Deery A Finalist For National Award
GDI Goalie Nick Deery has been recognized as a finalist for the CJHL's Top Goaltender. The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced today the five finalists for the 2015 Top Goaltender Award. The award will recognize the most outstanding goaltender in the CJHL based on individual performance during the regular season. Each of the 10 leagues within the CJHL selected a nominee for the Goaltender of the Year honour. Following the initial round of voting, five players qualified as finalists for the award and will now advance to the final stage of the selection process. The five finalists for the Top Goaltender honour represent the ACHL, BJHL, CCHL, MJHL and SJHL. Nick Deery, Steinbach Pistons, MJHL (47 GP, 30 W – 15 L – 2.27 GAA – .922 S% – 5 SO) Nick was a workhorse for the Pistons. His 2,798 minutes played was a league high. He also led all MJHL goaltenders in shutouts with a total of five. The native of La Crosse, WI., committed to the University of Minnesota Duluth earlier in the season. Twice named the MJHL’s Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week, Nick capped his season by capturing the league’s top goaltender award, in addition to a first-team all-star selection. To read more Click Here Deery has been training with GDI for over two years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI instructor Dan Ferguson is also the goaltending coach for the Steinbach Pistons.