The Sudbury Wolves are pleased to announce the signing of 18-year-old goaltender TAYLOR DUPUIS. DUPUIS was drafted by the Wolves in the 2010 OHL draft in the 10th round, 186th overall.
DUPUIS, 6’, 180 lbs, played for the Stratford Cullitons of the GOJHL this past season and helped lead the Cullitons to a second place finish in their division. The Cullitons won their first two rounds of the play-offs before losing-out in the Division Finals to the Brantford Golden Eagles in six games. DUPUIS recorded an outstanding 20 – 2 win-loss record during the regular season and finished in 7th place in the league in goals against (2.66) and save % (.910).
During the play-offs, Dupuis played in five games and had a record of 3 wins and 1 loss and recorded an impressive goals against average of 2.54 and a save % of .938. His save percentage was the 2nd best in the league!
“Taylor is a young goaltender that has continued to show improvement over the past two years” notes Wolves’ GM Blaine Smith. “He has earned an OHL contract based on his play this past season in Stratford and his performance at our training camps in Sudbury” notes Wolves’ GM Blaine Smith. “With Taylor’s commitment to Sudbury, we now have significant depth at the goaltending position.”
“I am thrilled to be in Sudbury and be a part of the Wolves’ organization” notes Dupuis, who is fluently bilingual. “I look forward to the challenge of earning a spot on the Wolves’ roster to begin the 2012-13 season. I am very excited and very confident at the same time. I can hardly wait for next season to begin.”
Dupuis will be working with Wolves’ Goaltending Coach Scott Murray this summer at the RHP HOCKEY TRAINING FACILITY in Sudbury in preparation for the upcoming season.
Link to Taylor Dupuis profile – Stratford Cullitons