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 Summer Camps:

As the season has finished up for many minor hockey players it is now time to look forwarded to preparing for next year! In August GDI Goaltending will be hosting a Summer Camp in Brandon and Winnipeg this year! To REGISTER Click Here. GDI’s camps have long stood for a comprehensive approach to goaltender development with a strong emphasis on the technical, psychological, physiological and equipment dimensions of the game. For more information on GDISummer Camps Click Here.   ___________________________________________________________________________

Lotz and Driedger Named to U20 Development Camp:

Both Manitoba born netminders Austin Lotz and Chris Driedger were named to this years Under 20 Goaltender Development Camp. Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, announced Thursday the 19 goaltenders that will attend the eighth-annual Program of Excellence goaltending camp taking place June 13-16 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Thirteen goaltenders in the under-20 age category (candidates for Canada’s National Junior Team) and six in the under-18 category (candidates for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team) will attend the camp. For the full list of goaltenders that will be attending Click Here.   ______________________________________________________________

MJHL Draft Results - 3 GDI Goalies Selected:

GDI would like to congratulate the following 3 goaltenders for being selected in the MJHL Draft yesterday.
  • Ryan Hall - Steinbach Pistons - Round 3
  • Brett Evans - Swan Valley Stampeders - Round 4
  • Mitch Adamyk - Neepawa Natives - Round 6
For more info and a full list of drafted players Click Here.___________________________________________________________________________


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.

A Large Number of Major Junior and Junior A Goaltenders start up on-ice:

Over the past week GDI has had several Major Junior and Junior A goaltenders head back to the centre to start training for the upcoming season. It has been great to see Alex Moodie after the Memorial Cup and also Austin Lotz after the Under 18 World Championships. Ty Edmonds, Davy Fisher, and Adam Iwan have also dropped in for lesson to start up before July and August starts to get down to the grind of training 3 days on ice and 3-5 days off the ice.     ___________________________________________________________________________  

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