Royals’ Gill named Most Valuable Player of Kelly Cup Playoffs


Goaltender
Riley Gill of the Reading Royals has been named the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

The award is presented annually “to the most valuable player for his team in the playoffs” as selected by members of the media and ECHL League Office staff at the conclusion of the final game of the Kelly Cup Finals.

Gill appeared in 17 games during the postseason, posting a record of 13-4, while finishing second among goaltenders with a 1.91 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage. His four shutouts are tied for the second most in a single postseason in ECHL history and his two shutouts in the Kelly Cup Finals are tied for the most in a Finals series in League history.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Most Valuable Player Award
 

YEARPLAYERTEAM
   
2013Riley Gill
Reading Royals
   
2012John MuseFlorida Everblades
   
2011Scott HowesAlaska Aces
   
2010Jeremy Smith and Robert MayerCincinnati Cyclones
   
2009James ReimerSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
2008Cedrick DesjardinsCincinnati Cyclones
   
2007Steve SilverthornIdaho Steelheads
   
2006Mike ScottAlaska Aces
   
2005Leon HaywardTrenton Titans
   
2004Dan EllisIdaho Steelheads
   
2003Kevin ColleyAtlantic City Boardwalk Bullies
   
2002Simon Gamache and Tyrone GarnerGreenville Grrrowl
   
2001Dave SeitzSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
2000

J.F. Boutin and Jason Christie

Peoria Rivermen
   
1999Travis ScottMississippi Sea Wolves
   
1998Sebastien CharpentierHampton Roads Admirals
   
1997Jason FitzsimmonsSouth Carolina Stingrays
   
1996Nick VitucciCharlotte Checkers
   
1995Blaine MooreRichmond Renegades
   
1994Dave GagnonToledo Storm
   
1993Rick JudsonToledo Storm
   
1992Mark BernardHampton Roads Admirals
   
1991Dave Flanagan and Dave GagnonHampton Roads Admirals
   
1990Wade FlahertyGreensboro Monarchs
   
1989Nick VitucciCarolina Thunderbirds