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 one 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

Austin Lotz GDI GoaltendingAustin Lotz Cools The Blazers & Dethrones The Oil Kings

Austin Lotz and the Everett Silvertips made the treck up to Kamloops worth it. The Silvertips defeated the Kamloops Blazers 4-1. Austin Lotz was solid as usual, only allowing a single shot past him. Lotz made 30 saves in the Silvetips victory. Austin Lotz was named the the game’s second star with his strong performance. Lotz wasn't finished there as he posted his first shutout of the season. Lotz and the Silvertips blanked the Edmonton Oil Kings by a score of 3-0. Lotz earned second star honours making 21 saves for the win. Austin Lotz has been with GDI for over 5 years. He participates in countless 1v1 lessons during the off-season. Lotz also pushes himself during the off-season by attending the Total GDI Academy.

Hughson GDI GoaltendingHughson Stumps The Defending Memorial Cup Champions

Garret Hughson may be tired of seeing pucks after a game against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Garret Hughson stopped a ton of rubber, making 46 saves in a 4-3 shootout win over the Oil Kings.There was no dispute that Hughson was named the game’s first star. Hughson travels to Winnipeg during the off-season to train with GDI through 1v1 lessons. GDI President Ryan Cyr is also the goaltending coach for the Spokane Chiefs.

Zac Robidoux Lethbridge Hurricanes GDI GoaltendingRobidoux Sinks Raiders

Zac Robidoux had a solid outing for the Lethbridge Hurricanes as they beat the Prince Albert Raiders 5-2 in Lethbridge, AB. Robidoux only let two Raider’s shots past him on 33 attempts for his first win of the season. Robidoux has been a GDI student for years. He trains regularly at GDI participating in many 1v1 lessons as well as being a regular student in the Total GDI Academy.

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Nick Deery Steinbach Pistons GDI GoaltendingDeery Putting The Petal To The Metal

Nick Deery's solid play throughout October has continued into the first few days of November. This past week Deery was peppered with 102 shots in just 3 games and only allowed 3 to get past him. Deery and the Pistons took down the top dogs, the Portage Terriers 2-1 in a shootout. Deery was busy making 36 saves in the game. Deery then made 32 saves in a loss to the OCN Blizzard. The Pistons dropped that one 2-1. Deery was perfect the following night getting redemption against that same OCN Blizzard team. Deery made 31 saves to blank the Blizzard 3-0 for his first shutout of the season. Deery travels to Winnipeg from Wisconsin during the off-season to train with GDI. Deery takes part in the Total GDI Academy as well as working through multiple 1v1 lessons.______________________________________________________________________________________

In The Crease


Portage GDI GoaltendingMore Minor Hockey Clinics Starting Up

It was another busy week for GDI with multiple minor hockey clinics taking place. GDI was at the Terry Sawchuk Arena to work with all the AA River East Marauders goalies. GDI also travelled out to Portage La Prairie to start up another season of minor hockey clinics in the area. GDI looks forward to working with all these goalies as the season progresses. ______________________________________________________________________________________

Question of the Week

RaskDo you prefer a shooter to deke or shoot during a shootout?

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 Rl6hriXJFrom @TheCarillon " @PistonsHockey goalie Nick Deery has only surrendered three goals in his last 206 minutes of play. http://www.thecarillon.com/sports/local-sports/Pistons-blank-OCN-281221951.html … " 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