Calgary Flames prospect and goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named the recipient of the AHL’s Hap Holmes Award. The 22-year-old netminder led the AHL in every major statistical category this season, including wins (42), save percentage (.932), goals-against average (2.09), and shutouts (7). Wolf’s incredible performance this year earned him the opportunity to make his NHL debut with the Flames in their final game of the season, where he secured a victory and recorded 23 saves, achieving a save percentage of .958.
Throughout the season, Wolf made 55 appearances for the Flames’ affiliate team, the Calgary Wranglers, boasting an impressive record of 42-10-2. His stellar performance in the AHL follows a successful season last year with the Stockton Heat, where he played in 47 games, maintaining a goals-against average of 2.35, a save percentage of .924, and a record of 33-9-5.
Wolf’s accomplishments have not gone unnoticed, with many in the hockey world recognizing his potential to become a future star in the NHL. As he continues to develop his skills and gain valuable experience in the AHL, there is no doubt that he will be a significant asset to the Calgary Flames organization.
The Flames and their fans eagerly anticipate seeing more of Dustin Wolf in the NHL, as his incredible talent and work ethic promise an exciting future for the young goaltender. With his recent accolades and impressive debut, Wolf has firmly established himself as one of the top goaltending prospects in the league. Dustin Wolf AHL Award