Whistle CHL goalie of the week nominee

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

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.

 

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