Cooke Caps Career with CHL Goalie Award
The Canadian Hockey League announced the 10 national award winners for the 2013-14 season including Kelowna Rockets goaltender Jordon Cooke, who was honoured as the CHL Goalie of the Year.
The awards were presented as part of the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup festivities at The Grand Theatre in London, presented by The London Free Press.
Rockets forward Nick Merkley was also nominated for the CHL Rookie of the Year award but did not win.
Cooke, 20, posted a 39-7-0-4 record including four shutout victories in 51 appearances for the Rockets. The Leduc, AB native finished second among WHL netminders with a 2.28 goals-against-average and fourth with a save percentage of .922. Finalists for the award include Zachary Fucale of the Halifax Mooseheads, and Alex Nedeljkovic of the Plymouth Whalers.
Cooke played in four full seasons with the Rockets, playing in 174 regular season and playoff games combined. The last two seasons as a starter Cooke won 76 regular season and 13 playoff games for the Rockets.