Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Calgary Flames prospect Dustin Wolf of the Everett Silvertips has been named the WHL Vaughn Goaltender of the Month for September and October 2019.
Wolf compiled a 7-3-0-0 record, 1.75 goals-against average, 0.945 save percentage, and two shutouts in 10 games as the Silvertips reclaimed the familiar spot of first place in the U.S. Division and Western Conference with a 9-3-0-0 record to begin the 2019-20 WHL Regular Season.
Overall, Wolf ranked fourth in the league for wins, one behind a three-way tie for first place, and is tied for first in shutouts. Wolf also ranks third in GAA and second in SV% among goaltenders to appear in at least five games this season.
The 6-foot-0, 165-pound product of Tustin, Calif. was originally chosen by the Silvertips in the fifth round, 104th overall, of the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft. In 91 career WHL regular season games, the 18-year-old Wolf has compiled a 61-24-2-2 record, 1.82 GAA, 0.935 SV%, and 13 shutouts. Wolf presently ranks third all-time in shutouts by a Silvertips goaltender, behind only Carter Hart (26) and Leland Irving (21).
In 11 WHL playoff games, Wolf has a 5-4-1-0 record, 1.99 GAA, 0.915 SV%, and one shutout.
At the 2019 WHL Awards, Wolf was named the recipient of Daryl K. (Doc) Season Trophy as the WHL Scholastic Player of the Year. The Flames selected Wolf in the seventh round, 214th overall, of the 2019 NHL Draft.
Up next for Wolf and the Silvertips is a two-game home stand this coming weekend, beginning with a date against the Portland Winterhawks on Friday, November 1 (7:35 p.m. PT).
WHL Vaughn Goaltender of the Month
September/October: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
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.