NAHL Top Prospects Ranked 1-35

Posted on February 7, 2024

Neutral Zone had two scouts in attendance at the annual NAHL Top Prospects event in Pittsburgh. We ranked uncommitted prospects based on their play at this event. Other players could play Division I hockey, but we chose players with the most diverse games that stood out at this event for this list. This ranking was…

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NAHL Three Game Report: 39 Standout Players Evaluated

Posted on December 22, 2023

Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance for three NAHL games between December 12th and 15th 2023. The three games we were able to have scouts in attendance for were; Danbury @ Northeast on December 12th, Philadelphia @ New Jersey on December 12th, and Kenai River @ Janesville on December 15th. All player’s evaluations are based…

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NAHL Three Game Report: 38 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 5, 2023

Neutral Zone scouts were in attendance for three NAHL games during November that have been compiled here. The games we were able to evaluate are the following; Chippewa @ Kenai River on November 12th, Northeast @ Rochester on November 17th, and North Iowa @ Saint Cloud on November 22nd. All players are evaluated on solely…

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NAHL Four Game Report: 44 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 5, 2023

One of our scouts at Neutral Zone was able to attend four NAHL games during the month of November. The scout in question was able to attend the following games: Minot @ Aberdeen on November 3rd, Janesville @ Springfield on November 17th, Chippewa @ Fairbanks on November 18th, and Wisconsin @ Minnesota on November 18th….

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Monday Movers: Week #1

Posted on October 2, 2023

In a new free feature, NZ scouting staff will be submitting 1-3 players each Monday who are on the rise; either in their star rating, league/national or draft ranking or simply a player who has shown improvement in their overall game. Our first week we are going to focus on junior hockey after our scouts…

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NAHL Robertson Cup: Austin Bruins vs Oklahoma Warriors

Posted on May 30, 2023

It was a terrific turnout for a championship game with the Oklahoma Warriors scoring with under four minutes left in the game to take the victory. This game had back-and-forth scoring both even strength and on the power play that made it extra captivating to watch. Austin Bruins Matthew Desiderio #2 (D, L, 6’4″, 222,…

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NAHL Robertson Cup Two Game Report: 24 Players Evaluated

Posted on May 23, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for two NAHL Robertson Cup Championship matchups on May 19th, 2023. The first matchup was between the Austin Bruins and the Maryland Black Bears, and the second was a matchup between the Minnesota Wilderness and the Oklahoma Warriors. Austin Bruins vs Maryland Black Bears A deciding win from start to…

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NAHL Playoffs: Austin Bruins vs St. Cloud Norsemen: 12 Standout Players

Posted on May 16, 2023

Special teams were the clear deciding factor in tonight’s game. After a scoreless first period, the Austin Bruins scored four power-play goals in a row as well as just being on the power-play multiple more times. This meant puck control and ultimately control over the game itself. Austin Bruins Matthew Desiderio #2 (D, L, 6’4″,…

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NAHL Maryland Black Bears vs Northeast Generals: 12 Players Evaluated

Posted on May 1, 2023

Tonight was a low-scoring, high-energy game. Both teams showed up and put on consistent scoring chances making the game a track meet up and down the ice. The Black Bears were able to come away with the victory with a go-ahead goal midway through the third period sealing the deal as they would come away…

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NAHL Minot Minotauros vs Austin Bruins: 12 Players Evaluated

Posted on April 26, 2023

As the last game of the year before playoffs, these two teams are at the top of their standings. This game is a pre-match as to what we might see in the upcoming playoffs, which is exactly what happened. A low-scoring and defensive-style game where chances were hard to come by. Both goalies were incredible…

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