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

In-Season Total GDI Academy:

Total GDI Academy With the new hockey season approaching the In-Season Total GDI Academy is starting to fill up. The In-Season Total GDI Goaltending Academy is designed to support the competitive athlete. With hectic team practice and game schedules in mind, the Academy gives goaltenders the opportunity to train before school hours to help their time management and create a positive environment to succeed at both education and hockey development. In addition to on-ice development goalies will receive video analysis to constructively critique their performance in each days on-ice topic. This overall support and mentorship will help enhance game play throughout the season. GDI offers 3 different days for the In-Season Total Academy: Tuesday             The Rink Training Centre    (NO SPOTS REMAINING)Wednesday       The Rink Training Centre    (1 SPOT REMAINING)Friday                 Gateway Arena                    (NO SPOTS REMAINING) Spots are filling up fast with only a few remaining. Look to book your spot as soon as possible. For more on the In-Season Total GDI Academy Click Here GDI will also be attending The Rink Training Centre's AM Skills Academy sessions throughout the season. These skates will take place at the St. Vital arena with 3 goalie spots on each ice time. For more on The Rink Trainining Centre AM Skills Academy Click Here


GDI Train Like A ProThe new hockey season has arrived. Have you booked your spot for 1v1 lessons? The month of October is starting to fill up for 1v1 sessions at the centre. We are now open from 3:30PM-9:30PM during the week, 10:00AM-3:00PM Saturday and Sunday. To make sure you secure your spots throughout October we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign Up Button - GDI Website grey background_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Major Junior News

 LotzLotz Shines In Win Over Thunderbirds

Austin Lotz was sharp for the Everett Silvertips in a 2-1 overtime win over the rival Seattle Thunderbirds. Lots turned aside 24 shots through 3 periods and overtime. Lotz and the Silvertips also killed all 3 of the Thunderbirds power plays. Lotz was named the game's first star for his strong performance. A GDI staple to the training centre, Lotz has been training with the company for over 5 years now. Lotz has taken part in GDI one-on-one personal training sessions along with the Total GDI Academy in the Off-Season where he goes through 3 different types of on-ice sessions per week and three to five Off-Ice Training sessions with our partners EL1TE Performance

Tyson Verhelst GDI Goaltending Verhelst Posts First Career WHL Win

Tyson Verhelst was able to secure his first career WHL win on Saturday night. Verhelst and the Chiefs defeated the Kootenay Ice by a score of 4-3. Verhelst made 21 saves to secure the win. Verhelst and the Chiefs also killed off all 4 Kootenay power plays. Verhelst trains regularly with GDI working through many 1v1 lessons as well as attending the Total GDI Academy during the off-season.______________________________________________________________________________________Junior A News

Dola GDI GoaltendingDola Calms Blizzard

Hayden Dola was back between the pipes for the Selkirk Steelers when they travelled up north to take on the OCN Blizzard. The night didn't end well for the Blizzard as they couldn't find a way to beat Dola and the Steelers. Dola finished the night with 31 saves for his first career MJHL shutout. So far this season Dola has posted a GAA of 2.81 to go along with a Sv% of .912. Dola has a record of 5 wins and 5 losses in 10 appearances. Dola is a regular at GDI and attends regular 1v1 lessons as well as working through the Total GDI Academy during the off-season.______________________________________________________________________________________Midget AAA News

 Eastman SelectsFunk Blanks Lightning

Bailey Funk put on a clinic for the Eastman Selects Friday night when they took on the Interlake Lightning. The Lightning directed 32 shots towards Funk and not a single one beat him as he posted his first shutout of the season. So far this season Funk has a record of 3-3. Funk has also posted solid numbers with a GAA of 2.00 and Sv% of .913. In the other end was another GDI goalie in Riley Bannerman. Bannerman kept the Selects scoreless until the third period. Bannerman finished the game with 23 saves. Both Funk and Bannerman train regularly at GDI with 1v1 lessons.______________________________________________________________________________________

In The Crease


GDI Goalie Mitchel Adamyk Mitchel Adamyk

GDI Goalie Mitchel Adamyk was in at the centre this past week for a 1v1 lesson. Adamyk is playing this season for the Winnipeg Wild of the Manitoba Provincial Midget AAA League. So far this season Adamyk has appeared in the 3 games with a undeafeted record of 3-0. Adamyk also leads the league with a sparkling GAA of 1.00 and a SV% of .944. Adamyk has also posted 1 shutout so far this season. Adamyk has been training with GDI for years attending countless 1v1 lessons. Adamyk has also attended GDI Prospect Clinics as well as being a student in the Total GDI Academy. ______________________________________________________________________________________

Question of the Week

Austin Lotz Gdi Goaltending Do you prefer to wear a throat guard?

Send us your answer by tweeting us (@gdigoaltending), post a comment on our instagram (gdigoaltending) or post your answer to our Facebook wall. ______________________________________________________________________________________tweet of the week gdi goaltending DSseKZQ-From @WHLpats "Wow! Evan Johnson with two ridiculous diving saves to rob Zborovskiy and Klimchuk of goals. Still 2-0 Calgary #Gamechangers" Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending_________________________________________________________________________________________



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 info@gdigoaltending.com if you have any further questions ______________________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday-Mental-Training-Tip-GDI-GoaltendingMake 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 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 info@gdigoaltending.com