NZ Commitment Tracker (11/15)

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

Division I Commitments

StarsSchoolProj. YearBYPosPlayerTeamLeagueGPG
3.75202202DThomas MessineoChilliwack ChiefsBCHL12178
3.75202303FConnor SmithSpringfield Jr. BluesNAHL215611
3.75202302LWLuke StricklandOmaha LanchersUSHL14112
3.50202201DVincent CorcoranWichita Falls WarriorsNAHL1631114
3.50202202RWKienan DraperChilliwack ChiefsBCHL12167
3.75202405DQuinn McCallChicago MissionHPHL 16U5123
3.75202303DAbram WiebeChilliwack ChiefsBCHL1211011
3.50202201GOwen SaySalmon Arm SilverbacksBCHL92.730.900
3.75202201GJack WilliamsWaterloo Black HawksUSHL111.970.924
3.5202201FDalton BancroftTrenton Golden HawksOJHL1591928
3.50202302FJack RogersSteinbach PistonsMJHL165712
3.50202202FQuinton PepperSteinbach PistonsMJHL1614822
3.75202203FNoah HackettOlds GrizzlysAJHL22181735
3.50202301FDrew MontgomeryTri-City StormUSHL11134

Division II/III Commitments

StarsSchoolProj. YearBYPosPlayerTeamLeagueGPG
2.50202201FDrew IannucciCharlotte RushUSPHL188816
N/A202201LWBaxter KimballNH AvalancheEHL17279
3.00202101DMatthew HerrickNew Jersey 87’sEHL1921113