|Awarded to the
||Team that wins the playoffs of the ECHL
The Patrick J. Kelly Cup goes to the play-off champion of the ECHL. The Kelly Cup has been awarded to teams since 1997. Prior to 1997, the playoff winner was awarded the Riley Cup. The current cup is named after Patrick J. Kelly, the league's first commissioner. The cup is loaned to the winning team for one year and is returned at the start of the following years playoffs. The Kelly Cup Playoffs Most Valuable Player award is also given out as part of the Kelly Cup Championship ceremonies. Nick Vitucci and Dave Gagnon are the only players to win the award on multiple occasions.
16 different teams have won the ECHL Championship, with six (Hampton Roads, Toledo, South Carolina, Cincinnati, Alaska and Idaho) winning multiple times. The Hampton Roads Admirals, predecessor of the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League, and the South Carolina Stingrays hold the record for most championships won with three. Current possession of the trophy belongs to the Florida Everblades, who won it in 2012 after a five game victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in the Kelly Cup Finals.
List of ECHL Champions 
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