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FRED T. HUNT MEMORIAL AWARD

hunt_200.jpgThe Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award, instituted by the AHL Board of Governors during the 1977-78 season, is voted upon by coaches, players and members of the media around the American Hockey League and honors the player best exemplifying the qualities demonstrated by Fred T. Hunt: sportsmanship, determination and dedication to hockey.

Mr. Hunt spent the majority of his career as a player, general manager and governor for the AHL’s Buffalo Bisons, and earned a total of six Calder Cup championships during his career.

The original Hunt Trophy was donated by the Buffalo Sabres. 

2013-14 Jake Dowell Iowa Wild
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2005-06
Mark Cullen
Norfolk Admirals
2004-05
Chris Taylor
Rochester Americans
2003-04
Ken Gernander
Hartford Wolf Pack
2002-03
Chris Ferraro
Portland Pirates (co-winner)
Eric Healey
Manchester Monarchs (co-winner)
2001-02
Nathan Dempsey
St. John's Maple Leafs
2000-01
Kent Hulst
Portland Pirates/
Providence Bruins
1999-2000
Randy Cunneyworth
Rochester Americans
1998-99
Mitch Lamoureux
Hershey Bears
1997-98
Craig Charron
Rochester Americans
1996-97
Steve Passmore
Hamilton Buldogs
1995-96
Ken Gernander
Binghamton Rangers
1994-95
Steve Larouche
Prince Edward Island Senators
1993-94
Jim Nesich
Cape Breton Oilers
1992-93
Tim Tookey
Hershey Bears
1991-92
John Anderson
New Haven Nighthawks
1990-91
Glenn Merkosky
Adirondack Red Wings
1989-90
Murray Eaves
Adirondack Red Wings
1988-89
Murray Eaves
Adirondack Red Wings
1987-88
Bruce Boudreau
Springfield Indians
1986-87
Glenn Merkosky
Adirondack Red Wings
1985-86
Steve Tsujiura
Maine Mariners
1984-85
Paul Gardner
Binghamton Whalers
1983-84
Claude Larose
Sherbrooke Canadiens
1982-83
Ross Yates
Binghamton Whalers
1981-82
Mike Kaszycki
New Brunswick Hawks
1980-81
Tony Cassolato
Hershey Bears
1979-80
Norm Dube
Nova Scotia Voyageurs
1978-79
Bernie Johnston
Maine Mariners
1977-78
Blake Dunlop
Maine Mariners