Ray Miron President's Cup

The Ray Miron President's Cup is a trophy that was awarded to the playoff champion of the Central Hockey League (CHL) from 2002 until 2014, when the league joined the ECHL. The trophy was known as the The William "Bill" Levins Memorial Cup from 1992 until 2000, when the honour was renamed the Ray Miron Cup. (Bill Levins and Ray Miron being the co-founders of the CHL). From 1997-2001, the WPHL's playoff champion was awarded the "President's Cup", so when the CHL and the Western Professional Hockey League merged following their 2000-01 seasons, the CHL combined the traditions of the two leagues by renaming the trophy the "Ray Miron President's Cup".

Ray Miron President's Cup
SportIce hockey
Given forTeam that wins the playoffs of the Central Hockey League
First award1993 (as The William "Bill" Levins Memorial Cup)
Final award2014 (as Ray Miron President's Cup)
First winnerTulsa Oilers
Most winsWichita Thunder, Oklahoma City Blazers, Memphis River Kings, Laredo Bucks, Colorado Eagles, Allen Americans (2 titles)
Most recentAllen Americans (2nd title)

The "Playoff Most Valuable Player" award was also given out as part of the Ray Miron President's Cup Championship ceremonies. Ron Handy is the only player to win the award on multiple occasions.

14 different franchises won the CHL Championship, with six of them (Wichita, Oklahoma City, Memphis/Mississippi, Laredo, Colorado and Allen) winning twice. The five franchises hold the record for most championships won with two. Current possession of the trophy belongs to the Allen Americans, who won it in 2014 with a 4-1 victory over the Denver Cutthroats becoming only the third CHL team to win back-to-back championships.

List of Central Hockey League Champions

The William “Bill” Levins Memorial Cup (1992–2000)
Season Winning team Score Losing team MVP
1992-93Tulsa Oilers (1)4–1Oklahoma City BlazersTony Fiore
1993-94Wichita Thunder (1)4–0Tulsa OilersRon Handy
1994-95Wichita Thunder (2)4–2San Antonio IguanasRon Handy
1995-96Oklahoma City Blazers (1)4–3San Antonio IguanasJean-Ian Filiatrault
1996-97Fort Worth Fire (1)4–3Memphis RiverKingsSteve Plouffe
1997-98Columbus Cottonmouths (1)4–0Wichita ThunderMike Martens
1998-99Huntsville Channel Cats (1)4–2Oklahoma City BlazersDerek Puppa
1999-00Indianapolis Ice (1)4–3Columbus CottonmouthsJamie Morris
Ray Miron Cup (2000–2001)
Season Winning team Score Losing team MVP
2000-01Oklahoma City Blazers (2)4–1Columbus CottonmouthsRod Branch
Ray Miron President's Cup (2001–2014)
Season Winning team Score Losing team MVP
2001-02Memphis RiverKings (1)4–1Austin Ice BatsDon Parsons
2002-03Memphis RiverKings (2)4–1Austin Ice BatsKahlil Thomas
2003-04Laredo Bucks (1)4–3Bossier-Shreveport MudbugsDavid Guerrera
2004-05Colorado Eagles (1)4–1Laredo BucksChris Hartsburg
2005-06Laredo Bucks (2)4–1Bossier-Shreveport MudbugsJeff Bes
2006-07Colorado Eagles (2)4–2Laredo BucksGreg Pankewicz
2007-08Arizona Sundogs (1)4–0Colorado EaglesRob McVicar
2008–09Texas Brahmas (1)4-1Colorado EaglesJason Deitsch
2009–10Rapid City Rush (1)4-3Allen AmericansLes Reaney
2010-11Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs (1)4-3Colorado EaglesJeff Kyrzakos
2011-12Fort Wayne Komets (1)4-1Wichita ThunderMike Vaskivuo
2012-13Allen Americans (1)4-3Wichita ThunderBrian McMillin
2013-14Allen Americans (2)4-1Denver CutthroatsJamie Schaafsma
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