Mini Chowder Cup 2003’s: Top 75

Posted on August 12, 2019

Neutral Zone made the trip to Canton Ice House and Foxboro Sports Center Thursday July 25th through Sunday July 28th to watch the Junior Chowder Cup. This report primarily focuses on players in the 2003 age group. However, there were some 2004 birth-year players that were “playing-up” a level. To access our report specific to…

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NZ All Star Teams USA Hockey Select 15s

Posted on July 23, 2019

Neutral Zone scouts have been in attendance for each game of the tournament and have compiled a draft broken into three teams: 12-F, 6-D, 2-G. This has nothing to do with USA Hockey evaluations as our scouts are basing the teams on their performance in all 5 games with more priority in the later games…

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World Selects Invite 2004 Division: Top 425

Posted on July 10, 2019

Note: This report still has teams and players to be added. We will let you know when finished. Its a large report and we had some issues merging players.  Neutral Zone had three scouts at the World Selects Invite this May in the Philadelphia/New Jersey area. This event brings many of the top 2004 (and…

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Michigan (MAHA) Festival 2003s: Top 58

Posted on May 22, 2019

The best 2003 players in Michigan were in Taylor, Michigan for the week of May 9-11. Many college scouts were in attendance watching the the Select Festival. Each team played 3 games in 3 days as some exciting hockey was on display. The top 15 players will be selected to attend the USA Hockey National…

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Mass Festival Final 40: Team NZ Mass Teams for 2002s-2004s

Posted on May 21, 2019

Neutral Zone had two experienced scouts at both days and every game of the Final 40 in Marlboro, MA, May 18-19. All the players are good and the more we watched, the more we talked about the players we would love to have a chance to coach. With over 30 years of playing at the…

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Mass Festival 2003s: Top 40

Posted on May 17, 2019

Every year in early May the best players in the state of Massachusetts are gathered together at New England Sports Center in Marlborough and evaluated in their readiness for National Camp in upstate New York. They start with 80 players at the beginning who then get whittled down to 40 the following weekend before 10+…

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OHL Gold Cup Top 45 Performers

Posted on May 15, 2019

OHL Gold Cup Top Performers – May 2019 The Ontario scouts have put together a list of the top performers and a few late round surprises who caught our eyes at the OHL Gold Cup in early May 2019. The OHL Gold Cup is a tournament made of eight all-star teams of 2003 Ontario based…

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New England Select 16 Camp: Top 30

Posted on April 15, 2019

New England Select 16 Camp: Top 30 Once again, the NE District Select Camps made a change in location this year, moving to Attleboro, MA from its previous homes in Keene, NH and Marlborough, MA. Ultimately though, the talent still shined at the camp at the New England Sports Village. This collection of players was…

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HPHL: U14, U15 Playoffs: Top 50

Posted on February 24, 2019

Neutral Zone was on hand in the Detroit area February 8th through the 10th for the HPHL 15U and 14U Playoffs. Both age groups continue to be impressive and this weekend’s action certainly did not disappoint. The players below stood out and did well to make this report. Click on a player’s name for any…

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OHL Draft Top 300 Ontario Mid Term Rankings

Posted on January 31, 2019

After the Toronto Marlies Holiday Tournament, Neutral Zone’s Ontario staff, led by Paul O’Hagan, compiled scouting reports and rankings from September to end of December to compile our Mid-Term OHL Draft Rankings. Each player was ranked in November for the preliminary rankings so the chart below shows that some players have climbed since then, stayed…

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