GOJHL: Chatham Maroons

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Chatham Maroons GOJHL Information is based on games from February 16th against Leamington (Chatham won 4-0) and February 19th against Lasalle (Chatham won 5-4 in OT). Goaltenders Brendan Johnston #30 (Catches Left, 6-1/194, 1997)-Johnson was in net for both wins. He has a quick glove and made numerous glove saves in the Leamington game.  He …

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USHL Scouting Report: Sioux Falls vs. Lincoln

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Sioux Falls  2   Lincoln 4 This was a fast pace hockey game with plenty of shots and scoring opportunities for both teams. Lincoln got on the board halfway through the 1st period getting a goal from Dominick Mersch off a rebound. The Stampede scored 2 goals to finish the period as Jack Doremus scored on a …

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NE Prep: Elite 8 Playoff Breakdown

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  Neutral Zone’s New England scouts wanted to offer coaches, players and fans a free opportunity to go inside the Elite 8 matchups and learn about the teams and their top prospects. We will also be releasing the Large School and Small School previews for our subscribers. The Elite 8 Tournament has 8 capable teams …

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GOJHL: St. Thomas Stars

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St. Thomas Stars Information is based on their February 23rd game in Leamington versus the Flyers. St. Thomas won the game 4-1 scoring an empty net goal at the end. FORWARDS Brady Pataki #11 (Right, 6’2/217, late 1998)-Pataki has recently joined the Stars and is NCAA ineligible because of his time spent with Sudbury and …

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USHL Scouting Report: Sioux City vs. Lincoln

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Lincoln  0  vs.  Sioux City 2 This was a defensive battle for both teams from the start of the game. It took just under 39 minutes for Sioux City to score the first goal of the game. Eili Tolvanen scored on a quick snapshot from the left wing wall under the arm of Lincoln goalie …

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NE Prep: Cushing at Governor’s

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Neutral Zone attended the final regular season game between Cushing and Governor’s in Byfield, MA on February 25th. The game was evenly played for two periods before Cushing pulled away at the end of the third.  Both goalies kept the game low scoring and made several point-blank stops. The game wasn’t decided until the final …

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USPHL U18 South Division Playoffs: Top 30

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USPHL Southern Division Playoffs 18U Neutral Zone came down to New Jersey for the USPHL Southern Dvision Playoffs. We thought this was more competitive tournament than the U16’s where there was big talent gaps. Note: there were no up to date rosters save for two teams (Hitmen and PAL) and the USPHL website is not …

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USPHL U16 South Division Playoffs: Top 50

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USPHL U16 South Division Playoffs Neutral Zone attended the first round of the U16 USPHL South playoffs February 18th and 19th. Overall there was a wide gap between the “haves” and “have nots” here and as a result, there just was not a ton of good hockey. There were, however, some good players and we have …

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GOJHL: Leamington Flyers

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Leamington Flyers This information is based on two games in Leamington. A 4-0 loss to Chatham on February 16th and a 4-1 loss to St. Thomas on February 23rd. Goaltenders Noah Hedrick #1 (Catches L, 6-2/184, 1997)-Hedrick was in net for the 4-1 loss against St. Thomas making 33 saves on 36 shots. He plays …

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Tier 1 Elite League Playoffs U16-Top 30

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Scouting report from the Tier 1 Elite League U16 playoffs On February 17-20, 2017 in Blaine, MN. Grades are for this weekend only and in relation to others on the report. There are several new additions to Neutral Zone and players did very well to make this list. Forwards A Michael Gildon (L, 6-0/174, Dallas …

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