Apr 3, 2014 11:01 AM by SPHL Media Relations
HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Thursday announced that Shawn McNeil of the Louisiana IceGators has been selected as the Easton Most Valuable Player in a vote of league coaches, general managers and media representatives.
Todd Hosmer of the Mississippi RiverKings finished second in the voting.
McNeil led all players in points (67) and assists (49) and tied SPHL season-highs with an 18-game point streak and an eight-game assist streak. One of four IceGators to play all 56 games, McNeil was a team-best +18 as he led Louisiana to a second-place finish in the regular season.
SPHL Most Valuable Player Award Winners
2013-14 - Shawn McNeil, Louisiana IceGators
2012-13 - Josh McQuade, Fayetteville FireAntz
2011-12 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears
2010-11 - Matt Auffrey, Augusta RiverHawks
2009-10 - Rob Sich, Fayetteville FireAntz
2008-09 - Travis Kauffeldt, Huntsville Havoc
2007-08 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears
2006-07 - Rob Sich, Fayetteville FireAntz
2005-06 - Matt Carmichael, Huntsville Havoc
2004-05 - Kevin Swider, Knoxville Ice Bears