U16/ Midget

2021 Pittsburgh Penguins Elite Exeter Showcase 16U

Posted on November 25, 2021

October 1-3, scouting took place at The Rinks at Exeter, NH.  This event had a high level of team talent and these top picks were repeatedly spotted.  The only team on this list that played once was the Boston Jr. Eagles.  This report reflects the 2024-2025 graduation group and the older 19U report is to come soon.  There were…

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NIT U16: 2021

Posted on November 19, 2021

From October 22-24, 2021, Neutral Zone was in Andover, MN to watch the annual NIT. Scouts evaluated players in the U16 and U19 divisions to compile the following reports. Below is our list of top performers in the U16 division. Our U19 report will follow. Players are listed in no particular order beneath their respective…

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NAHA Labor Day Tournament 2021: U16

Posted on November 10, 2021

Over Labor Day weekend, 2021, Neutral Zone divided their time to scout both the NAHA Labor Day Tournament, and the PIP Labor Day Girls Fest. The following report is from the U16 Division at NAHA. It was refreshing for scouts to get back in the rinks. We were able to check in on many players…

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PIP Labor Day Girls Fest 2021: U16

Posted on October 15, 2021

Neutral Zone spent Labor Day weekend in Pittsburgh, PA scouting all three divisions of the PIP Labor Day Girls Fest. After a difficult year of many cancellations, it was refreshing to be able to scout a major tournament in person and see how many players have grown and changed. The following is a report from…

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2021 USA Hockey Player Development Camp Girls 15’s

Posted on August 24, 2021

From July 10-15th, the 15’s (2006 Birth Year) USA Hockey Player Development Camp took place in St. Cloud, Minnesota. This high level camp displayed 12 teams of elite players from across the country.  Since there is a high level of talent at this camp, be aware that even the lower letter grades in this report…

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2021 USA Player Development Camp 16 & 17’s

Posted on July 22, 2021

From June 26th-July 1st, the USA Hockey Player Development Camps kicked off with the 16’s/17’s age group in St. Cloud, Minnesota. This high level camp displayed 8 teams of elite players from across the country.  Since there is a high level of talent at this camp, be aware that even the lower letter grades in this…

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Liberty Bell Games 2021

Posted on July 16, 2021

The Liberty Bell Games were held June 5-6th at the Ice Vault in Wayne, NJ. We were able to stream the tournament and compile the following report of top performers. There were two teams in the 2007 age group and six teams in the 2003-2006 age group. You will find both age groups in this…

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585 PIP Showcase

Posted on June 30, 2021

Premier Ice Prospects hosted the 585 PIP Showcase at Bill Grays Regional Ice Plex in Rochester, NY June 18-June 20. This is the first in a series of development and exposure opportunities in the summer. This premier PIP event consisted of two ice sessions Friday, one skill and one team practice. Saturday and Sunday consisted…

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CCM High-Performance Girls Festival

Posted on June 29, 2021

Neutral Zone had one scout in attendance for the Massachusetts Hockey 2021 CCM High-Performance Girls Festival, taking place in Marlborough at the New England Sports Center. This showcase played out over the weekend of Friday, June 4th to Sunday, June 6th, and proved to be a great success! The CCM-branded festival offered professional, custom skate…

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Battle of Boston 2021: U17 Division

Posted on June 28, 2021

Battle of Boston had 13 teams and we got to see an abundance of very good talent all weekend. We were able to see every team at least once and see what they all had to showcase. We compiled a list of the girls we thought stood out the most each and every game. Some…

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