Raiders’ Scott named WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week

Lucas Chudleigh / Apollo Media


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 April 28, 2019.

Scott, a prospect for the Toronto Maple Leafs, appeared in four games during the past week, picking up three wins over the Edmonton Oil Kings. He sported a 3-1-0-0 record, 2.00 goals-against average and stopped 115 of 123 shots for a .935 save percentage and one shutout.

After a 5-1 loss to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Tuesday, Scott and the Raiders bounced back with a 2-1 win on Wednesday. Stopping 25 shots, Scott was awarded the second star of the game.

Friday, Scott’s 24-save performance in a 4-0 win over the Oil Kings boosted the Raiders to a 3-2 advantage in their Eastern Conference Championship series. He stopped 13 shots in the first period, six shots in the second and five shots in the third period for the third star of the game and second star of the night in the WHL.

On Sunday, Scott stopped 32 of 34 shots in a 4-2 series-clinching win for the Raiders. Saving 10 shots in the first period, eight in the second and 14 in the third, Scott was awarded the third star of the night in the WHL.

Sporting a 12-3-1-0 record, 1.84 GAA and .930 SV% and three shutouts Scott has been a major contributor to Prince Albert’s success in the 2019 WHL Playoffs. In the regular season, the 6-foot-3, 183-pound netminder posted a 38-8-1-2 record, 1.83 GAA, .932 SV% and eight shutouts.

Over 175 career WHL regular season games, Scott has amassed a record of 87-64-9-5, earning a 2.90 GAA, .905 SV%, and 11 shutouts. Originally, Scott was drafted by Prince Albert ninth overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. The Calgary, Alta. native was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round, 110th overall, at the 2017 NHL Draft.

Scott and the Raiders will be back in action for Game 1 of the 2019 Rogers WHL Championship Series against the Giants on Friday, May 3 (7:00 p.m. MT) at the Art Hauser Centre in Prince Albert, Sask.

Goaltender of the Week Nominee

April 22 – 28: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
April 15 – 21: David Tendeck, Vancouver Giants 
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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