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 and prepare for playoffs with GDI 1v1 lessons. The month of March 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 March, we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign-Up-Button-GDI-Website-grey-background  

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:

GDI SPRING ACADEMIES

GATEWAY (April 25th-June 13th)

Ages: 8-13  -  8 Tactical Sessions  -  For more information CLICK HERE

THE RINK Training Centre (May 4th-June 1st)

Ages: 8-13  -  5 Tactical Sessions  -  For more information CLICK HERE

PROSPECT CLINICS

SPRING POE/JR PREP (March 14th-17th)

Ages: 14-17  -  4 Tactical Sessions  -  The Rink Training Centre For more information CLICK HERE

SUMMER PROSPECT CLINIC (August 22nd-26th)

Ages: 15 & Up  -  5 Tactical Sessions  -  1 Educational Lecture  -  River Heights Arena Group 1: 5:45pm-6:45pm  -  For more information CLICK HERE Group 2: 7:00pm-8:00pm  -  For more information CLICK HERE

SUMMER CAMPS

BRANDON (August 8th-12th)  -  Brandon Sportsplex WINNIPEG (August 15th-19th)  -  East End Arena WINNIPEG (August 22nd-26th)  -  River Heights Arena WINNIPEG (August 29th-September 2nd)  -  East End Arena For more information CLICK HERE To register CLICK HERE If you have any other questions contact us at info@gdigoaltending.com or by phone at (204) 489-7465
Major Junior News

crop_27504779_27_1449308822Edmonds And Verhelst Battle It Out

A pair of GDI Goalies went head to head Saturday night in Prince George.  Ty Edmonds and Tyson Verhelst were both solid between the pipes as the Prince George Cougars defeated the Spokane Chiefs 4-1. Both Edmonds and Verhelst were busy with Edmonds turning aside 32 shots and Verhelst stopping 38 shots. And both goalies were rewarded with Edmonds receiving a second star and Verhelst receiving the third star of the game. For a recap CLICK HERE Edmonds has been training with GDI for over 6 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. Verhelst has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI President Ryan Cyr is also the goaltending coach of the Spokane Chiefs.

Kasdorf Nominated For Mike Richter Award

GDI Goalie Jason Kasdorf has been nominated for the Mike Richter award being recognized as one of the top NCAA Div. 1 goaltenders  Former Portage Terriers’ outstanding goaltender Jason Kasdorf has been nominated for the 2015-16 Mike Richter Award. This annual award honours the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA Division l men’s hockey. The winner will be announced at the 2016 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Tampa, Florida. Kasdorf, 23, is currently playing for RPI of the ECAC. He was also a former draft selection of the Winnipeg Jets. In total, nine former Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) goalies were nominated for the award. Overall, 26 nominees have combined for a 2.15 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage and a grade-point average of 3.15. Goalies on the Mike Richter Award watch list are chosen by members of Let’s Play Hockey, utilizing both past performance and future potential. Freshmen are not included on the first list of the season. Additions and deletions to this list, including freshmen, will be made as the 2015-16 season unfolds The candidates for the Mike Richter Award will be determined by nominations from all 60 NCAA Division I men’s hockey head coaches. The finalists and winner are selected by a committee of coaches, scouts and members of the media. To read more CLICK HERE Kasdorf has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy.
  Junior A News

Martyniuk Finishes Season Strong

  Troy Martyniuk finished the regular season off strong with a pair of wins for the Waywayseecappo Wolverines. Martyniuk turned aside 66 of the 68 shots he faced in two wins over the Virden Oil Capitals and Swan Valley Stampeders. Martyniuk was also named the first star in both contests

Martyniuk has been training with GDI for over 7 years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Summer Camps and the Total GDI Academy.
In The Crease

In Season AcademyGDI In-Season Academy

The In-Season Total GDI Academy wrapped up this past week. Committed GDI Goalies were on the ice before school at 7am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings all season! GDI would like that thank all of the academy goalies for their hard work and commitment and would also like to wish them all the best of luck in their post seasons! For more information on the In-Season or Off-Season Total GDI Academy email us at info@gdigoaltending.com
GDI Goaltending Tweet of the Week From @PGCougars "27... The number of victories @tyedmonds_35 needs to surpass Scott Myers (95 wins) for the all-time lead in wins for a Cougars goaltender." Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending  
Question of the Week

What goalies would you like to see in net for the outdoor alumni game between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers next season?

Send us your answer by Instagram, Twitter or our Facebook page!  

VAUGHN Pro-Fitting Centre

Fit New Gear, Try New Gear, Buy New Gear, The staff at GDI are now Vaughn certified fitters. Experience the Vaughn Pro-Fitting Centre! #VaughnLife is the best life! Contact us at info@gdigoaltending.com for more information on the Vaughn Pro-Fitting Centre  
Tuesday Mental Training Tip GDI Goaltending Make sure to check back at gdigoaltending.com on Tuesdays to read the Tuesday Mental Training Tip.
The Weekly Word - The Rink Training Centre GDI Prairies 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 & Tyler Fehr.

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