Game/Tournament Reviews

USA Hockey Select 16 National Development Camp Rankings

Posted on July 17, 2018

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance for every game of the Select 16 USA Hockey National Development Camp, hosted in Buffalo, NY. We have evaluated and graded every skater and goalie, as can be seen below organized by position (forwards/defensemen/goalies) and subsequent grades (A, A-, B+, …). The camp was comprised of the top 180…

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USA Hockey Select 17 National Development Camp Rankings

Posted on July 11, 2018

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance for all six days and every game of the USA Hockey National Development Camp, hosted in Buffalo, NY. We have evaluated and graded every skater and goalie, as can be seen below organized by position (forwards/defensemen/goalies) and subsequent grades (A, A-, B+, …). The higher the player falls within their…

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Atlantic District Development Camp: Top 120

Posted on June 27, 2018

2018 Atlantic District Development Camp: 2001, 2002 and 2003 Age Groups A good group turned out for the annual selections to move on to the USA hockey development camps in Buffalo, NY.  We saw lots of river hockey type play. However, it was a good snapshot of local hockey and like recent years several new…

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ECC Futures: U16, U19: Top 120

Posted on June 23, 2018

ECC Futures: Top 120 Every year the folks at ECC Tournaments gather together a collection of the next wave of local prospects, primarily from MA, NH, CT, NY and NJ. Last year a number of players improved their stock with D1 teams by shining at ECC Futures with one notable player (Cade Alami) committing 3…

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MA High School Showcase: Top 55

Posted on June 20, 2018

We covered the inaugural Massachusetts High School Hockey Showcase at Walter Brown Arena on the campus of Boston University on June 16-17. The event featured current MA HS players (with a few exceptions.) There were six teams. Players had two practices and seminars with college coaches along with two games; one Saturday and one Sunday….

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HNIB Northern NE Festival: Top 40

Posted on June 16, 2018

Prospecting the Northern Territories at HNIB Northern NE Festival – June 9, 2018 Each season right at the beginning of the summer, Hockey Night in Boston puts on a Festival to showcase the talents of the players less seen in New England from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with a few stragglers from the MA…

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup: Top 125

Posted on June 13, 2018

Neutral Zone had multiple scouts in Hooksett, NH for every day of the Blue Line Elite Prep Cup June 8-10. Below are 125 players or just over half of those that participated at the event in the U16 and 2004 Divisions. The Prep Cup served as a showcase for players seeking various opportunities. Some prep…

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Liberty Bell Games: All 120 Players Graded

Posted on June 8, 2018

Neutral Zone attended every day and watched every contest of the Liberty Bell Games on June 1-3, 2018 in Red Bank, NJ. The players in attendance ranged from 2001-2003 birth years and were chosen through an application process by the Liberty Bell staff of professional scouts. Players had to be from or play in the…

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CCM Showcase Colorado: Top 40 Futures

Posted on June 5, 2018

2018 CCM Invite Colorado; Ice Centre at the Promenade; Westminster, Colorado; May 25-27 2018 The 2018 CCM Hockey Showcase is for 1998-2003 Birth Year AA, AAA and Junior A/B players.  Players are divided into two divisions. Tender Group: Birth years 1998-2001 and Futures Group: Birth years 2002-2003. The Showcase utilized USA Hockey Junior Hockey rules (No Fighting). All…

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World Selects Invite: Top 300

Posted on June 4, 2018

Neutral Zone had three scouts at the World Selects Invite this May in the Philadelphia/New Jersey area. This event brings many of the top 2003 (and a few 2004) born players in the world for a chance to compete against each other. There were 36 teams present. East Coast Selects-O beat Russia in the final…

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