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MAHA Festival 2003s

Posted on July 8, 2018

MAHA Bantam Festival 2003 The camp takes place in Sault Ste. Marie, Mi home of the L.S.S.U. where the top players with the birth year of 2003 attended. A total of 120 players played 5 games, skill practices and received lectures from Mike York (former N.H.L. Player) and Damon Whitten (coach of L.S.S.U Hockey team)….

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Snider Hockey Breaks Barriers for Underprivileged Children

Posted on June 29, 2018

by Jashvina Shah When he graduated from high school in 2015, Diquan Jackson wanted to attend West Chester. But his grades weren’t good enough, so he enrolled in the Community College of Philadelphia and became a part-time coach at Snider Hockey. Jackson joined Snider Hockey in 2008 as a player and started skating at Scanlon…

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Q&A: Peyton Frantti, St. Norbert Recruit

Posted on June 3, 2018

Peyton Frantti spent three seasons at Culver before joining the NAHL. After putting up 48 points in 60 games during the 2017-18 season, he committed to St. Norbert. The Illinois native spent two seasons in the NAHL, split between the Topeka Roadrunners and the Odessa Jackalopes. Neutral Zone caught up with Frantti to talk about…

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From Following a Path to Forging His Own

Posted on May 29, 2018

by Jashvina Shah Ever since he was little, Garrett Klee has been surrounded by hockey. His house was littered with mini sticks, he was always ducking in and out of rinks, and his earliest memory of hockey consisted of him, his dad and his brothers skating on a sheet of rented ice, precious moments tucked…

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Colin Bilek Follows Family To Armed Forces

Posted on April 30, 2018

by Jashvina Shah The moment Colin Bilek’s leg broke, he thought he was never meant to play junior hockey. “I feel like this is a one in a million thing,” Bilek says. Bilek wanted to play college hockey since he was a child watching the Great Lakes Invitational — comprised of Michigan, Michigan Tech, Michigan…

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Cassidy Bowes’ Path To Michigan

Posted on December 23, 2017

by Jashvina Shah Cassidy Bowes’ path to Michigan started in 2015-16. That was the season he broke his finger, and it was also the season his finger was cut open by a skate. The injuries sidelined Bowes for four months. It forced him to repeat a year at the Pursuit of Excellence, a hockey academy…

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OHL Draft October Rankings: Alliance Top 50

Posted on November 12, 2017

  Neutral Zone is happy to release our first OHL Draft rankings broken down by leagues. Most of our viewings have come from the Toronto Titans Showcase, the Wendy Dufton Tournament and individual games. Below is our rankings of the Alliance league. In the 2017 OHL Draft the Alliance had two 1st round picks, including…

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OHL Draft October Rankings: GTHL Top 60

Posted on November 12, 2017

  Neutral Zone is happy to release our first OHL Draft rankings broken down by leagues. Most of our viewings have come from the Toronto Titans Showcase, the Wendy Dufton Tournament and individual games. The GTHL routinely dominates the OHL Draft and this year shouldn’t be any different as the league is both highly skilled…

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OHL Draft October Rankings: OMHA-SCTA Top 50

Posted on November 11, 2017

  Neutral Zone is happy to release our first OHL Draft rankings broken down by leagues. Most of our viewings have come from the Toronto Titans Showcase, the Wendy Dufton Tournament and individual games. The OMHA is split into two divisions, the ETA and the SCTA. In the 2017 OHL Draft the SCTA had two…

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OHL Draft October Rankings: OMHA-ETA Top 50

Posted on November 11, 2017

  Neutral Zone is happy to release our first OHL Draft rankings broken down by leagues. Most of our viewings have come from the Toronto Titans Showcase, the Wendy Dufton Tournament and individual games. The OMHA is split into two divisions, the ETA and the SCTA. In the 2017 OHL Draft the ETA had four…

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