Wendy Dufton Minor Midget AAA: Top 180

Posted on November 3, 2019

Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament Report – 2019 Minor Midget AAA; London, Ontario, Canada; Oct 10-13, 2019 The Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament is the second of five major Ontario Minor Midget tournaments in the 2019-2020 season.  Our tournament report is geared towards 2004 born players eligible for the 2020 Ontario Hockey League draft. 42 Minor Midget…

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OHL Signings: Flint lands goaltender Peyton Grainer

Posted on September 19, 2019

The Flint Firebirds received a commitment from 3.75-star goaltender Peyton Grainer this week; Grainer committed to a standard player agreement and an education package. This season, the 2002-born goalie will split time between the Firebirds and Belle Tire U18 Midget Major AAA hockey club, who are part of the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League (T1EHL). “This opportunity…

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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 Tye McSorley

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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