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The Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy is presented annually to the AHL team that finishes with the best regular season record in the Western Conference. The award is named after former Hockey Hall of Famer Bud Poile.


Total Awards Won
Wins Team
2 Chicago Wolves
Milwaukee Admirals
Grand Rapids Griffins
1 Hamilton Bulldogs
Manitoba Moose
Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
Rochester Americans
Houston Aeros

Midwest Division Champions (2012–present)[]

Season Team Win
2011–12 Chicago Wolves 2

Western Conference Regular Season Champions (2004–2011)[]

Season Team Win
2010–11 Milwaukee Admirals 2
2009–10 Hamilton Bulldogs 1
2008–09 Manitoba Moose 1
2007–08 Chicago Wolves 1
2006–07 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights 1
2005–06 Grand Rapids Griffins 2
2004–05 Rochester Americans 1
2003–04 Milwaukee Admirals 1

West Division Champions (2002–2003)[]

Season Team Win
2002–03 Houston Aeros 1
2001–02 Grand Rapids Griffins 1