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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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  

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 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

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pro hockey news

20160314-kasdorf-dlKasdorf Signs Entry Level Contract With Buffalo

After another successful season with the RPI Engineers, GDI Goalie Jason Kasdorf has signed an entry level contract with the NHL's Buffalo Sabres. Cdi61UqWIAAP8DXThe Buffalo Sabres announced the team has signed goaltender Jason Kasdorf to an entry-level contract. Kasdorf (6’3”, 172 lbs., 5/18/1992) recently completed his senior season at R.P.I., where he posted a 12-12-5 record with a .931 save percentage and a 2.30 goals-against average. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native ranked fourth in the ECAC in save percentage for the season and earned the conference’s Goaltender of the Week award on Jan. 19, 2016. Originally drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the sixth round (157th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, Kasdorf was acquired by the Sabres on Feb. 11, 2015 with Zach Bogosian and Evander Kane as part of a seven-player trade with the Jets. In 88 career games for R.P.I., Kasdorf posted a 38-37-9 record with a .920 save percentage and a 2.39 goals-against average. For the full article CLICK HERE Kasdorf has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Summer Camps and the Total GDI Academy.
Major Junior News

Flodell Finishes Season Strong

Logan Flodell finished off the regular season with a solid performance. Flodell and the Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Portland Winterhawks 4-1 Sunday night in Portland Flodell turned aside 33 of the 34 shots fired his was for his 21 win of the season. Flodell and the Thunderbirds also killed off all 6 of Portland's power plays. Flodell has been training with GDI for many years through GDI Summer Camps in Regina, SK as well as travelling to Winnipeg for 1v1 lessons.
Junior A News

Parsons Blanks Oil Caps In Game

Scott Parsons took it upon himself Saturday night in game 5 of the MJHL's first playoff round. With the series tied Parsons delivered a perfect performance turning aside 21 shots in a 2-0 Winnipeg Blues victory. Parsons and the Blues were also solid on the penalty kill as they killed all 6 Virden power plays. Parsons was also rewarded with the second star of the game for his strong play. Parsons and the Blues will have a chance to close out the series Monday night in Winnipeg. Parsons has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and GDI Summer Camps.

Midget AAA News

Goaltenders Stealing The Show In MBAAA Finals

The goaltenders have been nearly unbeatable so far in the MBAAA championship series between the Winnipeg Wild and Eastman Selects. Mitch Adamyk stole the show in game one, making 43 saves for the 2-0 shutout win. Landon Poiron turned aside 29 of 31 shots in the loss. Adamyk continued his impressive play into game 2 turning aside 49 of 50 shots but it was enough as the Selects would solve him during the second overtime period to take game 2, 1-0. Brendan Benoit was perfect on the night making a total of 32 saves for the shutout. Game three will take place Monday night in Beausejour. Adamyk has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons, GDI Prospect Clinics and the Total GDI Academy. Poiron has trained with GDI through 1v1 lessons and GDI Prospect Clinics. Benoit has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI Instructor Zach Rakochy is also the goaltending coach of the Eastman Selects.
In The Crease

Giannuzzi Caps Off Outstanding Season With City Championship

Another GDI Goalie has found success in the AAA post season. Dante Giannuzzi took home the Winnipeg AAA Bantam 2 championship with the Winnipeg Monarchs. Giannuzzi and the Monarchs completed a sweep of the Winnipeg Hawks with a 4-1 win Friday night. Giannuzzi appeared in 5 playoff games for the Monarchs with a perfect 5-0 record. He also posted a sparkling 1.60 Gaa through the playoffs. Giannuzzi has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons, minor hockey clinics and the Total GDI Academy. Have you enjoyed a successful post season? Let us know by emailing us at info@gdigoaltending.com or through any of our social media pages!
GDI Goaltending Tweet of the Week From @BuffaloSabres "NEWS: The Sabres have signed goaltender Jason Kasdorf to an entry-level contract. Details: http://bufsabres.co/8kD50h" Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending  
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