|March 2, 2012 - Mike Modugno
Director of Public Relations and Broadcaster
Kalamazoo, MI- The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the ECHL, two-time defending North Division Champions, reigning Eastern Conference Champions and National Hockey League affiliate to the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils and American Hockey League’s Albany Devils, announce that goaltender Riley Gill has been selected as the ECHL Goaltender of the Month for February.
In seven appearances, Gill finished February with a record of 5-1-0-1, including a 4-0-0 record in four starts on the road, with one shutout, a 2.63 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage.
Appearing 34 games for Kalamazoo this season, Gill is 20-10-1-3 with one shutout, a 2.89 goals-against average and a save percentage of .906.
In his career, Gill has made 61 ECHL appearance between with Victoria and Kalamazoo posting a record of 34-17-2-6 with four shutouts, a 2.85 goals-against average and a save percentage of .909. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at Western Michigan University where he ended his career with the highest save percentage (.915), most shutouts (8) and second-best goals-against average (2.94) in school history.
Gill joins former K-Wings netminder Ryan Nie (October 2009) as the only other member of the organization to receive the Goaltender of the Month.
This is Gill’s second ECHL Goaltender of the Month award, back in October 2010 the third-year pro receive the accolade as a member of the Victoria Salmon Kings.
Single-game tickets for the 2011-2012 season are on sale at the Wings Stadium Ticket Office. Ticket Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, please call Wings Stadium Ticket Office during regular business hours at (269) 345-5101.
Tickets for all K-Wings home games are $12.90 and $16.90 for adults, $11.90 for seniors (62 years and older) and military (with proper ID) and only $6.90 for kids ages 12 and under. The price for all K-Wings premium night games (all colored ice games and New Year’s Eve game) are just $1 more. Fans can save money by purchasing K-Wings single game tickets in advance because tickets purchased on the day of a game increase by $1.
For more information about Riley Gill being named Goaltender of the Month, please contact Mike Modugno, director of public relations and broadcaster at (269) 349-9772, extension 220.