Scouting Reports

NAHL Playoffs: June 4th-5th 2021: Second Round Summary

Posted on June 14, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to view the second round of the NAHL Playoffs. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on the second round of playoffs. Maryland Black Bears Brad McNeil #25 (F, L, 6’0″, 172, Maryland Black Bears, 03/15/2002) – Skilled forward that has a quick release and an accurate…

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New England District Select 16 & 17 Camp Top 95

Posted on June 11, 2021

After a yearlong hiatus, the New England District held its annual Select 16 and 17 Camp in Attleboro, MA at New England Sports Village. This was the first opportunity that many talent evaluators had to view the 2004 and 2005 classes for New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island. For us, many of the…

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NAPHL: Playoffs U18 Final and U16 All. Top 40

Posted on June 10, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to attend the championship round of the NAPHL Playoffs. Both the U16 and U18 age levels were playing over the weekend and it was hosted in Blaine, Minnesota. It was a competitive end to a great year for all these teams. In this report, only the Championship Game of the U18…

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MA Festival: Top 100 2004s, 2005s, 2006s

Posted on June 9, 2021

After skipping last year’s event due to COVID-19, the Massachusetts Festival returned in it’s usual spot, just after the end of the high school and prep seasons. Back at New England Sports Center in Marlborough, MA it was a one stop-shop where we were able to see the Top 180 players spread in groups of…

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NAHL May 27th-30th: 10 Team Report. Top 50

Posted on June 6, 2021

As Neutral Zone continues to cover the NAHL, this week of our ten team report being able to cover a large portion of the league. This is Round One of the NAHL Playoffs. Below is a list of players and their evaluations based specifically on this weekend. Maine Nordiques Stephen Owens #24 (F, R, 5’10”,…

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USHL Draft: Shattuck St. Mary’s 2005s

Posted on June 3, 2021

Shattuck St. Mary’s had 9 players selected in the USHL’s Futures Draft last week. Here is a look at how the players have developed from U14s in USHL Prospects

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NZ Cancels CHL Draft Shows & Rankings This Summer

Posted on June 3, 2021

In a normal year NZ scouts would have already released our Top 300 Rankings for the OHL, WHL and QMJHL as well as US Rankings for the top CHL prospects in the US. Given the COVID-19 pandemic this year and most organizations throughout Canada being shut down, NZ has made the decision to cancel their…

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2005s: Rocky Mountain District Festival. Top 42

Posted on May 31, 2021

Neutral Zone was in Irving, Texas watching the Rocky Mountain District Festival with plenty of talented players showcasing their skills. We were able to cover the U15’s and U16’s teams play 4 games each over the weekend as there was close games with great goaltending and pretty goals to watch. In each divisions in the…

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USHL Draft: Mid Fairfield 2005s

Posted on May 30, 2021

The 2005 group for Mid Fairfield has been exceptional. This year they had five players selected in the USHL Drafts as well as having an additional four players selected for the NTDP Team. Here is a look at the players selected in the USHL drafts and some of their Neutral Zone evaluations as move from U15s on to USHL prospects.

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Neutral Zone Headed to Erie for PBHH

Posted on May 29, 2021

After the Ontario Hockey Legaue was officially shutdown and many NHL Draft prospects unable to play infront of scouts this season; a group of players led by Owen Sound’s Andrew Perrot, created a pre-draft league from June 1-13th to provide that opportunity. They put together six teams that will play against eachother over a two-week…

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