2019 Western Hockey League Playoffs Three Stars: Friday, April 19, 2019
1. Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders: The Toronto Maple Leafs prospect recorded a 26-save shutout to open the Eastern Conference Championship with a 1-0 win. Scott stopped seven shots in the first period, eight shots in the second, and 11 in the third for the clean sheet, his second of the 2019 WHL Playoffs.
The Calgary, Alta. product has appeared in 11 games during the 2019 WHL Playoffs, sporting a 9-2 record, 1.64 goals-against-average, a .934 save percentage, and two shutouts. For his WHL Playoffs career, Scott has a 12-4-2-0 record, 2.37 GAA, .914 SV%, and two shutouts.
2. Owen Hardy, Vancouver Giants: Alternate captain of the Vancouver Giants, Owen Hardy, recorded his second three-point night (1G-2A) of the 2019 WHL Playoffs to aid the Giants in their first win of the Western Conference Championship.
The Nanaimo, B.C. product has now recorded ten points (4G-6A) in the 11 playoff games. This marks the second time Hardy has earned the second star of the night in the WHL’s three stars of the night after scoring the overtime-winning goal against the Victoria Royals on April 9, 2019. For his WHL Playoffs career, Hardy has 13 points (5G-8A) in 18 games.
3. David Tendeck, Vancouver Giants: After stopping 30 of 31 shots, Arizona Coyotes prospect David Tendeck has recorded his fifth win of the 2019 WHL Playoffs. Tendeck successfully stopped 11 shots in the first period, eight shots in the second and 11 shots in the third.
After playing six games in the 2019 WHL Playoffs, the North Vancouver, B.C. product holds a 5-1-0-0 record, 1.99 goals-against average and .923 save percentage, placing him fourth-overall in GAA amongst all 2019 WHL Playoffs goaltenders. For his WHL Playoffs career, Tendeck has a 7-2-1-0 record, 2.72 GAA, and a .897 SV%.