“I’ll Never Forget That Moment”: 2021 Mr. Hockey Award Winner Ryan Leonard

Posted on June 20, 2021

The MIAA season was altered drastically as a result of the pandemic, but in terms of the top player in Mass HS? Not much has changed. For the first time in the history of the Mass NZ Mr. Hockey Award, we have handed the trophy to the same player for two years straight: sophomore forward…

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Nothing is Guaranteed: 1-on-1 with St. John’s Shrewsbury Senior Forward Jake Mrva

Posted on March 16, 2021

As part of this new season of MIAA hockey, the pandemic has led to a very different reality for most high school athletes, especially the seniors. Obviously the rules and regulations are new, but for the 2021 senior class this is their last ride of high school competition. Some may not have another chance to…

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Buzzards Bay Showcase Recap Central

Posted on March 14, 2021

We at Neutral Zone are pumped to be a part of the Buzzards Bay Showcase: we are selecting the Three Stars from every game and attending most of the games in-person to get a look at these players. With this in mind, we are also planning on providing post-game recaps of the games we see,…

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We, Not Me: 1-on-1 with Hingham on Senior Captain Paul Forbes

Posted on March 1, 2021

As part of this new season of MIAA hockey, the pandemic has led to a very different reality for most high school athletes, especially the seniors. Obviously the rules and regulations are new, but for the 2021 senior class this is their last ride of high school competition. Some may not have another chance to…

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Four Years Doesn’t Seem Like Enough: 1-on-1 with Newburyport Senior Defenseman Owen Spence

Posted on February 23, 2021

As part of this new season of MIAA hockey, the pandemic has led to a very different reality for most high school athletes, especially the seniors. Obviously the rules and regulations are new, but for the 2021 senior class this is their last ride of high school competition. Some may not have another chance to…

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Chelmsford Beats Andover 3-2 to Claim MVC DCL 2 Title

Posted on February 21, 2021

Lowell, MA – Neutral Zone was on hand virtually tonight to take in this Merrimack Valley Conference DCL 2 Championship game between the Chelmsford Lions and the Andover Golden Warriors. The two teams battled hard over a traditional three fifteen minute periods in a game that crowned a well deserving champion. The two teams have…

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Central Catholic Defeats Tewksbury 5-2 in MVC DCL 1 Championship

Posted on February 21, 2021

Lowell, MA – This afternoon Neutral Zone was able to tune in to watch the Merrimack Valley Conference’s Dual County League 1 Championship from the Tsongas Center. The 7-1-1 Raiders of Central Catholic took on the 8-1-0 Redmen of Tewksbury in their third matchup of the season. The two teams split the season series, each…

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Xaverian Wins Catholic Conference Championship with 2-1 Victory Over CM

Posted on February 20, 2021

Canton, MA – Neutral Zone was in attendance at the Canton Ice House in Canton, Massachusetts to watch the Catholic Conference Championship between the visiting Knights of Catholic Memorial and the Hawks of Xaverian. The winner of this game would claim the Catholic Conference Title in what has been a crazy year due to the…

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St. Mary’s Lynn Wins CCL Cup over Archbishop Williams 4-1

Posted on February 20, 2021

Canton, MA – Neutral Zone was able to tune in to take in the Championship Game of the Catholic Central League between two well matched contenders: the Spartans of St. Mary’s Lynn and the Bishops of Archbishop Williams. This game was played in three traditional 15 minute periods and would determine who would hoist the…

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Reading Shuts Out Winchester 3-0 to End Middlesex League Season

Posted on February 20, 2021

Woburn, MA – Neutral Zone was on hand virtually today to take in a game that wasn’t originally on the schedule. The Reading Rockets stepped up and took the spot of the Belmont Marauders, who were originally scheduled to play in the Championship, but the game against the Winchester Sachems was canceled due to COVID…

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