JuniorHockey.com today announced that Gregg Gruehl, of the North American Hockey League's Amarillo Bulls, has been named Wall USA National Goaltender of the Week for the period ending March 25th for his performance Saturday night.
The Mayfield Hts, Ohio native held Odessa scoreless with his 39 save performance to help the hometown Bulls secure the NAHL Regular Season Championship with the 1-0 win.
Wall U.S.A. was founded by ECHL goalie Dave "The Hurricane" Marlin. While still playing professionally, Dave discovered the love of coaching kids, and founded the Zen Marlin Goaltending Academy. This paired well with his love of travel as he was the only school teaching the Finnish Lion, a technique developed and adapted by many of the Finnish NHL goalies that we know today. Dave traveled to Finland many times over the last decade to perfect this technique and bring that understanding back to the kids in his camps. In doing so, Dave discovered that the Finns were not only on the cutting edge with their technique but they were also worlds beyond the U.S. with their protective technology. His desire to provide the best protection possible for his own students is what led him to begin importing the Wall mask. Now Dave's vision has become a reality! Now Goalies all over North America can experience the Wall. This product is hand crafted in Finland and you will feel the difference.
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