The 1992 Calder Cup Playoffs of the American Hockey League began on April 7, 1992. The twelve teams that qualified, four from each division, played best-of-7 series for division semifinals and division finals. The highest remaining seed received a bye for the third round while the other two remaining teams played a best-of-3 series series, with the winner advancing to play the bye-team in a best-of-7 series for the Calder Cup. The Calder Cup Final ended on May 29, 1992 with the Adirondack Red Wings defeating the St. John's Maple Leafs four games to three in a series in which the visiting team won every game to win the fourth Calder Cup in team history. Adirondack's Allan Bester won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as AHL playoff MVP.

Playoff Seeds[edit | edit source]

After the 1991-92 AHL regular season, 12 teams qualified for the playoffs. The top four teams from each division qualified for the playoffs. The Fredericton Canadiens finished the regular season with the best overall record.

Atlantic Division[edit | edit source]

  1. Fredericton Canadiens - 96 points
  2. St. John's Maple Leafs - 90 points
  3. Cape Breton Oilers - 82 points
  4. Moncton Hawks - 74 points

Northern Division[edit | edit source]

  1. Springfield Indians - 94 points
  2. Adirondack Red Wings - 84 points
  3. New Haven Nighthawks - 82 points
  4. Capital District Islanders - 75 points

Southern Division[edit | edit source]

  1. Binghamton Rangers - 91 points
  2. Rochester Americans - 86 points
  3. Hershey Bears - 83 points
  4. Utica Devils - 74 points

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Division Semifinals Division Finals Semifinal Calder Cup Final
                                     
A1  Fredericton 3  
A4  Moncton 4  
  A4  Moncton 0  
Atlantic Division
  A2  St. John's 4  
A2  St. John's 4
A3  Cape Breton 1  
   BYE  
  A2  St. John's  
N1  Springfield 4  
N4  Capital District 3  
  N1  Springfield 0     A2  St. John's 3
Northern Division
  N2  Adirondack 4       N2  Adirondack 4  
N2  Adirondack 4
N3  New Haven 1  
  S2  Rochester 1  
  N2  Adirondack 2  
S1  Binghamton 4  
S4  Utica 0  
  S1  Binghamton 3  
Southern Division
  S2  Rochester 4  
S2  Rochester 4
S3  Hershey 2  

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. For the Semifinal round, the team that earned the most points during the regular season out of the three remaining teams receives a bye directly to the Calder Cup Final. There is no set series format due to arena scheduling conflicts and travel considerations.

Division Semifinals[edit | edit source]

Note 1: Home team is listed first.
Note 2: The number of overtime periods played (where applicable) is not specified

Atlantic Division[edit | edit source]

(A1) Fredericton Canadiens vs. (A4) Moncton Hawks[edit | edit source]

Moncton won series 4 – 3


(A2) St. John's Maple Leafs vs. (A3) Cape Breton Oilers[edit | edit source]

St. John's won series 4 - 1


Northern Division[edit | edit source]

(N1) Springfield Indians vs. (N4) Capital District Islanders[edit | edit source]

Springfield won series 4 – 3


(N2) Adirondack Red Wings vs. (N3) New Haven Nighthawks[edit | edit source]

Adirondack won series 4 - 1


Southern Division[edit | edit source]

(S1) Binghamton Rangers vs. (S4) Utica Devils[edit | edit source]

Binghamton won series 4 - 0


(S2) Rochester Americans vs. (S3) Hershey Bears[edit | edit source]

Rochester won series 4 - 2


Division Finals[edit | edit source]

Atlantic Division[edit | edit source]

(A2) St. John's Maple Leafs vs. (A4) Moncton Hawks[edit | edit source]

St. John's won series 4 - 0


Northern Division[edit | edit source]

(N1) Springfield Indians vs. (N2) Adirondack Red Wings[edit | edit source]

Adirondack won series 4 - 0


Southern Division[edit | edit source]

(S1) Binghamton Rangers vs. (S2) Rochester Americans[edit | edit source]

Rochester won series 4 - 3


Semifinal[edit | edit source]

Bye[edit | edit source]

  • (A2) St. John's Maple Leafs receive a bye to the Calder Cup Final by virtue of having earned the highest point total in the regular season out of the three remaining teams.

(S2) Rochester Americans vs. (N2) Adirondack Red Wings[edit | edit source]

Adirondack won series 2 - 1


Calder Cup Final[edit | edit source]

(A2) St. John's Maple Leafs vs. (N2) Adirondack Red Wings[edit | edit source]

Adirondack won series 4 - 3


See Also[edit | edit source]

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