Scott Named WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Ian Scott of the Prince Albert Raiders has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending May 5, 2019.

For consecutive weeks, Scott, a prospect for the Toronto Maple Leafs, has been honoured with the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week award. After appearing in two games during the past week, Scott picked up one shutout win and sported a 1-1-0-0 record, 2.52 goals-against average and stopped 36 of 41 shots for a .878 save percentage.

After a 5-4 loss to the Vancouver Giants on Friday, Scott and the Raiders bounced back with a 4-0 win on Saturday. Stopping six shots in the first period, four shots in the second and five shots in the third, Scott was awarded the second star of the game.

Scott was also honoured at the 2019 WHL Awards this past week in Red Deer, Alta. winning the Del Wilson Memorial Trophy as WHL Goaltender of the Year. In his fourth season with the Raiders, Scott enjoyed a campaign of career bests. His 38 wins, 1.83 goals-against average, .932 save percentage, and eight shutouts were all personal bests for the Calgary, Alta. product. The 6-foot-3, 183-pound goaltender finished first in the WHL for shutouts while placing second in wins, GAA, and save percentage.

Sporting a 13-4-1-0 record, 1.92 GAA and .925 SV% and four shutouts, Scott has played a major role in Prince Albert’s achievements in the 2019 WHL Playoffs. Over 175 career WHL regular season games, Scott has amassed a record of 87-64-9-5, earning a 2.90 GAA, .905 SV%, and 11 shutouts. Originally, Scott was drafted by Prince Albert ninth overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. Scott was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round, 110th overall, at the 2017 NHL Draft.

Scott and the Raiders will be back in action for Game 3 of the 2019 Rogers WHL Championship Series against the Giants on Tuesday night at the Langley Events Centre. Puck drop is 8 p.m. CST.

Goaltender of the Week Nominee

April 29 – May 5: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders

April 22 – 28: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
April 15 – 21: David Tendeck, Vancouver Giants 

April 8 – 14: Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings 

April 1 – 7, Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings
March 25 – 31: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
March 18 – 24: Carl Tetachuk, Lethbridge Hurricanes
March 11- March 17: Adam Evanoff, Moose Jaw Warriors
March 4 – March 10: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Feb. 25 – March 3: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Feb. 18 – Feb 24: Dylan Myskiw, Edmonton Oil Kings
Feb. 11 – Feb. 17: Joel Hofer Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 4 – Feb. 10: Mads Søgaard, Medicine Hat Tigers
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Reece Klassen, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: James Porter, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Taylor Gauthier, Prince George Cougars 
Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Nolan Maier, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 27 – Dec. 30: Dean McNabb, Regina Pats
Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Mads Søgaard, Medicine Hat Tigers
Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Jiri Patera, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Nov. 5 – Nov. 11: Max Paddock, Regina Pats
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Ethan Anders, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Trent Miner, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: Trent Miner, Vancouver Giants
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raiders
Sept. 21 – Sept. 23: Dylan Ferguson, Kamloops Blazers 

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.

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