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Northstar’s Focus on Spirituality Lifts Up Their Hockey

Posted on January 27, 2022

In 2008, Rick Randazzo and his wife, Shannon, launched the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. FCA Hockey ran numerous summer camps and put together teams that would compete in summer tournaments across the country. One summer out in Boston at the Chowder Cup, Randazzo had a player, the team’s goalie, approach him. The summer was a…

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FREE: The Behind-The-Scenes MVP in Prep Hockey. Updated

Posted on January 6, 2022

Update from VP Brian Murphy. I was speaking to John Gardner at the Avon Christmas Classic and he was telling me how Ryan Murphy was helping a younger student with some video stuff up top during a game. He then told me Ryan had been admitted to the University of Notre Dame Early Action the…

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The Importance of Hydration For Athletic Performance

Posted on May 22, 2020

The following article was written by Gary Roberts, NHL veteran forward who now owns and operates Gary Roberts Training 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 when applying Neutral Zone promo code NZ10 at…

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Gary Roberts Training Has A Special Offer For Neutral Zone Readers

Posted on May 18, 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…

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NLI Primer: Signing Period Begins Wednesday (Nov. 13)

Posted on November 12, 2019

The National Letter of Intent signing period for men’s and women’s hockey begins on Wednesday (Nov. 13). Verbal commitments across the country will be putting their money where their mouth is — literally — as schools and players lock themselves into agreements and put their commitments on paper. The NLI — which is separate from…

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Neutral Zone Unveils Top-10 NCAA Hockey Recruiting Classes of 2019

Posted on October 29, 2019

For the second time in four years, Boston University had its recruiting class ranked No. 1 by Neutral Zone for the 2019-20 season. Neutral Zone has ranked the top-10 recruiting classes in college hockey since 2016. In the top spot, BU has added 11 players this fall, including three off the U.S. NTDP. “Up front…

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NCAA Commits: Rubin Chooses Princeton

Posted on October 24, 2019

The Princeton Tigers received some good news earlier this week, when 3.5-star defenseman Tyler Rubin announced that he had verbally committed to the program. Rubin is a Wayland, Mass. native who plays for Belmont Hill. The ’03 is playing for the Boston Jr. Eagles U16 team this fall and he was also invited to USA…

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Interview: Chris Aarons Hopes To Turn Championship Season Into College Commitment

Posted on October 15, 2019

Last season, Chris Aarons helped lead the NH Avalanche to an EHL championship and the New York native is hoping to do the same thing this season now that he’s a captain. Aarons came up through the youth system in New York and eventually got the chance to play at Trinity-Pawling. Aarons is hoping to…

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Interview: Regula Makes The Switch to D, Lands at Ohio State

Posted on October 7, 2019

If you asked incoming Ohio State freshman C.J. Regula if he would have been on the Buckeyes roster as a D two years ago, he might have looked at you sideways. That’s because Regula was a forward in the NAHL for the Minnesota Wilderness. He played some defense prior to high school hockey at Cranbrook…

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How The Florida Alliance Are Developing Division I Talent

Posted on September 17, 2019

When it comes to skill development at the Tier I level, no one is doing it like Ryan Brindley, Steve Dubinsky and the Florida Alliance. The Alliance won the 16U Red Division of the 2019 ECC Labor Day Cup earlier this month, beating out the field with a roster that was filled with seven 2004-born…

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