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 as the new hockey season gets underway. The month of October 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-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!
Total GDI In-Season Academy
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.
15 Tactical Sessions During Season (50 Minute duration each)
8 Power Hour Sessions During Season (60 Minutes duration each)
Pre-Ice Online Instruction included on GDI Tracker – Student Login
Jersey and Water Bottle Included
Quarterly Video Analysis Reports on GDI Tracker
Low Athlete: Coach Ratio (3:1)
Time and Cost Effective
Unparalleled Goaltender Support
For more information Click Here______________________________________________________________________________________
Edmonds Shoots Down Americans
Ty Edmonds earned second star honours in a Saturday night tilt with the Tri-City Americans.
Edmonds turned aside 20 of the 21 shots the Americans sent on net to earn his first win of the 2015/2016 campaign. Edmonds and the Cougars were also able to kill off 4 of 5 of the Americans' power play opportunities.
Edmonds has been training with GDI for 7 years through 1v1 lessons and the Total GDI Academy.______________________________________________________________________________________
Martyniuk Is Alberta Bound
GDI Goalie Troy Martyniuk has not only found himself on a new team but in a new league.
"The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) have acquired 1997-born goalie Troy Martyniuk (Winnipeg, MB) from the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), the team announced today."
"Martyniuk, 18, has played in 35 games at the Junior A level with Dauphin, making his debut at the 2014 Western Canada Cup where he made 24 saves in a 4-3 win over the Spruce Grove Saints that sent the Kings to the RBC Cup national championship."
"Last season, as Dauphin’s starter, Martyniuk went 9-21 with an .892 save percentage and 3.52 goals against average. Prior to his time in Dauphin, Martyniuk backstopped the Winnipeg Thrashers Midget AAA team, where in his final year of minor hockey he posted a 2.24 goals against average and .922 save percentage in 23 regular season games. The year prior, he led the entire Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League in both GAA and save percentage at 1.36 and .940, respectively, in 25 games."
“Troy had a great opportunity to lead Dauphin through an RBC Cup qualifying game as a 16 year old and we are confident that he makes us better,” said Bandits head coach and general manager Ryan Papaioannou. “He’s young, but he’s experienced, and I think he’s somebody that can come in and give Josh Davies a push for some minutes, and if nothing else, create some healthy competition.”
For the full article Click HereTroy Martyniuk has been training with GDI for over 7 years through GDI Summer Camps, 1v1 Lessons and the Total GDI Academy.______________________________________________________________________________________
Mowat In Mid-Season Form
Brittni Mowat has started the 2015/16 season for the Bemidji University Beavers off with a bang.
In 5 games Mowat has posted a incredible numbers with a GAA of .60 and a Sv% of .976.
Mowat has also posted a perfect 5-0 record to go along with 2 shutouts so far this season.
Mowat has trained with GDI for many years through 1v1 lessons.
Dowhy Named To U-18 Team Manitoba
Hockey Manitoba has recently released the roster for U-18 Team Manitoba. GDI Goalie Kerigan Dowhy was one of the two goalies named to compete for Team Manitoba.
"U-18 Team Manitoba who will be competing at the U-18 National Championships November 4-8 in Huntsville Ontario. This tournament includes eight (8) provincial and regional teams, including Alberta, Atlantic, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario Blue, Ontario Red, Quebec and Saskatchewan."
To read more Click Here
For the full roster Click HereKerigan Dowhy has been with GDI since the 2012/2013 season in the MFMHL AAA League training through GDI Team Consulting/ Team Practice Attendance and 1v1 Lessons.
GDI Goalies Featured on Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup Rosters
Three GDI Goalies have been named to rosters for the upcoming Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup.
"The Western Hockey League, in partnership with the four Western Provincial Hockey Associations – Hockey Alberta, BC Hockey, Hockey Manitoba and the Saskatchewan Hockey Association - in association with Hockey Canada, are pleased to announce that the 2015 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup will take place October 28 - November 1, 2015 at the Markin MacPhail Center-Winsport in Calgary, Alberta."
"The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup will feature the highest rated players in the Under 16 age category representing the four Western Provinces of Alberta, BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The four team round robin tournament format, which will open Wednesday, October 28 and conclude on Sunday, November 1, 2015, is the first step in the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence. In addition, the event assists the four Western Provincial Hockey Associations in evaluating top prospects in this age group for future high performance programs.The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup is made possible through financial support provided by the WHL and Hockey Canada. The majority of the players participating in the event were selected in the WHL Bantam Draft in May (2015), and many of these top young prospects will play major roles on WHL Clubs in the seasons ahead."
To read more Click HereThree GDI Goalies will be competing at the Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup.
Matthew Thiessen - Team Manitoba - Pembina Valley Hawks - MBAAA
Duncan McGovern - Team Manitoba - Central Plains Capitals - MBAAA
Donovan Buskey - Team British Columbia - North Shore Winter Club Midget Elite - PCAHA
Thiessen and Buskey have both travelled to Winnipeg to train with GDI through 1v1 lessons at The Rink Training Centre. McGovern has trained with GDI through 1v1 lessons and attended GDI Prospect Clinics______________________________________________________________________________________
Myskiw Named Chicken Chef / DEKALB MBAAA Player of the Week
Dylan Myskiw turned in a pair of solid performances for Winnipeg Thrashers to earn the nod as Chicken Chef / DEKALB Player of the Week. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Winnipeger recorded a 8-0 shutout Friday against Norman Northstars and let in one powerplay goal in Saturday’s 5-1 win over Brandon Wheat Kings. On the weekend, the WHL’s Victoria Royals’ draft pick stopped 51 of 52 shots for a .981 save percentage and was key in keeping Brandon to one goal on 17 shorthanded situations.
For the full write up Click HereMyskiw has been training with GDI for many years through the Total GDI Academy and 1v1 Lessons.
GDI Visits Neepawa
GDI joined The Rink this past weekend in Neepawa for a minor hockey clinic that took place over the course of the weekend.
The goalies were pushed through multiple ice times each day.
GDI would like to wish all of the goalies that attended the best of luck in their new seasons.
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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.
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TESTify Performance is a new addition to GDI and The Rink. Check out Adam Jones of the Midget AAA Winnipeg Wild running through the tests of a TESTify Performance session.
For more information on TESTify Performance Click Here
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 and Monday reports on skill development are written by The Rink's Dave Cameron.
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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.