Scouting Reports

Cracking The NESCAC Recruiting Code

Posted on March 31, 2021

NESCAC Athletic Recruiting: An Inside Look from a Coach Murphy. Our VP and Director of US Men’s Scouting Brian Murphy was a hockey coach for 20 years at Tufts University with 18 years as Head Coach. He was the 2012 NESCAC Coach of the Year and led the Jumbos to a NESCAC Final Four in…

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USHL: Dubuque vs Waterloo. Top 30 Players.

Posted on March 30, 2021

The Dubuque Fighting Saints came to Waterloo, IA battling for a playoff spot and were able to defeat a shorthanded Blackhawk team 7-2. The game started out even with a 1-1 tie through the first half of the opening period until Waterloo scored 3 unanswered goals in the final 6 minutes to go up 4-1…

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U15: Seacoast Spartans vs Nashville Jr. Predators Top 14 Players

Posted on March 30, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for a matchup between the Seacoast Spartans and Nashville Jr. Predators U15 teams held at the Ford Ice Center Bellevue in Nashville, TN on Saturday, March 27th. The Jr. Preds came out of the gate firing with many high-quality chances but were turned away by big saves from Seacoast. The…

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NCAA: Clarkson, UConn grab a portal player and commits for Niagara and AIC

Posted on March 29, 2021

1998 (F) Kevin O’Neil commits to UConn for 2021 out of the transfer portal UConn has added Yale forward O’Neil out of the transfer portal. O’Neil would have been a senior this past season but the Ivies opted out of the 2020-21 season. In 2019-20 as a junior, O’Neil had 17 points (5 goals, 12…

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AJHL: Grand Prairie vs Whitecourt; Brooks vs Okotoks. Top 20 Players

Posted on March 29, 2021

Grand Prairie Storm vs Whitecourt Wolverines (Alberta Junior Hockey League) League: Alberta Junior Hockey League Home Team: Whitecourt Wolverines Visiting Team: Grand Prairie Storm Date: March 27, 2021 Age Group: Junior A (2000-2004 Born) Introduction: Neutral Zone was able to watch this game live on HockeyTV. Whitecourt jumped out to the early lead and did…

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U16: Shattuck-St. Mary’s vs Chicago Mission. Two Games. Top 18 Players.

Posted on March 29, 2021

Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sabres and Chicago Mission U16 AAA teams played a two-game series on the weekend of 03/19/21-03/20/21.  The games were played at the Fifth Third Arena in Chicago, Illinois.  This is the fourth & fifth games this season between these two teams.  SSM has won two and tied one of the prior three games…

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U18: Team Wisconsin vs Northstar Christian Academy Knights. Two games.

Posted on March 29, 2021

Team Wisconsin and Northstar Christian Academy Knights U18 AAA teams played a two-game series on the weekend of 03/20/21-03/21/21.  The games were played on the campus of NSCA at the Northstar Sports Complex in Alexandria, Minnesota.  This is the first meeting of the season between these two teams.  The Knights would sweep the two-game series in an injury filled weekend…

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USHL: Chicago Steel vs. Green Bay Gamblers 3/26/21. Top 35

Posted on March 29, 2021

It was Chicago’s first game this season where fans were allowed in the rink and the hometown team didn’t disappoint with a 5-1 victory over third ranked Eastern Conference rival Green Bay Gamblers. It was Green Bay that came out swinging grabbing a 1-0 lead after the first period and outshooting the Steel 18-4 but…

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MN HS: Playoff Hockey. Gentry Academy Stars vs Mahtomedi Zephyrs

Posted on March 28, 2021

Neutral Zone attended this MSHSL battle between #1 Gentry Academy Stars and #4 Mahtomedi Zephyrs. This spirited affair got kicked off right away with a quick score from Gentry. Mahtomedi worked hard to tie it up 1-1, however after that it was all Gentry Academy cruising to a 7-3 victory.  Please see the top rated…

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MN High School: 1AA Rivalry Championship: Lakeville North vs Lakeville South

Posted on March 28, 2021

Neutral Zone was in Minnesota to evaluate the Section 1AArivalry Championship game between Lakeville North and Lakeville South. Lakeville South locked in their State Tournament position at the X with a 7-3 hard fought victory. Please find the top 11 identified players from this game.  MSHSL- Lakeville North Skylar Vetter #31 (G, L, 5’8″, Lakeville North, 05/14/2003, Minnesota)- Skylar was solid.  Playing this game, the . . ….

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