Thunderbirds’ Toth named WHL Goaltender of the Week


Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Seattle Thunderbirds goaltender Rylan Toth has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and the league nominee for Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending January 22, 2017.

A 20-year-old product of Saskatoon, SK, Toth went 2-1-0-0 this past week, with a 1.01 goals-against average and .944 save percentage.

On Tuesday, January 17, Toth made 23 saves in a 3-1 win versus Everett and was named third star. On Friday, January 20, Toth stopped 13 shots in a 1-0 loss at Everett. He made another 14 saves on Saturday, January 21, in a 6-1 win versus Vancouver.




Through 37 appearances this season, Toth is 21-15-1-0 with a 2.68 GAA, .904 SV% and one shutout. His 2.68 GAA ranks fourth among WHL goaltenders, while his 21 wins are fifth.

In his third WHL season and first with the Thunderbirds, the 6-foot-2, 201-pound goaltender has amassed a career record of 75-48-5-6 with a 2.74 GAA, .907 SV% and seven shutouts.

Toth was originally listed by the Red Deer Rebels.

WHL Goaltender of the Week/Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week nominee
Sept. 23 – Sept. 25: Travis Child, Swift Current Broncos
Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Nick Schneider, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Logan Flodell, Saskatoon Blades
Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Ryan Kubic, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Michael Herringer, Kelowna Rockets
Oct. 24 – Oct. 30 – Payton Lee, Kootenay ICE
Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Patrick Dea, Edmonton Oil Kings
Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Dylan Ferguson, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 12 – Dec. 18: Ty Edmonds, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 26 – Jan. 1: Griffen Outhouse, Victoria Royals
Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Rylan Parenteau, Tri-City Americans
Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Rylan Toth, Seattle Thunderbirds

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