Scouting Reports

Muskegon Lumberjacks vs. Youngstown Phantoms. Top 26 Players.

Posted on March 26, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Youngstown Phantoms traveling to Muskegon for the first of a three-game series between the two squads. It was the best and the worst ranked teams in the east going head to head but this wasn’t a blowout, it came down to the final minute where San Jose Sharks…

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2021 Mass HS Mr. Hockey Watch List

Posted on March 26, 2021

It’s been said 1,000 times but there’s no escaping the fact that this has been a hockey season unlike any other. With that said, a tremendous amount of credit should go to the MIAA for setting up a season for teams across the state and allow the senior class to have one more ride with…

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MN High School: Grand Rapids Thunderhawks vs Andover Huskies. Top 11

Posted on March 26, 2021

Neutral Zone attended this MSHSL battle between #1 Grand Rapids Thunderhawks and the #2 Andover Huskies.  The Huskies ground out a hard-fought 3-2 victory.  Please see the top-rated 11 skaters from this epic match-up. Grades for this game only. Grand Rapids – MSHSL Jack Peart #23 (D, L, 5’11”, 177, Grand Rapids HS, 05/15/2003, St. Cloud)-…

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NAHL: Austin; St. Cloud; Minot; Bismarck; Aberdeen. Top 25

Posted on March 25, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch six games over the weekend including five teams from both conferences. Most interesting series was the back to back matchup between Aberdeen Wings and Minot Minotauros. The eighth meeting between these teams means they have seen a lot of each other and the pace showed. Below is a list…

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U16: Play Hockey Championships: Top 70 Prospects

Posted on March 24, 2021

Neutral Zone attended the Play Hockey Championships in Pittsburgh, PA featuring many top-ranked midget programs in the United States. Below we have reported on the top 70 prospects in the U16 Division. The tournament was won by Seacoast Spartans 3-2 over the Bishop Kearney Selects.  Seacoast Spartans U16 Laurent Trepanier #11 (F, L, 5’8″, 165,…

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U15: Shattuck-St. Mary’s at Chicago Mission. Two Games.

Posted on March 23, 2021

The Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sabre and the Chicago Mission U15 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 second meeting of the season between these two teams, the Mission beat Shattuck 6-2 on the way to winning the…

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NCAA: Cox commits to LIU; AIC adds future goalie

Posted on March 23, 2021

To view a player’s complete NZ profile, click in the link in each headline. 2001 Spencer Cox (D) commits to Long Island for 2021 Cox is a Pa. native who had a nice season for the Chippewa Steel in teh NAHL this season, posting a pair of goals and 11 assists in 23 games while…

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BCHL announces schedule while SJHL is forced to close up for the season

Posted on March 23, 2021

The BCHL announced its schedule for the shortened 2020-21 season, which will include 20 games for each team. The season will be played over five weeks and will begin on April 2 and run through May 9. There are 16 teams playing and they will each be assigned to a pod. Teams will only play…

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Colorado College part with head coach Mike Haviland

Posted on March 22, 2021

Colorado College posted a media release on its website Saturday night which announced that head coach Mike Haviland had decided to “move on” from his position. The release said that Haviland reached a mutual agreement with AD Lesley Irvine on Friday. “We are thankful for Mike’s service and commitment to the student-athletes, program, and college hockey over the last…

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The NAHL is coming to Anchorage

Posted on March 22, 2021

A new NAHL franchise is coming to Anchorage, Alaska. The league’s Board of Governors has approved membership for a new program – the Anchorage Wolverines – who will begin playing in the 2021-22 season. The team is owned by a group known as NAHTSIITH LLC and Kai Binkley Sims will serve as president of the…

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