April 4, 2013 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL)
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 4, 2013) - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Thursday announced that Josh McQuade of the Fayetteville FireAntz has been selected as the Easton Most Valuable Player in a vote of league coaches, general managers and media representatives.
Louisiana's Riley Gill finished second in the voting.
McQuade led the SPHL in goals (42), points (79), power play assists (16-tied) and shots (289) and set a new SPHL record with 11 game-winning goals as he helped the FireAntz to the regular season championship. The only unanimous selection to the All-SPHL First Team, McQuade also tied for third with 37 assists while his +20 rating ranked fourth.
SPHL Most Valuable Player Award Winners
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