Scouting Reports

NAHL Playoffs: Four Games – 48 Player Evaluations

Posted on May 31, 2024

Neutral Zone viewed four NAHL playoff games including Anchorage Wolverines @ Lone Star Brahmas on May 17, 2024, Maryland Black Bears @ Minot Minotauros on May 17, 2024, Lone Star Brahmas @ Anchorage Wolverines on May 18, 2024, and Minot Minotauros @ Maryland Black Bears on May 18, 2024. Each player below has been given…

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OMHA U15 AAA Finals – 44 Players Evaluated

Posted on May 31, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the OMHA U15 AAA Finals in Kingston, Ontario from March 29, 2024, to March 31, 2024. The Quinte Red Devils came away with the Championship after playing strong throughout the round-robin and playoff rounds. Their season concluded following a 4-1 win over the Oakville Rangers in the finals, their…

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Telus Cup National U18 Championship – 51 Player Evaluations

Posted on May 30, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Telus Cup National U18 Championship in Sydney, Nova Scotia from April 22 to April 24, 2024. The Magog Cantonniers team displayed an impressive performance, winning all seven of their games and defeating the Brandon Wheat Kings in the final to earn their second national championship. In a close…

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Mass Festival Final 40 Camp: 20+ 2009 Notables

Posted on May 29, 2024

In mid-May, many local scouts and talent evaluators descended on New England Sports Center in Marlboro, MA to catch the Final 40 Camp of the Massachusetts region. This Camp would determine who would advance to USA Hockey National Camp in Amherst, NY, and for the 2009 age group, which additional players would advance to the…

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QMJHL Draft Final Rankings: Top 288

Posted on May 28, 2024

After a season of scouting the top prospects across Quebec, Atlantic Canada as well as the United States and Ontario the NZ scouting staff has released the QMJHL Draft Final Rankings. This is a Canadian-Only list; as the QMJHL US Draft Rankings will be released later this week. The QMJHL Draft staff is led by…

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Chevrolet Cup U17 – 73 Player Evaluations

Posted on May 28, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Chevrolet Cup U17 in Trois-Rivieres, QC from April 18-April 21, 2024. This tournament was played on Olympic-sized ice which affected the pace of play. Each player below has been given a grade based solely on their performance at this event and not an overall indication of the players’…

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2024 New England Select 16 and 17 Camp Top 100

Posted on May 28, 2024

One of USA Hockey’s earliest Select Camps to decide which players would attend National Camp took place in late April at New England Sports Village in North Attleboro, MA. The 13 and 14 top players selected from each age group would move on to National Camp in Amherst, NY in late June and early July….

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PH International Cup 2009’s: 100 Players Evaluated

Posted on May 28, 2024

Neutral Zone attended the Play Hockey International Cup 2009’s held in Nashville, TN the opening weekend in May. After a long weekend with a ton of quality games team JPHL faced off against Team Sweden with two undefeated teams going to battle. Backstopped by tremendous goaltending from Colton Bush, JPHL was able to skate to…

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OHL Cup U14 AAA – 61 Players Evaluated

Posted on May 23, 2024

Neutral Zone attended the U14 AAA OHL Cup in Kingston, ON from April 19-April 21, 2024. After winning all three of their round-robin games, the Markham Majors U14 AAA continued their impressive play into the finals, winning the quarter-final game 6-1 and the semi-final game 8-1. It was a much tougher matchup in the final…

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Minnesota CCM Boys High-Performance Final 54

Posted on May 23, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Minnesota High-Performance Final 54’s in Plymouth, Minnesota, from April 26-28. The following are reports on all 54 U17 players that participated in the event. These players are considered among the elite in this age group in Minnesota, and these teams were made based on their performance at the High-Performance Spring Festival. Each player below…

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