Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Ian Scott of the Prince Albert Raiders 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 March 10, 2019.
In three appearances this week, the Toronto Maple Leafs prospect sported a 3-0-0-0 record, 0.00 goals-against average and stopped all 52 shots that came his way for an impressive 1.000 save percentage as the Raiders became WHL Regular Season Champions winning the Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy. With his eighth shutout of the campaign, Scott also set a new Raiders franchise record for shutouts in a single season.
Beginning his shutout reign on Tuesday, Scott stopped 24 shots from the Swift Current Broncos in a 6-0 win and earned both the third star of the game and the third star of the night in the WHL. On Friday, Scott’s spectacular effort continued, stopping 14 shots in an 8-0 home win against the Broncos. Scott repeated his performance on Sunday in Swift Current when he stopped 14 shots in a 6-0 win.
Through 47 games this season, the 6-foot-3, 183-pound netminder has posted a record of 37-7-1-2, 1.82 GAA, .932 SV% and eight shutouts. Scott was originally selected ninth overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft and has appeared in 173 career WHL Regular Season games, posting an 86-63-9-5 record, 2.91 GAA, .905 SV% and 11 shutouts. This week marks the fourth time this season Scott has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week.
At the 2017 NHL Draft, the Maple Leafs selected the Calgary, Alta. product in the fourth round, 110thoverall. On December 14, 2019, Scott signed a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL team. Prior to his signing, Scott made his professional hockey debut last season with the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies, earning a 4-3 victory against Belleville Senators.
Up next, the Raiders will visit the Saskatoon Blades on Friday, March 15 (7:00 p.m. MT) at SaskTel Centre.
WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week/Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week nominee
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.