Former Los Angeles Jr. King Dustin Wolf was named the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Western Conference Goaltender of the Year for the 2019-20 season and nominee for the Del Wilson Memorial Trophy (WHL Goaltender of the Year).
In his third campaign with the Everett Silvertips, the Calgary Flames prospect continued to shine between the pipes. Through 46 games, Wolf compiled a 34-10-2-0 record, including nine shutouts, to compliment a 1.88 goals-against average and .935 save percentage.
Among all WHL goaltenders, Wolf, who was selected by the Flames in the seventh round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft (214th overall), led the way in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts. He was tied for the league lead in victories.
The 6-foot, 165-pound Wolf continued to stifle opposing offenses throughout the regular season. From Jan. 17-22, Wolf compiled a shutout streak of 147:47, including a pair of shutouts against the Seattle Thunderbirds. In 21 of his 46 games, Wolf allowed one goal or fewer.
His 2,713 minutes ranked as the sixth-most among all WHL goaltenders this season. The 1,316 shots faced by Wolf this season were the 10th-most among WHL goaltenders.
For his WHL career, the 19-year-old Wolf, whom the Silvertips selected in the fifth round of the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft (104th overall), has appeared in 127 WHL regular-season games compiling an 88-31-4-2 record (20 shutouts) to go along with a 1.85 goals-against average and .934 save percentage. and. Wolf presently ranks tied for fifth all-time in WHL history for goaltender shutouts.
Last week, Wolf was named to the WHL’s Western Conference First-Team.