World Selects Invite (2002): Top 250

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Neutral Zone sent a team of scouts to Philadelphia to cover the the World Selects Invite; one of the top tournaments in North America. The tournament was a collection of some of the top bantam age (2002) prospects from across the world split up into 28 teams. Russia had players from their National Team, Western Canada …

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Beantown NAPS U16: Top 35

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Neutral Zone was in attendance at the Beantown NAPS at the Marlboro Sportscenter on June 23rd through 25th. We focused on the U16 Level. Over the three days each team that participated in the tournament was viewed at least once. The overall play was average for summer hockey. There was a significant talent disparity in …

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Road to College: Top 20

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Road to College – June 24, 2017 Every year, local DI and DIII coaches all descend upon Babson Skating Center in June for a three-day series of games that pit some of the strongest uncommitted prospects against each other from many different regions. Most of the talent we saw at this year’s event was based …

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East Coast Classic Futures Showcase U16/U19: 50 Players

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The Future is Now: East Coast Futures Showcase – June 17, 2017 We continue to scout spring/summer tournaments to add reports to players we already have in our profiles and add new players who we believe are solid prospects. This weekend it was the East Coast Futures Showcase. The event was well attended and well run. …

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup 2003s: Top 24

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A Peek at the Future of Prep Hockey at Blue Line Elite Prep Cup – June 10, 2017 A year or two before local hockey players aspire to play prep hockey in the New England area, they often play in the Blue Line Elite Prep Cup tournament. The tournament is a nice mix of New Englanders, Atlantic …

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup U16: Top 75

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup 2017 U16: Top 75 Neutral Zone headed to New Hampshire for the annual Prep Cup. We focused on the U16 group. The East Coast Canadiens beat Evolve (Rochester, NY) in the finals. The event was attended by many prep coaches and included a two hour window for perspective players to …

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HNIB Northern New England Festival: Top 25

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HNIB Northern New England Festival – June 9, 2017 Every year one of the first summer hockey events in New England is Hockey Night in Boston’s Northern NE Festival. This tournament is a collection of the local high school talent in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and a few from MA as well. Provided that viewings …

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