PIP Buckeye Girls Fest Showcase: U14

Posted on February 1, 2021

From January 15th-17th, Neutral Zone was scouting the PIP Buckeyes Girls Fest Showcase via LiveBarn. The showcase was held at the OhioHealth Chiller in Columbus, OH and featured U14, U16, and U19 Divisions. Neutral Zone will be publishing reports on all 3 Divisions. The stream from Rink 2 proved too difficult to see numbers as…

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CCM Dallas: U19

Posted on January 28, 2021

Neutral Zone streamed the U19 Division of the CCM Windy City Tournament held in Dallas, TX. The tournament hosted 6-U19 teams including Mejier, Milwaukee Jr. Admirals, Team Illinois, St. Louis Lady Blues, Dallas Stars, and Madison Capitols. Below is a report of the top performers from the event. Players are in no particular order beneath…

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Top 40+ Uncommitted Prospects: New England Prep

Posted on January 8, 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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Emma Conner to join Gophers next season

Posted on November 6, 2020

Emma Conner (Edina High School, F, 2021) to University of Minnesota. In late October, Neutral Zone learned of Conner’s commitment to the University of Minnesota. Conner was originally committed to Penn State but made the switch to the Gophers after promising junior season at Edina HS, a powerhouse program in Minnesota. Conner is an exceptional…

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Gary Roberts Training Has A Special Offer For Neutral Zone Readers

Posted on May 26, 2020

Over the coming weeks Neutral Zone readers will gain valuable training insights from one of hockey’s premier athlete development coaches and former NHL player – Gary Roberts. Roberts will contribute more information to Neutral Zone readers. Click here to access Gary’s at-home training programs delivered on the Gary Roberts training app. Neutral Zone readers earn 10% discount…

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Toronto Aeros Holiday Classic: Bantam

Posted on March 25, 2020

Neutral Zone rang in the New Year by spending the weekend of January 3rd to 5th at Canlan Ice Sports – York to scout the Toronto Aeros Holiday Classic. The event provided an opportunity for Bantam, Midget, and Junior teams from Canada and the United States to get back on the ice after the holiday…

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MNHS Class of 2020 Rank: Dec. 2019

Posted on January 30, 2020

The following is a ranking from the Minnesota High School League for Neutral Zone’s coverage in December. As the season continues, this list will grow and change with increased coverage. This list presents 2020 graduation year players in a specific numbered order. Lily Delianedis #7 (Blake School, F, 2020, Cornell): Shifty with quick hands, Delianedis…

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Lightning Thanksgiving Tournament

Posted on December 12, 2019

Neutral Zone scouts were in Grand Rapids, Minnesota on the 29th and 30th of November to attend the Lightning Tournament. The annual Thanksgiving holiday tournament featured the host Grand Rapids/Greenway as well as Blaine, Hibbing/Chisholm, and White Bear Lake. The following is a report of 13 top performers from the weekend’s festivities. Players are in…

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Atlantic Challenge Cup U16

Posted on November 27, 2019

The Atlantic Challenge Cup was held in Moncton, New Brunswick from October 11th to the 14th. In what has become a Canadian Thanksgiving tradition, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island assembled their best players at the U16 and U18 level for the four day event. Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance at…

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Upper Midwest HS Fall Elite League September Report

Posted on October 16, 2019

The Upper Midwest HS Elite League provides top U16 and U19 players with high level competition before the Minnesota high school season kicks off. All participating teams were evaluated multiple times by at least two Neutral Zone scouts. The following is a report of the top performers from league play during the month of September….

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