The Western Hockey League announced Tuesday, Red Deer Rebels netminder Kyle Kelsey has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending October 8, 2023.
Kelsey, 19, turned aside 33 of 34 shots Saturday, October 7 to backstop his Club to a 3-1 home victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
With his Club outshot 34-29, the product of Maple Ridge, B.C., stood tall, including steering away all 11 pucks sent his way during the third period.
Through three games this season, the veteran Kelsey is 1-2-0-0 with a 2.72 goals-against average and .919 save percentage.
Originally selected by the Moose Jaw Warriors in the fifth round (107th overall) of the 2019 WHL Draft, Kelsey has appeared in 40 career WHL Regular Season contests, registering a record of 22-13-2-3 with a 2.65 GAA, .908 SV% and four shutouts.
Kyle Kelsey and the Red Deer Rebels return to action open a four-game stretch on the road Friday, October 13 (7 p.m. MT) when they visit the Regina Pats.