|Dustin Wolf Named Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year|
|Backstopped Everett Silvertips; Named to 2020 U.S. National Junior Team|
|COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Dustin Wolf (Gilroy, California), who was recently named the 2019-20 WHL Goaltender of the Year while playing for the Everett Silvertips, has been named the recipient of the Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year, it was announced by USA Hockey.|
The recipient of the Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year Award is chosen from the pool of American-born goaltenders who play at the junior level each year. The award, presented by Bauer Hockey, is named in honor of the late Dave Peterson, a passionate leader in goaltender development who twice coached the U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team.
Appearing in 46 games with Everett, Wolf led the WHL in save percentage (.935), goals-against average (1.88) and shutouts (9), in addition to tying for the league-lead in wins (34). Wolf currently ranks in the top-5 in all-time Silvertips career goaltending stat categories for wins, shutouts, save percentage, goals-against average and games played.
In addition, Wolf currently ranks tied for third all-time in WHL shutouts with 20.Wolf was named to the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship and backstopped Team USA to a 6-3 win over Germany with a 17-save performance. He also represented the U.S. on the international stage in 2018, finishing 2-1-0-0 with one shutout in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
Wolf signed an entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on May 1 after being selected by the organization at the 2019 NHL Draft in the seventh round, 214th overall.
NOTES: Wolf is the first California native to win the Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year Award… The two most recent award winners, Dustin Wolf and Isaiah Saville, were teammates on the 2020 U.S. National Junior Team.