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.
Reed Peters Commits To UNO:
“It feels like a dream come true” said Peters. “To know that I’ll be playing at UNO is an amazing feeling”
“I wouldn’t be here today without all the great support, encouragement and opportunity that my coaches, teammates, fans, friends and most importantly my family have given me throughout my life. I am very greatful for everything that has happened.”
“Winkler was a great place to develop as a hockey player and as a person. I wouldn’t trade it for the world.” concluded Peters.
Returning for his second stint with the Flyers in 2012-2013, Peters backstopped the club during their improbably run to the post season and was outstanding in their first round playoff series against the Winnipeg Blues.
The Morden native sported a 17-12-7 record during the regular season with a 3.13 goals against average and a .916 save percentage. During the playoffs, his save percentage jumped to .939 and his goals against average fell to 2.11.
For more on this article Click Here.
GDI and The Rink Staff in Brandon to Promote Camps:
With GDI holding a camp from the 12-16th of August and The Rink Training Centre holding a summer prospect camp over the August Long Weekend the staff members from both companies took a trek down to the city of Wheat.
This past weekend the Source for Sports AAA Hockey Challenge took place at the Optimist and Kinsmen Arenas.
Both GDI and The Rink are sponsors for AAA Hockey Challenge tournaments.
It was great to see many GDI Goaltenders hitting the ice in competition!
For more on the tourny Click Here.
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.
GDI Goaltender Alex Moodie Along For A Long Ride With Blades:
The Memorial Cup Host was equipped with two top goaltenders to lead their team to a strong Memorial Cup Performance.
Longtime GDI trained netminder Alex Moodie backed up Saskatoon veteran goaltender Andrey Makarov throughout the year. Moving forward year to year in an athletes career they establish themselves and mature through the experiences they go through. Well, for Moodie his involvement with the Blades was one he definitely relished from this year. With the team going to the Memorial Cup as the host and having a close chance to get to the Finals if they would have beat Portland he was able to take in the moments and in turn have an idea of what it takes to be in a National Championship tournament.
The London Knights advanced to the semi-final of the 2013 MasterCard Memorial Cup tournament with a 6-1 victory over the Saskatoon Blades in the tiebreaker game on Thursday night.
For more on the Memorial Cup - National Major Junior Championship Click Here.
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