GDI Goalie Brenden Newton was recently named the SJHL's Rookie of the Month for January.
The Flin Flon Bombers had an excellent month of January and for their efforts in the success, 1995 born forward Alex Smith (Edmonton, AB) and rookie goalie Brenden Newton (Medicine Hat, AB) each walked away with a monthly SJHL award.
Newton took over the reins from an injured Zac Robidoux and found his groove going 8-1 in 8 starts with is lone loss coming against the Weyburn Red Wings on the road on January 23rd.
He had a goals against average of 1.89 and save percentage of 0.936 to go along with two shutouts. On the season Newton is 12-5-0-1 with a 2.37 goals against average and a save percentage of 0.926.
To close out the month, the club split their weekend games, which included a 4-3 loss against the Weyburn Red Wings on Friday in the Hockey Night In The North tilt infront of 1,749 fans. They rounded out the weekend with a 3-2 overtime win against the La Ronge Ice Wolves.
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Newton has trained with GDI through 1v1 team consulting sessions and game video analysis sessions.
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