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:
GDI Summer Camps Set Up For August!Designed for a progression of skill levels, these camps are vital to the long-term growth of a goaltender. Camps for the first two skill levels (INTRO1 and ADV2) drive home the fundamental skills necessary for more sophisticated development. Camps for the third skill level (HP3) provide the highest-level instruction available on a regional basis and are designed for elite-level netminders. When you attend a GDI Summer Camp - Expect physically demanding on and off ice sessions, professional instruction with detailed focus on technique, fitness testing and graphed results, personalized journals, and much more. GDI goaltenders are pushed out of their comfort zone and develop a new found passion for their position. For a full list of Summer Camps with GDI Click Here. ___________________________________________________________________________
Hughson With A Big 4 Points:The WHL rookie netminder was in-between the pipes on Friday and Saturday and was able to rack up four points for the Spokane Chiefs. Starting off against the Oil Kings Hughson took a 6-4 win as he stopped 33 of 37. The next evening he picked up a shutout over the Kamloops Blazers and was awarded the games 1st Star Award. ______________________________________________________________
Kazzy Awarded the Rookie of the Week:Kasdorf has been selected as the ECAC Hockey Men’s Rookie of the Week for the period ending February 17. This is the third weekly award for the freshman goaltender. He was chosen as the top rookie on January 22 and the Goaltender of the Week on February 5. In two games, both wins against ECAC Hockey foes, he posted a 2-0-0 record with a 1.00 goals against average and a .966 save percentage. Of the two goals he allowed, only one was even-strength. For more on this article by Brian Sinkoff Click Here. ___________________________________________________________________________
Troy Martyniuk Receives the MBAAA Goaltender of the Year Award:With just four spots open in goal for three age groups at the Provincial level most 1997 born goaltenders in Winnipeg are just happy to be in the AAA system. Troy Martyniuk on the other hand wasn't satisfied with just making AAA Midget. The rookie netminder set his sights high. During the season he found himself capturing a total of 19 wins. Of these he had 7 shutouts and posted a 1.36 GAA and held a .940 Save Percentage. Following in his holder brothers footsteps, Brett Martyniuk, Troy continues to raise his standards and set his sights high for where he wants to go... ___________________________________________________________________________
THE WEEKLY WORD:
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._________________________________________________________________________________________