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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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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