AJHL: Blackfalds vs Calgary

Posted on January 26, 2023

The Calgary Canucks hosted the Blackfalds Bulldogs Saturday night in an offensive battle. Each team traded opportunities with the Bulldogs able to grab a 6-5 victory. Below are the top players from this specific game Tanner Willick #3 (D, L, 5’8″, 155, Blackfalds Bulldogs, 12/20/2003) – Willick is an elite two-way defenseman that can control…

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AJHL Two Game Report: 26 Standout Players Evaluated

Posted on January 19, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for two AJHL matchups on January 11th. The two matchups that took place saw the Okotoks Oilers face the Canmore Eagles, and the Lloydminster Bobcats take on the Spruce Grove Saints. Below are 26 standout players evaluated solely on their performances in this showing. Okotoks Oilers vs. Canmore Eagles Okotoks…

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AJHL Four Game Report: 46 Players Evaluated

Posted on January 11, 2023

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance for four AJHL games from January 6th-8th, 2023. See below reports on the four games that took place with the matchups being: Drayton Valley Thunder vs Grand Prairie Storm, Olds Grizzlys vs Drumheller Dragons, Bonnyville Pontiacs vs Brooks Bandits, and Sherwood Park Crusaders vs Camrose Kodiaks. All players did…

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AJHL November-December 2022 Goalie Report: 19 Games Evaluated

Posted on January 6, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for a multitude of AJHL games from November to December. Across these games, we evaluated the starting goalies of each game. There were some absolutely impressive plays by goalies across the league. Read on to see these goalie matchups evaluated below for the 19 matchups we were able to view….

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AJHL: Drumheller vs Spruce Grove

Posted on November 1, 2022

Neutral Zone was present at Grant Fuhr Arena in Spruce Grove, Alberta on October 26, 2022 to witness the hometown Saints take on the visiting Drumheller Dragons. The home side came away with the win in overtime, by a score of 3-2. Adam Raesler #10 (F, L, 6’0″, 175, Drumheller Dragons, 06/23/2003) – Adam had…

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AJHL: Bonnyville vs Sherwood Park

Posted on October 22, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance for an AJHL matchup between the Bonnyville Pontiacs and the Sherwood Park Crusaders. The game was a high-scoring affair, with Sherwood Park narrowly taking the win by one goal in the third period, with a scoreline of 4-5 in their favor. See the players who stood out in this high-scoring…

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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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