Prospects

Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019

Posted on December 10, 2019

GTHL Minor Midget Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019 JRC comes out with a 3-1 victory as McLean pitches in two goals. JRC held off a late Young Nats push in the final 5 minutes in a hard fought game. Time and space was limited out there in a playoff like…

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USHL Goalies – September Reports & Rankings

Posted on November 20, 2019

The USHL put on a great event in Pittsburgh with the USHL Fall Classic September 26th-29th in which the league showcased all 16 teams at this event. Unbelievable talent and prospects who were scouted by numerous NCAA and NHL coaches and scouts alike all weekend. Neutral Zone had several scouts in attendance in addition to…

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Battle of the Border: Top 75

Posted on November 19, 2019

Windsor, Ontario – November 8-10, 2019 The Battle of the Borders is in its 6th year and is hosted in Windsor at the WFCU which is home to the Windsor Spitfires. Six American U15 teams faced off against six Canadian rivals and players were exposed to what they can expect if they choose the Ontario…

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EHL November Showcase: Top 40

Posted on November 19, 2019

Neutral Zone was on hand in Haverhill, MA for the EHL November Showcase. Showcase brought all teams to one location with players ranging from 1999 to 2001. There are 27 new players to NZ featured in this report. We will be covering the EHL all season and all players did well to make this report….

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T1EHL U16 Showcase; Detroit: Top 60

Posted on November 17, 2019

Neutral Zone was on hand in Detroit, Michigan for the Tier I Elite Hockey League 16U Showcase. Aside from some of the Midwest T1EHL clubs, some visiting teams from the East coast were on hand to compete and it proved a nice opportunity for our Midwest US scouts to see some teams and players they…

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NLI Signing Notebook: Wisconsin Signs Slew on Day 1

Posted on November 15, 2019

Some players across the country began signing National Letters of Intent this past Wednesday, locking in their commitments with schools for the upcoming season.  We say “some players,” because as Neutral Zone scouting director Brendan Collins pointed out on Twitter yesterday, “nearly 100 verbally committed NLI eligible prospects didn’t receive their paperwork yesterday on signing…

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WNY Regional Qualifier U16

Posted on November 15, 2019

Neutral Zone was at some of the recent WNY Qualifier for the U16’s and took a quick look. It was a long, brutal weekend for the players having to play in five games over the course of three days. In the end, it was the USA 3rd ranked Tier 1 team; Buffalo Jr. Sabres U16…

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Bantam Eastern Exposure Cup: Top 60

Posted on November 13, 2019

Neutral Zone spent a few days bouncing from rink to rink as we continue to identify and evaluate the 2005 age group. This time we attended the Eastern Exposure Cup run by Matt Miles and the Eastern Exposure Hockey Group. The 2005 group played games at several NH Prep schools as well as Plymouth St….

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USHL Showcase U18: Top 75

Posted on November 12, 2019

The Mature 18Us Rise to the Top at USHL Fall Classic The annual Pittsburgh-based event put on by the USHL not only serves as a kickoff to the USHL regular season but it also serves as a great opportunity for the country’s top youth players to show what they can do against top competition. In…

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T1EHL U18: Dearborn/Taylor, MI: Top 90

Posted on November 12, 2019

The U18 T1EHL were in Taylor and Dearborn for the weekend of October 12-14, where 18 teams competed for their first big showcase for the year. Our scouts were busy watching as many games as we can as the games were highly entertaining. There were many young players showcasing their skills as there was some…

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