Coach Paul Schonfelder leaves for Dawson Creek, British Columbia to mentor and coach Team Canada Black in the U17 World hockey Challenge. Canada actually ices 3 teams and coach Paul will be in charge of Team Canada Black. Teams are made up of the top 1999 birth year kids and are all primarily 1st year Major Junior players. Coach Paul will be writing a quick blog to keep CGD followers in the loop on the inside track of this unique experience. Follow us over the next 2 weeks and find out just how the top players in the world prepare, practice and play on the world stage.
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27 years ago, Complete Goaltending Development I (Coach Chuck) stepped on the ice at the Walter Baker sport centre in Barrhaven, Nepean at the age of 5. Saturday mornings at 7am were development day for theNepean Minor Hockey Association and with about 40 grass root, ankle biting future super stars on the ice (some for the very first time), The lead instructor blew the whistle and herd the group to centre ice. The young instructor in charge was no more than 18 years old but fully demanded the attention of every young player and I was all ears. Every Saturday for 2 season coach Steve ran the development practice and mini cross ice games. Aside from my dad coach Steve taught me how to skate, stop, stick handle, what an off side was and genera...
As news of Bishops injury surfaced the media scrambled to get as much information on "Andrei Vasilevski" as they could. Whne they dug a little deeper they found out that he has been training right here at CGD for the last 3 years. All the way from Russia Andre has made 145 headquarters for his off season training. It was great to get interviewed by Kevin Woodley of NHL.com and Ottawa's Team 1200 and not to mention a featured artocle in "INoal Magazine". You can follow all the stories by clicking the links below