U19/ Junior

Top 50 Uncommitted Prospects: PWHL

Posted on January 15, 2021

In the midst of this pandemic with so many games and rinks being shut down, Neutral Zone is taking a look back at the 2019-2020 season to bring you the top uncommitted players from last season. The college recruiting process is a tough one, with a large talent pool, and few roster spots. Everyone is…

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UVM picks up Lewis for 2022

Posted on December 11, 2020

Kaylee Lewis (Dallas Stars U19, F, 2022) to University of Vermont Kaylee Lewis is from Mckinney, TX and has played for the Dallas Stars Elite since she was a U14 player. The 5’7” left-shot forward is now a member of the U19 team and announced today, December 11th, 2020, her commitment to the University of…

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Durham West Jr. vs Whitby Jr.

Posted on December 8, 2020

Neutral  Zone caught up with some Canadian hockey, watching Durham West play Whitby from November 22nd. The teams played 4 v 4 and cleared the zone rather than relying on whistles. The stream was good quality and it was easy to follow numbers on both teams. We found the level of play to be high and…

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NIT U19 2020

Posted on December 1, 2020

From October 15-18th, Neutral Zone attended the NIT held in Minnesota.  Teams from across the United States competed in the U16 and U19 divisions. The following report evaluates 40 of the top U19 players that were scouted. Players are in no particular order beneath their respective letter grades.   A Kirsten Simms #27 (Honeybaked U19, F, 2022,…

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Gallant to St. Mary’s University

Posted on November 23, 2020

Kate Gallant (Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins, F, 2021) to St. Mary’s University Gallant is an ’02 who will play for the Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins this season. Gallant played for the Durham west Jr. Lightning for the past 3 seasons where she accumulated 7 scouting reports from Neutral Zone. She is from Whitby, Ontario but will be…

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Ridley College vs Niagara Falls Nov. 18th, 2020

Posted on November 20, 2020

On November 18th, 2020 Ridley College played an exhibition game against Niagara Falls. The game was played in two-25 minute halves with penalty shots and zone clears instead of whistles and faceoffs. Neutral Zone was able to scout the game virtually through Ridley’s stream. The interesting rules kept the play moving and decreased the face-to-face…

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Carleton University picks up Lanie Guimond for the 2021 season

Posted on November 16, 2020

Lanie Guimond (Barrie Jr. Sharks, F, 2021) to Carleton University Guimond is a 5’7” left shot forward who has been on Neutral Zone’s radar for the last 2 years. She is from Kirkland Lake, Ontario where she played for the North Bay Ice Boltz as a Midget AA player before making the transition to Junior…

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Sarah Waszkielewicz commits to Lindenwood

Posted on November 10, 2020

Sarah Waszkielewicz (Buffalo Bisons U16, D, 2022) to Lindenwood University. Waszkielewicz is a New York native with great size and presence on the ice. She is 5’11” which gives her great reach and power as a defensemen. Waszkielewicz was later to show up on Neutral Zone’s radar, first scouted at Tier 1 Nationals in 2019…

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Upper Midwest Hockey League: U19

Posted on November 4, 2020

The Upper Midwest HS Elite League provides top U16 and U19 players with high level competition before the Minnesota high school season. The games are held at a variety of arenas and included some out of state teams as well. The following is a report of the top performers from the U19 games that Neutral Zone was in attendance….

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NAHA Labor Day Tournament U19 2020

Posted on September 14, 2020

The 20th annual NAHA Labor Day Tournament was held in Connecticut from September 4th through the 6th. Neutral Zone had several scouts in attendance to cover all three divisions. The following is a report from the U19 division. Players are graded within their position and listed in no particular order beneath their respective letter grades….

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