OHL Signings: Behemoth Forward Kaleb Lawrence Signs With Owen Sound

Posted on September 10, 2019

There isn’t going to be a much bigger signing in the OHL — at least in terms of size — than 6-foot-6 forward Kaleb Lawrence, who signed a standard player contract with the Owen Sound Attack the end of last month. Lawrence is coming off a big year for the Ontario Hockey Academy, where he had…

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OHL Signings Notebook (Sept. 5)

Posted on September 5, 2019

‘Tis the season! CHL signings are flying in now that teams are breaking camp and getting ready to begin the 2019-20 season. The Ontario Hockey League regular season begins in exactly two weeks when the Niagara IceDogs host the Sudbury Wolves at the Meridian Centre. Forward David Campbell (3.5-stars) and Christian Cicigoi (unrated) both recently…

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Interview: Montgomery Settles in with London Knights

Posted on September 2, 2019

Bryce Montgomery (4.25-stars), a 6-foot-3 defenseman out of Maryland, signed with the London Knights (OHL) back in May and just wrapped up his first OHL camp with the team. Originally a Providence College commit, Montgomery appeared in 33 games last season for Cushing Academy, notching seven assists. Before joining London for camp, Montgomery participated in…

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OHL Gold Cup Top 45 Performers

Posted on May 15, 2019

OHL Gold Cup Top Performers – May 2019 The Ontario scouts have put together a list of the top performers and a few late round surprises who caught our eyes at the OHL Gold Cup in early May 2019. The OHL Gold Cup is a tournament made of eight all-star teams of 2003 Ontario based…

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OHL Draft Top 300 Ontario Mid Term Rankings

Posted on January 31, 2019

After the Toronto Marlies Holiday Tournament, Neutral Zone’s Ontario staff, led by Paul O’Hagan, compiled scouting reports and rankings from September to end of December to compile our Mid-Term OHL Draft Rankings. Each player was ranked in November for the preliminary rankings so the chart below shows that some players have climbed since then, stayed…

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OHL Draft Rankings: OMHA-ETA Top 50

Posted on December 22, 2018

The Ontario scouts have put together watch lists of the players in each of the major AAA leagues in Ontario who have caught our eye in early season league play and tournaments in September through November.  We will continue to refine these lists as the season progresses and send out updates to these player watch…

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Battle of the Border U15/U16: Top 105

Posted on December 21, 2018

The Battle of the Border showcase event, hosted by the OHL (Windsor Spitfires), and featured Ontario based teams vs US based teams.  Six Ontario Minor Midget (U15) teams took on six American teams from Michigan and Illinois.  Each team played one game per day at the showcase and teams were able to watch the Spitfires…

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Dale Parker Memorial Tournament: Top 50

Posted on December 11, 2018

Dale Parker Memorial Tournament; Brantford Gretzky Center; Brantford, ON The Dale Parker Memorial tournament in Brantford, Ontario – hosted 11 Minor Midget AAA teams from the Minor Hockey Alliance, OMHA South, OMHA East, Northern Ontario, and the Greater Toronto Hockey League.  The host Brantford 99ers won the tournament and dominated offensively with Landon McCallum, Maddux Callens,…

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GTHL Minor Midget: Vaughan Kings vs. North York Rangers and Toronto Red Wings vs. Mississauga

Posted on November 21, 2018

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018; GTHL Minor Midget @Herb Carnegie Memorial  Arena Vaughan Kings vs North York Rangers Back and forth game ends in a 3-3 tie. Copetti scores a weak one on the PK, Borg buries a breakway goal.  Big Vlad Dvurechenskii was the most consistent and dominant player for North York, seems to be elevating…

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Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament: Top 225

Posted on November 6, 2018

The 2018 Wendy Dufton tournament in London Ontario is the second of five major Ontario Minor Midget tournaments in the 2018/19 season. The tournament report is geared towards 2003 born players eligible for the 2019 Ontario Hockey League draft. Over 40 Minor Midget teams attended the tournament from the following leagues – Greater Toronto Hockey…

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