Neutral Zone Combine Set for Dec. 29

Posted on November 23, 2020

Neutral Zone, LLC has partnered with Mark Fitzgerald and Elite Training Systems and Sports Testing, Inc. to launch a series of Combing Testing Clinics for elite hockey players. The first event will be held on Dec. 29 at the University of Guelph. “The concept of the combine is to provide the athlete with a snapshot…

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Brittany Hart Named New Director of Social Media and Communications

Posted on June 9, 2019

The Neutral Zone Family is pleased to announce the hiring of Brittany Hart as the Director of Social Media and Communications. Ms. Hart holds a Strategic Communications Degree from Bridgewater St. Brittany comes to Neutral Zone with two years of experience in Tier 3 Junior Hockey with the EHL (Eastern Hockey League). In her two…

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U16 Atlantic Roundup: LI Royals, Virtua, Titans, Penguins, Rockets, PAL

Posted on November 16, 2016

LI Royals @ Virtua U16; Virtua wins 15-0; October 15, 2016 Forwards A Kyle Knight (R, 6’, 170 lbs, ‘00, Virtua) Knight was at his sniping best….4-4-8! He is a pure shooter. He has an excellent wrist shot and is placing shots better whereas he used to just fire high. Max Kouznetsov (L, 5’10’, 170lbs,…

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OJHL Team Report: Markham Royals

Posted on October 10, 2016

  Forwards B+ #19 Hudson Michaelis (5-11/193, Markham Royals, ’96) Good puck handler.  Solid face off man.  Wins more than his share of face offs and is responsible on those he does not win.  Drives net well.  More of a power forward.  Pays attention to detail in all aspects of his game.  Solid two-way serviceable…

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EHL Bedford Showcase

Posted on September 26, 2016

Neutral Zone attended the EHL Showcase in Bedford on Sunday, September 25th and watched four match ups (Valley Warriors vs NJ Rockets; Boston Bandits vs Philadelphia Little Flyers; Walpole Express vs. Philadelphia Jr Flyers; and East Coast Wizards vs Philadelphia Revolution).   After watching the day of games, the following players had good showings. Many…

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Samantha Smigliani Commits to Colgate for 2019

Posted on September 2, 2016

California Wave standout and current 10th grader, Samantha Smigliani, recently committed to Colgate University (2019). Neutral Zone has had an opportunity to watch Samantha throughout the year, including at the Stoney Creek Midget Tournament. Samantha caught our eye, and certainly others, as she earned an invitation to the U18 Player Development Camp in St. Cloud, MN….

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Rush Showcase Review & Scouting Report

Posted on June 16, 2016

  Neutral Zone’s women’s scouting staff made it to the Rush Showcase in Brampton, Ontario over the weekend of June 5 – 8, marking the start of the summer scouting season. The Rush Showcase is the first major event in women’s amateur hockey to occur after the May “dead period” where NCAA Division 1 schools…

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