Carter Cochrane steps up his game with the Chilliwack Chiefs

Former Golden Rocket Carter Cochrane has signed on with BCHL team, the Chilliwack Chiefs.

Carter Cochrane

Carter Cochrane

The Chilliwack Chiefs have announced the commitment of defenseman Carter Cochrane for the 2013-2014 season.

Cochrane, from Kamloops B.C., played for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey Leagues, Golden Rockets, during the 2012-2013 season.

Last season he scored nine goals and 12 assists in 34 games and added three goals and 11 assists in 10 playoff games.

He also played one game for the Chiefs.

Cochrane is the younger brother of Chiefs forward Tanner Cochrane.

On a release on the Chiefs’ website, Chiefs General Manager and Head Coach Harvey Smyl said Cochrane performed well at the recently completed Chiefs Spring Evaluation Camp.

“Carter impressed our scouting staff during the season and at our spring camp,” he stated.

He added that he believes Cochrane has the character it takes to be a part of the Chilliwack Chief organization.