NAHL

Hunter Bischoff Commits to Augustana

Posted on July 9, 2022

By Juliette Connors In October of 2021, Augustana University announced the addition of a hockey team. They were to be the first and only D1 hockey program in South Dakota.  Eight months later, Hunter Bischoff made history as their first commit. Bischoff grew up in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Prior to 2021, he had never played…

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NAHL Robertson Cup. NJ vs New Mexico. Two Games and NJ vs Anchorage. Championship Game

Posted on May 26, 2022

NAHL Final Four Series, May 20th – 22nd Neutral Zone was able to be in attendance for the Divisional Championship Games for the NAHL hosted in Blaine, Minnesota at Fogerty Arena. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on these games. This report is based on the games between the New…

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NAHL Playoffs: Anchorage vs St. Cloud. Two Games. Top 10

Posted on May 24, 2022

NAHL Final Four, May 20th – 21st Neutral Zone was able to be in attendance for the Divisional Championship Games for the NAHL hosted in Blaine, Minnesota at Fogerty Arena. Anchorage was able to come out of the gates in game two flying while the Norseman were just not able to match the intensity.  Below…

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NAHL Playoff Series: First Round. Three Games. New Mexico vs Wichita Falls. Top 16 Evaluated

Posted on May 7, 2022

NAHL Playoffs Round 1, April 22 – 29 Neutral Zone was able to watch the first round in the NAHL Playoff matchup between the Wichita Falls Warriors and the New Mexico Ice Wolves. An even series where both teams tops lines are producing heavily, thinking that this series is going to come down to the…

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NAHL Playoff: Jamestown vs Johnstown

Posted on May 5, 2022

NAHL Playoffs – 1st Round; Saturday, 4/30/2022 Game 4 of 1st round playoff game whereby Jamestown was at home and needing win to force 5th and deciding game. The Rebels were led by UML commit Jak Vaarwerk ’03 who scored 2 goals including the GWG in 1st period. Uncommitted John Lundy ’01 opened up the…

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NAHL Playoffs: Northeast Generals vs New Jersey Titans

Posted on April 30, 2022

4/23/22 Northeast Generals vs New Jersey Titans Neutral Zone scouted an NAHL playoff matchup between Northeast Generals and New Jersey Titans. After falling in game 1, the Titans seemed poised from the get-go to make a statement and that is what they did. New Jersey controlled the pace for much of the game, and if…

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NAHL Playoffs: Anchorage vs Springfield. Top 25

Posted on April 26, 2022

Neutral Zone scouted the NAHL First round playoff series between the Anchorage Wolverines and Springfield Jr. Blues. Despite a 3-0 sweep for the Wolverines over the Blues, all 3 games were close and competitive. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on these games. 4/21/22. Game 1: Anchorage: 2 – Springfield: 1…

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NAHL: Northeast vs Maine

Posted on March 21, 2022

NAHL March 19th, 2022 Neutral Zone was able to watch the NAHL matchup between the Northeast Generals and the Maine Nordiques. The Nordiques showed up at puck drop and seemed ready to go getting out to an early 3-0 lead early into the second period. Penalties on the Generals hurt their squad the Nordiques capitalized…

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NAHL: Top 20 Goalies Last Weekend

Posted on March 16, 2022

NAHL Goalie Report; 3/11-3/13 The NAHL is approaching the end of the regular season and Neutral Zone goalie scouts were able to watch some impressive goalie battles this past weekend. This is also a great time to get a first glimpse of some younger talent that teams are bringing in, since many AAA and high…

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Minnesota Magicians Sold, Moving to Wisconsin

Posted on March 16, 2022

The Minnesota Magicians of the NAHL, which was owned by the Minnesota Junior Hockey Group, LLC, has agreed to sell their NAHL membership to Copper Island Hockey Club, LLC. The team will be relocated to Eagle River, Wisconsin following the conclusion of the 2021-22 season and also rebranded and renamed. The new team will play at…

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