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Bantam AAA Winnipeg: Winnipeg Sharks vs. Winnipeg Warriors

Posted on December 29, 2017

Winnipeg Sharks VS Winnipeg Warriors (Bantam AAA Winnipeg – B2) League: Bantam AAA Winnipeg (B2) Home Team: Winnipeg Warriors Visiting Team: Winnipeg Sharks Arena: Notre Dame Arena – Winnipeg, MB Date: December 23rd, 2017 Game Time: 2:30pm (CT) Age Group: Bantam (2004 Born) Introduction: This was a hard-fought, entertaining game that saw some late-game heroics….

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Q&A: Logan Stein, Ferris State Recruit

Posted on December 28, 2017

Logan Stein grew up in Suwanee, Ga., and then moved to Michigan to play for the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies. The 3.75 star goaltender recently committed to Ferris State for the 2020-21 season. Neutral Zone chatted with Stein about his youth hockey experience, why he moved to Michigan and more. How and when did you start…

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St. Sebastian’s Holiday Tournament: Top 70

Posted on December 28, 2017

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the St. Sebastian’s Holiday Tournament on December 15th-17th. Rivers defeated St. Sebastian’s on overtime on a Tyler Capello goal. Aidan Porter was very good all weekend for the champs. For a recap of the final game as well as the last day go here. Below are 72 players that…

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Q&A: Jared Resseguie, Denver Recruit

Posted on December 28, 2017

Colorado native Jared Resseguie recently committed to his hometown school, Denver. The 3.25 star prospect played for the Rocky Mountain Roughriders and then joined the Bismark Bobcats, the team he currently captains. The 19-year-old is in his third season in the NAHL and will join the Pioneers following the midseason break. Neutral Zone caught up…

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Q&A:  Jay Varady, Kingston Frontenacs Head Coach

Posted on December 26, 2017

Kingston Frontenacs head coach Jay Varady was born Cahokia, Ill., just outside of St. Louis, MO. He spent his junior hockey with Dubuque in the USHL and joined Union, where he played and started his coaching career.  Neutral Zone caught up with Varady to discuss his hockey journey, why he stayed in coaching, and more. …

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Groton/Lawrence Holiday Tournament: Top 60

Posted on December 26, 2017

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Groton/Lawrence 2017 Holiday Hockey Tournament that took place in Groton, MA on December 14th through the 16th. Each team played a total of four games. Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance and was able to see each team at least three times. The field was competitive and…

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Q&A: Sam Ruffin, Alaska-Fairbanks Recruit

Posted on December 26, 2017

Sam Ruffin, a 3.5-star prospect recently committed to Alaska-Fairbanks. He’s a 200-foot forward who improved rapidly last year in his first season in the NAHL. The Indiana native played for Culver and for two seasons. He left a year early to join the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL, putting up 30 points through 58…

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Mid Term NTDP Bound Rankings: Top 100 US 2002s

Posted on December 24, 2017

Neutral Zone scouts have spent the first half of the season pounding the pavement for the top talent in North America. We are pleased to present our Top 50 NTDP Prospects for 2018-2019 U17 Team and an additional 55 players who just missed the list. Our list is independent of US NTDP scouts and decision…

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Cassidy Bowes’ Path To Michigan

Posted on December 23, 2017

by Jashvina Shah Cassidy Bowes’ path to Michigan started in 2015-16. That was the season he broke his finger, and it was also the season his finger was cut open by a skate. The injuries sidelined Bowes for four months. It forced him to repeat a year at the Pursuit of Excellence, a hockey academy…

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OHL Draft December Rankings: GTHL Top 70

Posted on December 23, 2017

We are excited to present our third monthly OHL Draft Rankings for GTHL. This ranking shows the previous month’s ranking (November) as well as the current month’s ranking (December). NZ will have all of its Ontario based scouts in Toronto this upcoming week for the Toronto Marlboros Holiday Tournament and after that event, we will…

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