Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Prince Albert Raiders goaltender Ian Scott has been named the WHL Vaughn Goaltender of the Month for September and October 2018.
Scott, who was selected in the fourth round, 110th overall, by the Toronto Maple Leafs at the 2017 NHL Draft, posted an incredible 13-1-0-0 record, maintained a 1.57 goals-against-average, stopped 363 of 385 shots sent his way for a 0.943 save percentage and recorded two shutouts as the Raiders ascended to the top spot in the WHL.
Twice, Scott was named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week. He was twice recognized as the first star of the game, twice as the second star of the game and once as the third star of the game. He was also recognized as the WHL’s first star of the night once and the third star of the night once as well.
The 6-foot-3, 183-pound product of Calgary, Alta. won his first six starts of the season. After suffering his first defeat of the season in early October, Scott has responded with seven-straight victories. Scott presently ranks first among WHL goaltenders in victories and shutouts. He ranks second in GAA and SV%.
The 19-year-old was named to Team WHL for the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series earlier this month and will play alongside teammates Brett Leason and Parker Kelly.
Before that, Scott and the Raiders will play once this coming weekend, playing host to the Kootenay ICE on Friday, November 2 (7:00 p.m. MT).
WHL Vaughn Goaltender of the Month
September/October: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
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.