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Flames prospect Dustin Wolf named Western Hockey League's goaltender of the year

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CALGARY — Everett Silvertips netminder Dustin Wolf has been named the Western Hockey League's goaltender of the year.

Wolf compiled a 34-10-2 record, 1.88 goals-against average, .935 save percentage, and posted nine shutouts in 46 games before the 2019-20 season was shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 19-year-old from Tustin, Calif., had a 88-31-6 record, 1.85 GAA, .934 save percentage and 20 shutouts over three seasons with Everett.

Jiri Patera of Brandon Wheat Kings was the runner-up.

It's the fourth time in five seasons that a Silvertips goaltender has won the award. Carter Hart won in the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.

Wolf was selected by the Calgary Flames in the seventh round, 214th overall, of the 2019 NHL draft.

 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 19, 2020.

The Canadian Press

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version had the incorrect number of goaltender of the year awards for Carter Hart.