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 MAY 1v1's

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

GDI Off-Season Programs

With the hockey season coming to a close It's time to start planning your off-season training. GDI offers a wide variety of off-season programs.Spring Academy

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  

Dan Ferguson - GDI Prairies Summer Camps - Goalie Coach Goalie Instructor Hockey WHL Junior A CanadaSummer 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

Pre-Season Clinics:GDI Goaltending Poster 2014 2

Portage:

August 24th-28th PCU Centre Five - 1 hour ice times For more information Click Here

Steinbach:

August 31st - September 4th T.G. Smith Centre Five - 1 hour ice times 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 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ncaa hockey news      

Mowat Named BSU Female Athlete Of The Year

GDI Goalie Brittni Mowat has been named Bemidji State University's Female Athlete of the Year. Mowat appeared in 33 games for the Beavers playing 1,964 minutes posting a record of 19-13-1. Mowat's personal numbers were even more outstanding with a Gaa of 1.68 and a Sv% of .945. Brittni Mowat enjoyed some personal success this season as well, setting a new Bemidji State Program record with 7 shutouts in a single season. Mowat was also named a WCHA Conference First Team All-Star. For an article and interview with Brittni Mowat Click Here Brittni Mowat has been with GDI since the 2011 season in the MFMHL League training through 1v1 lessons. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Junior A News    

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. ________________________________________________________________________________________________Midget AAA News

 

Clean Sweep For GDI Goalies At AAA Awards

AdamykWinnipeg AAA recently held their annual awards banquet and GDI Goalies made a clean sweep of all the top goaltender awards. Mitchel Adamyk, Ryan Hall, Brendan Benoit and Dawson Rattai all went home with some hardware.

Provincial Midget: Mitchel Adamyk (Winnipeg Wild)

Adamyk logged 1,425 minutes for the Winnipeg Wild this season with a record of 22-2. Adamyk also led the league in goaltender stats with an extremely low Gaa of 1.22 and a Sv% of .942. Adamyk also put up a league leading 7 shutouts for the season. Adamyk has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Prospect Clinics and the Total GDI Academy.

City Midget: Ryan Hall (Winnipeg Monarchs)

Including playoffs Ryan Hall appeared in 23 games for the Monarchs with a 17-4-1 record. Hall had a Gaa of 2.38 and Sv% of .899 to go along with 1 shutout. Hall's season was capped off by winning the City Championship by defeating the Winnipeg Warriors. Hall has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons and both the In-Season and Off-Season Total GDI Academy.

Bantam 1: Brendan Benoit (Winnipeg Warriors)

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. Benoit trains with GDI through the Total GDI Off-Season Academy.

Bantam 2: Dawson Rattai (Winnipeg Sharks)

Including playoffs Dawson Rattai appeared in 18 games for the Bantam 2 Winnipeg Sharks going 8-8-1 with a 2.99 Gaa and a Sv% of .907. Rattai has been training with GDI for many years through GDI Summer Camps, 1v1 lessons as well as both the In-Season and Off-Season Total GDI Academy.

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In The Crease

CDiMf1sUsAEmYjEGDI And The Rink Join Forces With Mark Scheifele And Kid Sport Winnipeg

GDI and The Rink will be joining forces with Kid Sport Winnipeg and Mark Scheifele this summer. From June 20th to the 21st GDI and The Rink will be instructing during the 1st annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp. The 1st annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp in support of KidSport Winnipeg is a two day camp aimed at helping the next generation of hockey players grow their skills and elevate their game. For more information on the 1st annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp Click Here

CEFyYNaUgAAerjSTim Turk Visits GDI And The Rink

NHL shooting coach Tim Turk was in Winnipeg this weekend joining GDI and The Rink for a three day camp. While the skaters were working on their accuracy and power, GDI Goalies were working on reading the release of shots. GDI would like to thank Tim Turk for coming to Winnipeg to work with The Rink and GDI. Everyone involved really enjoyed the camp!   ______________________________________________________________________________________ Question of the Week

Do you think Carey Price will be the first goalie since Jose Theodore (2002) to win the Hart Trophy?

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 @NovaCanuck ''@PentictonVees F Connor Chartier fires a shot on @PtgTerriersMJHL G Zac Robidoux from in close. #BCHL #MJHL " CDt6O9qWgAIMnxf   Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending   _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

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

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TESTify Performance:

TESTify Performance is a new addition to GDI and The Rink. Check out Adam Jones of the Midget AAA Winnipeg Wild running through the tests of a TESTify Performance session. For more information on TESTify Performance Click Here ______________________________________________________________________________________ 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