MJHL/SJHL Prairie Showcase: 76 Players Evaluated

Posted on February 14, 2024

Neutral Zone evaluated the MJHL/SJHL Showcase where the SJHL ended up grabbing victories in 5 of the 6 games over the 2-day period. There was a ton of high-quality play on display from all teams involved with the stars coming out to shine. Players did well to make this report. MJHL 18U White Nathan Brown…

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MJHL Playoffs Virden vs Steinbach

Posted on April 25, 2023

On April 22 at the TG Smith Center, the home team grabbed a 4-0 win over the Virden Oil Capitals. Noah Szabo netted two goals for the Steinbach Pistons and Dominik Wasik made 28 saves for the shutout. Below are players that stood out in our viewing. Joey Bielik #10 (F, R, 5’7″, 140, Virden…

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MJHL Playoffs: Steinbach Pistons vs Swan Valley Stampeders

Posted on April 17, 2023

This game was an absolute thriller that needed two periods of overtime to decide a winner with Steinbachs’ Dawson Milliken sealing the victory for the Pistons. A come-from-behind victory with the Pistons scoring three unanswered goals after trailing 2-0 halfway through the second period. Steinbach Pistons Ethan Johnson #6 (D, L, 6’1″, 174, Steinbach Pistons,…

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MJHL: Winkler vs Niverville

Posted on March 21, 2023

Played on March 19th in Niverville. A hard fought game between two teams who have gone back and forth this year with who gets the best of each other. Tied game late into the third period after each team was able to come back on the other, until a power play chance broke the Winkler…

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MJHL: Winnipeg vs Swan Valley

Posted on March 3, 2023

Game was played on February 24th in Swan River. A close and up and down scoring game. Scoring three unanswered goals in the first period and going down five to one, it looked like the Freeze were going to run away with the game. Minute by minute and taking advantage of every opportunity the Stampeders…

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MJHL: Dauphin vs Steinbach

Posted on February 21, 2023

One of more incredible comebacks of the year, took place on February 18th in Steinbach.. With Dauphin going down by two goals early in the third, they were able to rally back and score a total of 4 goals in the third period to secure the victory. This win was a complete team effort for…

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MJHL: Steinbach vs Winkler

Posted on February 13, 2023

Steinbach Pistons vs Winkler Flyers on February 8th, 2023. A back-and-forth game that saw two evenly matched teams go down to the wire. Winkler was unable to complete the comeback as they fell one goal short by a final score of 3-2 in favor of Steinbach. Noah Szabo #4 (D, R, 6’0″, 183, Steinbach Pistons,…

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MJHL: OCN vs Virden

Posted on February 10, 2023

NZ took in a game between Virden and OCN in Virden on February 4th. It was a low scoring affair in where the Virden Oil Capitals were able to break the tie with just under two minutes left in the game. It was a track meet up and down the ice with very little entertainment…

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MJHL/SJHL Showcase: Top 62

Posted on February 5, 2023

NZ covered a Showcase event in Winnipeg, Manitoba from January 31 to February 1 with players from both the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. There were three teams from each league and below are evaluations on 62 players who stood out. Grades are for this event only. Warren Clark #2…

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MJHL: Steinbach vs Winnipeg

Posted on January 30, 2023

NZ evaluated an MJHL game on January 27th as Steinbach played at Winnipeg. Below are 12 evaluations on players we felt stood out. Grades are for this game only. A solid defensive and low scoring hockey game where the goalies were able to show off their worth. Full team effort by the Pistons to pull…

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