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!______________________________________________________________________________________ A number of heroes emerged for the Kings in Sunday afternoon’s game, most notably rookie goaltender Troy Martyniuk, who had begun the game as back-up to Jordan Piccolino, who was forced out of the game in the first period with the game deadlocked 1-1. “It feels awesome,” Martyniuk told CKDM Radio. “It’s good to get the first game out of the way. Got a win for the boys! The crowd was behind me all the way. It was really exciting.” For more on the game Click Here. The Steinbach Pistons’ season may be over, but they have been nominated for Sport Manitoba’s Team of the Year Award. The award is for the calendar year of 2013, which includes the Pistons’ MJHL Championship and hot start to the 2013-14 season. All four netminders from the Pistons were coached by GDI Goaltending over the past two years. For more on the Pistons and their award Click Here. ______________________________________________________________________________________ The Spokane Chiefs addressed one of their biggest needs Friday by acquiring 19-year-old goaltender Alex Moodie from the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for a future draft selection. Moodie, a 6-foot-1, 182-pounder from Winnipeg, Manitoba, played in 28 games with the Blades last year, his third season in the Western Hockey League. “Acquiring Alex does a few things for our organization,” Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz said. “It strengthens our depth at the goaltending position and also creates a healthy competition at that position moving into 2014-15.” The Chiefs must make up for the graduation of goalie Eric Williams, who was 33-19-4 last year in his 20-year-old season. Williams has signed with the Colorado Eagles of the East Coast Hockey League. For more on the latest from the Spokane Chiefs Click Here. ______________________________________________________________________________________ From @ianfroese: Unbelievable. @dauphinkings win 4-3 to advance to RBC Cup. Wpg Thrashers goalie Troy Martyniuk backstops Kings in first ever Junior A game. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have 3 different sets of Vaughn equipment that are available for you to demo during your 1v1 lesson at GDI Goaltending. From left to right: Vaughn Velocity 4 7250 (28"+1) Vaughn Velocity 5 7800 (35"+1) Vaughn Ventus LT90 (34"+2) Contact us at email@example.com if you have any further questions ______________________________________________________________________________________
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._________________________________________________________________________________________