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 SUMMER 1v1's

Make sure you stay sharp over the off-season by attending 1v1 lessons. The months of  July & August are 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. During July and August we are open from 10:30am-3:30pm/4:30pm-9:30pm weekdays and 10:00am-3:00pm on weekends. To make sure you secure your spots throughout the summer, 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.

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

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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 ________________________________________________________________________________________________Major Junior News    

iU8rZm60_400x400Spokane Chiefs

This past week GDI was visited by all of the goaltenders in the Spokane Chiefs organization to work with GDI President and Spokane Chiefs goaltending coach Ryan Cyr. They spent the week working through multiple 1v1 lessons each day and took part in the 7am PSM Conditioning sessions. The goalies also worked hard off of the ice by training with El1te Performance.

Garret Hughson GDI GoaltendingGarret Hughson

Hughson appeared in 53 games for the Chiefs last season with a record of 23-23-4. Hughson also posted a Gaa of 2.80, Sv% of .902 and blanked the opposition twice with two shutouts on the year.    

CH4Z2RcUEAAMzpQTyson Verhelst

Verhelst has been a main fixture at GDI the past few off-seasons training through the Total GDI Academy program every week. Last season Verhelst appeared in 26 games for Spokane with a record of 11-11. He posted a Gaa of 3.65, Sv% of .883 and 1 shutout.  

Matt Berlin GDI GoaltendingMatt Berlin

Berlin was selected by the Chiefs in the 7th round of the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft. Berlin spent last season with the SSAC Athletics Midget AAA team in the Alberta Midget AAA Hockey League. He appeared in 19 games with a Gaa of 3.49 and Sv% of .888.  

Matt Armitage GDI GoaltendingMatt Armitage

Armitage was a 4th round selection by the Chiefs in the 2014 WHl Bantam Draft. He appeared in 23 games for the Edge School Elite 15s posting a Gaa of 3.35 and Sv% of .911.    

Donovan Buskey GDI GoaltendingDonovan Buskey

Buskey is the newest member of the Chiefs goaltending group after being taken in the 3rd round of the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. Buskey posted sparkling numbers for the North Shore Winter Club appearing in 37 games with a 1.43 Gaa and .930 Sv%. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ In The Crease

Week 4 Hardest Workers

GDI would like to congratulate the goalies who earned the mask for being the hardest workers in their group last week. The mask is a new feature to the Total GDI Academy this summer. The mask is handed out to the hardest working goalie at the conclusion of each group's tactical session. Who will earn the mask this week? ______________________________________________________________________________________ Question of the Week

How many times are you on the ice weekly during the off-season?

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 @lotzy30 "Weeks away from getting back on the ice with the @WHLsilvertips and proud to be joining the @NHLBlackhawks this fall! #TCamp #TraverseCity"   Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOS

Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have different sets of Vaughn equipment that are available for you to demo during your 1v1 lesson at GDI Goaltending.   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