Americans Name Eric Comrie Playoff MVP



(ISN) – KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Americans Governor/General Manager announced today that 19-year-old goaltender Eric Comrie has been named the team’s 2015 Playoff Most Valuable Player. Comrie wins the award for the second straight season and is just the third goaltender in the franchise’s history to earn the honor.

The 6’1, 180-pound netminder from Edmonton, Alberta appeared in all four of Tri-City’s playoff games this season, collecting a 4.22 goals against average and a 0.894 save percentage, including an incredible 66-save performance in Game 4. Eric had a tremendous career in Tri-City, finishing in the top five in every all-time major regular season goaltending statistic for the Americans, including the all-time leader with a 0.916 save percentage.

“Eric was the backbone of our team,” Tory said. “We wish him all the best as he moves on to pro hockey.”

All-Time Americans Playoff MVP Winners:
2015: Eric Comrie
2014: Eric Comrie
2013: Drydn Dow
2012: Brendan Shinnimin
2011: Brendan Shinnimin
2010: Kruise Reddick
2009: Mitch Fadden
2008: Chet Pickard
2007: Colton Yellow Horn
2006: Logan Stephenson
2005: Ian McDonald, Andy Thompson
2004: Shawn Belle, Clayton Stoner
2003: Did not make the playoffs
2002: Tyler Weiman
2001: Did not make the playoffs
2000: Darrell Hay
1999: Scott Gomez
1998: Did not make the playoffs
1997: Did not make the playoffs
1996: Daymond Langkow
1995: Daymond Langkow, Terry Ryan
1994: Daymond Langkow
1993: Todd Klassen
1992: Bill Lindsay
1991: Terry Degner
1990: Stu Barnes
1989: Stu Barnes