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 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!
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.
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Robidoux 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.
Bengert 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.
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.
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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.
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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 & Tyler Fehr 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.