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.
PeeWee Tier II PeeWee Select 1 vs. NH East Pee Wee 1 3 Sunday March 2 PeeWee Tier II Manchester Pee Wee 1 2 vs. PeeWee Select 3 Sunday March 2 PeeWee Tier II PeeWee Select 2 vs. NH East Pee Wee 1 4 Saturday March 1 PeeWee Tier II PeeWee Major Select 3 vs. Manchester Pee Wee 1 3 Saturday March 1 PeeWee Tier II Northern Cyclones Pee Wee 2 2 vs. PeeWee Select 5 Saturday March 1
Squirt Tier II Squirt Major Select vs. Manchester Squirt 1 @ Tri-Town Arena - North Rink Friday March 7, 5:30 pm
Bantam Tier III Bantam Minor Select vs. Oyster River Bantam 1 @ Ice Den Arena Friday March 7, 6:20 pm
Squirt 1 TBA vs. Squirt Major Select @ Tri Town Arena -Hooksett Friday March 7, TBA
Squirt Tier II Squirt Major Select vs. NH JR Monarchs Squirt 2 @ Tri-Town Arena - North Rink Saturday March 8, 10:00 am
Bantam Tier III Bantam Minor Select vs. Concord Bantam 2 @ Ice Den Arena Saturday March 8, 11:10 am
Girls U12 NH Avalanche U12 vs. Islanders U12 minor @ Hockey Town Saturday March 8, 2:10 pm
Girls U14 Girls U14 vs. Islanders U14 Minor @ Hockey Town Saturday March 8, 4:30 pm
Squirt 1 TBA vs. Squirt Major Select @ Tri Town Arena -Hooksett Saturday March 8, TBA
Girls U12 Cape Cod Storm vs. NH Avalanche U12 @ Ice Den Sunday March 9, 12:30 pm
Boys Bantam AA Bantam Minor Select vs. Amesbury @ Rinks at Exeter Sunday March 9, 5:50 pm
Squirt 1 TBA vs. Squirt Major Select @ Tri Town Arena -Hooksett Sunday March 9, TBA
Boys Bantam AA Andover vs. Bantam Minor Select @ Cyclones Arena Saturday March 15, 12:40 pm
Squirt 2 Squirt Minor Select vs. Twin City "AA2" @ Conway Arena - Nashua, NH Sunday March 16, 7:30 am
NH Avalanche U12 @ Ice Den Friday March 7, 5:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Mite Minor Elite @ Ice Den Saturday March 8, 8:00 am - 9:00 am