It was a big day for many GDI Goalies today as the Western Hockey League held it's annual Bantam Draft in Calgary, Alberta. In total 6 GDI Goalies were selected in the draft.

Carl_StankowskiCarl Stankowski - Seattle Thunderbirds - 37th Overall

Stankowski was the first goalie selected in the draft going 37th overall to the Seattle Thunderbirds. Stankowski appeared in 16 games for the Calgary Flames Bantam AAA posting a Gaa of 1.88 and Sv% of .920. For more information Click Here Stankowski trained with GDI last summer in Kelowna, Bc with GDI President Ryan Cyr.

GOW_Playoff_Image9Duncan McGovern - Medicine Hat Tigers - 91st Overall

McGovern appeared in 26 games for the Winnipeg Monarchs this year including playoffs posting a strong record of 16-8-1. McGovern had solid numbers with a Gaa of 2.64 and a Sv% of .904. Duncan also put up two shutouts on the season. For more information Click Here McGovern has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Prospect Clinics and GDI Summer Camps.

bennettZachary Bennett - Everett Silvertips - 151st Overall

With playoffs Bennett appeared in 23 games this year for the Winnipeg Sharks with a record of 7-15-1. Bennett posted a Gaa of 2.96 to go along with a Sv% of .896. Bennett also posted a total of 3 shutouts this year with one of them coming in the playoffs. For more information Click Here Bennett has been training with GDI for 7 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy.

PaddockMax Paddock - Regina Pats - 212th Overall

Paddock appeared in 13 regular season games this year for the Brandon Wheat Kings posting a record of 7-2-2 to go with his Gaa of 2.68 and Sv% of .869. Paddock also blanked the opposition twice this season with two shutouts. Paddock also helped the Wheat Kings into the Western Bantam Championships where he held a record of 0-1-1 with a 3.50 Gaa. For more information Click Here Paddock has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and GDI Summer Camps.

GOW_Playoffs_Image5Brendan Benoit - Brandon Wheat Kings - 220th Overall

Benoit enjoyed a very successful season capturing a Winnipeg City Championship, Manitoba Provincial Championship and a bronze medal at the Western Canadian Bantam Championships. During the regular season and playoffs Benoit had impressive numbers with a 23-7-0 record to go with his Gaa of 1.67 and Sv% of .934. Even more impressive was that Benoit put up 10 shutouts on the season. Brendan Benoit played the most out of any goalie at the Western Canadian Bantam Championships. He posted a record of 2-1-2 with the second best Gaa of the tournament at 2.80. Benoit was also named the starting goalie for the 2nd All-Star team from the tournament. For more information Click Here Benoit trains with GDI through the Total GDI Off-Season Academy as well as Association Clinics and Team Practice Attendance.

GOW_Feb7_Image5Adam Swan - Lethbridge Hurricanes - 222nd Overall

Swan was taken in the 10th round by the Lethbridge Hurricanes (222nd overall). He spent last season with the Bantam Interlake Lightning where he was peppered with shots each and every game. For more information Click Here Swan has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons, GDI Prospect Clinics and GDI Summer Camps. GDI Goaltending Banner