U16/ Midget

2023 NIT 16’s

Posted on December 5, 2023

The following is our scouting report from the U16 Division of the NIT. Players are listed in no particular order beneath their respective letter grades. A+ Mary Derrenbacher #15 (Shattuck St. Mary’s U16, F, 2026) : Derrenbacher is a highly skilled and crafty player. She is quick and unpredictable. Her speed and her knowledge of…

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NAHA Labor Day Tournament 2023 – U16 Division

Posted on November 4, 2023

Labor Day weekend, 2023 hosted season kick-off events, one of which was the NAHA Labor Day Showcase in Boston, MA. The following is our scouting report from the U16 Division. Players are listed under their team name in descending letter grade order. Assabet Lyla Rahn #22 (Cushing Academy, F, 2026): Lyla is a pass first…

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U16 Team Ontario Camp July 2023

Posted on October 9, 2023

Neutral Zone was in Nottawasaga for the Team Ontario U18 and U16 summer camps this July. The following is our scouting report from the U16 division. Players are listed under their team names in descending letter grade order. Black Team Sophia Ismael #55 (Toronto Aeros U18 AA, F, 2026): Her speed allows her to consistently…

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CCM High Performance 15s – Minnesota – 2023

Posted on July 3, 2023

From June 18th-22nd, 2023, St. Olaf College, in Northfield, MN, hosted the CCM High Performance Development Camps. The following is our scouting report from the 15’s event. Players are listed in no particular order beneath their respective letter grades. A+ Haley Box #10 (District 6 – Holy Family, F, 2026): Box can create opportunities and…

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USA Player Development Camp ‘23: PreCamp – ‘06/07 Birth Years

Posted on June 25, 2023

USA Player Development Camps begin today. This year’s 2006/07 birth year invites consists of players from all 12 USA Hockey Districts across they country. USA Hockey reserves a few roster spots at the U18’s camp later next month, for standout invites from the U16/17’s camp. Here are 14 players that have rated as 4 Star…

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Top 40: Philadelphia Jr. Flyers at Pittsburgh Pens Elite U19 (one game) and U16 (2 games)

Posted on February 13, 2023

(U19 Game) December 10th the Pens Elite and Junior Flyers faceoff at the Pens Elite home is in Cranberry, Pa and Neutral Zone was in attendance. While the Junior Flyers heavily out played the Pens and more than doubled them in shots, the Pens Elite netminder stood on her head to give her team a…

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Atlantic Challenge Cup -U16 Division – 2022

Posted on January 12, 2023

Over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, October 7-10th, 2022, Neutral Zone was in Moncton, NB to scout the Atlantic Challenge Cup (ACC). The tournament runs every year, hosting the provincial U16 and U18 female teams from each of the Atlantic provinces, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The tournament also hosts…

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December Commitments: Five NCAA and Eight USports

Posted on January 2, 2023

Maisey Bojarski (★★★★) – Commits to University of Vermont ’24 The excellent skating ability of the Appleton, WI native will be on display for the University of Vermont. She is only one of two ‘24 grads committed in the month of December and the only one committed to an NCAA DI school. The forward from…

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NIT – U16 Division – 2022

Posted on December 2, 2022

Another amazing turnout for the 2022 National Invitational Tournament. With teams flying in from Canada, neighboring states, and as far away as Alaska, every area was represented. Neutral Zone was in attendance to watch and scout all the talent that was showcased. Although not every single game was watched due to the number of teams,…

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USA Canada Cup U16 – Detroit, MI – 2022

Posted on November 29, 2022

Neutral Zone was in attendance in Detroit for the US portion of the USA/Canada Cup tournament. Our scouts concentrated on the U16 and U19 levels of the American teams and the U17 and Junior levels of the Canadian teams. Every game in the showcase pitted an American team against a Canadian team in a battle…

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