OMHA Championship: Top 40

Posted on March 25, 2020

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) Midget AAA Championship Tournament is an annual tournament held between various divisional champions within the province. This year, it was held at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Center in Belleville, ON from March 6th – 8th. It featured the Southern Tier Admirals, Whitby Wolves, Niagara North Stars, Oshawa Generals,…

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NTDP Evaluation Camp Roster Invites

Posted on March 6, 2020

The USA Hockey National Development (NTDP) team released their 40-man roster for Evaluation Camp starting in mid-March in Plymouth, MI. We have several reports on many of these players along with three reports below that are the largest we have done so far in this age group. In our ranking of the Top 2004s posted…

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U15: NAPHL Playoffs: Top 45

Posted on February 25, 2020

NAPHL U15 Dixon Cup Playoffs were played the weekend of February 14-16 in Rochester Hills, Michigan at the ONYX arena. It was great hockey all weekend as some games went into overtime and evenly contested games were on display. In the semifinal matchup Carshield got revenge from one day earlier and beat Thunder Bay 5-2….

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Toronto Marlies Classic: Top 225

Posted on February 2, 2020

With over 50 teams in the Minor Midget AAA category, the Toronto Marlies Holiday Classic is one of the largest tourney of the year. Detroit Honeybaked won the 2019 Marlies tournament and were led by elite forwards Max Namestnikov and Frank Nazar. Honeybaked, who won the Whitby Silver Stick last season followed up with another…

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2020 East Coast Ice Jam: Top 100

Posted on January 17, 2020

Jan 8th-12th, 2020  Neutral Zone attended the 2020 East Coast Ice Jam in Bedford, Nova Scotia. Over the weekend we were able to watch all 21 Major Midget teams from around the Atlantic provinces play. It was a well-run tournament that highlighted prospects that will play a role in the upcoming QMJHL draft this summer….

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Canada Youth Olympic Team (U-15) VS Lac St-Louis Lions: Names To Know

Posted on January 16, 2020

In preparation for the Olympic Youth Winter games, which start this upcoming weekend in Switzerland, team Canada had an exhibition game against the renowned Midget AAA program in Quebec, the Lac St-Louis Lions. As many of these players have never played together before, their goal is to find instant chemistry and gain confidence in a…

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Top 250 US Prospect Rankings: 2004s

Posted on January 14, 2020

Neutral Zone is pleased to release our Top 250 US prospects born in 2004. The 2004’s are the most highly scouted birth year in amateur hockey as they are eligible for the OHL Draft, QMJHL Draft, USHL Draft and the NTDP. All of these players ranked 1-250 have been evaluated by our scouting staff both…

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OHL Draft Mid-Term Rankings: Top 300 Ontario

Posted on January 10, 2020

Neutral Zone is pleased to announce the release of our OHL Draft Mid-Term Rankings for the top 300 prospects born in Ontario and/or playing in Ontario this season. This report comes after the Preliminary Rankings released by Neutral Zone in late December (ranking players by league) that can be accessed here. Our scouting staff, consisting…

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Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019

Posted on December 10, 2019

GTHL Minor Midget Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019 JRC comes out with a 3-1 victory as McLean pitches in two goals. JRC held off a late Young Nats push in the final 5 minutes in a hard fought game. Time and space was limited out there in a playoff like…

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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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