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October 23, 2012, Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Jordon Cooke of the Kelowna Rockets is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending October 21 posting a 2-0-0-0 record including a shutout victory with a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save percentage of .967.

Cooke made 59 saves between the pipes for the Rockets in a pair of victories including a 32-save performance on Thursday where he recorded his second shutout of the season as first star of a 3-0 win over the Prince George Cougars. He then made 27 saves on Saturday as second star of a 4-2 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Cooke, a 19-year-old from Leduc, AB, is playing in his third WHL season with the Rockets. In 11 games so far this season he carries a 5-5-1-0 record with a goals-against-average of 3.19 and save percentage of .901.

Also considered for the award this week was Matt Mahalak of the Plymouth Whalers who posted three wins with a goals-against-average of 2.00 and save percentage of .924, while rookie Philippe Desrosiers of the Rimouski Oceanic went 1-2-0-0 with a shutout victory and a goals-against-average of 2.15 and save percentage of .935.

2012-13 Vaughn CHL Goaltenders of the Week:

Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 : Jordon Cooke, Kelowna Rockets

Oct. 8 – Oct. 14 : Mac Carruth, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 1 – Oct. 7 : Eetu Laurikainen, Swift Current Broncos

Sept. 24 – Sept. 30 : Sébastien Auger, Saint John Sea Dogs

Sept. 20 – Sept. 23 : John Gibson, Kitchener Rangers

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Christian J. Stewart
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