Halifax, N.S. – Everett Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named CIBC CHL Scholastic Player of the Year.
The 18-year-old product of Tustin, Calif., was recognized at the 2019 CHL Awards on Saturday in Halifax after maintaining a perfect 100 per cent average for the 2018-19 academic year. Over the course of all his high school years, Wolf earned a 98.8 per cent average.
During Grade 12, the soft-spoken netminder achieved perfect marks in English 12, Statistics, Economics, and American Government.
Topping off his excellent academic performance, Wolf excelled on the ice for the Silvertips. The sophomore puck stopper appeared in 61 games, going 41-15-2-2 with a 1.69 goals-against average (GAA), .936 save percentage (SV%) and seven shutouts (SO).
Over the course two WHL seasons, Wolf has seen action in 81 games, going 54-21-2-2 with a 1.83 GAA, .934 SV% and 11 shutouts.
Originally a fifth-round selection (104th overall) of the Silvertips at the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft, Wolf is eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft and is ranked 12th among North American goaltenders by NHL Central Scouting.
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Previous WHL winners of the CIBC CHL Scholastic Player of the Year award:
2012-13: Josh Morrissey, Prince Albert Raiders
2008-09: Stefan Elliot, Saskatoon Blades
2004-05: Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants
2003-04: Devan Dubnyk, Kamloops Blazers
2000-01: Dan Hulak, Portland Winterhawks
1997-98: Kyle Rossiter, Spokane Chiefs
1996-97: Stefan Cherneski, Brandon Wheat Kings
1994-95: Perry Johnson, Regina Pats
1992-93: David Trofimenkoff, Lethbridge Hurricanes
1990-91: Scott Niedermayer, Kamloops Blazers
1989-90: Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert Raiders
1988-89: Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert Raiders