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MJHL Goalie Reports & Rankings (Sept-Jan)

Posted on March 21, 2020

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League is known for its sharp and hard nosed play but our scouts feel the league is under rated a bit and has some legitimate collegiate and pro prospects alike. There are a few exceptional age out net minders but also several young goalies in this league that have long term…

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NCDC Showcase: Top 85

Posted on March 20, 2020

Neutral Zone attended the last NCDC Showcase of the season hosted by the South Shore Kings at Foxboro, MA. The Kings did a great job. We were able to see most teams but for some reason not all the NCDC squads participated in the event but instead played games at other rinks. We did our…

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CHL Releases Statement on Status of 2020 Memorial Cup

Posted on March 17, 2020

Hockey Canada announced last week that it was canceling all sanctioned events until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Canadian Hockey League released a statement on the status of the 2020 Memorial Cup, which is currently scheduled to begin on May 22 in Kelowna, British Columbia. The statement read: “The Canadian Hockey League…

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NAHL Cancels Regular Season Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on March 16, 2020

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) announced on Monday that all remaining 2019-20 regular season games have been canceled, effective immediately, due to the international medical emergency caused by COVID-19 and pandemic. The NAHL’s regular season was scheduled to end on Sunday, April 4th. “We understand that this is a very difficult time for our…

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Hockey Canada Cancels All Events Until Further Notice

Posted on March 12, 2020

Hockey Canada announced on Thursday that it was canceling all events, including the national championships, until further notice. The cancellation also means that all of Canada’s junior leagues have come to a halt. The cancellations include each of the CJHL’s 10 member league’s playoffs, the four regional championship events (Fred Page Cup; Dudley-Hewitt Cup; ANAVET…

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USHL, NAHL Suspend Seasons Due to COVID-19 Virus

Posted on March 12, 2020

The USHL announced Thursday its decision to suspend game play effective immediately and until further notice. The decision was unanimously made by the USHL Board of Directors with the best interest of USHL athletes, staff, officials and fans in mind. In addition, all hockey activities, including practices, workouts and meetings have also been suspended until…

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NOJHL: Soo Thunderbirds at Soo Eagles

Posted on March 6, 2020

Saturday February 29: Soo Thunderbirds at Soo Eagles (NOJHL) Soo Eagles The Soo Eagles(USA) played their cross border rivals Soo Thunderbirds(Canada) in their last regular season game. The Eagles came out early as Chase Tallaire scored on his own rebound, but Colton Hayes came right back for the Thunderbirds 18 seconds later when he was…

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NOJHL: Espanola Express at Soo Eagles

Posted on February 20, 2020

Wednesday February 19: Espanola Express at Soo Eagles (NOJHL) The Soo Eagles came out ready to play hockey as they dominated the game early and often as they took a 1-0 lead with George Orfanos scoring a pretty backhand goal, going top shelf in tight. The Express had a tough time getting their game going…

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NCDC Announces Combines in Chicago, Detroit

Posted on February 19, 2020

The NCDC announced this week that the league will hold player combines in Chicago and Detroit this spring, giving players the chance to skate in front of the league’s coaches ahead of the annual NCDC Draft. The Detroit combine will be held from April 10-11, which will coincide with the NCAA Frozen Four also being…

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GOJHL Prospects Showcase Games: Top 35

Posted on February 2, 2020

GOJHL Prospects Showcase Games The GOJHL Prospects Showcase took place in Waterloo, Ontario on December 28, 2019. The showcase consisted of two games with the top 16-18 year-old players (2001, 2002, and 2003 age groups) in the league squaring off in an all-star format. The GOJHL Top Prospects Game featured the top 2003 age group…

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