U15

Hockey Quebec 2022 High Performance Camp. Every Player Evaluated

Posted on August 29, 2022

NEUTRAL ZONE had three scouts in attendance at the Hockey Quebec 2022 High Performance Camp. The players contending for a spot on the 2023 Equipe Quebec entry into the Canada Winter Games would be evaluated at this camp. These 2007-birth players are also eligible for the 2023 QMJHL draft. This camp presents an excellent preview of…

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New Brunswick High Performance Camp: U15 and U16

Posted on August 29, 2022

Neutral Zone viewed the New Brunswick u15 High Performance Camp held in Fredericton, New Brunswick on July 28th.  Some of the top performers of the 2008 player group have been identified here. NB u15 Yellow Team Alexandre Deschenes #11 (F, R, North West Bulls U15, 01/01/2008) –RSF – Deschenes has a dynamic skill set that he brings to the table. He…

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Ivy Shootout Princeton. Top 75

Posted on July 24, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the first two days of the Ivy Shootout held at the iconic Hobey Baker Rink on Princeton University’s campus. This was a great opportunity for young players to compete at a premier facility under the guidance of Division I coaches. We were able to view every team from all…

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2023 OHL Draft. 75 Early Standouts from Ontario

Posted on June 16, 2022

COVID cancellations prevented NZ from seeing some players in the rising u15 pool. Our Ontario scouts have started to catch up and here is a first look at players that have stood out. The “To Watch” list presented includes players who will be considered for the 2023 OHL Priority Selection as they are heading into their minor…

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USHL Phase I Combine. Top 200 2006s

Posted on May 24, 2022

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance for the Phase I USHL Combine in Chicago. It was a well run event with lots of quality players thanks to the work of the USHL and Luke Curadi. We watched only the 2006 age group and evaluated players we felt stood out. 16 teams played four games…

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MA Festival: 24 2006 Evaluations

Posted on May 12, 2022

Neutral Zone sent Brian Murphy to evaluate the 2006 age group on Friday, May 6 and Sunday, May 8 at the CCM Mass Hockey High Performance Event. This is the first group of players that Mass Hockey evaluated to move on to the Final 40 and then send some to National Camp in Buffalo, NY….

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Elite Prospects Invite: All 42 2006 Players Evaluated and Graded

Posted on April 28, 2022

Neutral Zone watched the three-day Elite Prospects Pre-Draft Invitational that took place at the new Ed Robson Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the home to the Colorado College Tigers. This was invite-only and included some of the better 2006 birth years from across the US. This was a great event to get one…

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USHL Draft/USA National Rankings: Top 300 2006s

Posted on April 28, 2022

Neutral Zone is pleased to release our American USHL Draft Rankings/National Top 300. Staff from across the US have been putting this list together for the past year having seen many of these prospects going back to their Bantam seasons. Brian Murphy, Neutral Zone’s Director of US Scouting, begins putting this list together after the…

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NY Tier I State Tournament: U14, U15, U16, U18. Top 125 Evaluated and Graded

Posted on April 13, 2022

NYS State Tier 1 Tournament U18 (‘03s & ‘04s) – Amherst, NY Friday 3/11/2022 – Sunday, 3/13/2022 Six teams competed in the New York State Tier 1 U18 Tournament in Buffalo. BK Selects won the championship on Sunday night with an OT win over Nichols School, 2-1, game-winning goal was scored by UNH commit Ryan…

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U15: Brandon Wheat Kings vs Winnipeg Wild Green. Top 14

Posted on March 21, 2022

Wednesday March 9/2022 – Brandon Wheat Kings vs Winnipeg Wild Gold U15AAA This mid week encounter in Brandon, MB. was game three in the best of five semi-final round of the Manitoba U15 AAA league. Brandon came into the game already having a stranglehold on the series, being up 2-0 heading back home. We expected the Wild to…

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