Game/Tournament Reviews

USHL: NTDP U18 vs Youngstown

Posted on January 18, 2021

USNTDP U18 vs Youngstown Phantoms Neutral Zone was watching as the USNTDP U18 took on the Youngstown Phantoms at the Covelli Centre on January 3, 2021. Although the US had an advantage in shots and scoring opportunities, the game was fairly even throughout. The US would go on to win 5-2 with an empty netter,…

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NCDC: Utica vs PAL Islanders

Posted on January 18, 2021

On Sunday, the Utica Jr. Comets matched up with the PAL Jr. Islanders down the USPHL Tampa Bubble. Utica was able to come back from a three-goal deficit to beat PAL in a shootout. After a scoreless first PAL scored three goals in the second coming from Bobby Staring, Devin Moran, and Ryan Willet. Utica…

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MN HS: Lakeville South vs Eastview and Lakeville North vs Apple Valley: Top 25

Posted on January 18, 2021

Neutral Zone was all over the Minnesota HS South Suburban section today,  covering the Lakeville North Home opener vs Apple Valley and then heading over to the Eastview game as they hosted a strong Lakeville South team. Here are the top identified player reports from both games.  Lakeville South vs Eastview Eastview Lightning Sam Groebner…

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USHL: Sioux Falls at Sioux City

Posted on January 17, 2021

Neutral Zone was watching as the Sioux Falls Stampede hosted the Sioux City Musketeers in regular season USHL action. This was the first game of three that the two teams will play against each other this weekend. The game was extremely competitive as both teams traded goals and the lead throughout the contest. Sioux Falls…

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U15: Double Header. Chicago Mission vs Pittsburgh Penguins Elite: Top 30

Posted on January 17, 2021

The Chicago Mission U15 AAA and the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite U15 AAA teams meet for the first time this season on January 15th and 16th 2021.  The two-game series was played at the Covelli Centre, home of the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL, in Youngtown, OH.  NZ watched both games and below are the players…

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WI HS: Stevens Point Panthers vs Wisconsin Rapids

Posted on January 15, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the WAHA Wisconsin Valley Conference contest between the Wisconsin Rapids Red Raiders and the Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) Panthers on January 14, 2021.  It was a lopsided affair with the SPASH Panthers getting the win with a final score 8-3.  We highlighted eight of the best players…

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U18: Ohio Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Jr Blues

Posted on January 15, 2021

Ohio Blue Jackets (4) vs St. Louis AAA Blues (1) Neutral Zone observed a T1EHL U18 matchup between the Ohio Blue Jackets and the St. Louis AAA Blues at the Palm Beach Showcase. The Blue Jackets seemed to have a firm grasp on the game from start to finish as they smothered the Blues and…

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MN High School: Prior Lake vs. Lakeville North. Top 16 Players

Posted on January 15, 2021

Neutral Zone was primed and ready for the return of Hockey to the State of Minnesota. We are pleased to have been in attendance and able to present the 16 top-rated players in the below report from this South Suburban Conference battle between the Prior Lake Lakers and the Lakeville North Panthers of the MSHSL.    Prior…

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U15: CCM South Bend Shootout Top 70

Posted on January 15, 2021

16 teams competed in the CCM Shootout in South Bend, Indiana for the weekend of January 8-10. Each team played five games as Chicago Mission and Team Alaska recorded four wins and one tie. Colorado won four games and lost one game and CYA won three games and tied two games. The games were intense…

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U18: Team Illinois vs Milwaukee Jr. Ads

Posted on January 15, 2021

The Team Illinois U18 AAA and the Milwaukee Jr Admirals U18 AAA teams squared over the January 9-10, 2021 weekend in two-game series was played at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, WI.  This is the first meeting between these two teams this season.  NZ watched both games. Game 1 was played on the…

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