Game/Tournament Reviews

Beantown Classic Pro Division: Top 110

Posted on September 22, 2020

Neutral Zone sent several scouts to the entire Beantown event and had a few set of eyes on the Pro Level. There were six teams in all in this Division which included mostly uncommitted players between the 2000-2003 birth years. The NextGen team won the event which included only players of color. It was a…

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U18: Chicago Young Americans at Soo Indians (Double Header)

Posted on September 21, 2020

The Chicago Young Americans U18 made the trip up to Sault Ste. Marie, Mi to play the Soo Indians on September 19 for the three exhibition games. In the first game, CYA came out flying in the first period as they put the pressure on the Indians. They broke the ice on the power play…

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U16 – Boston Bulldogs vs Bay State Breakers (9/20/2020)

Posted on September 21, 2020

Jake was the most impactful player in this one. There was not a shot clock available, but we would guess that he made close to 40 saves. Jake showed excellent body control while being forced to move post to post without ever leaving his paint. His eyes were consistently

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EHL: New England Wolves Defeat Maine Eclipse 5-2 to Open Regular Season

Posted on September 19, 2020

The Eastern Hockey League got their regular season underway with three games this past Friday. The latest of these three games featured the New England Wolves playing host to the debuting Maine Eclipse. It was a great contest in which the final score did not accurately portray the competitiveness of both sides. The Wolves got…

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Quebec Midget: Gatineau Intrepid and Phenix Du College Esther-Blondin (English and French)

Posted on September 17, 2020

GATINEAU INTREPID Cedric Cardinal #4 (D, L, 5’8″, 145, Gatineau L’Intrepede, 08/06/2004)-Cardinal is an intelligent left-shot defender that maintains puck possession as opposed to forcing pucks into tight windows. His edgework and vision, combined with his overall athleticism, allow him to jump into the slot multiple times per offensive zone possession without compromising his defensive…

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U15 – Cape Cod Whalers vs Boston Jr. Eagles (9/13/2020)

Posted on September 15, 2020

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance evaluating as the U15 Whalers played host to the Boston Jr. Eagles. These are the players who we feel had a positive impact for their team.

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MN Elite League Week #1

Posted on September 14, 2020

MN Elite League Week #1 Neutral Zone was in attendance for the opening weekend of the Upper Midwest HS Elite League in New Hope, MN. Eight teams are in the league that feature elite high school players from Minnesota and Wisconsin. The opening weekend saw every team play three games in two days, and produced…

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EXH: Oakland Grizzlies at Fox Motors U16.

Posted on September 14, 2020

The U16 Oakland Grizzlies played Fox Motors in Gaylord, MI for an exhibition game. Both teams came out in the first period each scoring a goal as Andrew Fan scored on a rebound goal for Fox and Ben Catlin scored a rebound goal on the power play for Oakland. In the second period Rylan Brady…

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MN Blue Army at SSM U14; U15; U16

Posted on September 14, 2020

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the U14 SSM vs MN Blue Army Elite games Saturday September 12th. We watched the U14, U15 and U16 teams play. Grades for all games below are for this day only and players did well to make this report. The U14 game was a very one sided affair with…

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U16 – Minuteman Flames vs Bay State Breakers (9/13/2020)

Posted on September 14, 2020

Neutral Zone had one scout in attendance to watch the U16 Minuteman Flames take on the U16 Bay State Breakers. It was the first game in in Mass. for most of these players, but a few guys jumped out as players that Neutral Zone will be keeping an eye on as we move through the Fall split season.

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