The NH Avalanche use Mike Buckley’s Goaltending Development Services to provide professional goalie training for each Avalanche goaltender from Mites to Bantams.
Mike Buckley is the former UNH goaltending coach. In addition to being President/head instructor for GDS, Buckley is the Pittsburgh Penguins goaltending development coach. Buckley oversees the development of all the goaltenders in the Pittsburgh organization. GDS is highly regarded as the top goalie training program around and Mike Buckley will oversee the development of each Avalanche goaltender. For more information regarding GDS, please visit www.gdsgoalies.com.
The NH Avalanche provide the following goaltender development training:
Pre season goalie training-Pre season camp will include a full week of goalie training to prepare for the season
In season private lessons: GDS provides weekly development semi private lessons at our in house goalie training facility. Each goalie will begin with a evaluation and a development plan. Utilizing video provides instant feedback from multiple camera angles to visually demonstrate form, speed and balance.
Bantam Tier III Bantam Minor Select 1 vs. Concord Bantam 2 8 Saturday March 8 Squirt Tier II Squirt Major Select 2 vs. NH JR Monarchs Squirt 2 5 Saturday March 8 Bantam Tier III Bantam Minor Select 1 vs. Oyster River Bantam 1 4 Friday March 7 Squirt Tier II Squirt Major Select 0 vs. Manchester Squirt 1 2 Friday March 7 PeeWee Tier II PeeWee Select 1 vs. NH East Pee Wee 1 3 Sunday March 2