CCM 68: Every Player Evaluated

Posted on August 30, 2023

Neutral Zone had three scouts in Chicago for the annual CCM 68 tourney/showcase. This year for the first time, four Canadian teams were invited making it an eight-team event. These are some of the best 2009s in North America and each team played three games. We wrote an evaluation and grade for all the players…

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2023 Mini Chowder Cup Top 160

Posted on August 6, 2023

Our scouting staff made the annual trek down to Foxboro, MA for one of the top bantam events on the New England scouting calendar; we dispatched two scouts to Foxboro Sports Center and Canton Ice House to check out the Mini Chowder Cup from July 14-16. This event featured many of the top 2009s from…

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup Notable 2008s + Top 70 2009s

Posted on June 30, 2023

As has become tradition in the New England area, we dispatched two scouts to cover Blue Line Elite Prep Cup – one of the premier events in the NH/MA area for prep coaches to scout new talent. This year we narrowed our focus to the 2008 and 2009 Divisions. We have to give credit where…

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CCM Minnesota HP Camp 15s 64 Evaluations With Grades

Posted on June 29, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the CCM Minnesota High-Performance Camp for the 15’s. This is these players’ first national camp showing, and the players below stood out to us at this camp. See below the top 64 players evaluated with grades based on their showings at the camp. MN HP 15 Gold Cole Anderson…

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2009s Liberty Bell New Jersey Top 30

Posted on June 20, 2023

Neutral Zone scouted the Liberty Bell Games June 9-11 in Wayne, NJ. It was the 15th year of the Games which is an invite-only event. The Liberty Bell staff did a terrific job of identifying local players to fill the rosters. The showcase was very well run and the players selected were of high quality….

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World Selects Invitational Nashville: Top 105 Players

Posted on June 15, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the 2023 World Selects Invitational, a multi-day event taking place from April 25th-30th in Nashville, Tennessee, where we scouted out 105 players and evaluated them, with the standouts from the event shown below. Players are sorted into their teams from this tournament, although many are selected from other teams…

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King of Spring Nashville 2009’s: 91 Players Evaluated

Posted on June 8, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Super Series King of Spring 2009’s in Nashville, TN on May 26th-29th. There were 26 teams in attendance as it was team Pro Hockey who defeated the Minnesota Blades in a grudge match for the Championship. Below are the notable players from the tournament as we start to…

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Quinte Red Devils U14, U15, U16, U18 75 Players Tested and Evaluated

Posted on March 24, 2023

In 2022 Neutral Zone entered into a pilot project agreement with the Quinte Red Devils Minor Hockey Association to provide and post both scouting reports and fitness testing results (off-ice and on-ice) for each of their U14, U15, U16 and U18 AAA hockey teams.  The fitness testing was completed in September of 2022, while the…

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HPHL 14U Playoffs: 25 Players Evaluated

Posted on February 18, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the HPHL 14U Playoffs in Novi, MI from February 3rd to 5th. We were able to see each team once. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on this weekend’s playoffs. Chicago Mission U14 Brendan Finley #11 (F, R, 5’5″, 126, Chicago Mission U14, 01/01/2008) – Brendan…

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NPHL U14: Bishop Kearney Selects vs Buffalo JR Sabres: 19 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 15, 2022

The Buffalo Jr. Sabs opened up a 3-0 lead and then run into heavy penalty trouble in the 2nd period, allowing BK Selects to get the game close, although sealed the win in the 3rd period. Dave O’Brien #5 (D, L, 5’5″, 135, Bishop Kearney Selects U14, 03/29/2008) – O’Brien strongest asset is his skating…

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