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NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament: Top 65

Posted on March 12, 2019

Neutral Zone made the trip to Attleboro, Massachusetts to attend the two-day NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament. The event itself is well run. Games are on time and moved quickly. Line sheets are updated and printed. Food and drinks are readily available We have evaluated the 65 top players from the six teams that participated. Please…

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NAHL Top Prospects Tournament: Top 100

Posted on March 8, 2019

Neutral Zone made the trip to Attleboro, Massachusetts to attend the two-day NAHL Top Prospects Tournament. The event itself is well run. Games are on time and moved quickly. Line sheets are updated and printed. Food and drinks are readily available. In addition, there were only 6 teams made up of 16 skaters and two…

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MN HS: Section 6A Final: #3 Alexandria @ #1 St. Cloud Cathedral

Posted on March 7, 2019

MN High School Playoffs – Section 6A. #3 Alexandria @ #1 St. Cloud Cathedral An incredible atmosphere for a section final, where the winner would be going to play at the State Tournament. A packed house that was 2-3 people deep in the standing areas. St. Cloud came out flying with two quick goals back-to-back…

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Minnesota High School AA State Tournament Preview

Posted on March 7, 2019

There will be a new State Champion this year in Minnesota High School Hockey as the Minnetonka Skippers were upset in the Section 2AA semifinals.  The title is up for grabs this year as a majority of the top teams have advanced out of their Section and into the State Tournament. The Edina Hornets are…

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NCDC: Syracuse Stars at Rochester Monarchs

Posted on March 6, 2019

NCDC; Sunday, March 3, 2019; Syracuse Stars (2) @ Rochester Monarchs (3) This past weekend the Syracuse Stars went on the road to play the Rochester Monarchs at the Rochester Ice Center in New York. The Stars won the first game on Saturday 4-2, but were then defeated the next night 3-2. In Sunday’s game…

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Minnesota High School ‘A’ State Tournament Preview

Posted on March 6, 2019

As one of the two state tournaments, the ‘A’ State Tournament displays smaller towns with the opportunity of calling themselves the State Champions of Minnesota High School Hockey. The tournament is based on enrollment of school size and these teams are out to prove that hockey isn’t based upon numbers but shier will. This is…

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Goalie Report Two: SJHL, NAHL, AJHL, BCHL: Top 125

Posted on March 5, 2019

Below is a series of reports from single games from our goalie scouts. They include games from the middle of the junior season. Goalies from the SJHL, NAHL, AJHL and BCHL are the focus of this report. They are sorted game by game and each league is followed by our goalie rankings by birth year….

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Minnesota HS AA Sectional Finals Recaps

Posted on March 5, 2019

As all attention moves to one of the top hockey events in the United States, the Minnesota High School State Tournament this week in St. Paul, MN; Neutral Zone scouts recap the AA Sectional Finals games to give some background heading into the tournament.   #4 (Seed) Lakeville South defeats rival #2 (Seed) Lakeville North…

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Brenden Datema Commits to Michigan Tech University

Posted on March 5, 2019

Brenden Datema has committed to Michigan Tech University for the 2019-2020 season. A goal scoring defenseman, Brenden is able to generate a lot of scoring chances from the blue line. He has also been noted for his strength and toughness. He earned at “A” grade from our scouts at the NAHL Showcase. One of the…

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Zach Urdahl Commits to University of Wisconsin

Posted on March 5, 2019

Zach Urdahl has announced his commitment to the University of Wisconsin, and is set to roster for the 2021-2022 season. NZ has described Zach as an incredibly athletic player with a strong skating stride. He has the foundation to become a promising hockey player and showed great upside when scouted. Read more about what our…

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