Utica, NY- Junior Dylan Wells (Nashville, TN/Bonnyville (AJHL)) of the Utica College men’s hockey team was named the ECAC West Conference Goalie of the Week, Monday, for his performance over the weekend.
Wells stopped 37 shots and helped hold host Castleton to a 0-for-6 effort on the power-play as the Pioneers earned a 3-1 victory on Saturday night. Castleton outshot Utica 38-25 on the evening but Wells stood strong in net as he held the Spartans to just one goal. Wells made 15 third period saves to preserve the win for UC. He currently ranks second in the ECAC West with a goals against average of 2.22 and a save percentage of .926.
Utica (7-5-3) is now unbeaten in eight of its last nine games headed into a key stretch of ten straight ECAC West Conference contests. The Pioneers return home to the Aud on Saturday night for Adirondack Bank Bobble Head Night when they host Manhattanville College for a conference contest. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.