Gill named CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week

Riley Gill of the Allen Americans is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4. It is the fourth time in his career that he has received the weekly honor.

 

The 31-year-old went 3-1-0 with two shutouts, a 1.24 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage in four appearances last week.

 

Gill posted back-to-back 1-0 shutout victories to open the week, making 26 saves on Tuesday at Tulsa and 24 saves on Wednesday at Missouri. He had 20 saves in a 4-2 loss against Tulsa on Friday and stopped 29 shots in a 4-2 victory over the Oilers on Saturday.

 

A native of Northfield, Minn., Gill has appeared in 16 games for the Americans this season, and is tied for the league lead with two shutouts, tied for second with nine wins, tied for sixth with a .926 save percentage and is 11th with a 2.44 goals-against average.

 

Gill has seen action in 216 career regular-season ECHL games with Allen, Reading, Kalamazoo and Victoria posting an overall record of 122-65-18 with 13 shutouts, a 2.59 goals-against average and a save percentage of .914. His 122 wins rank 12th in ECHL history while his 13 shutouts are tied for 14th.

 

Gill is the ECHL all-time leader with 48 career playoff wins and has captured three Kelly Cup titles (Reading in 2013 and Allen in 2015 and 2016), tied for the most in league history.

 

Runner Up: Mark Dekanich, Reading (3-0-0, 1.33 GAA, .961 save pct.).

 

Also Nominated: Eric Hartzell (Fort Wayne), Jeff Malcolm (Greenville), Jake Hildebrand (Indy), C.J. Motte (Quad City), Jake Paterson (Toledo) and Doug Carr (Wheeling).

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Oct. 14-16                  Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel

Oct. 17-23                  Brandon Halverson, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Oct. 24-30                  Doug Carr, Wheeling Nailers

Oct. 31-Nov. 6          Jamie Phillips, Tulsa Oilers

Nov. 7-13                     Jake Hildebrand, Indy Fuel

Nov. 14-20                  Adam Morrison, Rapid City Rush

Nov. 21-27                 Kevin Carr, Alaska Aces