Silvertips Goaltender Dustin Wolf to Participate in Team USA Select 17 Player Development Camp
EVERETT, Wash. - The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), two-time Western Conference champions and six time U.S. Division champions of the Western Hockey League, announced today goaltender Dustin Wolf is set to participate in USA Hockey's 2018 Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp, June 27 - July 2 in Amherst, N.Y.
The national festivals and camps conducted by USA Hockey identify the top performers in each age group for possible opportunities to represent the United States at advanced levels of national and international hockey competition. Games within the Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp will have coverage provided by HockeyTV, available at this link.
Wolf, a 2001-born goaltender, is one of nearly 1,100 of the United States top players from ages 15-17 participating at USA Hockey national development camps, joining a list of alumni including Patrick Kane, Blake Wheeler, Phil Kessel, and Auston Matthews.
The native of Tustin, Calif. was a part of the Silvertips sixth U.S. Division title and second Western Conference title last season, and as a 16-year old was tied for third overall and led all WHL rookie goaltenders with four shutouts while earning a 13-6-0-0 regular season record, .928 save percentage, 2.25 goals-against-average and four assists in 20 appearances.
Wolf earned victories in his first two starts of his career, earning Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week honors the week ending Oct. 29 with 82 saves in 85 shots faced, becoming the youngest goaltender (16 years, 6 months, 11 days) in Silvertips history to earn a victory since Carter Hart (16 years, 1 month, 7 days) in 2014-15.
Wolf played in nine minutes of action in the WHL Playoffs, stopping all four shots faced in his sole appearance, Game 5 of the second round against Portland. He was selected by the Silvertips in the fifth round from the 2016 WHL Draft (104th overall), previously suiting up for three seasons in the Los Angeles Jr. Kings program.
2018-19 SCHEDULE, TICKET INFORMATION
The Silvertips open the 2018-19 pre-season schedule with the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic in downtown Everett, starting Friday, Aug. 31 in a 7:00 p.m. game against the Tri-City Americans. Ticket packages and tickets for all nine games of the Delta Hotels Preseason Classic, starting each day with an 11:30am game, will be on sale soon. The 16th season of Silvertips hockey opens Sept. 21 in Vancouver at 7:35 p.m., and the Tips return home the next night for their 7:05 p.m. home opener against the Giants at Angel of the Winds Arena. Deposits for $50 will secure a seat for the 2018-19 regular season, available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100.
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