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Gary Roberts on Food Shopping

Posted on June 10, 2020

The following article was written by Gary Roberts, NHL veteran forward who now owns and operates Gary Roberts Training Roberts will contribute more information to Neutral Zone readers. Click here to access Gary’s at-home training programs delivered on the Gary Roberts training app. Neutral Zone readers earn 10% discount when applying Neutral Zone promo code NZ10 at…

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LIU Lands Two More As Program Builds

Posted on June 2, 2020

LIU landed its first recruit, ’99-born defenseman Jordan DiCicco, on Monday and the Sharks kept building the program with two more additions on Tuesday. DiCicco has a potential D partner in ’99-born defenseman Robert McCollum, who heads to LIU after being ranked No. 62 in our 1999 National Rankings report from last month. He also was…

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NHL Draft Chaos

Posted on May 30, 2020

2020 NHL Draft information The Draft itself will take place after the Stanley Cup has been won. There are seven teams who have already been eliminated from the playoffs (Ottawa, Detroit, Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Jose, New Jersey and Buffalo) and each is in contention for the #1 overall selection. All 15 non-playoff teams (including…

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It’s Time For the NCAA to Sponsor a Combined Division II/III Championship

Posted on April 21, 2020

When you look at the history of Division II college hockey, there are a lot of familiar names. The NCAA sponsored a Division II national championship from 1978-84 and then against from 1993-99. However, most of Division II hockey dried up, with the teams either moving down to Division III or up to Division I….

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USA Hockey Announces National Under-17 Team

Posted on March 25, 2020

USA Hockey announced the 23 players selected to the National Under-17 team on Wednesday. The roster includes 13 forwards, eight defensemen and two goalies all of whom were born in 2004. “We’re thrilled about the bright, young talent that will make up our U17 roster next season,” said Kevin Reiter, director of player personnel for the…

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NTDP Evaluation Camp Roster Invites

Posted on March 6, 2020

The USA Hockey National Development (NTDP) team released their 40-man roster for Evaluation Camp starting in mid-March in Plymouth, MI. We have several reports on many of these players along with three reports below that are the largest we have done so far in this age group. In our ranking of the Top 2004s posted…

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Minnesota Class AA Preview and Prediction

Posted on March 4, 2020

MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS ‘AA’ STATE TOURNEY PREVIEW AND MATCHUPS For the second consecutive season there will be a new State Champion crowned at the Excel Energy Center as the Edina Hornets were knocked out of their section in the semi-finals.  The tourney this year has a lot of anticipation as the parity is uncanny! …

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Minnesota HS Class A Preview and Prediction

Posted on March 3, 2020

MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS ‘A’ STATE TOURNEY PREVIEW AND PREDICTION There are a ton of familiar faces that we know very well in the tournament this season and a strong northern feel to it.  St. Cloud Cathedral comes into the tournament looking to win back-to-back State Titles but will be highly tested by from the…

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McEachern Hired To Lead Boston Imperials U16 Team at Matignon

Posted on February 5, 2020

When the Matignon varsity hockey program collapsed this past fall, it left a major dent in one of the region’s most well-renowned “hockey schools.” Two weeks ago, the Boston Imperials announced a new venture along with Matignon, creating a new full-season academy program that will be based out of the school. The Imperials will field…

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Hagerman's Path From Minnesota, to Mexico, to Maine

Posted on January 2, 2020

Gonzalo Hagerman’s path to college hockey is as unique as it gets. The 19-year-old defenseman from Cuajimalpa, Mexico committed to Bowdoin last fall. Earlier this season he skated with the Mexican National Team in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament and soon he’ll head to Bulgaria with the Mexican National Team for the World Junior Championships (Division…

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