The Del Wilson Trophy is presented annually to the Western Hockey League's goaltender judged to be the best at his position. The award is named after Del Wilson for his many years of service to both the Regina Pats and the League. Wilson was an owner, Governor, and General Manager of the Pats and served 6 years as Chairman of the Board of the WHL. Wilson led the WHL into a partnership with Ontario and Quebec Major Junior Leagues.

Previously, the WHL Top Goaltender Award. It was given to the League's Goals Against Average leader.


Season Player[1] Team
2020–21 Dustin Wolf Everett Silvertips
2019–20 Dustin Wolf Everett Silvertips
2018–19 Ian Scott Prince Albert Raiders
2017–18 Carter Hart Everett Silvertips
2016–17 Carter Hart Everett Silvertips
2015–16 Carter Hart Everett Silvertips
2014–15 Taran Kozun Seattle Thunderbirds
2013–14 Jordon Cooke Kelowna Rockets
2012–13 Patrik Bartosak Red Deer Rebels
2011–12 Tyler Bunz Medicine Hat Tigers
2010–11 Darcy Kuemper Red Deer Rebels
2009–10 Martin Jones Calgary Hitmen
2008–09 Chet Pickard Tri-City Americans
2007–08 Chet Pickard Tri-City Americans
2006–07 Carey Price Tri-City Americans
2005–06 Justin Pogge Calgary Hitmen
2004–05 Jeff Glass Kootenay Ice
2003–04 Cam Ward Red Deer Rebels
2002–03 Josh Harding Regina Pats
2001–02 Cam Ward Red Deer Rebels
2000–01 Dan Blackburn Kootenay Ice
1999–00 Bryce Wandler Swift Current Broncos
1998–99 Cody Rudkowsky Seattle Thunderbirds
1997–98 Brent Belecki Portland Winter Hawks
1996–97 Brian Boucher Tri-City Americans
1995–96 David Lemanowicz Spokane Chiefs
1994–95 Paxton Schafer Medicine Hat Tigers
1993–94 Norm Maracle Saskatoon Blades
1992–93 Trevor Robins Brandon Wheat Kings
1991–92 Corey Hirsch Kamloops Blazers
1990–91 Jamie McLennan Lethbridge Hurricanes
1989–90 Trevor Kidd Brandon Wheat Kings
1988–89 Danny Lorenz Seattle Thunderbirds
1987–88 Troy Gamble Spokane Chiefs
WHL Top Goaltender Award
1986–871 (West) Dean Cook Kamloops Blazers
(East) Kenton Rein Prince Albert Raiders
1985–86 Mark Fitzpatrick Medicine Hat Tigers
1984–85 Troy Gamble Medicine Hat Tigers
1983–84 Ken Wregget Lethbridge Hurricanes
1982–83 Mike Vernon Calgary Wranglers
1981–82 Mike Vernon Calgary Wranglers
1980–81 Grant Fuhr Victoria Cougars
1979–80 Kevin Eastman Victoria Cougars
1978–79 Rick Knickle Brandon Wheat Kings
1977–78 Bart Hunter Portland Winter Hawks
1976–77 Glen Hanlon Brandon Wheat Kings
1975–76 Carey Walker New Westminster Bruins
1974–75 Bill Oleschuk Saskatoon Blades
1973–74 Garth Malarchuk Calgary Centennials
1972–73 Ed Humphreys Saskatoon Blades
1971–72 John Davidson Calgary Centennials
1970–71 Ed Dyck Calgary Centennials
1969–70 Ray Martyniuk Flin Flon Bombers
1968–69 Ray Martyniuk Flin Flon Bombers
1967–68 Chris Worthy Flin Flon Bombers
1966–67 Ken Brown Moose Jaw Warriors
1The WHL handed out separate awards for the East and West divisions.

See also


  1. ^ Watts, Jesse, ed. (2013). 2013–14 WHL Media Guide. Western Hockey League. p. 268.