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 JANUARY 1v1's

Make sure you stay sharp this season by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of January 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-2:00pm / 3:00pm-7:00pm Saturdays and 10:00am-3:00pm Sundays. To make sure you secure your spots throughout January, we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign-Up-Button-GDI-Website-grey-background ______________________________________________________________________________________    

Kubic Shows No Rust After Break

Ryan Kubic showed no signs of rust as the Vancouver Giants kicked off the second half of the season. Kubic was sharp turning aside 32 shots in a 4-2 win over the Everett Silvertips including 14 saves in opening frame. So far in December Kubic has posted a 2.05 Gaa with a .930 Sv% to go along with a record of 7-2-1-0. Kubic has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Summer Camps and the Total GDI Academy.

VerhelstVerhelst Blanks Thunderbirds

Tyson Verhelst was also sharp in his return after the break. Verhelst stumped the high flying Thunderbirds making 19 saves in a 3-0 win for the Spokane Chiefs. Verhelst has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI President Ryan Cyr is also the goaltending coach for the Spoakane Chiefs. ______________________________________________________________________________________

In The Crease

GDI Goalies Head Overseas

A pair of GDI goalies have headed overseas to compete in Finland and Sweden. Steph Douglas is competing with Team Manitoba in a Scandinavian hockey tour that starts in Stockholm, Sweden and will conclude in Helsinki, Finland. Also overseas is Ryann Bannerman who is representing Team Canada (U-21) in the World Ringette Championships. The tournament is also taking place in Finland. GDI would like to wish Steph and Ryann the best of luck as they represent Canada. Douglas has been training with GDI for over 7 years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Summer Camps and the Total GDI Academy. Bannerman has been training with GDI this past year in preparation for the World Ringette Championships through 1v1 lessons at The Rink Training Centre. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Question of the Week

What is the biggest challenge for a goalie during an outdoor hockey game?

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 @SteveEwen "Ryan Kubic (@kubes20) in December for @WHLGiants: 7-2-1-0, with 2.05 goals against and a .930 save percentage in 11 appearances." Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOS

Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have many 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. 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 & Tyler Fehr 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