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OHL Draft Top 300 Ontario Mid Term Rankings

Posted on January 31, 2019

After the Toronto Marlies Holiday Tournament, Neutral Zone’s Ontario staff, led by Paul O’Hagan, compiled scouting reports and rankings from September to end of December to compile our Mid-Term OHL Draft Rankings. Each player was ranked in November for the preliminary rankings so the chart below shows that some players have climbed since then, stayed…

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Jon Russell Commits to Brown University

Posted on January 31, 2019

Jon Russell has committed to Brown University for the 2019-2020 season. NZ scouts have described Jon as a simple and disciplined player that makes the players around him better. He has a strong skill set and knows his strengths.  Jon tells us about the first time he laced up ice skates: “I started playing hockey…

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OJHL: Pickering at Markham and Aurora at Georgetown

Posted on January 30, 2019

Pickering Panthers Vs. Markham Royals Game was played on Jan 27, 2019 in Markham, Ontario. The final score of the game was 4-3 for the home team. Markham came flying out of the gate and controlled much of the play in the early goings. With the score being 4-1 heading into the third period, Pickering…

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NCDC Winter Showcase: Top 75

Posted on January 29, 2019

NCDC Winter Showcase- Top 75 New England Sports Center- The USPHL NCDC came together for the league’s fourth showcase of the season in Marlborough, MA January 4th-7th. The Jersey Hitmen are certainly the league’s top team. Toby Harris has certainly built the most complete team while the Boston Jr. Bruins are filled with skill and…

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OJHL: Lindsay at Cobourg and Mississauga at Burlington

Posted on January 25, 2019

Lindsay Muskies Vs. Cobourg Cougars Game was played on Jan 21, 2019 in Cobourg, Ontario. It was a barnburner of a game, finishing with a final score of 2-1 after the home team had put up 44 shots. Cobourg did get the win, though it took them until second overtime to get it, largely due…

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USPHL: All Star Games: U16, U18 and NCDC

Posted on January 24, 2019

USPHL All-Star Games – January 21, 2019 Every year in late January the USPHL celebrates its All-Stars in festive one-off red, white and blue unis. This event has historically been a launching pad for players who seek to move on to the next level: be it prep, D3 or D1 in college. Here we watched…

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USHL: Muskegon at Tri-City

Posted on January 24, 2019

Muskegon Lumberjack @ Tri-City Storm; January 18, 2019 The Muskegon Lumberjacks were on the road visiting the Tri-City Storm on Friday night and skated to a hard fought, tight checking 3-2 victory. Cam McDonald got the scoring going for the Lumberjacks in the first, they then continues the offence in the second jumping out to…

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NAHL: Odessa at Topeka and Chippewa at Fairbanks

Posted on January 24, 2019

Odessa Jackalopes @ Topeka Pilots 1-18-19 The Odessa Jackalopes were on the road to battle the Topeka Pilots Friday night. It was the Pilots that came out on top with a 4-3 victory off the stick of Austin McCarthy with a power play tally in overtime. It was a back and fourth battle during the…

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NCDC: NH Monarchs at Northern Cyclones

Posted on January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019; New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs (3) @ Northern Cyclones (4) OT The New Hampshire Monarchs visited the Northern Cyclones in Hudson, New Hampshire in an instate matchup that took overtime to decide a winner. Zach Rehbaum scored the game tying and winning goal to edge out the Monarchs and earn the win…

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Mass High School Report 1: Top 150

Posted on January 22, 2019

Neutral Zone has been producing free recaps (over 30) with highlighting of the scoring plays, our views on the better players, and opinions on the games on our new Mass High School Site since the beginning of December. We have seen the following teams so far this season: Andover, Arlington Catholic, Arlington, Austin Prep, BC High,…

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