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MN Blue Army at SSM U14; U15; U16

Posted on September 14, 2020

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the U14 SSM vs MN Blue Army Elite games Saturday September 12th. We watched the U14, U15 and U16 teams play. Grades for all games below are for this day only and players did well to make this report. The U14 game was a very one sided affair with…

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Beantown Classic (06-07): Top 50

Posted on August 26, 2020

Neutral Zone had four scouts in attendance for the Beantown Classic Showcase but focused mostly on the 2004/2005 and the 2000-2003 divisions. We did have a scout watch each team in the 2006/2007 divisions play at least twice and came up with the top 50 prospects in the tournament. We only graded half of them…

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Ivy Shootout: Princeton, NJ. Top 85

Posted on August 13, 2020

Neutral Zone sent a scout to evaluate the Ivy League Shootout/First Contact Camp in the Princeton, NJ area. College coaches, parents and other evaluators were not allowed in the rink. We watched two days of hockey most of which was played four on four because of NJ COVID restrictions. The Ice Land rink is the…

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Blue Line Elite Prep Cup Top 120 2004s, 2005s and 2006s

Posted on August 5, 2020

In what has become an unprecedented time in youth hockey: players are now starting to get back to summer hockey after a four-month layoff. In the New England area, all tournament roads lead to New Hampshire as the Granite State is the first to allow tournaments to be played. Neutral Zone has had eyes on…

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NAHL: Middletown, NJ Combine: Top 40

Posted on July 27, 2020

NAHL Middletown, NJ Combine 2004-05 and 2006-07 The North American Hockey League hosted their futures camp at the home of the New Jersey Titans. The combine was open to birth years ranging from 2004-2007. First is our list of the top performers from the four teams that participated in the 04-05 group, followed by the…

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2005 EHG All Star Weekend: All 45 Skaters Graded

Posted on July 21, 2020

Neutral Zone had at least two and often four scouts in attendance at the Exposure Hockey Group’s All-Star Weekend. Our main focus was the 2005 and 2006 age groups. Matt Miles and the EEHG did a superb job of putting the event on. The talent was excellent with some potential NTDP players and certain DI…

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2006 EHG All Star Weekend: All 44 Skaters & One Goalie Graded

Posted on July 20, 2020

Neutral Zone had at least two and often four scouts in attendance at the Exposure Hockey Group’s All-Star Weekend. Our main focus was the 2005 and 2006 age groups. Matt Miles and the EEHG did a superb job of putting the event on. The talent was excellent with some potential NTDP players and certain DI…

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Eastern Exposure All-Star Weekend: 2006 Day 1 Standouts

Posted on July 10, 2020

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance to watch the first day of the Eastern Hockey Group All-Star Weekend. We watched the 2006 group practice all morning as they worked on body positioning and body control drills. They also played some small games. The coaches were elite, play was excellent and it was well organized…

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Bantam Sixty Development Camp: Part Two

Posted on June 30, 2020

Neutral Zone was able to gather more information on some players that didn’t make our original report on the SIXTY Development Camp. We watched practices and games right through Sunday. Below are 27 new players that we evaluated and added to our profiles. Some we missed and some we just needed more time to evaluate….

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Bantam: Sixty Development Camp: Top 50

Posted on June 26, 2020

Neutral Zone sent two scout to the rink for a first time in a long while to check out the Sixty Development Camp put on by the New England Hockey Group. There were practices and games and we watched both. Players came mostly from New England but there were some from California and the Atlantic…

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