Dragons’ goalie named AJHL Rookie of the Year | DrumhellerMail
Last updateFri, 12 Jul 2024 11pm

Dragons’ goalie named AJHL Rookie of the Year


    A Drumheller Dragon in his first year in the league has shone brighter than the rest of the rookies.

    Cole Cheveldave, Dragons goalie, has won the AJHL’s rookie of the year. The 17-year-old will receive the Dick White Trophy at the Drumheller Memorial Arena at an upcoming Drumheller Dragons playoff game.
    The Calgary native turned lots of heads this season, also being named a finalist for the league’s MVP Award as well as the Top Goaltender Award.
    Cheveldave led all rookies in minutes played with 2,521, and faced 1,474 shots, another top number for a rookie.
    He played in 44 games for the Dragons this season, and posted a 2.90 goals against average and 91.72 save percentage, for a seventh spot ranking in the league. He had two shut outs this season in the span of seven days. He was selected as player of the game 14 times, and was the Source for Sports AJHL Player of the Week on December 6.
    He was a unanimous selection for the AJHL South Division All Rookies Team.
    This year, Evan Warner was a finalist for the Don McNabb Memorial Trophy for Most Dedicated Player.

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