Giants’ Tendeck named WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week

Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants


Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Arizona Coyotes prospect David Tendeck of the Vancouver Giants has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 17, 2019.

In one appearance this week, Tendeck posted a 38-save shutout in a 4-0 win against the Prince George Cougars Saturday on home ice. The win kept the Giants in second place in the B.C. Division with an 11-9-1-1 record and 24 points.

In Saturday’s win, Tendeck stopped 13 shots in the first, 13 in the second, and 12 in the third. For his performance, Tendeck was named the second star of the game and the second star of the night in the WHL.

The 19-year-old Tendeck was chosen by the Coyotes in the sixth round, 158th overall, of the 2018 NHL Draft.

This season, Tendeck has appeared in 11 games, posting a 6-4-0-0 record, 2.04 goals-against average, 0.926 save percentage and three shutouts. Among WHL goaltenders, the 6-foot-2, 181-pound product of North Vancouver, B.C. is tied for the league lead in shutouts, ranks fourth in GAA, and is tied for fourth in SV%.

Vancouver originally selected Tendeck in the sixth round, 130th overall, of the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. In 121 WHL regular season games, Tendeck has posted a 60-45-5-3 record, 3.08 GAA, 0.902 SV%, and 10 shutouts. Saturday’s shutout tied Tendeck with Mark Segal for third place on the Giants’ all-time shutout list. Tendeck also currently ranks second all-time in victories with the Giants.

In 22 WHL playoff games, Tendeck has a 13-4-3-0 record, 2.65 GAA, and a 0.907 SV%.

The Giants return to action on Wednesday, November 20 (7:00 p.m. PT) against the Portland Winterhawks at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week
November 11 – November 17: David Tendeck, Vancouver Giants
November 4 – November 10: Trent Miner, Vancouver Giants
October 28 – November 3: Joel Hofer, Portland Winterhawks
October 21 – October 27: Shane Farkas, Victoria Royals
October 14 – October 20: Dylan Garand, Kamloops Blazers
October 7 – October 13: Joel Hofer, Portland Winterhawks
September 30 – October 6: Ethan Anders, Red Deer Rebels
September 23 – September 29: Beck Warm, Tri-City Americans
September 20 – September 22: Roddy Ross, Seattle Thunderbirds

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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