Gill named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week


PRINCETON, N.J. – Riley Gill of the Reading Royals is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 18-24. It is the second consecutive week that Gill has won the weekly honor.

 

The 28-year-old went 3-0-0 with one shutout, a 0.69 goals-against average and a .973 save percentage in three appearances last week, helping the Royals to extend their winning streak to eight games.

 

Gill stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced in an 8-2 win at Fort Wayne on Wednesday, made 15 saves in a 3-1 victory at Toledo on Saturday and stopped all 30 shots he faced in a 2-0 win against the Walleye on Sunday.

 

A native of Northfield, Minn., Gill is 10-2-0 with three shutouts, a 1.18 goals-against average and a save percentage of .955 in 12 games with the Royals this season. He has allowed two goals or less in 11 of his 12 appearances.

 

Gill has appeared in 83 career ECHL games with Reading, Kalamazoo and Victoria posting an overall record of 48-24-9 with eight shutouts, a 2.63 goals-against average and a save percentage of .913.

           

Runners Up: Patrick Killeen, Orlando (2-0-1, 1.63 GAA, .953 save pct.), Olivier Roy, Stockton (2-0-0, 0.97 GAA, .970 save pct.) and Ben Meisner, Utah (1-0-1, 1.44 GAA, .952 save pct).  

           

Also Nominated: James Reid (Evansville), Charlie Effinger (Fort Wayne), Louis Domingue (Gwinnett), Josh Robinson (Idaho), Joel Martin (Kalamazoo), Joe Fallon (Las Vegas), Mike Condon (Ontario), Ryan Zapolski (South Carolina), Kent Simpson (Toledo) and Scott Wedgewood (Trenton).


PREVIOUS WINNERS


WEEK WINNER TEAM



Oct. 12-14 Marc CheverieElmira Jackals
   
Oct. 15-21Josh RobinsonIdaho Steelheads
   
Oct. 22-28Mike LeeGwinnett Gladiators
   
Oct. 29-Nov. 4Chris CarrozziOntario Reign
   
Nov. 5-11Mike LeeGwinnett Gladiators
   
Nov. 12-18 Philipp GrubauerReading Royals
   
Nov. 19-25Thomas HeemskerkSan Francisco Bulls
   
Nov. 26-Dec. 2Ryan ZapolskiSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Dec. 3-9Cody ReichardStockton Thunder
   
Dec. 10-16Nathan LieuwenGreenville Road Warriors
   
Dec. 17-23Peter DelmasWheeling Nailers
   
Dec. 24-30Ryan ZapolskiSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Dec. 31-Jan. 6Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
   
Jan. 7-13Pat NagleFlorida Everblades
   
Jan. 14-20John CurryOrlando Solar Bears
   
Jan. 21-27Joel MartinKalamazoo Wings
   
Jan. 28-Feb. 3Kent SimpsonToledo Walleye
   
Feb. 4-10Joe FallonLas Vegas Wranglers
   
Feb. 11-17Brian StewartBakersfield Condors
   
Feb. 18-24Ryan ZapolskiSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
Feb. 25-March 3Michael HouserCincinnati Cyclones
   
March 4-10Peter DelmasWheeling Nailers
   
March 11-17Riley GillReading Royals