Scouting Reports

2005 EHG All Star Weekend: All 45 Skaters Graded

Posted on July 15, 2020

Neutral Zone had at least two and often four scouts in attendance at the Exposure Hockey Group’s All-Star Weekend. Our main focus was the 2005 and 2006 age groups. Matt Miles and the EEHG did a superb job of putting the event on. The talent was excellent with some potential NTDP players and certain DI…

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Eastern Exposure All-Star Weekend: 2006 Day 1 Standouts

Posted on July 10, 2020

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance to watch the first day of the Eastern Hockey Group All-Star Weekend. We watched the 2006 group practice all morning as they worked on body positioning and body control drills. They also played some small games. The coaches were elite, play was excellent and it was well organized…

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Top 100 Uncommitted Prospects: 1999s, 2000s, and 2001s

Posted on July 8, 2020

Neutral Zone has released its National Rankings for the Top 300 1999s, the Top 500 2000s, and the Top 400 2001s based on this past season of play (2019-2020). Also included in each report are 450-900 additional players — either listed in alphabetical order or ranked based on their respective . . . The content…

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Bantam Sixty Development Camp: Part Two

Posted on June 30, 2020

Neutral Zone was able to gather more information on some players that didn’t make our original report on the SIXTY Development Camp. We watched pratctces and games right through Sunday. Below are 27 new players that we evaluated and added to our profiles. Some we missed and some we just needed more time to evaluate….

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Bantam: Sixty Development Camp: Top 50

Posted on June 26, 2020

Neutral Zone sent two scout to the rink for a first time in a long while to check out the Sixty Development Camp put on by the New England Hockey Group. There were practices and games and we watched both. Players came mostly from New England but there were some from California and the Atlantic…

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2001 National Rankings

Posted on June 18, 2020

Neutral Zone is pleased to announce the final National Rankings for NCAA-Eligible prospects born in 2001 playing in North America. This comprehensive list ranks the top 400 prospects in this birth year and then below ranks an additional 975+ players. Players are ranked by league as well. “With the season being cut short this year…

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Gary Roberts on Recovery

Posted on June 17, 2020

The following article was written by Gary Roberts, NHL veteran forward who now owns and operates Gary Roberts Training Roberts will contribute more information to Neutral Zone readers. Click here to access Gary’s at-home training programs delivered on the Gary Roberts training app. Neutral Zone readers earn 10% discount when applying Neutral Zone promo code NZ10 at…

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NCDC Futures Draft

Posted on June 17, 2020

NCDC Futures Draft The NCDC held its annual draft on June 10, 2020. The league has a regular draft of older players and then a Futures Draft of mostly 2004 players with a few 2005s. We do not know the rules and the draft itself is done behind closed doors. The results are delayed for…

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Gary Roberts Off-Season Goals

Posted on June 3, 2020

The following article was written by Gary Roberts, NHL veteran forward who now owns and operates Gary Roberts Training Roberts will contribute more information to Neutral Zone readers. Click here to access Gary’s at-home training programs delivered on the Gary Roberts training app. Neutral Zone readers earn 10% discount when applying Neutral Zone promo code NZ10 at…

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#2005 Week

Posted on May 31, 2020

We were asked by scouts and coaches about 2005s consistently over the last few weeks. We spent the last week featuring reports via Twitter and Facebook that feature the Bantam age group. Below is a roundup. We may have missed a couple of reports but we think we are off to a good start in…

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