Scouting Reports

Dexter (NE Prep) vs Pope Francis (MIAA) (Scrimmage)

Posted on December 31, 2020

In a rare crossover between a NE Prep and MIAA team, two powerhouses got together in Brookline for an entertaining game this afternoon. Dexter won the game 3-0, controlling the play most of the way. Vincent Gould, Connor Sutherland and Jonathan Lanza scored for the home team.

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USHL: Waterloo vs Lincoln

Posted on December 30, 2020

Neutral Zone took in the Waterloo Black Hawks against the Lincoln Stars on Monday, December 28th. The game started out fairly even, with Waterloo holding a slight advantage in puck possession and offensive zone time. As Waterloo pushed the pace, they were able to open the scoring about eight minutes into the opening period. Following…

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Mass HS: Hingham Tops Duxbury (Scrimmage)

Posted on December 29, 2020

The Hingham Harbormen and Duxbury Dragons got together for an early season scrimmage with newly picked teams. The two oceanside rivals played it hard and like a game as Hingham sored late to take the 2-1 win. Both teams showed well and all three goalies that played looked sharp. The scrimmage was played like a…

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Mass HS: Archbishop Williams vs Weymouth and Bridgewater-Raynham Top 15

Posted on December 29, 2020

Hockey season at the high school level is officially back as the MIAA opened its season on Christmas Eve at the Canton Sportsplex with Archbishop Williams taking on Weymouth. Things look different this season as you can imagine: minimal crowds, smaller rosters and socially distanced line changes. Every rink has its own guidelines and every…

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USPHL NCDC Goalie Reports (11/3/20 – 11/17/20)

Posted on December 29, 2020

Below are our third set of reports on the goalies of the USPHL NCDC. Theres a great mixture of goaltenders in this league and many that are still uncommitted. A few of the veteran netminders in this league are ready to step in the cage for an NCAA D1 program next fall. Each team played…

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FREE READ: Harvard Commits High-Energy ’04 Mick Thompson

Posted on December 29, 2020

The following is a roundup of recent NCAA commitments. To view the player’s Neutral Zone profile, which includes star-rating and links to all scouting reports on the player, click the link in the headline. ’04 MICK THOMPSON COMMITS TO HARVARD FOR 2022 No. 82 in NZ’s 2020 OHL Draft Rankings (April 2020) Thompson is a…

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Minnesota High School Hockey Can Begin Jan. 14

Posted on December 29, 2020

The State of Minnesota has pressed the pause button on all sports, including high school hockey, until this coming Monday (Jan. 4). Minnesota Hockey announced that it has received more guidance from the state government, which will allow for games to begin on Jan. 14. Minnesota has been in the midst of a six-week pause…

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FREE Read! NCAA Commits: Merrimack Adds Transfer From Alaska

Posted on December 28, 2020

Merrimack received a late-arriving Christmas present on Sunday night with the news that Alaska Fairbanks center Max Newton would be transferring to the program for the second semester. With injuries up the middle to Jordan Seyfert and Patrick Kramer, Newton will be a welcome addition. The senior had 27 points (9 goals, 18 assists) in 36 games for Fairbanks…

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Morandom Thoughts: Thayer vs Rivers & Cunniff Hockey’s MCDC Showcase

Posted on December 27, 2020

Matthew Clute has hockey sense, puck poise and skill. He’s a kid who I’ll be watching for because I think he’s a sleeper in a sea of early bloomers.

Ben Rosenburg is a player that I did not know, but I was instantly drawn to watching him. His compete and willingness to battle for pucks during day 1’s practice stood out from his peers.

As a team the 2007 Islanders have a wagon. A wagon.

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USHL: Des Moines vs Sioux Falls

Posted on December 26, 2020

Neutral Zone watched a USHL tilt on December 21st, as the Des Moines Buccaneers took on the Sioux Falls Stampede in the last game of USHL action before Christmas. The game was a back and forth affair with both teams generating quality scoring chances and controlling the pace at different points throughout the contest. The…

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