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 Summer Camps:

As the season has finished up for many minor hockey players it is now time to look forwarded to preparing for next year! In August GDI Prairies will be hosting a Summer Camp in Brandon and Winnipeg this year! To REGISTER Click Here. GDI’s camps have long stood for a comprehensive approach to goaltender development with a strong emphasis on the technical, psychological, physiological and equipment dimensions of the game. For more information on GDISummer Camps Click Here.   ___________________________________________________________________________

Ryan Kubic Drafted to the Giants:

GDI Trained netminder Ryan Kubic went in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft today. Going 39th Overall to the Vancouver Giants in the 2nd Round. Kubic has a prosperous future on the horizon as he most recently helped the WMHA AAA Bantam 1 Winnipeg Hawks to the Western Bantam Championships. GDI would like to congratulate Ryan on being selected to the Vancouver Giants and would like to wish him all the best coming up in his 2013/2014 year. ______________________________________________________________

Boes Goes To The Hurricanes:

Corbin Boes knew he was going to be traded. The Saskatoon product received a call from Brandon Wheat Kings general manager Kelly McCrimmon the night before and was issued the news. Thursday morning, the veteran goaltender was officially dealt at the WHL bantam draft — along with the 17th overall pick — to the Lethbridge Hurricanes for the sixth selection in what was the day’s most notable transaction. Even with the advanced warning, he still wasn’t entirely sure how to make sense of it though. “It’s a lot different now that it’s official,” said Boes, who turns 20 in July. “I had a great time in Brandon. It was three years I’ll never forget. I can’t thank the organization enough for giving me a chance to enter the league. “But I’m definitely looking forward to a new chapter in my life.” ___________________________________________________________________________

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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Pistons Season Complete - Koop and Rakochy Look On To New Chapters For Whats Next:

This past Friday the season for the Steinbach Pistons came to an end. After an amazing run through the MJHL Playoffs the Pistons were led to a tough war at the Western Canada Cup where they found themselves not getting out of the round robin and into Top 4. Goaltenders Corey Koop and Zach Rakochy were the tandem in the teams amazing run. Koop finished the season with a 3.11 GAA (10th) and .921 Save Percentage (1st) in 44 games played. In playoffs he held a 2.46 GAA and .924 Save Percentage in 19 games played. With a strong year followed awards as he received the MVP of the MJHL Playoffs and the Playoffs Top Goaltender Award. In addition he was the recipient of the RBC Junior A Scholarship for the MJHL.       ___________________________________________________________________________  

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