Scouting Reports

BCHL Scouting Reports: Vernon, Langley, Alberni, Cowichan

Posted on December 13, 2019

BCHL – Vernon Vipers vs. Langley Riverman November 15th; The home team Langley Riverman got a much needed win after going down 2-1 after the first period and evening it up in the second on a nice goal from Matthew Hubarde. The third period was even and both teams were scoreless on their power plays…

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Interview: Ben Steeves Will Carve His Own Path at UMD

Posted on December 13, 2019

The Steeves family are no strangers to college hockey. Matthew Steeves is a junior at Notre Dame and his brother, Alex, is a sophomore for the Fighting Irish. Now, it’s the youngest brother’s turn to make his mark on college hockey. Last week, two-time defending national champion, Minnesota-Duluth, received a commitment from Ben Steeves, a…

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NCDC: Islanders Hockey Club at Jr. Bruins

Posted on December 13, 2019

USPHL NCDC12/11- Junior Bruins vs Islanders Hockey ClubNew England Sports Center- Marlboro, MA The Junior Bruins and Islanders Hockey Club played there third matchup of the season today at The New England Sports Center at 2:30 on Wednesday 12/11. The series was all tied up at 1-1 coming into this. Junior Bruins took game 1…

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Interview: Jackson Legro Doing Everything He Can To Be Ready for College Hockey

Posted on December 12, 2019

Jackson Legro is doing everything he can to make sure he’s ready for college hockey. Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing close to 200 pounds, Legro knew he wanted to develop the physical side of his game more this season, making the jump from the USPHL and Tier I to junior hockey. After a camp with…

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Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019

Posted on December 10, 2019

GTHL Minor Midget Toronto Jr Canadiens vs Toronto Young Nationals; Dec 7, 2019 JRC comes out with a 3-1 victory as McLean pitches in two goals. JRC held off a late Young Nats push in the final 5 minutes in a hard fought game. Time and space was limited out there in a playoff like…

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Interview: Thomas Daskas’ Development with Lone Star Leads to Air Force Commitment

Posted on December 9, 2019

’99-born winger Thomas Daskas is well traveled. The Michigan native has experience in the T1EHL and has played parts of three junior hockey seasons in the CCHL and NAHL. This season, the 6-foot-2 foward has seen his offensive totals explode, with 26 points (10g-16a) in 30 games. The development in his game has earned him a commitment…

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PSHF Showcase: Top 20

Posted on December 6, 2019

November 23, 2019; Colisee de Laval Over the weekend NZ had the opportunity to get our first glimpse of the PSHF showcase at the Colisee de Laval. Although we only caught action on for most of the day on Saturday, there were some players who stood out. The league is trending in the right direction…

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Interview: DiScanio Commits to UMass Boston

Posted on December 6, 2019

Vermont Lumberjacks forward Logan DiScanio committed to UMass Boston. DiScanio, a New York native, is in his third season playing for the Lumberjacks in the EHL after his four-year career at La Salle High School in New York. “Vermont captain keeps it simple and it all three zones. Competes and creates space for linemates,” said…

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HPHL U16 Showcase; Woodridge, IL: Top 30

Posted on December 6, 2019

Neutral Zone was on hand in Woodridge, Illinois for the High Performance Hockey League 16U Showcase. The showcase was held from November 22nd through November 24th. The HPHL is always deep in talent and this weekend proved no different. Players did well to make this report. there are several new additions to Neutral Zone. Forwards…

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Interview: Josh Graziano Becomes First D-I Commitment From New Mexico Ice Wolves

Posted on December 5, 2019

As he puts it, the junior hockey suitcase for goaltender Josh Graziano has “plenty of stickers,” but the well-traveled prospect’s path, while winding, has a final destination of Union College, after the Buffalo native committed to the program last week. “Graziano is a three year National Camp Invitee and certainly looks the part at 6’2”…

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