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UPEI Makes The Most of Hard Situation

Posted on March 18, 2020

Last week was going to be the kickoff of a huge weekend for the University of Prince Edward Island women’s hockey team. Hosting the U Sports national championships, UPEI was at the rink last Thursday watching the first games of the tournament. Then everything changed. Hockey Canada released a statement that everything was canceled amid…

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Neutral Zone Announces New Director of Hockey Operations

Posted on October 6, 2018

Neutral would like to introduce Jackie Perez as our new Director of Hockey Operations. Perez has been with Neutral Zone for the past year as the New England Director of Scouting on the women’s site. “I am excited to continue to grow with Neutral Zone,” says Perez. “It’s a great environment filled with motivated people…

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USA Hockey U15 Player Development Camp 2018

Posted on July 25, 2018

USA Hockey hosted their Girls 15 Player Development Camp in St. Cloud, MN from July 7-11th. Neutral Zone was present for every game day. The camp showcased 12 teams of 16 players as well as 24 goalies. The camp showcased only 2003 born players. The following is a list of the top performers from this…

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NAPS Tournament

Posted on July 20, 2018

Neutral Zone covered the NAPS tournament, which was held the weekend of June 22nd through June 24th in Rochester, NY. Neutral Zone focused on the 2004 age group. Most of the games were played at the Bill Grays Regional Iceplex, with the exception of a few games that were played at Thomas Creek Ice Arena….

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NAPS Selects Showcase

Posted on July 20, 2018

Neutral Zone covered the Selects Showcase the weekend of June 23rd through June 26th that took place in Rochester, NY.  All of the games were played at the Bill Grays Regional Iceplex. The games consisted of two 25 minute running time periods. There were 10 teams in the tournament with girls between the birth years of 2001…

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USA Hockey Select Camp

Posted on July 6, 2018

The USA Hockey Select camp was held in Biddeford, ME from June 23rd-29th. The camp hosts the top 70 players in the nation, all competing for their spot on the National U18 team. This was an incredibly talented group of participants, so a lower letter grade at this event still represents an elite-level hockey player….

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Neutral Zone to Hire Regional Scouts for 2018/2019

Posted on May 31, 2018

Neutral Zone is pleased to announce the expansion of its scouting coverage in 2018. NZ Women’s plans to expand scouting on a monthly basis in Chicago and Michigan for the Tier 1 U14, U16, and U19 programs. To maintain consistency and quality in our scouting reports and rankings, we will also be looking to expand…

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PWHL February Rankings: Class of 2018

Posted on March 12, 2018

Over the course of the season, Neutral Zone will be releasing monthly rankings in three major regions that play individual-game schedules. These regions include Minnesota, Ontario, and New England Prep. With growth of coverage, these lists will increase. Some teams have not been seen yet or seen enough to have mentioned a select number of…

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Edge Chinook Classic

Posted on February 15, 2018

Neutral Zone attended the 2nd Annual Edge Chinook Classic from February 8-11th. Ten teams competed in two pools with teams from the Manitoba AAA and Alberta AAA leagues along with the host team. The final pitted Red Deer Chiefs against the Calgary Fire with the Fire winning 3-2 in a shootout. The following is a…

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January 2018 Ontario MAA Rankings: 2018 Grad Class

Posted on February 13, 2018

Over the course of the season, Neutral Zone will be releasing monthly rankings in three major regions that play individual-game schedules. These regions include Minnesota, Ontario, and New England Prep. With growth of coverage, these lists will increase. Some teams have not been seen yet, or have not been seen enough to be mentioned with…

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