Whistle CHL goalie of the week nominee

Two shutouts by Kelowna Rockets goaltender puts him in line for national honour

  • Mon Mar 30th, 2015 9:00am
  • Sports

The WHL has nominated Jackson Whistle of the Kelowna Rockets for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award.

Whistle, a 1995-born netminder from West Kelowna, recorded two shutouts last week in the Rockets Round 1 match-up against the Tri-City Americans. On Friday, March 27th, Whistle turned aside 18 shots in Game 1 against the Americans to earn a 6-0 shutout victory and claim third star honours.

The following night, Whistle stopped all 30 shots he faced in Game 2 to pick up his second consecutive shutout and a 3-0 win while earning second star honours.

Currently in his fourth WHL campaign, Whistle has posted a 2-0-1 record with two shutouts in thee career WHL Playoff appearances.

Whistle and the Rockets are heading to Tri-City to play games three and four in the series on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.