Los Gatos native, Jr. Sharks grad Cooley signs with NHL’s Predators
University of Denver goalie Devin Cooley, who would have been a senior in 2020-21, has signed a two-year, entry-level deal with the NHL’s Nashville Predators.
Cooley, a native of Los Gatos, will forgo his final season with the Pioneers.
In three seasons at DU, the San Jose Jr. Sharks product went 15-9-4 with a 1.93 GAA, .927 save percentage and six shutouts.
Undrafted, Cooley had his most productive season in 2018-19 where he posted an 11-6-2 record with a 1.85 GAA and .934 save percentage, the second-highest single-season save percentage in program history.
Cooley was 4-3-2 with a 2.08 GAA and .908 save percentage in the 2019-20 season.
In the classroom, Cooley was selected three times for the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team.
(Sept. 29, 2020)