GTHL U18 Three Game Report: 26 Players Evaluated

Posted on February 23, 2024

Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance for three games in the GTHL 18’s league from January 30th to February 18th where we were able to get 26 player evaluations. See each report below sorted by game date, team, and last name. All evaluations are based solely on the performances of the individual games evaluated. Mississauga…

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OMHA 18 Barrie @ Markham Waxers: 12 Players Evaluated

Posted on February 21, 2024

Tonight was a typical game between two relatively evenly matched teams in the U18 AAA OMHA league. The best hockey is mostly played until the players lose control of their emotional balance and then anything can happen. For the most part, the visiting team from Barrie was getting some good goaltending and was able to…

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NB/PEI U18 Northern Moose @ Fredericton Caps: 13 Standout Players

Posted on January 16, 2024

On January 7, 2023, Neutral Zone was in attendance in Fredericton, NB as the Caps hosted the Northern Moose. This was a very hard-fought game from both sides. The game went into OT with the Caps scoring the winner, only for it to be overturned due to goaltender interference. The Moose then scored the winner…

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Alliance U18 Two Game Report: 18 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 19, 2023

Neutral Zone was able to observe two games in the Alliance U18 in early December of 2023 where we were able to see 18 standout players. The two games we were able to see were Lambton Jr Sting U18 @ Kitchener Jr Rangers U18 on December 7th, and Brantford 99ers U18 @ Kitchener Jr Rangers…

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Quebec U18 Two Game Report: 21 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 13, 2023

Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance for two QuU18 games in the first three days of December 2023, where we got to see 21 standout players for evaluation. The games in question were Magog @ Chateauguay on December 1st, and Lac St-Louis @ Magog on December 3rd. All players are evaluated based on the individual…

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QuU18 November Report: 82 Players Evaluated

Posted on December 8, 2023

Neutral Zone had scouts in attendance for multiple QuU18 games throughout the month of November with scouts attending games throughout the month. This report covers the following games: St-Francois @ Charles-Lemoyne on November 5th, Charles-Lemoyne @ Levis on November 10th, Notre-Dame @ St-Hyacinthe on November 11th, Lac St-Louis @ Charles-Lemoyne on November 15th, Gatineau @…

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NAPHL T1ER October Showcase U18: 116 Players Evaluated

Posted on November 25, 2023

Neutral Zone attended the NA1HL Showcase in Blaine, Minnesota October 13-16 and watched the U18 Divisions. NAHL scouts were there with Tenders in hand as the teams played four games. This report contains players that stood out when we watched. We left some teams off as we either didn’t have enough viewing time or, more…

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QuU18 Five Game Report: 45 Players Evaluated

Posted on November 10, 2023

Neutral Zone was in attendance for five games in the back half of October in the QuU18, where we were able to pick out 45 standout players. The games we were able to attend during this time were; Lac St-Louis @ Notre-Dame on October 20th, St-Hyacinthe @ Chateauguay on October 20th, Jonquiere @ St-Fracois on…

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Nova Scotia U18 October (1-15th): Top 39

Posted on October 24, 2023

NZ scouts were in attendance for four games in the Nova Scotia U18 league for the first half of October. The games were the following: Halifax at Cole Harbour; Valley at Dartmouth; Cole Harbour at Valley and Sydney at Cole Harbour. The evaluations and grades below are based solely on these individual games and are…

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Illinois Jamboree 18U: 49 Players Evaluated

Posted on October 14, 2023

Neutral Zone observed the AHAI Tier 1 Illinois Midget Hockey Jamboree being held at Arctic Ice Arena in Orland Park, IL on September 29th – October 1st, 2023. The Chicago Mission and Chicago Fury went 2-1-1, Windy City 2-2, Team Illinois, and the Chicago Reapers went 1-2-1. Chicago Fury 18U Tyler Alfano #16 (D, R,…

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