USHL

Steel Coach Brock Sheahan Hired by AHL’s Wolves

Posted on August 23, 2022

Brock Sheahan, head coach of the Chicago Steel in the USHL, has been hired as the next head coach of the Chicago Wolves in the AHL. Sheahan is a Notre Dame alum who has been with the Steel since 2018. He was promoted to head coach in the middle of the 2019-20 season. Sheahan was…

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USHL Championship Game: Madison vs. Sioux City

Posted on May 25, 2022

USHL Championship Game, May 21st, 2022 Neutral Zone was able to watch the Championship Series in the USHL Playoffs between the Madison Capitols and the Sioux City Musketeers. A hard-fought battle between the two teams that consisted of physical, fast-paced, and skilled hockey in every game. Great way to end a year in overtime. Below…

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USHL Final Series. Madison vs Sioux City. Four Games. Top 30

Posted on May 24, 2022

Neutral Zone watched the United States Hockey League (USHL) Finals between the Madison Capitals and Sioux City Musketeers. This was a tight, competitive series but Sioux City made a few more plays to capture the Clark Cup. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on these games. 5/15/22. Game 1: Madison: 3…

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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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Youngstown Hires Ryan Ward as Head Coach

Posted on May 17, 2022

The Youngstown Phantoms have tapped Ryan Ward as their next head coach. Ward comes to Youngstown from the Tri-City Storm where he was the Director of Player Development for the USHL club and the Hockey Director of the Windy City Storm, Tri-City’s youth hockey program. “We are ecstatic to have Ryan join the Phantoms,” said…

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More USHL Coaching Changes

Posted on April 30, 2022

The Fargo Force will hire Nick Oliver to replace Scott Langer as head coach, according to a report from Brad Elliot Schlossman of The Grand Forks Herald. Oliver has been an assistant coach with St. Cloud State since 2018. He has experience in the USHL and was previously an assistant coach and the director of…

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USHL Playoffs. Fargo vs Omaha. Two Games. Top 15.

Posted on April 27, 2022

Neutral Zone watched the USHL 1st round playoff series between the Fargo Force and Omaha Lancers. Below is a list of players with evaluations based solely on these games. 4/25/22. Game 1: Fargo: 2 at Omaha: 5 4/26/22. Game 2: Fargo: 2 at Omaha: 4 Fargo Joe Palodichuk #14 (D, L, 6’0″, 174, Fargo Force,…

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Chicago Tenders Two Top 2006’s Ahead of USHL Draft

Posted on April 27, 2022

The Chicago Steel landed a huge commitment from Ontario forward Michael Hage, signing him to a USHL tender agreement for the 2022-23 season. “I am very excited to sign with the Chicago Steel,” said Hage. “I look forward to playing and growing within such an amazing organization that has an unparalleled track record of developing…

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Green Bay Gamblers Hire Mike Leone as Coach/GM

Posted on April 26, 2022

The Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) have hired Mike Leone as their new head coach and general manager. The club announced the hiring on Tuesday. Leone was on staff with the U.S. National Team Development Program as an assistant coach for the past three seasons. Additionally, he served as an assistant coach at the 2021 IIHF…

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USHL: Green Bay vs Chicago

Posted on March 8, 2022

USHL March 5th. 2022 Neutral Zone was able to watch the USHL matchup between the Green Bay Gamblers and the Chicago Steel. A close game in which goaltenders showed up ready to be the best players on the ice. It was a match between the net minders in which Chicago unfortunately flinched first. Below is…

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