Minnesota High School

MN Elite League Invitational: Top 30

Posted on November 14, 2020

New Hope Ice Arena hosted possibly the top high school aged tournament in the country over the weekend. It was the last weekend of the MN Elite League and they invited teams from all around the country. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based solely on this specific tournament.  Elite League White…

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Prep/U16: SSM vs Des Moines Jr. Buccaneers: Top 22

Posted on November 14, 2020

SSM vs. Des Moines Jr. Buccaneers; 11/11/20; U16 & Prep SSM Prep vs. U18 AAA Des Moines Jr. Buccaneers  The SSM Prep team ended up defeating the U18 AAA Des Moines Jr. Buccaneers 8-2 on Wednesday in a game that featured some elite talent. Overall it was a fun game to watch as both teams…

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Minnesota Elite League Review: Top 200

Posted on October 28, 2020

Neutral Zone has had scouts at each week of the Minnesota Elite League this fall season and published anywhere from Top 30 to Top 50 prospects that particular week. In week fiver we sent our scouting directors from outside the state to view the games and put together a compiled Weeks 1-5 report on most…

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Minnesota Elite League Week Six: Top 30

Posted on October 19, 2020

This week was the sixth week of the Minnesota Elite League hosted in New Hope, MN and in northern cities in Minnesota. Good competition being played throughout the week with a little bit of a change as the northern teams get a chance to host. As most of the games are played in the Twin…

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MN Elite League Week Four: Top 42

Posted on October 8, 2020

Minnesota Elite League Week 4  9/29 – 10/4         Neutral Zone was in attendance for week four of the Minnesota High School Elite League, hosted at New Hope Ice Arena in Minnesota. Over the three days that the Elite League  played this week, the Neutral Zone had one scout see every team at least once, and…

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U14 and U15 Shattucks St. Mary’s vs Minnesota Walleye

Posted on September 29, 2020

U14 and U15 Shattucks St.Marys vs Minnesota Walleye; September 24, 2020 Neutral Zone was in attendance for a double header between U15 and U14 Minnesota Walleye and Shattucks St. Mary’s hosted at New Hope Ice Arena in Minnesota. This is the first time both of these teams have seen each other. Both games were dominated…

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Shattuck U16 vs. MN Moose U16/Shattuck U15 vs. MN Loons.

Posted on September 25, 2020

U16 SSM vs. Minnesota Moose U16 The SSM U16 team hosted the Minnesota Blizzard U16 9/23 in a back and forth game that started a bit sloppy and picked up as the game went along. The first period was all Minnesota Blizzard as they brought the energy and pace and forced SSM to make some…

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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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Minnesota High School Top 30 Uncommitted Players

Posted on March 30, 2020

Minnesota High School Top 30 Uncommitted Players The State of Hockey has several top College prospects already committed to schools, however there is still plenty of talent to go around. There are a lot of great younger players who have not chosen their school due to the NCAA changing the timeline of verbal committing last…

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2020 Minnesota High School ‘AA’ State Tournament: Top 50

Posted on March 16, 2020

2020 Minnesota High School ‘AA’ State Tournament; TOP 50 Stop us if this sounds familiar…. Upset alert in St. Paul, MN!! In the NZ Preview of the ‘AA’ State Tournament we spoke about the parody that this field held and it didn’t disappoint. The favorite #1 Andover Huskies were knocked off by the unseeded St….

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