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!

GDI PROGRAM NEWS:

 

GDI POE/Junior A Prospect Clinics and Spring Break Power Hour Clinics:

With just finishing the winter year, GDI Prospect Clinics provide goalies with an outstanding refresher course just before entering POE and Junior Spring Camps.
  • Three 50 Minute Ice Times
  • 3:1 Ratio (6 Goalies Total)
  • One Technical Video Session
For more information on GDI Prospect Clinics Click Here. Repetition, repetition, repetition – that’s the key to performing specific skills and tactics. A terrific complement to broader training services, GDI’s Power Hour – Specialty Clinics provide a narrow focus and enhanced detail on key goaltender-performance issues. Over Spring Break from March 26-28th GDI will be hosting 3 clinics and a video breakdown session to focus on three key topics. For more information on GDI Power Hour Clinics over Spring Break Click Here.   ___________________________________________________________________________

Mowat & Campbell Compete in MFMHL Championship Finals:

Female netminders Brittni Mowat and Kristen Campbell are in for a battle now. The leagues top goaltenders go into a duo in the Championship Finals coming up. Last years Esso Cup winner Brittni Mowat is leading the Pembina Valley Hawks and on the opposing side young 1997 born Kristen Campell looks to help the Westman Wildcats against last years champions. ______________________________________________________________

Boes Stops 40 of 41 To End The Season With A Win:

Closing out the year for the Brandon Wheat Kings GDI Goaltender Corbin Boes stops 40 of 41 against the Moose Jaw Warriors. At a point when most teams in this position would pack up for the year, Boes put on his hard hat and went to work. For his strong performance he was awarded the games 3rd star as he allowed only one to get past him through 65 minutes and shutdown all three shooters in the shootout. ___________________________________________________________________________

Spokane Takes Down Tri-City 3-2; Hughy With The W:

Garrett Hughson came in as a rookie this year with Spokane but has went through the season looking like hes played here for a couple years. In Spokanes second last game of the year before starting playoffs Hughy was put in goal to go up against the teams first round opponent. Defending the net against Tri is no easy task. In this one the first year Spokane goaltender made 24 of 26 stops to get the win and to build some more confidence for the team over their first round opponent. ___________________________________________________________________________

THE WEEKLY WORD:

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 and Monday reports on skill development are written by The Rink's Dave Cameron.
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MJHL Action Over The Weekend:

After Sunday was complete the Sherwood Division quarter-finals was all wrapped up as both OCN and Dauphin completed their series to move on to the Semi-Finals in which I'm sure will be a battle royal. Hatred will be in the air for when these two teams go into battle. On the opposing side for the Addison Division, the Winkler Flyers stayed alive against the Winnipeg Blues. In an OT 2-1 Thriller Reed Peter made an outstanding 46 of 47 saves. Game 6 and Game 7 of this series goes Tuesday and Wednesday. Lastly, the Portage Terriers suffered a tough loss to the Steinbach Pistons in Game 5 of the series. The Pistons now lead 3-2 as they move to Game 6 on Tuesday. Advancing them to be one win away from the Semi's Corey Koop shut the door as he captured a 3-0 shutout with 30 saves. ___________________________________________________________________________

MBAAA WPG Thrashers Go Up 1-0 and WPG City Midget Warriors Go Up 2-1:

As playoffs gradually get deeper and deeper the Provincial Midget and City Midget Finals continued to bring the intensity with two heated battles as both match-ups went the distance into Overtime. The Winnipeg Thrashers we in deep against the Winnipeg Wild Sunday afternoon. With at 12:30 start time Evan Johnson of the Wild and Troy Martyniuk of the Thrashers brought their best to this one. Both goaltenders were peppered at different segments of the game. With this being said the Game 1 of the MBAAA Finals brought two teams that bring some hate to the table. The South vs the North end. In the end of this battle the Thrashers punctured the Wild in Overtime to take a 3-2 victory and bring the Thrashers back home Wednesday. Game 2 goes at Gateway at 7:30. The Winnipeg City Midget Sharks suffered their 2nd loss of the Finals as they were taken down by the Warriors midway through Overtime. GDI Goaltenders Max Herekosy was at one end and Nic Holben at the other. ___________________________________________________________________________

AA Peewee Railcats Repeat Championships - Quebec Tournament Next:

GDI netminders competed in a Maurders vs Railcats final this past Sunday. The Railcats searched for their third straight win in the finals and found it! ___________________________________________________________________________    

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