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!

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Make sure you stay sharp this season by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of December 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 December, we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance! Sign-Up-Button-GDI-Website-grey-background

Mid-Season Tuneup Camps

The perfect refresher course to fine tune mechanics and focus on the details that sometimes slip as the season wears on the summer training gets further in the rear-view mirror. These 1 to 3 day camps are timed perfectly with the Christmas Break.

Winnipeg - December 28th, 29th & 30th

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Brandon - December 28th

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Steinbach - December 29th & 30th

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Robidoux_2_largeRobidoux Selected To Canada West Roster

Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), released the 60-player roster on Wednesday. Players named to the Team Canada West selection camp roster were selected from the CJHL’s five western Junior A leagues: the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL), Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL). We are proud to announce that 5 year GDI Goalie Zac Robidoux was selected to be on Team West. Robidoux has been training with GDI through countless 1v1 training sessions and the Off- Season Total GDI Academy.  For more information on the selections Click Here.

Roman Bengert - MJHL Steinbach Pistons GDI GoaltendingBengert and Pistons Defeat First Place Terriers

It was only the fourth loss in 26 games for the defending Canadian champion Terriers, who are having their second straight banner season. The third place Pistons, for that matter, are no slouch either as they improve to 17-6-2 on the season and to within three points of the second place Winkler Flyers. Tyler Penner and his linemates took care of all the scoring last night for the Pistons as Dan Taillefer and Cole Smith each assisted on Penner's two goals and then Smith, with his 11th of the campaign, also added an empty netter for a three-point outing. Penner also drew an assist on the Smith goal for a three-point game as the line had eight points in total. The Pistons played with that 2-0 lead until the Terriers finally got on the board when Chase Brakel beat Roman Bengert with 5:35 left in the third. Bengert was again outstanding in net for the Pistons making 32 saves. Steinbach outshot Portage 36-33 in the contest. GDI Goaltender Roman Bengert again played outstanding as he made 32 saves on the night and Pistons Head Coach Paul Dyck knows Bengert is starting to fully hit his stride. "(He) managed the game very well today, I thought he ate pucks when he needed to and made some key saves. The save he made on (Brett) Orr was as good as it gets, if TSN was here, it might be on the highlight reel tonight. It's becoming the norm with Roman and in games like this you need your goalie to step up and he did." For more on this article Click Here. Bengert has been training with GDI during this season with GDI Director Dan Ferguson through team consulting with the Steinbach Pistons.  ______________________________________________________________________________________

In The Crease

GDI Clinics

It was another busy week for GDI as there were multiple minor hockey clinics throughout the week as well as week 4 of the Total GDI In-Season Academy. GDI also attended many team practices to work with GDI Goalies. GDI is looking forward to working with all of the goalies for the current hockey season. If you're interested in having GDI attend ice times with your hockey team email us at info@gdigoaltending.com ______________________________________________________________________________________Question of the Week

Who will be the goaltenders for Team North America at the World Cup Of Hockey?

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 From @coconutkc "WE WIN! #10a WHEAT KINGS" CU_9-UTVAAE1B9x.jpg-large Follow us on Twitter @GDIGoaltending _____________________________________________________________________________________________________


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 info@gdigoaltending.com if you have any further questions


TESTify Performance:

TESTify Performance is a new addition to GDI and The Rink. For more information on TESTify Performance Click Here ______________________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday Mental Training Tip GDI GoaltendingMake sure to check back at gdigoaltending.com on Tuesdays to read the Tuesday Mental Training tip. ______________________________________________________________________________________ The Weekly Word - The Rink Training Centre GDI PrairiesHead 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 info@gdigoaltending.com