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Oil Kings’ Myskiw named WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week

Andy Devlin / Edmonton Oil Kings

 

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Dylan Myskiw of the Edmonton Oil Kings has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 14, 2019.

Myskiw appeared in two games during the past week, picking up a pair of wins over the Calgary Hitmen as the Oil Kings advanced to the Eastern Conference Championship. He sported a 2-0-0-0 record, 0.49 goals-against average and stopped 42 of 43 shots for a .977 save percentage.

His efforts began Tuesday with a 24-save performance in a 2-1 overtime win over Calgary. After stopping six shots in the first period, 11 in the second and seven in the third, Myskiw was awarded the first star of the game as well as the third star of the night in the WHL. The following night, Myskiw stopped all 18 shots that came his way in a 6-0 win for the Oil Kings. Myskiw’s first WHL Playoff shutout punched the Oil Kings’ ticket to the Eastern Conference Championship after sweeping the Hitmen in the second round.

The 6-foot-1, 175-pound netminder is coming off a strong regular season with the Oil Kings after providing stability in the net for the Central Division title holders. In 45 games, Myskiw sported a 28-11-2-3 record, 2.53 GAA, .914 SV% and one shutout. Over 84 career WHL regular season games, Myskiw has amassed a record of 42-21-6-3, earning a 2.88 GAA, .902 SV%, and one shutout. Originally, Myskiw was drafted by the Victoria Royals in the sixth round, 112th overall, in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.

For the second consecutive week and third time this season, Myskiw has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week for his phenomenal performances.

Myskiw and the Oil Kings will be back in action for Games 1 and 2 of the WHL’s Eastern Conference Championship against the Raiders on Friday, April 19 (7:00 p.m. MT) and Saturday, April 20 (7:00 p.m. MT) at the Art Hauser Centre.

Goaltender of the Week nominee
April 8 – 14: Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings
April 1 – 7, Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings
March 25 – 31: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
March 18 – 24: Carl Tetachuk, Lethbridge Hurricanes
March 11- March 17: Adam Evanoff, Moose Jaw Warriors
March 4 – March 10: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Feb. 25 – March 3: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Feb. 18 – Feb 24: Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings
Feb. 11 – Feb. 17: Joel Hofer Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 4 – Feb. 10: Mads Søgaard, Medicine Hat Tigers
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Reece Klassen, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: James Porter, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Taylor Gauthier, Prince George Cougars 
Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Nolan Maier, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 27 – Dec. 30: Dean McNabb, Regina Pats
Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Mads Søgaard, Medicine Hat Tigers
Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Jiri Patera, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Nov. 5 – Nov. 11: Max Paddock, Regina Pats
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Ethan Anders, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Trent Miner, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: Trent Miner, Vancouver Giants
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Sept. 21 – Sept. 23: Dylan Ferguson, Kamloops Blazers 

About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 located in Western Canada and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for over 50 years. The WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 350 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.

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