Scouting Reports

Shoulder Separations with Dr. Abene

Posted on July 31, 2020

Dr. Abene is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He did his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Stanford where he worked directly with the head team physicians for the San Francisco 49ers and Giants. He is currently the head team physician for the San Jose Sharks AHL affiliate, the San Jose Barracuda. He is also a volunteer…

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NAHL Announces Oct. 9 Start Date

Posted on July 30, 2020

The NAHL announced that the 2020-21 regular season will begin on October 9. The league said in a release that it is committed to playing a full schedule of regular-season games and the 2020-21 schedule is expected to be released by September 1. The NAHL will continue to work daily with teams to monitor the…

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Hockey East Announces Intent for 2020-21 Season

Posted on July 30, 2020

The Hockey East Association announced this week its intent to play the 2020-21 college hockey season while prioritizing competition between league members and the completion of a regular-season schedule. Details regarding the new schedules, including a new start date and specifics of regular-season competition, will be released at a later date, the league said in…

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Kitchener Signs Import Player

Posted on July 30, 2020

The Kitchener Rangers announced this week the signing of import goalie Pavel Cajan for this upcoming season. Cajan, who was selected with the No. 41 pick in the 2020 CHL Import Draft, was signed to a standard player agreement. Last season the 17-year-old appeared in 29 games for Liberec Bili Tygri Jr., a team in…

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NAHL: Middletown, NJ Combine: Top 40

Posted on July 27, 2020

NAHL Middletown, NJ Combine 2004-05 and 2006-07 The North American Hockey League hosted their futures camp at the home of the New Jersey Titans. The combine was open to birth years ranging from 2004-2007. First is our list of the top performers from the four teams that participated in the 04-05 group, followed by the…

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Quebec Remparts to Sign Two Finnish Players

Posted on July 22, 2020

The Quebec Remparts selected Viljami Marvala and Aapo Siivonen in the CHL Import Draft last month, and the two Finnish-born players will reportedly sign deals with the club; if they do, they will become the first two Finnish players in Remparts history, per a report from the CBC. Remparts head Patrick Roy had talks with…

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Alabama-Huntsville Hires Lance West as Head Coach

Posted on July 22, 2020

Back in May, the Alabama-Huntsville’s men’s hockey program was saved after a fundraising campaign raised more than $500,000 in five days. But one week later, the Chargers lost their head coach, Mike Corbett, who resigned. On Tuesday, the Chargers announced that Lance West, who was Corbett’s assistant last season and was formerly the head coach…

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2005 EHG All Star Weekend: All 45 Skaters Graded

Posted on July 21, 2020

Neutral Zone had at least two and often four scouts in attendance at the Exposure Hockey Group’s All-Star Weekend. Our main focus was the 2005 and 2006 age groups. Matt Miles and the EEHG did a superb job of putting the event on. The talent was excellent with some potential NTDP players and certain DI…

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Kent Commits to Curry College

Posted on July 20, 2020

Maine Nordiques’ (NAHL) forward Timothy Kent has committed to Curry College. “Kent is a speedy forward who was able to create offense off the rush,” said our scouts. “He demonstrated the ability to move pucks early on the zone entry which resulted in sustained pressure. Kent added a goal and had several shots on net.”…

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BCHL Announces Dec. 1 Start

Posted on July 20, 2020

The BCHL announced last week that it intends to begin the season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Provincial Health Office (PHO). “We’ve been having discussions with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture since March around a safe return to play,” said BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb. “The PHO has indicated to us that…

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