Scouting Reports

NCAA: Penn State Reportedly Lands Top Grad Transfer, NMU Picks Up Forward From NJ

Posted on March 31, 2020

Maine forward Tim Doherty will reportedly transfer to Penn State, according to a tweet from Mark Divver. Doherty is a Rhode Island native who led the Black Bears in scoring this past season, scoring 14 goals and adding 23 assists in 34 games. Over his three years at Maine, Doherty has totaled 34 goals and…

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NCAA: Suffolk Commits Swedish Defenseman Olle Akermark

Posted on March 30, 2020

Suffolk received a commitment from ’00-born defenseman Olle Akermark, who is listed as being from Tampa, Florida and was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Akermark is a 6-foot-2 blueliner who played four seasons at Governor’s Academy (2015-19), including captaining the team as a senior. This season he has appeared in 48 games for the Fredericton Red…

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Minnesota High School Top 30 Uncommitted Players

Posted on March 30, 2020

Minnesota High School Top 30 Uncommitted Players The State of Hockey has several top College prospects already committed to schools, however there is still plenty of talent to go around. There are a lot of great younger players who have not chosen their school due to the NCAA changing the timeline of verbal committing last…

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NCAA: UNH Lands Top BCHL Rookie, Skidmore Picks Up Goalie

Posted on March 29, 2020

The UNH Wildcats added a forward with promising offensive numbers for 2021 in John Evans, a British Columbia native. The ’02 has been one of the best rookies in the BCHL this season, scoring 22 goals and adding 28 assists in 57 games for West Kelowna. He’s the fourth-leading rookie scorer in the league and…

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NCAA: St. Lawrence Adds a Forward, Ferris and Canisius Each add Defensemen

Posted on March 27, 2020

St. Lawrence is continuing to rebuild under first-year head coach Brent Brekke and the Saints added a forward for next season in Logan Ritchie out of the NAHL. The Missouri native is in his second season with the Kenai River Brown Bears, where he has 22 goals and 26 assists in 52 games. Ritchie had…

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NCAA: Niagara Adds an Offensive Defenseman, Former Michigan Commit Rebounds with UNO Offer

Posted on March 26, 2020

Niagara received a commitment from offensive defenseman Noah Carlin earlier this week. A 2000-born blueliner from Michigan, Carlin had 30 points (12 goals, 18 assits) in 50 games for the Amarillo Bulls in the NAHL this season. Growing up in Michigan, Carlin played for the Honebaked program and debuted for Amarillo in 2018. “We liked…

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OHL: Kitchener Re-Signs GM Mike McKenzie

Posted on March 26, 2020

The Kitchener Rangers re-signed general manager Mike McKenzie to a contract extension through the 2024-25 season. During his tenure as GM, the team made an appearance in the¬†Western Conference final in 2018 while having the fourth-best record in the OHL this season prior to the cancellation of the season due to COVID-19. McKenzie has been…

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USHL: Sioux Falls Head Coach Scott Owens Retires

Posted on March 26, 2020

Sioux Falls Stampede head coach Scott Owens announced on Thursday that he is retiring after 41 years as a coach at the junior and collegiate level. Owens, 64, had been with the Stampede since 2015. Prior to Sioux Falls, Owens coached at Colorado College from 1999-2014 and he spent four seasons with the Des Moines…

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WHL U.S. Draft Results: Player Profile Links For Every Drafted Player

Posted on March 25, 2020

The Western Hockey League completed the 2020 WHL U.S. Prospects Draft today. WHL member Clubs selected 44 players throughout the two-round draft. Of the 44 players chosen, 20 participated in the inaugural WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent, Wash. in February. Neutral Zone was at the U.S. Challenge Cup and a scouting report from that…

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WHL US Draft: Preview

Posted on March 25, 2020

For the first time in its history the WHL Draft will be conducting a draft solely for US born players. This draft will take place this afternoon at 2pm MDT. NZ has put together a list of every US born player drafted in the top 150 in the WHL Draft since 2015. You can click…

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