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CCM 68: All Skaters Evaluated

Posted on August 31, 2021

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance at the girls CCM 68 Invite run by 200×85. We watched all three games and some practices and wrote evaluations on every skater at the event. Goalies will have to wait. These players are carefully chosen by the Staff at 200×85 and the talent level and play was…

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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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PIP Labor Day Girls Fest 2021: U14

Posted on October 12, 2021

Neutral Zone spent Labor Day weekend in Pittsburgh, PA to scout 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…

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Tier 2 USA Hockey Nationals 2021

Posted on September 13, 2021

Neutral Zone covered the 2021 Tier 2 nationals that took place in Denver, Colorado. Below is a list of players from the 14U division. Congratulations to Detroit Honeybaked for winning the 1A division and Assabet Valley for winning the 2A division. The following is a list of the top performers from this event. Players are…

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Dawg Daze of Summer

Posted on September 13, 2021

We visited the Dawg Daze of Summer tournament in Connecticut. We were able to see games all day on Saturday at the Northford Ice Pavilion. We focused on the U19 division only this weekend and saw a lot of good talented players. There were teams from all over the country, the diversity of teams was…

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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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CCM 68 Standouts on Day One

Posted on August 14, 2021

Below is a list of 20 young women we felt stood out yesterday during the two games of Day One of the CCM Invite in Chicago, IL. It is not necessarily the 20 best, but players who caught our eyes for various reasons. We had two scouts in the rink for the entirety of the…

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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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