USHL: Madison Capitols vs Green Bay Gamblers: 12 Players Evaluated

Posted on January 2, 2023

 Neutral Zone was in attendance for a matchup between the Madison Capitols and Green Bay Gamblers on December 28th, 2022. It was a back-and-forth game that the Capitols would not go away in. Despite being down much of the game, they kept coming back to tie it up. Unfortunately, an early third-period tally by the…

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USHL: Fargo Force vs Sioux Falls Stampede: 12 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 21, 2022

Fargo Force vs Sioux Falls Stampede on December 17th, 2022. A shorthanded Sioux Falls team saw them fight back from a 3-1 deficit to get an extra point in a shootout loss. The Fargo Force were victorious in the shootout by a final score of 4-3. Fargo Force Leo Gruba #5 (D, R, 6’2″, 205,…

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USHL: Youngstown vs Green Bay Two Games: 14 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 16, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance for two matchups between the Youngstown Phantoms and the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL. Youngstown came away with the win in both games, with the first of the two games being an away win of 3-0 and the second being a closer game and a home win at 4-5….

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USHL: Fargo vs Sioux City

Posted on December 12, 2022

An NZ scout evaluated the Fargo Force vs Sioux City Musketeers contest on Friday, December 9th, 2022. In a defensive battle, with limited chances, the Sioux City Musketeers prevailed by a late 3rd period tally to defeat the Fargo Force by a score of 3-2. Leo Gruba #5 (D, R, 6’2″, 205, Fargo Force, 12/14/2003,…

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USHL: Green Bay vs Youngstown. Two Games

Posted on December 6, 2022

Neutral Zone had one of our Western NY scouts attend a USHL two contests between Green Bay Gamblers and Youngstown Phantoms in Rochester, NY as part of the American Cup on December 1-2. Game one, Youngstown won with a 3-0 final. Youngstown also took the shootout win in game two with a 5-4 Final. Below…

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USHL: Dubuque vs Cedar Rapids

Posted on December 6, 2022

Dubuque Fighting Saints vs Cedar Rapids Roughriders on December 2, 2022. The Dubuque Fighting Saints got off to a flying start and ultimately never looked back. A balanced effort saw them get off to a 5-1 lead, which allowed them to hold onto a 5-3 final score. Lucas St. Louis #2 (D, L, 5’10”, 169,…

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USHL: Madison vs Muskegon

Posted on November 28, 2022

On November 25th, 2022, Neutral Zone evaluated USHL game between the Madison Capitols and Muskegon Lumberjacks It was a lopsided affair that saw Muskegon score the first six goals of the game and never look back, dominating Madison by a final score of 8-3. Grades on the 14 players below are for this game only….

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USHL: Waterloo vs Cedar Rapids

Posted on November 26, 2022

The Roughriders were forced to climb out of a hole the entire game due to the Blackhawks opening the scoring thirty seconds after puck drop. The momentum was clearly in favorite for Waterloo tonight as Cedar Rapids was not able to find the back of the net until late in the third period, which was…

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USHL Two Game Report: Top 24 Players Evaluated

Posted on November 24, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance for two great matchups in the USHL, as Sioux Falls took part in two games from the 17th-19th of November 2022. The first saw Sioux Falls take on the Fargo Force for a 2-7 win for the Force. Sioux Falls Stampede vs Fargo Force From start to finish this was…

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Junior Hockey Goalie Report #1: 60 Evaluations

Posted on November 22, 2022

Goalies did well to make this report and grades are relative to others in their league. a “C” grade here is a positive as we graded only those that stood out in viewings. Neutral Zone’s lead goalie scouts have been on the road throughout September and October to evaluate many of the top goalies in…

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