Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf poses with the Doc Seaman trophy after being named the WHL’s scholastic player of the year at ceremony on May 1, 2019, in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. (WHL photo)

Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf poses with the Doc Seaman trophy after being named the WHL’s scholastic player of the year at ceremony on May 1, 2019, in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. (WHL photo)

Silvertips digest: Wolf adds CHL honor over weekend

Hart, Gudas, Zwerger wrap up World Championships in Slovakia

Dustin Wolf was named the Canadian Hockey League’s scholastic player of the year at the CHL award ceremony on Saturday.

Wolf, who was nominated for the honor after winning the Western Hockey League’s scholastic player of the year, finished this year with a 4.0 GPA in the classroom and excelled off-the-ice as well, leading the league in wins (41), goals against average (1.69) and save percentage (.936). Wolf’s 41 wins set a franchise record.

Wolf is draft eligible this year and the Tustin, California native is ranked 12th among North American goaltenders.

Team Canada, Hart take silver at Worlds

Carter Hart watched from the bench, with Penguins goaltender Matt Murray between the pipes, as Canada fell to Finland, 3-1, in the gold medal game of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships on Sunday in Bratislava, Slovakia.

While Hart didn’t play in any of the medal round games, Hart posted a 0.70 goals against average and a .964 save percentage in three games for Canada during group play. The Silvertips legend piggybacked off a breakout rookie season, in which Hart compiled a 2.83 goals against average and a .917 save percentage in 31 games for the Flyers.

Radko Gudas and the Czech Republic fell to Russia, 3-2, in overtime in the bronze medal game on Sunday, with Gudas logging the second most ice time amongst Czech players. Gudas finished with a goal, three assists and a +10 rating in 10 games during the World Championships.

— Former Silvertip Dominic Zwerger finished with two assists and a -6 rating for Austria, which didn’t advance past the group stage.

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