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Snider Hockey Breaks Barriers for Underprivileged Children

Posted on June 29, 2018

by Jashvina Shah When he graduated from high school in 2015, Diquan Jackson wanted to attend West Chester. But his grades weren’t good enough, so he enrolled in the Community College of Philadelphia and became a part-time coach at Snider Hockey. Jackson joined Snider Hockey in 2008 as a player and started skating at Scanlon…

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North American Hockey Classic: Top 150

Posted on June 27, 2018

2018 North American Hockey Classic Top 150 – 2004/2005 Male Super Elite’s Teams: 2004 Male Super Elite (10) | 2005 Male Super Elite (12) City: Winnipeg, MB (Multiple Arenas) Date: June 14th-17th, 2018 Age Group: Bantam AAA (2004-2005 Born) Introduction:  One of the top spring hockey tournaments of North America took place from June 14th-17th…

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Atlantic District Development Camp: Top 120

Posted on June 27, 2018

2018 Atlantic District Development Camp: 2001, 2002 and 2003 Age Groups A good group turned out for the annual selections to move on to the USA hockey development camps in Buffalo, NY.  We saw lots of river hockey type play. However, it was a good snapshot of local hockey and like recent years several new…

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ECC Futures: U16, U19: Top 120

Posted on June 23, 2018

ECC Futures: Top 120 Every year the folks at ECC Tournaments gather together a collection of the next wave of local prospects, primarily from MA, NH, CT, NY and NJ. Last year a number of players improved their stock with D1 teams by shining at ECC Futures with one notable player (Cade Alami) committing 3…

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Q&A: Matt Kidney, Salve Regina

Posted on June 21, 2018

Matt Kidney grew up in Middletown, N.J., where he played hockey until departing to Wilkes Barre in the NAHL. Kidney, who scored 47 points in 57 games last year, recently committed to Salve Regina. Neutral Zone caught up with Kidney to talk about his youth hockey experience and more. Neutral Zone: How and when did…

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MA High School Showcase: Top 55

Posted on June 20, 2018

We covered the inaugural Massachusetts High School Hockey Showcase at Walter Brown Arena on the campus of Boston University on June 16-17. The event featured current MA HS players (with a few exceptions.) There were six teams. Players had two practices and seminars with college coaches along with two games; one Saturday and one Sunday….

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HNIB Northern NE Festival: Top 40

Posted on June 16, 2018

Prospecting the Northern Territories at HNIB Northern NE Festival – June 9, 2018 Each season right at the beginning of the summer, Hockey Night in Boston puts on a Festival to showcase the talents of the players less seen in New England from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with a few stragglers from the MA…

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup: Top 125

Posted on June 13, 2018

Neutral Zone had multiple scouts in Hooksett, NH for every day of the Blue Line Elite Prep Cup June 8-10. Below are 125 players or just over half of those that participated at the event in the U16 and 2004 Divisions. The Prep Cup served as a showcase for players seeking various opportunities. Some prep…

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Q&A: Tyler Antonucci, Oswego Recruit

Posted on June 13, 2018

Tyler Antonucci was born in New Jersey and played his youth hockey in the Garden State from bantams and even into junior hockey. He joined the Titans of the NAHL in 2016-17 and served as the captain in 2017-18. He recently committed to Oswego. Neutral Zone caught up with Antonucci to chat about youth hockey…

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Like Las Vegas, Fargo Finds Renewed Energy in Second-Chance Players En Route to First Clark Cup Championship

Posted on June 12, 2018

by Jashvina Shah On May 11, 2018, the first day of the Clark Cup final, Griffin Loughran and Ty Farmer stared into Youngstown’s bench. Fans were packed into Scheels Arena, giving Fargo’s rink the loudest atmosphere it housed all year. It made sense, as the puck was about to drop on Fargo’s fourth-ever Clark Cup…

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