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!
Make sure you stay sharp this season by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of January is starting to fill up for 1v1 sessions at the centre.
We are open from 3:30pm-9:30pm during the week and 10:00am-2:00pm / 3:00pm-7:00pmSaturdays and 10:00am-3:00pm Sundays.
To make sure you secure your spots throughout January, we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance!
GDI Summer Camps
These are the anchor to the goaltender’s off-season development needs. These 4 or 5 day camps provide the biggest impact on goaltender performance in a short period of time. Our camps are very intense and goaltenders will conduct on-ice sessions, fitness testing, flexibility and hand eye training, classroom sessions, daily journals, off-ice dryland, comprehensive evaluation reports and much more.
Brandon - August 8th-12th - Brandon Sportsplex
Winnipeg - August 15th-19th - East End Arena
Winnipeg - August 22nd-26th - River Heights Arena
Winnipeg - August 29th - September 2nd - East End Arena
GDI Goalies Logan Flodell and Tyson Verhelst went head to head in WHL action Tuesday night when the Spokane Chiefs visited the Seattle Thunderbirds.
It would be Flodell and the Thunderbirds coming out on the winning side of the game with a 2-1 victory. Flodell would be named the game's second star finishing the night with 28 saves.
Verhelst finished the night making 20 saves in the defeat.
Flodell has been training with GDI for many years through GDI Summer Camps and travelling to Winnipeg to work through 1v1 lessons.Verhelst has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy. GDI President Ryan Cyr is also the goaltending coach for the Spokane Chiefs.
Petit Earns First Career WHL Win
It took an additional 46 seconds but Mario Petit was able to secure his first career WHL win Saturday night when the Everett Silvertips visited the Kamloops Blazers.
Petit turned aside 14 shots in the 4-3 Silvertips win.
For the game recap CLICK HEREPetit has been training with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy.
Kubic Tames Cougars
Ryan Kubic played like a Giant when the Vancouver Giants traveled to northern BC to take on the Prince George Cougars Saturday night.
Kubic turned aside 30 shots including 14 in the opening period as the Giants defeated the Cougars by a score of 4-1.
Kubic was also named the first star of the game for the Giants.
For the game recap CLICK HERE
Kubic followed up that performance the following night with a 5-3 win over those same Cougars. Kubic finished the night making 32 saves this time for the win.
Kubic has been training with GDI for over 6 years through GDI Summer Camps, 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy.______________________________________________________________________________________
Martyniuk Gives Winnipeg The Blues
Troy Martyniuk sent his hometown Winnipeg Blues packing with a loss when they visited the Waywayseecappo Wolverines Saturday night.
Martyniuk made 29 saves as the Wolverines skated to a 3-1 win over the Blues. Martyniuk and the Wolverines were perfect on the penalty kill as they didn't allow the Blues to capitalize on any of the 5 power plays they received.
Martyniuk was also named the game's first for his strong play.
Martyniuk has been training with GDI for over 7 years with 1v1 lessons, GDI Summer Camps and the Total GDI Academy.
Bannerman A World Champion
While some Canadian teams may have struggled in Finland recently, Ryann Bannerman and Canada's National U-20 Ringette Team came out golden.
It took some extra time but Canada was able to defeat Team Finland 10-9 in overtime in the final game for the President's Trophy.
GDI would like to congratulate Ryann on bringing home the gold medal!
Bannerman has been training with GDI through 1v1 lessons at The Rink Training Centre.______________________________________________________________________________________
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VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOS
Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have many different sets of Vaughn equipment that are available for you to demo during your 1v1 lesson at GDI Goaltending.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions
TESTify Performance is a new addition to GDI and The Rink.
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Make sure to check back at gdigoaltending.com on Tuesdays to read the Tuesday Mental Training tip.
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 & Tyler Fehr and Monday reports on skill development are written by The Rink's Dave Cameron.
Did we miss something? If you know something we don't or have news regarding a friend, your son or daughter, or even about your own accomplishments please let us know! We love to hear about success stories! Email us at email@example.com
Brett is the Development Coordinator at GDI and is the current Goaltending Coach of the MBAAA Winnipeg Thrashers.
Brett provides 1v1 instruction at GDI, along with being apart of GDI Regional Development Camps and Clinics throughout the season. He provides a strong technical and psychological perspective on the position, helping each goaltender he instructs reach new heights.