PSHF Showcase: Top 20

Posted on December 6, 2019

November 23, 2019; Colisee de Laval Over the weekend NZ had the opportunity to get our first glimpse of the PSHF showcase at the Colisee de Laval. Although we only caught action on for most of the day on Saturday, there were some players who stood out. The league is trending in the right direction…

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2019 Winnipeg Jets AAA Classic: Top 100

Posted on December 3, 2019

2019 Winnipeg Jets AAA Bantam Classic  Teams: (16) Arena: Bell MTS Iceplex – Winnipeg, MB Date: November 21nd-24th, 2019 Age Group: Bantam (2004-2006 Born) Introduction:     Neutral Zone was in attendance for all four days of the third annual Jets AAA Classic. We got an in-depth look at all 16 teams and we were…

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Bantam Eastern Exposure Cup: Top 60

Posted on November 13, 2019

Neutral Zone spent a few days bouncing from rink to rink as we continue to identify and evaluate the 2005 age group. This time we attended the Eastern Exposure Cup run by Matt Miles and the Eastern Exposure Hockey Group. The 2005 group played games at several NH Prep schools as well as Plymouth St….

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2019 Hockey Manitoba Bantam AAA Showcase: Top 90

Posted on October 20, 2019

2019 Hockey Manitoba Bantam AAA Showcase League: Bantam AAA Winnipeg – B1 Arena: Bell MTS Iceplex – Winnipeg, MB Date: October 4th-6th, 2019 Age Group: Bantam (2005-2006 Born) Introduction:      Neutral Zone was in attendance for all three days of the Bantam AAA Showcase Weekend. We used our time there to get an in-depth…

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USHL Showcase U14: Top 105

Posted on October 19, 2019

The Top 2005s Deliver from USHL Fall Classic The annual Pittsburgh-based event put on by the USHL not only serves as a kickoff to the USHL regular season but it also serves as a great opportunity for the country’s top youth players to show what they can do against top competition. In this report we…

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FM Hockey Columbus Day Bantam Shootout: Top 40

Posted on October 15, 2019

NZ wanted to get out a bit Sunday and away from our computers so we went to several Bantam games at the FM Hockey Columbus Day Shootout in Haverhill. Well run event with free admission, completed rosters and a website with even more information. Well done. We want to start to identify players in this…

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CSSHL Bantam: Edge School vs. Rink Academy

Posted on October 8, 2019

Edge vs RHA (CSSHL Bantam Prep) League: CSSHL Bantam Prep (Canadian Sport School Hockey League) Home Team: Rink Hockey Academy Visiting Team: Edge Arena: Rink Training Centre, Winnipeg MB Date: September 28th, 2019 Game Time: 4:45pm (CT) Age Group: Bantam (2005-2006 Born) Introduction:     Edge absolutely dominated this one right from the beginning. RHA looked rough…

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MN Bantam Elite League: Top 45

Posted on September 4, 2019

MINNESOTA BANTAM ELITE LEAGUE: TOP 45 The Minnesota Bantam Elite League has really established itself as a place to come to see the future prospects in the State of Hockey. With the talent pool very deep in Minnesota, this gives the younger players who are a year or two from the Elite League a chance…

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STX 68 Combine: All 68 Players Evaluated

Posted on September 3, 2019

Neutral Zone was once again in attendance for the STX 68 Combine being held in Woodridge, IL. This event has become a must-see every summer for all evaluators and it once again did not disappoint. The depth of talent did not match what the 2004s brought last summer, but there was still plenty of high-end…

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Orland Park, IL USHL Combine: Top 50 2005s

Posted on August 17, 2019

The 2005’s and 2006’s converged on Orland Park, IL once again for the USHL Combine. The age groups were combined on the rosters and competed with/against each other, but our focus was solely on the 2005’s for this event. We were there to start to identify that age group. Below are over 50 players we…

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