Scouting Reports

NAHL: Conference Championships and Robertson Cup Final. Top 25

Posted on June 28, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch the Conference Finals as well as the Robertson Cup Final. Both series and games are involved in this report. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on these parts of the playoffs. Aberdeen Wings Natan Vertes #10 (F, L, 5’11”, 172, Aberdeen Wings, 05/19/2000, Alaska…

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USA Hockey Select 17: NZ’s All-Star Team

Posted on June 27, 2021

Neutral Zone scouts have been in Buffalo, NY all week for the USA Hockey Select 17 Player Development Camp. Tomorrow morning USA Hockey will announce the All Star teams that will faceoff against one another to select the best players for the Team USA squad for the Ivan Hlinka Tournament. We will be posting evaluations…

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New England District Select 15 Camp Top 55

Posted on June 25, 2021

In what was the final camp for the New England region, the NE District held the Select 15 Camp at Conway Arena in Nashua, NH. The 2006 age group was largely unseen by talent evaluators as a result of the pandemic but they hit the scene in a big way in this evaluation setting. What…

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NAHL Top Prospect Tournament: Top 20 with 17 Uncommitteds

Posted on June 25, 2021

The NAHL put together some of the best prospects in the league for a two day tournament that Neutral Zone was able to attend. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on this tournament. Central Division Team Ryan Taylor #4 (F, R, 6’3″, 190, Bismarck Bobcats, 03/09/2001) – Skilled forward that…

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NCAA: Coaching changes stir up the summer

Posted on June 22, 2021

Jerry Keefe has been named the new head coach at Northeastern, while current head coach Jim Madigan will take over as the school’s new athletic director. The move will be announced as early as today and was preceded by former Northeastern AD Jeff Konya accepting the job at San Jose State last week. Madigan has been at the helm of…

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NCAA: Merrimack adds a D, Providence lands former Maine star recruit

Posted on June 22, 2021

2001 (D) Trevor Griebel commits to Merrimack for 2022 Griebel is a Florida native who came up through the Phoenix Jr. Coyotes system. Griebel played last season for the Fargo Force of the USHL this past season and finished with 17 points (4 goals, 13 assists) in 53 games. This was Griebel’s first season in…

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NAHL Division Finals. Top 50

Posted on June 20, 2021

NAHL Division Finals, June 10 – 13 Neutral Zone was able to cover the ending to the Division Finals in the NAHL this past weekend. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on the past weekend of games. The championship for the Robertson Cup finals has one more round to be…

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Liberty Bell Games (2006 Division) Top 57

Posted on June 19, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Liberty Bell Games tournament in Wayne, NJ this past weekend covering the 2006 division as well as the 2003-2005 division. This is the first of two reports; this one covering the 2006 division where we highlighted the top 55 prospects in the division who stood out. For many…

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup Top 55 in 2007 Division

Posted on June 18, 2021

In one of the few tournaments that didn’t miss a beat last season despite the pandemic, it was even stronger this season with talent that ran deep across all divisions. For this particular event, we focused on the 2007 group since we have heavily covered the 2005s and 2006s recently, and there will be much…

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15 Sunday Quick Hits on the 2007s at Sixty Hockey Development Camp

Posted on June 15, 2021

We took a couple of hours on Sunday to watch the Sixty Hockey Development Camp 2007 Division and watched all four teams play on the last day of the Camp up at the Rinks in Exeter. This event featured 8 teams of 2006s which you will read about in a separate report on Neutral Zone,…

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