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 Train Like A ProBOOK YOUR SPOTS FOR MARCH 1v1's

Make sure you stay sharp this season by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of March 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 March we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign-Up-Button-GDI-Website-grey-background

GDI Off-Season Programs

The hockey season is starting to wind down, It's time to start planning your off-season training. GDI offers a wide variety of off-season programs.

Spring Programs:

GDI is offering three separate springs programs this year.

Spring Academy:

May 13th-June 10th Ages: 8-13 5 Tactical Sessions (1.5 hours in length) Post Lesson Written Report - GDI Tracker For more information Click Here

POE/Junior Prep Prospect Clinic:

April 6th-8th Ages: 14-17 3 Tactical Sessions (1.5 hours in length) For more information Click Here

Spring Break Camp:

March 30th -April 1st Ages: 7 & Up 8:15 am - 1:00 pm For More Information Click Here

Summer Camps:

These are the anchor to the goaltender’s off-season development needs. These 4 or 5 day camps provide the biggest impact on goaltender performance in a short period of time. Our camps are very intense and goaltenders will conduct on-ice sessions, fitness testing, flexibility and hand eye training, classroom sessions, daily journals, off-ice dryland, comprehensive evaluation reports and much more.These spots fill up well in advance, don't miss your opportunity to train with GDI. For more information Click Here

Summer Prospect Clinic:

August 17th-21st Ages: 13 & up 5 Tactical Sessions (1.5 hours in length) For more information Click Here These spots fill up fast so don't miss your opportunity to Train Like A Pro. Email us at info@gdigoaltending.com or call us at (204) 489-7465 for more information ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Mowat Blanks Minnesota To Advance To WCHA Championship Game

Brittni Mowat continued her strong season this weekend during the WCHA playoffs. Mowat and the Bemidji State University Beavers upset the #2 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers to advance to the chamipionship game. Mowat was spectacular making 37 saves for the 1-0 win over the Gophers. The shutout was Mowat's 7th of the season. To Read More Click Here Mowat has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons. 

Jason Kasdorf GDI GoaltendingKasdorf Stumps Clarkson

Jason Kasdorf was busy in his opening game of the ECAC playoffs. Kasdorf and the RPI Engineers outlasted Clarkson to take game 1 of the series with a score of 3-2. Kasdorf made a ton of key saves in the game as he turned aside 36 of the 38 shots fired on net. To Read More Click Here The third and deciding game of the series was played Sunday night. Kasdorf was only beaten once as RPI beat Clarkson 3-1. Kasdorf made 33 saves in the series clincher including making 15 saves in the third period. Kasdorf has been training with GDI for over 5 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________Major Junior News

Hughson Blanks Giants

Garret Hughson carried his strong play from last week into a Tuesday night matchup with the Vancouver Giants. Hughson was perfect on the night stopping every shot sent his way as the Chiefs blanked the Giants 7-0. Hughson turned aside 29 shots for his second shutout of the season. Hughson has travelled to Winnipeg to work through 1v1 lessons. GDI President Ryan Cyr is also the goaltending coach for the Spokane Chiefs. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Junior A News    

Deery Named MGEU February MJHL Goalie of the Month

Goaltender Nick Deery of the Steinbach Pistons, who was a runner-up for this award in January, took his game to another level in February, reflected in a heady 6-2 record, highlited by a pair of shutouts. Deery, 20, posted an outstanding 1.50 GAA and .952 save percentage. In turn Nick Deery was awarded the Goaltender of the Month Award for February, and in addition recently recieved the Goaltender of the Year Award and was placed on the 1st All-Star Team for the league. Runner up for the award is 20 year old league veteran Brian Archibald. For the month of February he held a record of 4-1 for the Winnipeg Blues and brought his GAA to 2.7 and Save Percentage to .906. Deery has been training with GDI for over 2 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI Instructor Dan Ferguson is also the goaltending coach for the Steinbach Pistons. Archibald has trained with GDI for the past 5 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 B_T-OrUVAAETY5JLink Victorious In 7th Period

Jeremy Link found out first hand what it's like to be in a marathon hockey game. Link and the Winnipeg Thrashers visited the Parkland Rangers for game 2 of their first round series. The game was tied 2-2 at the end of regulation and there wouldn't be another goal scored in the game for almost 63 minutes of game play. Link was outstanding in the game making an incredible 71 saves for the 3-2 win. Link and the Thrashers wrapped up the series on Saturday to advance to the semi finals. Link has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. _________________________________________________________________________ In The Crease

Busy Week For 1v1 Lessons

This past week was full of 1v1 lessons as tons of goalies visited GDI to prepare for their playoff runs. Be at the top of your game for playoffs by booking 1v1 lessons with GDI! GDI wishes all these goalies the best of luck as their seasons wrap up and they make the push for playoffs. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Question of the Week

What number do you wear and why?

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 From @troymartyniuk ''congrats to @J_Link42 on his yes thats correct 71 save performance"   Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Throwback thursday  

This Week's Answer: Brett Martyniuk

  Check out GDI's instagram every Thursday to try and guess which GDI instructor is featured. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

VaughnVAUGHN 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. ______________________________________________________________________________________ The Weekly Word - The Rink Training Centre GDI PrairiesHead 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. _________________________________________________________________________________________

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