USHL

FREE READ: USHL’s Lincoln Stars Add Four WHL Players, Trades in OHL and QMJHL With Scout Comments

Posted on January 12, 2021

The Lincoln Stars added a six players today, including four from the Portland Winterhawks (WHL). The Stars added forwards Cross Hanas, Jack O’Brien, James Stefan and defensemen Clay Hanus, Charles-Alexis Legault, and Michael Mastrodomenico. “What these moves do is give us more depth up front and on the backend,” Lincoln coach Chris Michael said. “If you look at the history of this league and…

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USHL: Fargo Force vs Waterloo Blackhawks

Posted on January 12, 2021

Neutral zone evaluated a game between the Fargo Force and Waterloo Blackhawks on Thursday, January 7th. The first period was fairly even between the two teams, as both teams were playing aggressively and forcing turnovers that led to a number of transition opportunities for both the Force and the Black Hawks. Fargo was first on…

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USHL: NTDP 18s vs Youngstown. Top 12

Posted on January 6, 2021

Neutral Zone watched as the NTDP U18’s traveled to Youngstown, Ohio to take on the Youngstown Phantoms in regular season USHL action. The first period was tightly contested as both teams were able to limit offensive opportunities against. The Phantoms controlled the time of possession but the NTDP started to generate rush and transition opportunities…

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USHL: Des Moines vs Waterloo 12/31/20

Posted on January 3, 2021

Neutral Zone evaluated a game between the Des Moines Buccaneers and the Waterloo Black Hawks, which took place on Thursday, December 31st. Waterloo jumped out to a hot start, scoring just 47 seconds into the game to take an early 1-0 lead. The play went back and forth, as both teams competed hard and looked…

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USHL: Dubuque vs Muskegon

Posted on January 2, 2021

Neutral zone evaluated the Dubuque Fighting Saints vs. Muskegon Lumberjacks on Wednesday, December 30th. This was the second of a two game set for these two teams with the first game being played the night before. The first game saw Muskegon claim a 7-1 victory so Dubuque needed to bounce back in this contest and…

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USHL: Waterloo vs Lincoln

Posted on December 30, 2020

Neutral Zone took in the Waterloo Black Hawks against the Lincoln Stars on Monday, December 28th. The game started out fairly even, with Waterloo holding a slight advantage in puck possession and offensive zone time. As Waterloo pushed the pace, they were able to open the scoring about eight minutes into the opening period. Following…

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USHL: Des Moines vs Sioux Falls

Posted on December 26, 2020

Neutral Zone watched a USHL tilt on December 21st, as the Des Moines Buccaneers took on the Sioux Falls Stampede in the last game of USHL action before Christmas. The game was a back and forth affair with both teams generating quality scoring chances and controlling the pace at different points throughout the contest. The…

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USHL Goalie Report 12/18-12/19

Posted on December 22, 2020

It was a busy weekend in the USHL that showcased 12 games and allowed Neutral Zone goalie scouts to watch the progression of goalies from the beginning of the year, and get some looks on some new faces. It was an exciting weekend of hockey in the USHL, and below are the top goalies from…

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USHL: Tri City vs Omaha

Posted on December 22, 2020

Neutral Zone watched the Tri-City Storm took on the Omaha Lancers this past Saturday night, December 19th. The Storm started the game strong, forechecking aggressively and pressuring the Lancers into turnovers, which led to some quality scoring chances for Tri-City. Just eight minutes into the game Tri-City capitalized on one of these turnovers and took…

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USHL: NTDP U18 vs Muskegon Lumberjacks

Posted on December 19, 2020

Neutral Zone watched the Muskegon Lumberjacks took on the NTDP U18’s in regular season USHL action on Wednesday, December 16th. The first period opened up with the Muskegon Lumberjacks controlling the majority of the play, outshooting the NTDP 12-5 through the first twenty minutes. However, it was the NTDP who held the lead going into…

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