Scouting Reports

HEO Midget AAA Top 200

Posted on February 19, 2020

Unlike other parts of Ontario, Ottawa doesn’t separate minor midget and major midget; they have one league and it’s U18. This has been both a success and a struggle; the OHL Draft prospects are better prepared having played against bigger, faster and older competition but it’s also harder for them to stand out and get…

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WHL U.S. Challenge Cup Taking Place This Weekend

Posted on February 19, 2020

The inaugural WHL U.S. Challenge Cup is taking place starting on Thursday in Kent, Washington. The tournament, which will consist of Bantam AAA teams, features 12 of the top-ranked teams from the Western U.S. and Canada. Beginning on Friday, each team will play in a three-game round-robin schedule. The games will be hosted at the…

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NSMBHL: Joneljim Cougars at The Rangers

Posted on February 19, 2020

Joneljim Cougars @ The Rangers; Regular Season Game; Feb 16th, 2020 Neutral Zone attended a NSMBHL regular season game as the Joneljim Cougars visited the Rangers in Lantz, Nova Scotia. The game was played evenly until the Rangers took over in the third period and cruised to a 5-2 win improving to 16-14-2. With the…

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OHL: Mitchell Martin Signs with Kitchener

Posted on February 19, 2020

The Kitchener Rangers have signed 2019 fourth-round pick Mitchell Martin. ‘A big winger with enough speed and skill to get to good shooting lanes,” said Neutral Zone scouts. “Martin was among the leading goal scorers in the (OHL Gold Cup) and showed an excellent shot when he freed up in shooting lanes. Martin had a…

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OHL: Islanders' Prospect Bode Wilde Returns to Saginaw

Posted on February 19, 2020

The Saginaw Spirit were boosted last week by the return of 6-foot-4 defenseman Bode Wilde, a second-round pick of the New York Islanders. Wilde had been spending this season with the Islanders’ AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, but was limited to just 20 games due to an injury he sustained at the start of…

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NCDC Announces Combines in Chicago, Detroit

Posted on February 19, 2020

The NCDC announced this week that the league will hold player combines in Chicago and Detroit this spring, giving players the chance to skate in front of the league’s coaches ahead of the annual NCDC Draft. The Detroit combine will be held from April 10-11, which will coincide with the NCAA Frozen Four also being…

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CSSHL Midget Showcase: Top 60

Posted on February 16, 2020

CSSHL Midget Prep Showcase; Teams: (7); Arena: Rink Training Centre – Winnipeg, MB Date: February 7th, 9th, 2020Age Group: Midget (2002-2004 Born) Introduction: Neutral Zone was in attendance for all three days of the CSSHL Midget Prep Showcase in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The event was held at the beautiful brand new Rink Training Centre with seven…

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U15 HPHL Playoffs: Top 60

Posted on February 14, 2020

The HPHL U15 playoffs were being played in Rochester Hills at the ONYX arena for the weekend of February 7-9. In the semi final game Compuware easily defeated Oakland 5-1 and in the other game Honeybaked defeated Chicago Young Americans 8-2. In the final game was between the top two teams in the nation as…

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MN HS: Moorehead @ St. Cloud Cathedral

Posted on February 13, 2020

Moorehead @ St. Cloud Cathedral; 2/7/20 Friday night gave us a great Out State matchup with #1 (A) St. Cloud Cathedral hosting a #4 (AA) Moorhead squad. The defending (A) State Champions from St. Cloud are not to be taken lightly, even to a top AA team as they already beat #1 (AA) Andover earlier…

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U14 HPHL Playoffs: Top 60

Posted on February 13, 2020

It was an exciting weekend for the U14 HPHL Playoffs which were played in Rochester Hills, Michigan at the Onyx arena for the weekend of February 7-9. Team Illinois captured the championship with an exciting 2-1 shootout victory over Honeybaked. Honeybaked held on to beat Chicago Mission in the semi-final game with a score of…

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