Minnesota Pauses All Sports, Including High School, For Four Weeks

Posted on November 19, 2020

Minnesota announced this week that all youth sports, including high school sports, are being paused for the next four weeks. This news comes just as the Minnesota high school hockey season was about to start; practices for hockey were set to begin on Monday. “An element of frustration from some coaches exists, but it hasn’t…

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Berkshire Green vs White Scrimmage: Top 15

Posted on November 17, 2020

As we continue to work our way across prep hockey through video scouting, more and more teams are setting up intrasquad scrimmages and in-state matchups. While some games have been canceled on account of the pandemic, we were able to get a look at the 2020-21 Berkshire Bears. There are some new additions we hadn’t…

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Lakes Region Scrimmage Notes: Holderness Top 10

Posted on November 4, 2020

As the Lakes Region gets up and running now that hockey is back in New Hampshire the NEPSAC scrimmages are back on schedule amongst the local rivals. We recently caught the livestream of New Hampton hosting Holderness on Sunday afternoon from Jacobsen Arena, with the Bulls coming out on top 6-0. If you follow NZ…

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NE Prep: Avon Old Farms Intersquad

Posted on October 29, 2020

Neutral Zone watched the Avon Old Farms Red versus White scrimmage on October 28, 2020. The action was fast paced and wide open as players fought for their spot on the team. As this was a scrimmage, players were playing out of position and playing multiple positions. The play was split into two 25 minute…

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Founders League Cancels Hockey Season

Posted on October 23, 2020

The Founders League canceled all of its winter sport seasons, including hockey, in an announcement on Friday. “In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and after many discussions prioritizing community health, safety and well-being,” the announcement reads, “the Founders League has unanimously, and with great regret, decided to cancel all Founders League interscholastic competition for…

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U16 Shattuck vs U16 MN Moose and Shattuck Prep vs Map South Elite League

Posted on October 13, 2020

Shattuck St. Mary’s U16 and Prep 10/6 – 10/7       Shattucks St. Mary’s age levels hosted teams during the entire week. This report will focus on the U16’s vs. the MN Moose and the highly sought after Prep team vs. MAP South of the Minnesota Elite League.  The Shattuck Prep team was postponed for a while and…

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U18 North Shore Wings (9/27/2020)

Posted on September 28, 2020

Dylan pitched a shutout in this one. He kept his hips low and was very quick laterally. He made a number quality backdoor saves, but the one he made in the second period was excellent. He read the bouncing puck…

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U18 – South Shore Kings Split Season Defencemen

Posted on September 24, 2020

Neutral Zone scouts have seen the South Shore Kings U18 split season team play five times so far this Fall. The defensive core is made up of 2003 birth year players who are gearing up for their prep season and Neutral Zone knows these players well. Here we note how the players have continued their…

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Beantown Classic Pro Division: Top 110

Posted on September 24, 2020

Neutral Zone sent several scouts to the entire Beantown event and had a few set of eyes on the Pro Level. There were six teams in all in this Division which included mostly uncommitted players between the 2000-2003 birth years. The NextGen team won the event which included only players of color. It was a…

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MN Elite League Week #1

Posted on September 14, 2020

MN Elite League Week #1 Neutral Zone was in attendance for the opening weekend of the Upper Midwest HS Elite League in New Hope, MN. Eight teams are in the league that feature elite high school players from Minnesota and Wisconsin. The opening weekend saw every team play three games in two days, and produced…

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