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!______________________________________________________________________________________
BRANDON & KENORA SUMMER CAMPS WITH FEW SPOTS REMAINING:
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 Goaltending will be hosting a Summer Camp in Kenora, Brandon and Winnipeg this year!Winnipeg camp is now FULL. Kenora and Brandon have few remaining spots!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 GDI Summer Camps Click Here.
BOOK YOUR 1v1 SPOTS FOR GDI JULY/AUGUST 1v1's:As the summer progresses the months of July and August are starting to fill up for 1v1 sessions at the centre. We are now open from 9:30AM-9:30PM during the week, 10:00AM-3:00PM Saturday and Sunday. To make sure you secure your spots throughout July and August we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! ______________________________________________________________________________________ David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Friday the hockey club has agreed to terms with goaltender James Reimer on a two-year contract. Reimer, 26, appeared in 36 games for the Maple Leafs last season, compiling a record of 12-16-1 with a 3.29 goals against average, a .911 save percentage and one shutout. The 6-2, 208-pound goaltender also played four games for Canada at the 2014 World Championship in Belarus, posting a 2.20 goals against average and a .911 save percentage with a 3-0-1 record. A native of Morweena, Manitoba, Reimer has appeared in 140 NHL games, registering a 65-48-15 record with a 2.85 goals against average, a .914 save percentage and 11 shutouts. He was originally selected by Toronto in the fourth round, 99th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Reimer has been training with GDI through 1v1 personal consulting in the off-season. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Kristen Campbell recently participated in the IIHF Women's U18 High Performance Camp in Vierumäki, Finland. Kristen was one of only 7 Canadians invited to this high performance camp. The camp features 16 countries coming together to help grow the female game globally. For a full write up on the camp Click Here To see a video recap of the IIHF Women's High Performance camp ClickHere ______________________________________________________________________________________
Another busy week at GDI saw some more goalies travel long distances to come work with GDI. This time a trio of goalies from Alberta made the trip to Winnipeg. Garret Hughson, Matt Berlin and Matthew Armitage of the Spokane Chiefs were put to the test. They participated in 1v1 lessons with GDI President/Spokane Chiefs goalie coach Ryan Cyr. It didn't stop there as they also went through off-ice workouts with EL1TE Performance. Hughson appeared in 21 games last season for the Chiefs posting a 7-7-2 record. The Foremost, Alberta native posted a 3.28 GAA with a SV% of .893 on the season. Matt Berlin spent last season with the Midget AAA SSAC Athletics in Edmonton, Alberta. Berlin was a 7th round draft pick of the Chiefs in 2013. Matthew Armitage attended the Edge school to play his bantam AAA. He appeared in 36 games for the Mountaineers with a 22-13 record. Armitage had a strong season with a GAA of 2.73 and a SV% of .920. He also posted an impressive 5 shutouts on the season. Matt's strong season resulted in him seeing his name called by the Chiefs in the 4th round (#80 overall) in this past year's WHL Bantam Draft. ______________________________________________________________________________________@gdigoaltending), post a comment on our instagram (gdigoaltending) or post your answer to our Facebook wall. ______________________________________________________________________________________ From @mattberlin31 "Thanks to @GDIGoaltending and @Cyrzy for putting on a great camp. Learned a lot!" Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending_________________________________________________________________________________________
VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOSAre 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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._________________________________________________________________________________________