NAPHL T1ER 15U Dixon Cup Championship: 48 Players Evaluated

Posted on March 21, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the NAPHL T1ER 15U Dixon Cup Championship held in metro-Detroit 2/16/24 – 2/19/24. Madison defeated Esmark 7-4 in the Championship game. Players did well to make this report. These player evaluations and grades are based solely on this tournament. CarShield Desmond Allman #22 (D, R, 6’1″, 155, CarShield U15,…

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2024 Pacific District Championships 15’s: 50 Players Evaluated

Posted on March 21, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance at the 2024 15O Pacific District Championships, held at the Kraken Community IcePlex in Seattle, Washington. This tournament featured four teams, Anaheim Jr. Ducks 15s, Los Angeles Jr. Kings 15s, San Jose Jr. Sharks 15s, and Team Alaska 15s. The Los Angeles Jr. Kings 15s walked away victorious with a…

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Detroit HoneyBaked Invitational 15’s: 81 Players Evaluated

Posted on February 12, 2024

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Honeybaked Invitational 15’s with some of the top teams in the country going to battle. High-quality hockey was on full display, with the Seacoast Spartans defeating Shattuck in the championship game. Below are the top performers from the showcase. Chicago Mission U15 Abe Barnett #13 (D, L, 6’0″,…

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Battle for the Blue OX Top 187

Posted on December 21, 2023

Neutral Zone scouted the 2023 Bantam Battle for the Blue OX in Moorhead, MN. Moorhead beat Stillwater in overtime to repeat as Champions. The play was excellent and players ages ranged from 2008 to 2010. A few players will play Minnesota or North Dakota varsity hockey this year. Grades are for this event and players…

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MAHA U15 Showcase 2023: 61 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 14, 2023

Neutral Zone evaluated the MAHA December Showcase for the U15 division held December 8th-10th at the Buffalo Wild Wings Arena. Little Caesars and Honeybaked came out the victors, widening their lead as the top frontrunners of the league but there was quality hockey played from top to bottom with elite talent on display. Below are…

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Quebec U15 Three Game Report: 32 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 4, 2023

Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance for three Quebec U15 games at the end of October. The games we were able to see were: Montreal Nationals U15 @ College Francais Rive-Sud U15 on October 22nd, Maurice Estacades U15 @ Pointe-Levy Corsaires U15 on October 28th, and Est-du-Quebec Albatros U15 @ Quebec Blizzard U15 on October…

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Boston Exposure Cup 2008’s: 89 Players Evaluated

Posted on November 13, 2023

Highly competitive 2008 age group playing for a championship in both the Elite and AAA divisions. Neutral Zone had a scout present for the entire tournament, where we were able to see and evaluate 90 of the attending players who stood out from the pack. Anaheim Jr. Ducks 15’s Tristan Chen #5 (C, L, 5’7″,…

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Music City Fall Showcase 14U, 15’s, and 16U; 106 Players Evaluated

Posted on October 12, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance in Nashville, Tennessee for three age groups to take part in the Music City Fall Showcase where we got to see 106 total players across the three age groups. Below, find all three of these age group reports in order below. Music City Fall Showcase 14U; 32 Players Evaluated Neutral…

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Minnesota Blades Showcase 15’s: Top 50

Posted on October 3, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the Minnesota Blades Fall Showcase that took place from September 13th through the 17th. This report will focus on the 15O level. The following are the top 50 standouts from the showcase. The competition was exceptional, and the players listed did extremely well to make the report. Anaheim Jr….

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BCEHL U15 AAA Fall Showcase 2023: 93 Players Evaluated

Posted on October 1, 2023

The BCEHL U15 Showcase was played at Langley Twin Rinks in Langley, BC. This is the beginning of the regular season for the majority of teams and while the players may be just getting their feet under them, the tournament had plenty of close games and some talent that emerged from the rest. Cariboo Cougars…

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