Thu Jan 3

CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Jordan Cooke, of the Kelowna Rockets, has been named the VAUGHN WHL Goaltender of the Month for December.

The 19 year-old goaltender from Leduc, AB, posted a 6-0-0-0 record through December and is currently on an 11 game win streak (Nov. 23 – present).  Cooke’s 2.00 goals-against average led all WHL goaltenders (minimum 300 minutes played) while posting 0.908 save percentage, allowing just 12 goals on 131 shots-against in 360 minutes played.  His efforts also earned him a Three Star selection two times, with one being a 1st Star. 

Cooke currently ranks 6th among all WHL goaltenders with a 2.48 goals-against average and 5th with 18 wins, in 28 games-played thus far this season.  His consistent play helped the Rockets to a sizzling 10-2-0-0 record in December and currently sit third in the WHL Western Conference with a 27-10-1-1 record for 26 points. 

His accomplishments make Jordan Cooke a deserving choice as the VAUGHN WHL Goaltender of the Month for December. 

2012-13 VAUGHN WHL Goaltender of the Month
December:  Jordan Cooke, Kelowna Rockets
November:  Chris Driedger, Calgary Hitmen
September/October:  Cam Lanigan, Medicine Hat Tigers