Scouting Reports

USHL: Sioux Falls Stampede vs Lincoln Stars. Top 12

Posted on February 25, 2021

Neutral Zone watched a game that took place on Monday, February 15th between the Lincoln Stars and Sioux Falls Stampede. The Stars started the game off strong, opening the scoring just over a minute into the contest after jumping on a loose puck in the offensive zone and capitalizing on the chance. Aside from the…

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U16: Super Series Youngstown. Top 45

Posted on February 24, 2021

Neutral Zone observed the AAA Super Series Youngstown Showcase held in Youngstown, OH and Pittsburgh, PA between February 19th and February 21st. Some of the top U16 teams in the country were at hand to each play three games. This showcase was filled with premiere skill and talent from every team. Over three days of…

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USHL: Chicago Steel vs NTDP U17: Top 12

Posted on February 24, 2021

Neutral Zone evaluated a game between the Chicago Steel and the NTDP U17 team that took place on Sunday, February 22nd in Plymouth, Michigan. The Steel opened the game strong and controlled the first ten minutes of the first period. Chicago was able to establish its forecheck and put pressure on the NTDP early, forcing…

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U16: Appleton, WI Showcase. Top 30

Posted on February 24, 2021

On the weekend of February 13th-15th, 2021, The Northeast Wisconsin Jr Gamblers(2-1-1), Chicago Mission(1-2-1), Team Illinois(1-2-1) and the Oakland Jr Grizzlies(1-0-3) got together for a four team U16 AAA Showcase at the Community First Champion Center in Appleton, Wisconsin.  The teams played round robin for the first three games and the fourth was based on…

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USPHL Premier: Twin City, Utica, Detroit

Posted on February 22, 2021

Multi-Game: Neutral Zone Scouting attended (online) the USPHL-Premier game Twin City Thunder vs the Utica Junior Comets on February 16, 2021. An out of conference game that showed intensity early from both sides. Utica Junior Comets took an early lead and never really looked back. Despite a bit of a push to start the 3rd…

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NAHL: Chippewa Steel, Kenai River, MN Magicians

Posted on February 21, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch the NAHL over the weekend of February 13th. There were some good games in the NAHL as the season begins to wind down, teams are understanding that all points are important.  Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on these four games.  Chippewa Steel Liam…

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U15/U16 JGG Showcase: Top 20

Posted on February 20, 2021

This past Sunday on February 14th, 2021, a member of our staff at NZ was able to get out and attend a few games of the JGG Showcase that was put on by the staff at the Bishop Kearney Selects program. Our scout was able to evaluate three games at the U15 and U16 level…

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EHL: New Hampshire Avalanche vs New England Wolves

Posted on February 19, 2021

Thursday, February 18th, Neutral Zone observed a matinee matchup between The New Hampshire Avalanche and The New England Wolves of the EHL. This game was a fun one to watch as the two teams are gearing up towards the playoffs. This had a playoff feel being a tight-checking, and low-scoring game. The Avalanche edged The…

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MN High School: #2 Benilde St. Margaret’s vs #3 Eden Prairie Eagles

Posted on February 19, 2021

Neutral Zone attended this MSHSL battle between #2 Benilde St. Margaret’s and the host #3 Eden Prairie Eagles.  The Eagles came out flying and skated to a 4-1 victory.  Please see the top-rated 13 skaters from this epic match-up.  Eden Prairie- MSHSL Jackson Blake #43 (F, R, 5’8″, 134, Eden Prairie HS, 08/03/2003, North Dakota)-Jackson…

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NCDC: Twin City vs CT Rangers (Double Header)

Posted on February 18, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to watch the USPHL-NCDC over the weekend in specifically a double header with the Twin City Thunder. They had tough weekend of hockey bringing both games to a close ending. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on the weekend.   Twin City Thunder  Gabe Potyk #71 (F,…

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