from the WHL
Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Sebastian Cossa has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending June 12, 2022.
The Detroit Red Wings prospect, and reigning WHL Goaltender of the Month, recorded a 1.68 goals-against average, .944 save percentage and one shutout across three WHL Championship Series starts this past week, helping the Oil Kings take a 3-2 series lead heading into Game 6 Monday evening.
The product of Fort McMurray, Alta. began his week by turning aside all 21 shots he faced Tuesday, June 7 as Edmonton blanked Seattle 4-0 in Game 3 of the WHL Championship Series.
He was named the game’s Second Star.
The following evening, Cossa stopped 32 shots in Game 4 as the Oil Kings posted a second successive road victory, winning the contest 3-2.
The 6-foot-6, 215-pound puck-stopper then made 31 saves in Game 5 Saturday, June 11 as his Edmonton side suffered a 3-2 defeat.
Cossa leads all netminders with 15 wins and four shutouts during the 2022 WHL Playoffs.