NCDC: Twin City vs Mercer

Posted on November 20, 2022

Cyclones Arena saw a high-scoring contest between the Mercer Chiefs and Twin City Thunder as part of the Islanders Hockey Club Showcase. Both the Chiefs and Thunder had several players collect a point in this one, including 10 skaters between both sides having multi-point games. The Chiefs took a 5-2 lead into the 3rd period…

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NCDC: PAL Islanders vs. Islanders HC

Posted on October 31, 2022

It was an early morning game between the Islanders Hockey Club and the PAL Jr. Islanders seeing the Islander Hockey Club come out on top, 4-3. There was no shortness of speed or offense from either side as it was a very back-and-forth offensive hockey game. The game came down to the wire with Islanders…

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NCDC South Shore vs New Hampshire

Posted on October 21, 2022

This matchup between the South Shore Kings and the New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs saw limited defense despite the score as there were a lot of high-quality scoring chances and several odd-man rushes. The score in this one did not reflect the offensive output by either team but for most of the night, the Jr. Monarchs…

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NCDC: New Jersey vs Wilkes-Barre

Posted on September 30, 2022

It was a one-sided affair in this one. After 15 minutes, the Jersey Hitmen jumped into the lead over the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Knights and never looked back. The Hitmen were dominant throughout, highlighted by a couple of impressive passing play goals on the power play and solid play in the net from Justin Cataldo (G,…

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NCDC: Junior Bruins vs Boston Advantage

Posted on September 23, 2022

In the first NCDC game of the 2022-2023 season, it was a spirited game between the Boston Junior Bruins and Boston Advantage at the Raynham Iceplex yesterday. The Advantage jumped into the lead with .01 seconds left in the 1st period, an exciting goal from Luke Panchisin set up by Arik Altman #71 (F, R,…

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NCDC All-Star Games

Posted on February 27, 2022

NCDC All-Star Games. Top 20 Uncommitted Players Neutral Zone attended the NCDC All-Star games on February 22. There were two games. First the “Young Guns” game which featured players in the 2003-2006 birth years. Some were playing in the NCDC while others were playing USPHL Midget hockey or a combo of both. The second game…

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NCDC: Winter Showcase – 68 Players Evaluated

Posted on January 18, 2022

Marlboro, MA – Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance all of whom watched as many NCDC players as possible over the four day event. The players in this report are not necessarily the highest rated players in the Showcase, but instead are the players who did something to catch our scout’s eye and distinguish them from their peers. The comments below are on the player’s performance in the our viewing at the USPHL Winter Showcase and are not an indication of that player’s overall potential or upside.

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NCDC: South Shore vs. NJ Rockets and Jr. Bruins vs. Jersey Hitmen. Top 30

Posted on October 11, 2021

NZ was able to get down to the NCDC Showcase on Saturday 10/9 at the Ice Vault in Wayne. We solely focused on two quality, one goal games; South Shore vs. NJ Rockets and Jr. Bruins vs. Jersey Hitmen. Attached is a breakdown of players from both games we viewed. Grades are for this game…

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Kings of East Coast. Players Ranked 1-50

Posted on August 13, 2021

Neutral Zone attended the Kings of East Coast at Tsongas Arena on the Campus of UMass Lowell. The event was run by Vinny Montalbano who is an NHL Scout and also the GM of the CT Rangers in the NCDC. It was very well run with accurate rosters and any changes were communicated directly to…

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NCDC: Twin City vs CT Rangers (Double Header)

Posted on February 18, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch the USPHL-NCDC over the weekend in specifically a double header with the Twin City Thunder. They had tough weekend of hockey bringing both games to a close ending. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on the weekend.   Twin City Thunder  Gabe Potyk #71 (F,…

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