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Minnesota15A – Regional Tournament – 2024

Posted on May 24, 2024

The 15A regional tournaments took place the first weekend of March and were held at three different locations throughout Minnesota. Including Duluth, Woodbury and St. Cloud. The teams fought for their trip to the State Tourney. The following are some of the standouts over the course of the weekend. Our scouting report from the State…

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Esso Cup 2024

Posted on May 22, 2024

From April 21st-27th, 2024, Neutral Zone had multiple scouts watching Esso Cup. This particular event was scouted on video. The Thompson-Okanagan Lakers hosted Regina Rebels, Edmonton Jr. Oilers, North York Storm, L’Interpide de l’Outaouais, and Northern Subway Selects. Regina edged North York in the Championship game, earning a 2-1 win. Players are listed in descending…

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January Commitments: Two 3.75 Star Players Highlight

Posted on February 14, 2024

January’s Commit list is a short one, as NCAA and Usport Universities are nearing a full roster. But rest assured, many are still holding a few spots open to see what the rest of the season may bring them. This month is highlighted by a couple of 3 ¾ stars as well as a French…

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December Commits: Six European Players Highlight this Month’s College Commitments

Posted on January 29, 2024

December’s Commit list is very international and is highlighted by 11 Canadian players, 6 European players, and 5 Americans. The European players are a sign that the game is growing overseas, as seen by the results of this year’s IIHF U18 World Championships. Amongst those six European players are a plethora of medals, championships, and…

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The Landscape of Women’s Pro Hockey

Posted on January 12, 2024

It has now been a week since puck drop on a new era of women’s professional hockey. And to tell the truth, it’s been an exciting week.  On January 1st, 2024, the inaugural game for the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) was played between Toronto and New York in front of a sellout crowd of…

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Top 40: Philadelphia Jr. Flyers at Pittsburgh Pens Elite U19 (one game) and U16 (2 games)

Posted on February 13, 2023

(U19 Game) December 10th the Pens Elite and Junior Flyers faceoff at the Pens Elite home is in Cranberry, Pa and Neutral Zone was in attendance. While the Junior Flyers heavily out played the Pens and more than doubled them in shots, the Pens Elite netminder stood on her head to give her team a…

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Atlantic Challenge Cup- U18 Division – 2022

Posted on January 24, 2023

Over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, October 7-10th, 2022, Neutral Zone was in Moncton, NB to scout the Atlantic Challenge Cup (ACC). The tournament runs every year, hosting the provincial U16 and U18 female teams from each of the Atlantic provinces, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The tournament also hosts…

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NE Prep Holiday Tournament Schedule 2022-23

Posted on December 6, 2022

We will continue to update this schedule as needed. Don’t see your event? – email clint@neutralzone.net Cushing – Edward G. Watkins Girls Invitational (Dec. 15-17) GameTimeTeamsRinkThursday, December 1512/15/20222:30 PMBerkshire vs New HamptonCushing12/15/20224:20 PMCushing vs Worcester Acad.Cushing12/15/20226:10 PMDeerfield vs MillbrookCushing12/15/20228:00 PMProctor vs WinchendonCushingFriday, December 1612/16/20228:00 AMProctor vs BerkshireCushing12/16/20229:50 AMCushing vs MillbrookCushing12/16/202211:40 AMWinchendon vs New HamptonCushing12/16/20221:30 PMWorcester…

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Minnesota Elite League – 2022

Posted on December 1, 2022

Every season, Neutral Zone covers the Elite League in Minnesota to get an early look at the state’s talent before the High School season begins. The league also serves as a great chance to evaluate how teams and players, from other regions, stack up against the Minnesota players. The following is a report from our…

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2022 Chowder Cup College Prospects U19/U16

Posted on August 24, 2022

June 10-12, scouting took place at Foxboro Sports Center and Canton Ice House.  This event had two age brackets, U14/U16 Next Generation (NG) which is a separate report.  Included in this report is a wide range of players ages, birth year noted as information was provided.  Neutral Zone makes every effort to get accurate information,…

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