The Flyers announced on Friday defenseman Hal Gill is the team's nominee for the Masterton Trophy which goes to the player who shows the most "perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey."
Gill, who celebrates his 39th birthday on Sunday, is in his first season with the Flyers. The hulking 6'7", 243 lbs. defenseman has only played in four games this season for the Flyers registering two penalty minutes while averaging 13:10 TOI. He has been mentoring the Flyers young defensemen this season, including Erik Gustafsson.
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