Neutral Zone updated its star rankings for 2002-born players last week. Zach Bookman was upgraded to a 4-star recruit. The 2022 defenseman was ranked No. 39 among all 2002-born players by Neutral Zone in their top-300 rankings. Other Merrimack recruits listed in the top-300 included Frank Djurasevic (No. 59), Nikita Borodayenko (No. 68), Luke Weilandt (No. 121), and Liam Cavan (No. 258).