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Kings of East Coast Showcase Top 50

Posted on August 23, 2023

Neutral Zone had three scouts in attendance for the Kings of East Coast showcase from August 1st to the 3rd at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. The tournament is well run by Vinnie Montalbano with a lot of rising Junior, Prep School, Mass High School, and U18 talent. The age groups in the tournament…

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SJHL: Flin Flon vs Nipawin

Posted on February 24, 2023

SJHL game played on February 21st. It was a high scoring game that showed off a ton of talented individuals offensively. The name of the game tonight was special teams. Ironically, Nipawin went three for five on the power play while the Bombers went one for five but it was the number of penalties take…

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SJHL: Battlefords vs Flin Flon

Posted on February 21, 2023

Flin Flon Bombers vs Battlefords North Stars on February 18th, 2023. It was the Josh Kotai show on this particular evening as he stopped 38 of 40 shots, preserving the win for Battlefords over Flin Flon; 4-2. Tynan Ewart #2 (D, L, 6’2″, 161, Battlefords North Stars, 02/26/2002) – Did a good job at hitting…

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SJHL: Two Games

Posted on February 13, 2023

Neutral Zone wrote two reports on SJHL games below. The first is Kindersley vs Humboldt in on February 11th. The second is Flin Fon at Weyburn from February 9th. 24 player evaluations below with grades which are for these games only. Most star ratings have been updated. A one sided tilt where the Humbolt Broncos…

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SJHL: Two Games

Posted on February 10, 2023

NZ scouted two SJHL games. The first was Notre Dame at La Ronge on Monday, February 6th. The second was Notre Dame vs Battlefords on December 2nd. Below are 25 player evaluations. La Ronge Ice Wolves at the Notre Dame Hounds on February 6th, 2023. A low scoring affair saw both goaltenders shine on this…

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MJHL/SJHL Showcase: Top 62

Posted on February 5, 2023

NZ covered a Showcase event in Winnipeg, Manitoba from January 31 to February 1 with players from both the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. There were three teams from each league and below are evaluations on 62 players who stood out. Grades are for this event only. Warren Clark #2…

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SJHL: Two Games

Posted on January 26, 2023

NZ scouted two SJHL games. The first was the Kindersley Klippers at the Weyburn Wings on January 24th. The second was the Notre Dame Hounds at La Ronge Ice Wolves on January 22nd. 25 players who stood out were evaluated with grades. Kindersley Klippers vs Weyburn Red Wings, January 24th, 2023. A wild comeback from…

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SJHL: Battlefords vs La Ronge and Kindersley vs Flin Flon

Posted on January 20, 2023

Game was played on January 17th in La Ronge. It was a back and forth hockey game that needed extra time to decide the winner. Battlefords were able to find a way early into the overtime on the power play. This game had a ton of twists and turns with both sides switching off scoring,…

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Centennial Cup Quarterfinal and Semifinal. Four Games. 53 Evaluations

Posted on June 6, 2022

The Centennial Cup is an annual event put on by Hockey Canada and the CJHL to determine the Canadian champion of Junior A hockey. The winner of each of the 10 junior hockey leagues plays for the Title. The BCHL does not participate in this event.   Centennial Cup 2022 Quarterfinal #1 – Flin Flon…

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CJHL Centennial Cup: Pickering Panthers vs Red Lake Miners

Posted on May 25, 2022

Neutral Zone scouted a CJHL Centennial Cup preliminary round matchup between OJHL champions Pickering Panthers, and SJHL Champions, Red Lake Miners. With nearly a month of rest following its championship run, the time off proved costly for a Red Lake team that lacked urgency and could not keep up with the pace that Pickering brought…

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