SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has determined the following schedule for the announcement of 2008-09 AHL awards:
Wed., Apr. 1 — 2008-09 AHL All-Rookie Team
Thurs., Apr. 2 — 2008-09 AHL First and Second All-Star Teams
Fri., Apr. 3 — Eddie Shore Award (outstanding defenseman)
Mon., Apr. 6 — Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (sportsmanship, determination, dedication)
Mon., Apr. 6 — Yanick Dupre Memorial Award (AHL Man of the Year)
Tue., Apr. 7 — Louis A.R. Pieri Award (outstanding coach)
Wed., Apr. 8 — Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award (outstanding rookie)
Thu., Apr. 9 — Aldege "Baz" Bastien Award (outstanding goaltender)
Fri., Apr. 10 — Les Cunningham Award (most valuable player)
In addition, the winners of the John B. Sollenberger Trophy (leading scorer), the Willie Marshall Award (leading goal-scorer) and the Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (outstanding team goaltending) will be announced following the conclusion of the 2008-09 regular season on Sun., Apr. 12.
The winners of the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy (regular-season points champion) and the regular-season division and regular-season conference championship trophies will be announced upon their clinching.