Dwight Maetche was born in Edmonton and was recruited to play goal for the BC Jr. League Burnaby Cablevision. He was a Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) all-star in 1980 and ’81. Maetche played 24 WLA seasons from 1982 to 2007 with the Vancouver Burrards, North Shore/Okanagan, and Victoria. He is a seven-time WLA all-star, the WLA’s top goaltender five times, and was MVP in 1988. In 378 league and playoff games he faced 15,238 shots, allowing 3,215 goals for a career save average of 78.9% Maetche was an offensively minded goalie, scoring one goal and adding 317 assists. He won Mann Cups with the Victoria Shamrocks in 2003 and 2005. Between 1992 and 2007, Maetche played 55 NLL games with the Philadelphia Wings, Charlotte Cobras, New York Saints, Vancouver Ravens, Edmonton Rush and Portland LumberJax. During this time, he compiled 24 wins and 31 losses with a goals-against-average of 13.37.

 

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