Florida's Kevin Baker Wins ECHL Scoring Title
PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL on Sunday announced that Kevin Baker of the Florida Everblades has won the league scoring championship with 102 points.
Wheeling rookie Bryan Ewing was second with 91 points (43g-48a) followed by Travis Morin of South Carolina with 88 points (26g-62a), Idaho’s Bryan McGregor with 83 points (38g-45a) and Dave Bonk of Bakersfield with 82 points (31g-51a).
Baker, who is the 63rd player in ECHL history to reach 100 points, led the league with 57 goals and tied the ECHL record with 27 power-play goals. Named First Team All-ECHL on Thursday, he is the first player since 2000-01 to score 50 goals and his 57 goals rank 11th in league history. Baker, who is under contract to Rochester of the American Hockey League, also led the league with 10 game-winning goals and 48 power-play points.
In the last three seasons he has 122 goals and 239 points in 174 regular season games and was chosen to be a starter in the ECHL All-Star Game in 2007 and the 2009. He was selected to the All-ECHL First Team in 2006-07 when he tied for fifth with 81 points (36g-45a).
The ECHL will announce the winner of the Coach of Year and recipient of the John Brophy Award on Monday.
ECHL Leading Scorer Award Winners
2008-09 Kevin Baker, Florida Everblades 102 points
2007-08 David Desharnais, Cincinnati Cyclones 106 points
2006-07 Brad Schell, Gwinnett Gladiators 110 points
2005-06 Alex Leavitt, Alaska Aces 91 points
2004-05 Scott Gomez, Alaska Aces 86 points
2003-04 Tim Smith, Columbia Inferno 95 points
2002-03 Buddy Smith, Arkansas RiverBlades 104 points
2001-02 Louis Dumont, Pensacola Ice Pilots 102 points
2000-01 Scott King, Charlotte Checkers 101 points
1999-00 John Spoltore, Louisiana IceGators 119 points
1998-99 John Spoltore, Louisiana IceGators 109 points
1997-98 Jamey Hicks, Birmingham Bulls 119 points
1996-97 Ed Courtenay, South Carolina Stingrays 110 points
Mike Ross, South Carolina Stingrays 110 points
1995-96 Hugo Belanger, Nashville Knights 144 points
1994-95 Scott Burfoot, Erie Panthers 97 points
1993-94 Phil Berger, Greensboro Monarchs 139 points
1992-93 Trevor Jobe, Nashville Knights 161 points
1991-92 Phil Berger, Greensboro Monarchs 130 points
1990-91 Stan Drulia, Knoxville Cherokees 140 points
1989-90 Bill McDougall, Erie Panthers 148 points
1988-89 Daryl Harpe, Erie Panthers 122 points
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