Scouting Reports

PHL Two Games: Team CCM vs Team Sully and Team ACT vs Team Hockey

Posted on May 28, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance at the Wellesley Sports Center for both PHL games on Sunday afternoon, May 23rd. There were some new faces in the lineup as the Mass Festival was going on for 2004-2006 birthyears at the same time. We watched both games, which were generally competitive until the final frame. In game…

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NAHL May 20th-23rd: Shreveport, Lone Star, Wichita, Bismarck, Amarillo, Magicians, Wilderness, Kenai River, Fairbanks, Janesville. 50 Players.

Posted on May 28, 2021

NAHL May 20-23 Neutral Zone was able to watch a large portion of the NAHL this weekend catching 10 different teams. As the NAHL season is coming to a close, these games come with a high energy and intensity level. The back-to-back style of the schedule also adds to this competitiveness. Below is a list…

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2006s: Rocky Mountain District Festival. Top 65

Posted on May 28, 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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2005 National Rankings: Top 250

Posted on May 26, 2021

Neutral Zone scouts have been all over the United States this year scouting this birth year for the USHL, OHL and QMJHL Drafts. Our list started with 2,000 players we have scouted from the birth year throughout the past two seasons; we then took all the players who had not played due to COVID this…

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NTDP Evaluation Camp Top 40

Posted on May 23, 2021

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance for each game of the USA Hockey NTDP Evaluation Camp in Plymouth, MI to view many of the top US prospects in the 2005 Birth Year. We evaluated every player in the camp, gave them a grade based on their performance at the camp and then gave a case…

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USHL: Clark Cup Finals Game 2: Fargo vs Chicago. 12 Players Evaluated.

Posted on May 20, 2021

Neutral Zone was in attendance for game two of the Clark Cup Finals between the Fargo Force and Chicago Steel. This was a highly entertaining matchup that was extremely competitive from the drop of the puck with both teams fighting for every inch of ice. Chicago opened the scoring up just a minute into the…

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NCAA: Bunting commits to Air Force, ASU Adds DeAngelo

Posted on May 19, 2021

2000 Sean Bunting (F) commits to Air Force for 2021 Bunting is from Phoenix. He appeared in 54 games for the Shreveport Mudbugs in the NAHL this season, where he scored 10 goals and added 14 assists while also accruing 102 penalty minutes. Last season he suited up in 50 games for the Langley Rivermen…

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U15 USA Hockey Nationals: Top 238

Posted on May 18, 2021

Neutral Zone had three scouts in attendance for the U15 USA Hockey Nationals in Dallas, TX area gearing up for the USHL, OHL and QMJHL Drafts. We had at least one scout at every game and were able to see each team play at least three games. Obviously the better teams that made the playoffs…

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Latest NCAA Transfer Portal Commitments Include Miami Captain to Bentley

Posted on May 18, 2021

Bentley landed a Miami captain Phil Knies out of the transfer portal on Tuesday. Knies should be a key piece for the Falcons this season. In 126 games at Miami Knies scored 23 goals and added 26 assists; he had 20 points (including 11 goals) as a freshman in the NCHC four years ago. Western…

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New Hampshire 2021 HS Playoffs Top 25

Posted on May 17, 2021

New England as a hockey region tends to be very polarizing due to the depth of talent and the history behind many of the programs in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Many talent evaluators look directly to those markets when scouting for players, especially at the U14 and U16 age groups.  But it should be noted that…

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