Gill playing for the Kalamazoo Wings in 2011
January 1, 1985 |
Northfield, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Gill attended the Western Michigan University from 2006 to 2010 where he played NCAA Division I college hockey with the Western Michigan Broncos men's ice hockey team. He completed his four-years at Western Michigan University with a NCAA career 2.94 goals-against average and a .915 saves percentage. and established team records for the most games played (111) and the best all-time save percentage in WMU history.
Gill began his professional career in the ECHL by joining the Kalamazoo Wings near the end of the 2009–10 ECHL season. During the 2012–13 ECHL season, he was selected as the ECHL's playoff MVP in helping the Reading Royals claim their first Kelly Cup.
At the end of the 2012-2013, Riley Gill was selected as the Sher-Wood Goaltender of the Year. "Gill led the league in wins (25-tied) and shootout wins (four) and set a new SPHL record with five shutouts. His 2.43 goals against average ranked second, while his .918 save percentage was tied for third-best. Gill’s strong play helped Louisiana to a 20-point improvement from last season, as the IceGators finished tied with Fayetteville for most points (73)." 
On August 6, 2013, Gill was signed by Royals AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears, to a one-year contract. Gill later joined the Allen Americans of the ECHL. While playing with the Americans, he won ECHL Goaltender of the Year after the 2016–17 season in which he tied for more shutouts in a season and set a new career high. Gill re-signed with the Americans in the offseason of that year.
Awards and honors
|All-CCHA Rookie Team||2006–07|
|First All-Star Team||2012–13|||
|Goaltender of the Year||2012–13|||
|ECHL Goaltender of the Year||2016-17|||
- Former Western Michigan goaltender Riley Gill doesn't have far to go after signing with Kalamazoo Wings | MLive.com
- News - Reading Royals
- "Louisiana's Riley Gill Named Sher-Wood Goaltender of the Year". SPHL News.
- "Bears sign Ruegsegger, Gill to AHL deals". Hershey Bears. 2013-08-06. Retrieved 2013-08-06.
- Daniels, Tommy (April 13, 2017). "AMERICANS RILEY GILL NAMED ECHL GOALIE OF THE YEAR". allenamericans.com. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
- "GILL RE-SIGNS FOR FOURTH SEASON WITH AMERICANS". echl.com. June 23, 2017. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
- Pointstreak Sites | SPHL Southern Professional Hockey League | Fayetteville, Louisiana Head All-SPHL First Team
- Pointstreak Sites | SPHL Southern Professional Hockey League | Fayetteville, Riley Gill Named Sher-Wood Goaltender of the Year
- ECHL| Princeton, Most Valuable Player of Kelly Cup Playoffs
- Riley Gill career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Riley Gill career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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