Wake up, start your week, and dive into the Monday Morning GDI Goalie News! Who stopped the most shots… which netminder rebounded from a tough loss… who had the best performance of the week? Look below, get your goalie fix to start the week. Here we go!

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GDI Program News

Mid-Season Tuneup Camps:

GDI-Mid-Season-Tune-UpAs the hockey season wears on, a goaltender’s focus naturally drifts as the intense training of the summer time gets farther in the rear view mirror.  This is the perfect time for a GDI Midseason Tune-up. This camp refreshes the goaltenders mind and muscle memory.  Timed with the Christmas layoff, this provides goalies with an outstanding refresher course just before the stretch run to the playoffs. GDI will be offering 3 separate locations over the Christmas break for these camps. Dec. 27:                         Brandon, MB - Brandon Sportsplex   For more information Click Here Dec. 27:                         Russell, MB - Russell Multiplex  For more information Click Here Dec. 28,29,30:               Winnipeg, MB - The Rink Training Centre   For more information Click Here Book your spots as soon as possible as the camps will fill up quickly.

BOOK YOUR 1v1 SPOTS FOR GDI NOVEMBER 1v1's:

GDI Train Like A ProMake sure you stay sharp this season by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of November is starting to fill up for 1v1 sessions at the centre. We are now open from 3:30PM-9:30PM during the week, 10:00AM-3:00PM Saturday and Sunday. To make sure you secure your spots throughout November we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign Up Button - GDI Website grey background _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Major Junior News

Austin Lotz GDI GoaltendingLotz Prevails In Marathon Shootout Win

Austin Lotz was able to make 32 saves in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Kamloops Blazers. The big story of the game was the shootout that decided the game. "Fifteen rounds! I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I can say with some confidence that was the longest shootout in Silvertips franchise history. And not only did it go 15 rounds, the first 24 shooters were all denied as Everett's Austin Lotz and Kamloops' Connor Ingram put on a clinic, matching one another save for save." For the full article Click Here Austin Lotz has been with GDI for over 5 years. He participates in countless 1v1 lessons during the off-season. Lotz also pushes himself during the off-season by attending the Total GDI Academy. ______________________________________________________________________________________Junior A News

Scott Parsons - GDI Goaltending - Goalie SchoolParsons Named Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player Of The Week

Scott Parsons of the Winnipeg Blues has been named the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week. The 19-year-old goaltender was close to flawless, reflected in a 2-0 record, one shutout and 1.00 GAA. Parsons, who hails from Fort Francis, Ont., also posted a sparkling save percentage of .956 for the Blues, who sit third in the MJHL with 13 wins and 31 points. Parsons has trained with GDI for several years taking part in GDI 1v1 training sessions and also attending GDI Summer Camps.

Teagan Sacher GDI GoaltendingSacher Posts First Wins As A Steeler

After a win eluded him in his first start as a Selkirk Steeler, Teagan Sacher was able to post back to back wins this past week. On Wednesday night Sacher was peppered with 47 shots against the Swan Valley Stampeders. Sacher stood tall and stopped 45 of them. The Steelers would take this game 3-2. It's no surprise Sacher was named the 1st star of the game. Sacher was again busy in a 3-2 shootout win over the visiting Steinbach Pistons. Sacher made 33 saves in the win and didn't allow a single Pistons player to beat him in the shootout. Sacher has been with GDI for years taking part in the GDI Total Academy and many 1v1 lessons. ______________________________________________________________________________________female hockey news

Kristen Campbell GDI GoaltendingMemorable Week For Kristen Campbell

This past week was one Kristen Campbell won't soon forget. Kristen Campbell was one of only three goalies invited to attend the selection camp for Team Canada National Women's U-18 Team. "CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Friday the 28 players that have been invited to Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team selection camp, taking place Dec. 10-14, 2014 at the North Wentworth Arena in Hamilton, Ont. Following the selection camp, 23 players will be chosen to represent Canada at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship from Jan. 5-12 at HarborCenter in Buffalo, N.Y." For the full article Click Here Kristen Campbell GDI Goaltending UNDIt was also a big week for Campbell's hockey future. Campbell made it official signing on to play hockey for the University of North Dakota. "Shaftesbury is pleased to announce that Junior goaltender Kristen Campbell (Brandon, MB) has committed to attend and play hockey for the University of North Dakota Sioux in the 2015-2016 season. The Sioux are a NCAA Division I program that play out of the WCHA Conference and are located in Grand Forks, ND. Campbell will be the first member of the Titans Prep to be placed at this highly competitive program." For the full article Click Here Campbell has been working with GDI for many years attending GDI Prospect Clinics, Summer Camps and countless 1v1 lessons. ______________________________________________________________________________________ 

In The Crease

 

GDI Goaltending HazelridgeBusy Week For GDI Clinics

GDI was busy this past week with minor hockey clinics going on daily. GDI travelled out to Portage on Monday to work with the local goaltenders. Also Monday GDI was in River East to work with the River East AA Marauders goaltenders. Thursday saw the Fort Gary North Hockey Association visit The Rink to work with GDI through multiple ice times. GDI was also out in Hazelridge on Sunday morning for a ice time with the local Eastman goaltenders. GDI looks forward to continuing to work with all these goalies as the season progresses. ______________________________________________________________________________________

Question of the Week

quickWhat made you decide to become a goalie?

Send us your answer by tweeting us (@gdigoaltending), post a comment on our instagram (gdigoaltending) or post your answer to our Facebook wall. ______________________________________________________________________________________ tweet of the week gdi goaltending 6fbc7ed66691d5cf3683831bb3b57bf0From  @titansprep "Proud moment for Kristen Campbell @Soupy_35 and her signing #NLI for @UND_WIH " Kristen Campbell GDI Goaltending UND Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending _________________________________________________________________________________________

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VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOS

Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have 3 different sets of Vaughn equipment that are available for you to demo during your 1v1 lesson at GDI Goaltending. From left to right: Vaughn Velocity 4 7250 (28"+1) Vaughn Velocity 5 7800 (35"+1) Vaughn Ventus LT90 (34"+2) Contact us at info@gdigoaltending.com if you have any further questions ______________________________________________________________________________________  Tuesday-Mental-Training-Tip-GDI-GoaltendingMake sure to check back at gdigoaltending.com on Tuesdays to read the Tuesday Mental Training tip. ______________________________________________________________________________________
Head over to The Rink Training Centre Blog at www.therink.ca on Wednesday to catch THE WEEKLY WORD for all the news on the players training at the centre! Wednesday reports on players are written by The Rink's Jon Cara and Monday reports on skill development are written by The Rink's Dave Cameron.
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Did we miss something? If you know something we don't or have news regarding a friend, your son or daughter, or even about your own accomplishments please let us know! We love to hear about success stories! Email us at info@gdigoaltending.com