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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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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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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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2006 EHG All Star Weekend: All 44 Skaters & One Goalie Graded

Posted on July 20, 2020

Neutral Zone had at least two and often four scouts in attendance at the Exposure Hockey Group’s All-Star Weekend. Our main focus was the 2005 and 2006 age groups. Matt Miles and the EEHG did a superb job of putting the event on. The talent was excellent with some potential NTDP players and certain DI…

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Bantam: Sixty Development Camp: Top 50

Posted on June 26, 2020

Neutral Zone sent two scout to the rink for a first time in a long while to check out the Sixty Development Camp put on by the New England Hockey Group. There were practices and games and we watched both. Players came mostly from New England but there were some from California and the Atlantic…

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Colby Saganiuk goes the Otter Direction

Posted on May 21, 2020

Brian Murphy; Head of US Scouting’s Take: When Colby Saganiuk was taken at #37 in the 2019 OHL Draft by the Erie Otters, it turned some heads as he was on track to play for the U17 NTDP. Seemed high for a player that seemed to say all the right things as far as his…

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Top 50 MIAA Sophomores We’ve 👀 in 2019-20

Posted on May 7, 2020

This is Part 2 of our MIAA series in which we rank each of the classes across all three Divisions of Mass HS this past season. Many of you likely saw Mass HS Report 1 and Mass HS Report 2 – you will know that over the course of the season, we watched 75 MIAA…

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Top 30 MIAA Rookies We’ve 👀 in 2019-20

Posted on May 1, 2020

For those of you who are familiar with Mass HS Report 1 and Mass HS Report 2 – you will know that over the course of the season, we watched 75 MIAA games in-person and recapped them all for free on our MassNZ site (including EVERY Super 8 game). Both reports were at least 34,000…

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Billy Norcross

Posted on April 21, 2020

Just to be upfront, I think Billy’s best days are ahead of him…… and that’s what makes Billy an NHL prospect for the 2021 Draft.

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MAHA Bantam Festival 2004

Posted on April 19, 2020

This evaluation was originally written in July of 2017. We came across it doing some “house cleaning” and loved seeing all of the familiar names with their evaluations. We thought it would be interesting to look back at what our scouts said about them as Bantams.

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