U15

U14: Wendy Dufton Tournament Recap: Top 33 Performers

Posted on October 14, 2021

During the weekend of October 7th-10th, in London, Ontario, Neutral Zone staff attended and observed some of the top major bantams (u15) players in Ontario.  Sixteen teams participated in this AAA level tournament.  The Halton Hurricanes finished the tournament with a 6-0 record after defeating the Ottawa Jr. 67’s in the championship final by a…

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U15 Chicago Fury vs Team Illinois. Two Games

Posted on October 11, 2021

Neutral Zone was able to catch the Chicago Fury and Team Illinois U15 AAA teams home and home series on October 2nd and 3rd.  The Saturday game was played at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge, IL and Sunday’s game was played at Arctic Ice Arena in Orland Park, IL.  The teams split the two-game…

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U15 Manitoba: Eastman Selects vs Southwest Cougars

Posted on October 9, 2021

Both teams got started yesterday and are playing their second game in two days.  Southwest looked tired at the drop of the puck whereas Eastman looked like they had broken off the rust the day before and were out to a 5-0 just past the halfway point of the first period.  The Cougars slowly and…

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CSSHL U15: Pacific Coast v Delta Black and Yale Academy v Delta Green. 20 Players Evaluated

Posted on October 5, 2021

CSSHL U15 Prep – Pacific Coast @ Delta (Black) October 02, 2021 Neutral Zone attended the Pacific Coast vs Delta (Black) CSSHL U15 Prep regular season game at Planet Ice Delta in Delta, BC. There was good end to end action throughout the game, but the many penalties taken by Delta were too much to…

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U15 NSU15MHL: The Gulls v Truro Bearcats

Posted on October 5, 2021

2021 NSU15MHL; Oct 3rd 2021 Neutral Zone attended a NSU15MHL game at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia between the Gulls and the Truro Bearcats. The Gulls jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first two periods. The Bearcats battled back in the third but came up just short. The Gulls…

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U15: Chicago Reapers vs Chicago Mission

Posted on October 5, 2021

NZ was in attendance as the Chicago Reapers and the Chicago Mission U15 AAA teams faced off Saturday, September 25. The game was played at the Fifth Third Ice Arena in Chicago. Mission won the game 3-0. Below are some players who stood out. Mission Jake Merens #13 (F, R, 5’8″, 140, Chicago Mission 15U,…

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U15 Manitoba. Eastman Selects vs Yellowhead Chiefs

Posted on October 3, 2021

Saturday 10/2/21 –  Eastman Selects vs Yellowhead Chiefs U15 AAA The Manitoba U15 AAA league got started Saturday night with 3 games.  We took in the Yellowhead Chiefs at Eastman Selects in Landmark.  It was apparent in the first period that this was an early season game as the play was sloppy from both sides…

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CSSHL U15 Prep: RHA Nationals vs Pilot Mound Buffaloes.

Posted on September 27, 2021

The two Manitoba hockey academies faced off against each other in exhibition action as the RHA Nationals hosted the Pilot Mound Buffaloes on Sept.17/21.  RHA is a proven commodity and has recruited a skilled team whereas Pilot Mound has a history with U18 and female teams but this is their first year with a U15…

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2021 Prospects Jr. Showcase: Fredericton

Posted on September 2, 2021

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance at the 2021 Prospects Jr. Showcase held in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  This annual event was attended by approximately 90 Atlantic Canada prospects aged from 2003 to 2006 (although there were several 2002 and 2007 skaters at the camp).  The camp began on Sunday, August 8th with Neutral Zone running their…

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Kings of East Coast. Players Ranked 1-50

Posted on August 13, 2021

Neutral Zone attended the Kings of East Coast at Tsongas Arena on the Campus of UMass Lowell. The event was run by Vinny Montalbano who is an NHL Scout and also the GM of the CT Rangers in the NCDC. It was very well run with accurate rosters and any changes were communicated directly to…

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