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Gill named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week


Riley Gill of the Allen Americans is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 10-16. It is the third time in Gill’s career that he was won the weekly honor.

 

Gill went 3-0-0 with a 1.33 goals-against average and a save percentage of .956 in three appearances last week.

 

The 29-year-old stopped 28 shots in a 3-1 win at Missouri on Friday, made 30 saves in a 3-2 victory at Wichita on Saturday and turned aside 29 shots in a 3-1 win against Rapid City on Sunday.

 

A native of Northfield, Minn., Gill is 4-2-0 in seven appearances this season and is second in the ECHL with a .931 save percentage and sixth with a 2.16 goals-against average.

 

Gill has appeared in 128 career ECHL games with Allen, Reading, Kalamazoo and Victoria posting an overall record of 71-39-12 with eight shutouts, a 2.55 goals-against average and a save percentage of .916. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs after posting a 13-4 record, four shutouts, a 1.91 goals-against average and a save percentage of .930.

                       

Runners Up: Niklas Lundstrom, Alaska (4-1-0, 2.13 GAA, .914 save pct.), Allen York, Florida (2-0-0, 2.00 GAA, .903 save pct.) and Adam Morrison, South Carolina (2-1-0, 1.67 GAA, .944 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Frans Tuohimaa (Bakersfield), Pat Nagle (Fort Wayne), Olivier Roy (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), John Griggs (Missouri), Maxime Clermont (Orlando), Martin Ouellette (Reading), Jeff Lerg (Toledo) and Etienne Marcoux (Utah).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

WEEK PLAYER TEAM
     
Oct. 17-19 Joe Cannata Ontario Reign
     
Oct. 20-26 Jeff Malcolm Greenville Road Warriors
     
Oct. 27-Nov. 2 Allen York Florida Everblades
     
Nov. 3-9 Joel Martin Kalamazoo Wings