgeport 1
E3  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4  
  E1  Hershey 4
  N1  Manitoba 2
N1  Manitoba 4  
N4  Toronto 2  
  N1  Manitoba 4
North Division
  N3  Grand Rapids 0  
N2  Hamilton 2
N3  Grand Rapids 4  
  N1  Manitoba 4
Western Conference
  W3  Houston 2  
W1  Milwaukee 4  
W4  Rockford 0  
  W1  Milwaukee 3
West Division
  W3  Houston 4  
W2  Peoria 3
W3  Houston 4  

In each round the team that earned more points during the regular season receives home ice advantage, meaning they receive the "extra" game on home-ice if the series reaches the maximum number of games. There is no set series format due to arena scheduling conflicts and travel considerations.

Statistical LeadersEdit

SkatersEdit

&nbsp These are the top ten skaters based on points.

Player Team GP G A Pts +/– PIM
Alexandre Giroux Hershey Bears 22 15 13 28 +3 22
Corey Locke Houston Aeros 20 12 11 23 -9 32
Jason Krog Manitoba Moose 22 8 15 23 +9 0
Keith Aucoin Hershey Bears 21 5 18 23 +9 16
Chris Bourque Hershey Bears 22 5 16 21 +2 30
Jason Jaffray Manitoba Moose 22 9 10 19 +7 12
Michael Grabner Manitoba Moose 20 10 7 17 +11 2
Matt Beaudoin Houston Aeros 20 8 9 17 -4 12
Martin St. Pierre Providence Bruins 16 5 11 16 -1 26
Brad Marchand Providence Bruins 16 7 8 15 -2 26

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/– = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes



GoaltendingEdit

These are the top five goaltenders based on both goals against average and save percentage with at least one game played (Note: list is sorted by goals against average).

Player Team GP W L SA GA GAA SV% SO TOI
Drew MacIntyre Milwaukee Admirals 11 7 4 261 18 1.65 .931 1 655
Matt Climie Houston Aeros 5 1 1 109 6 1.88 .945 0 191
Michal Neuvirth Hershey Bears 22 16 6 633 43 1.92 .932 4 1346
Adam Berkhoel Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 6 3 2 189 12 2.12 .937 0 340
Cory Schneider Manitoba Moose 22 14 7 600 47 2.15 .922 0 1315

GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; SA = Shots against; GA = Goals against; GAA = Goals against average; SV% = Save percentage; SO = Shutouts; TOI = Time on ice (in minutes)



Division Semifinals Edit

Note 1: All times are in Eastern Time (UTC-4).
Note 2: Home team is listed first.
NOTE 3: DO NOT EDIT THE RED LINKS ALSO CLICK ON THE LINK RECAP TO GET DETAILED INFO ON EACH GAME.

Eastern Conference Edit

Atlantic Division Edit

(A1) Hartford Wolf Pack vs. (A4) Worcester Sharks Edit
Worcester won series 4–2


(A2) Providence Bruins vs. (A3) Portland Pirates Edit
Providence won series 4–1


East Division Edit

(E1) Hershey Bears vs. (E4) Philadelphia Phantoms Edit
Hershey won series 4–0


Due to scheduling issues, Philadelphia hosted the first two games of the series.

(E2) Bridgeport Sound Tigers vs. (E3) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Edit
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton won series 4–1
  • Note: First two games were played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum due to scheduling issues.

Western Conference Edit

North Division Edit

(N1) Manitoba Moose vs. (N4) Toronto Marlies Edit
Manitoba won series 4–2


(N2) Hamilton Bulldogs vs. (N3) Grand Rapids Griffins Edit
Grand Rapids won series 4–2


West Division Edit

(W1) Milwaukee Admirals vs. (W4) Rockford IceHogs Edit
Milwaukee won series 4–0


(W2) Peoria Rivermen vs. (W3) Houston Aeros Edit
Houston won series 4–3


Division Finals Edit

Eastern Conference Edit

Atlantic Division Edit

(A2) Providence Bruins vs. (A4) Worcester Sharks Edit
Providence won series 4–2


East Division Edit

(E1) Hershey Bears vs. (E3) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Edit
Hershey won series 4–3


Western Conference Edit

North Division Edit

(N1) Manitoba Moose vs. (N3) Grand Rapids Griffins Edit
Manitoba won series 4–0


West Division Edit

(W1) Milwaukee Admirals vs. (W3) Houston Aeros Edit
Houston won series 4–3


Conference Finals Edit

Eastern Conference Edit

(E1) Hershey Bears vs. (A2) Providence Bruins Edit
Hershey wins series 4–1


Western Conference Edit

(N1) Manitoba Moose vs. (W3) Houston Aeros Edit
Manitoba wins series 4–2


Calder Cup Finals Edit

(N1) Manitoba Moose vs. (E1) Hershey Bears Edit
Hershey wins series 4–2


See AlsoEdit

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