Flood Marr Tournament: Top 110

Posted on December 31, 2021

Neutral Zone had three scouts at the Flood Marr and covered each game. Each player below was evaluated and graded based solely on their performance in this tournament and is not an overall indication of the players ability or upside. Nobles & Greenough won the tournament over Milton in the finals 2-1 but KUA also…

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Brooks-Pingree Tournament Top 52

Posted on December 27, 2021

Back after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Brooks-Pingree Tournament was back for it’s 26th year. Taking place at Brooks Arena and Alden Johnson Rink, the home of the two namesake schools, this tournament featured eight teams split across both rinks on December 17-19. Those eight teams were Brooks School, North Yarmouth…

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NESCAC Limits Fans at Games

Posted on December 22, 2021

The NESCAC announced today that it will play games behind closed doors through the end of January, due to COVID-19 concerns. “In light of the rapid onset of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, NESCAC institutions will temporarily require that spectators at indoor NESCAC athletic events be restricted to individuals who are part of the host…

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Minnesota HS: Eden Prairie v Grand Rapids and Hermantown v Mahtomedi. 20 Players.

Posted on December 20, 2021

December 17/21- The 40th Annual Edina Holiday Classic game between Eden Prairie High School (2-2) and Grand Rapids High School (5-2). This is the first meeting between these two teams this year. The game was an evenly matched game. EP led the game from the middle of second period into the third when GR scored…

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MN High School: Holy Family vs. St. Thomas Academy

Posted on December 15, 2021

December 14/21-MN HS-Holy Family Catholic HS v St. Thomas Academy HS. Another lopsided high school game. St. Thomas dominated the game outshooting HF 42-13 and winning 7-0. HF is a very young and inexperienced team and St Thomas is on the end of that spectrum. They played a hard, fast game and HF could not…

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Final Week MN Elite League: Top 84

Posted on December 7, 2021

Neutral Zone made the trip to the New Hope, Minnesota to take in the last weekend of the Minnesota Elite League regular season. The seven teams from Minnesota high schools played on the weekend as well as Shattuck’s Prep team and Team Wisconsin U18s. Each team played at least two games on the weekend and…

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MN High School Game -St. Thomas Academy v Chaska High School

Posted on December 5, 2021

On November 26, 2021 Neutral Zone watched the Minnesota High School game matchup between St. Thomas Academy v Chaska High School. Chaska won the game 4-3. It was the first game of the regular season for both these teams. Each player is evaluated by this game’s performance.  Will Skahan #4 (D, L, 6’3″, 190, St….

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Minnesota High School: Park of Cottage Grove Wolfpack vs Simley Spartans

Posted on December 4, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for this November 27th Minnesota high school match-up between the Park of Cottage Grove Wolfpack and the Simley Spartans. This was the championship game of the Thanksgiving weekend tournament. The first period started off slow with both teams feeling each other out. Park took over the second period and momentum…

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Minnesota High School: Eastview Lightning vs Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars

Posted on December 3, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for this November 26th Minnesota high school match-up between the Eastview Lightning and the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars. This was the season opener for both teams and the Bloomington Ice Garden was packed. There was a ton of energy and buzz in the building that the players fed off of. Eastview…

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NE Prep: Belmont Hill Jamboree. Top 45

Posted on December 2, 2021

Belmont Hill Jamboree  Neutral Zone attended the Belmont Hill Preseason Jamboree on Saturday. Scouts Ian Moran and Brian Murphy took in the action and below are players that stood out. Belmont Hill and Brunswick stood above the rest. St. Mark’s was still picking their team so they were a bit tough to get a read…

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