Former Los Angeles Jr. King and NHL draft prospect Dustin Wolf was named the Western Hockey League (WHL) Goaltender of the Month for December.
A member of the Everett Silvertips, Wolf posted a 6-0-0-1 record for the month, including one shutout, to compliment a 1.27 goals-against-average and .955 save percentage.
Originally selected by the 'Tips in the fifth round of the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft, Wolf was named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and Canadian Hockey League Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Dec. 9.
The 5-foot-11, 160-pound goaltender earned First, Second and Third Star of the Game once each throughout the month, also earning Third Star of the Night honors once for the entire league.
Through 35 games this season, Wolf has compiled a 26-7-1-0 record, including three shutouts, to go along with a 1.79 goals-against average and .930 save percentage. Those figures have Wolf leading the league in wins, second in shutouts, second in goals-against average and third in save percentage.
NHL Central Scouting recognized Wolf on its “Players to Watch” list for 2019 draft-eligibles, which was released in November. The 2001-born goaltender is listed as a C-rated prospect, indicating a fourth-, fifth- or sixth-round draft candidate.