The Frank Mathers Trophy is presented annually to the AHL team that finishes with the best regular season record in the East Division. Previously, it was awarded to winner of the Southern Division (1996), Mid-Atlantic Division (1997–2001), South Division (2002–2003), and Eastern Conference (2004–2011).
The award is named after former Hershey Bears player, coach, general manager, and team president Frank Mathers.
East Division champions (2012–present)
Eastern Conference regular season champions (2004–2011)
South Division champions (2002–2003)
Mid-Atlantic Division champions (1997–2001)
Southern Division champions (1996)