2022-23 AJHL Opening Night Games. 75 Player Evaluations and Grades

Posted on September 23, 2022

Neutral Zone watched all the opening night games of the AJHL 2022-2023 season. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on Friday, September 16’s games.  These players stood out and did well to make this report. Calgary Canucks (1) vs Brooks Bandits (5) Calgary Ty Hipkin #20 (F, L, 5’11”, 180, Calgary…

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AJHL: Saints Preseason Showcase: Top 90

Posted on September 21, 2022

Neutral Zone attended the Spruce Grove Saints Preseason Showcase from September 1-4 at Grant Fuhr Arena in Spruce Grove. This is a warm up to the regular season but play was of quality and below are 91 players we felt stood out. Players did well to make this report and grades are relative to others…

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AJHL Finals: Spruce Grove vs Brooks. Five Games. Top 30

Posted on May 8, 2022

Neutral Zone evaluated the AJHL Finals between the Spruce Grove Saints and Brooks Bandits. This was an exciting series in which the games were all close and competitive despite Brooks taking the series 4-1 to win the AJHL Championship. This series featured numerous players with high-level skills and abilities. Ryan McAllister of the Brooks Bandits…

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AJHL Playoffs: Drayton Valley vs Spruce Grove. Four Games. Top 22 Players.

Posted on April 27, 2022

4/8/22 – 4/13/22: AJHL North Division Finals: Drayton Valley Thunder vs Spruce Grove Saints 4 Games, 11 Players from Each Team Neutral Zone watched the AJHL North Division Finals between the Drayton Valley Thunder and Spruce Grove Saints. It was a physical, feisty, and exciting series despite Spruce Grove sweeping Drayton Valley in four games….

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AJHL Playoffs: Brooks vs Okotoks. Top 12

Posted on April 25, 2022

4/13/22 Brooks Bandits vs Okotoks Oilers Neutral Zone scouted game fourof the AJHL South Divisional matchup between Brooks and Okotoks. In a must-win game for the Oilers on home ice, they seemed to be a half step behind the Bandits all game. Brooks jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second and if it…

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AJHL Playoff Series: Drayton Valley vs Fort McMurray. Three Games. Top 18

Posted on April 5, 2022

AJHL: March 23rd, 26th, 29th Neutral Zone was able to watch the last three games in the AJHL playoff series between the Drayton Valley Thunder and the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. A fun series to scout as it was a tight series with wins going back and forth. Any series that goes to six games…

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AJHL: Two Playoff Games. Canmore vs Camrose; Drumheller vs Calgary. Top 20

Posted on March 21, 2022

AJHL March 15th, 2022 Neutral Zone was able to watch the AJHL matchup between the Canmore Eagles and the Camrose Kodiaks. The start and the discipline was the reason the Eagles were able to change the tide on such a tight game. They came out hard putting a lot of shots on the opposition creating…

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AJHL Playoff: Canmore vs Camrose. Top 10

Posted on March 15, 2022

3/9/22 AJHL Playoffs: Canmore vs Camrose Top 10 Neutral Zone scouted game 4 of the AJHL playoff matchup between Canmore Eagles and Camrose Kodiaks. This series has showcased physicality and high pace on both sides thus far and this game was no different. Canmore grabbed the early lead on its first shot of the game…

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AJHL: Drayton Valley vs Fort McMurray

Posted on February 24, 2022

AJHL February 19th, 2022 Neutral Zone was able to catch the AJHL matchup between the Drayton Valley Thunder and the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. A close game that ended with an empty netter. Fort McMurray was successful tonight because of their start, they showed up at puck drop scoring two minutes in and held the…

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AJHL: Each Team Evaluated. Nine Games. Top 69 Players

Posted on February 14, 2022

All AJHL Teams, 9 games – February 2022 Neutral Zone watched every team in the AJHL at least once from 2/1/22 – 2/11/22 with emphasis on players not covered in our “All AJHL teams, 8 games” in early January. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on these games. Whitecourt Wolverines (1)…

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