NZ Commitment Tracker (11/9)

Each week, in one easy-to-find place, Neutral Zone will wrap up the week’s college commitments in a neat and tidy chart, complete with star ratings and links to player profiles, where subscribers can get access to all of our scouting reports on these players, as well as player rankings and more.

Click on each player’s name to be directed to their player profile.

How Star Ratings are Formalized

Weight of Star Rating

20% Historical Performance – how the player has performed 3 months prior and previous seasons

60% Current Performance – how has this player played the last 3 months

20% Projection – Translatable skills to be ready to play at the next level

Projection Based Star Rating

5 -Star – First Round NHL Draft Pick / Elite NCAA/CHL prospect

4.5- Star – Full Scholarship D1/ 1st Rnd CHL who makes an immediate impact at NCAA/CHL level 

4.0- Star – Scholarship D1/ 2-3 Rnd CHL Draft player who will play as a freshman/rookie

3.5 Star – Solid D1/Mid Round CHL Draft player who will contribute but may take some time

3.0 Star – High-End D3 prospect or Low Round CHL Pick who could develop but is missing areas in his game

Neutral Zone Recruit Tracker : 11/9/21

StarsSchoolProj. YearBYPosPlayerTeamLeagueGPG
3.502024‘05FDaniel AstapovichOakland Jr. GrizzliesHPHL 16U2101
3.752022‘02FConnor EddyVictoria GrizzliesBCHL1271421
3.752023‘04FGavin O’ConnellWaterloo Black HawksUSHL13156
3.752022‘01FKyle BettensYoungstown PhantomsUSHL13325
3.502022‘01FHuston KarpmanMinot MinotaurosNAHL1791322
3.502022‘02GMason KucenskiOmaha LanchersUSHL52.750.887
3.752024‘05FCharlie LewinskiCompuware 16U AAA16U AAA2161723
3.752024‘05FRyan SmithBuffalo Jr. SabresT1EHL3314
3.502022‘01DGrayson ArnottPenticton VeesBCHL9066
3.502023‘04DJohn HenryBishop Kearney18U AAA3572734