MJHL Power Rankings – Week 1

  1. Virden Oil Capitals (2-0-0) (Last week: NR) – A strong start to the year for the Virden Oil Capitals who beat the Dauphin Kings twice over the weekend. They’ll look to keep the ball rolling with four games this week.
    Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Tuesday, vs. Winnipeg on Thursday, vs. Swan Valley on Friday & @ Portage on Sunday
  2. Portage Terriers (2-0-0) (Last week: NR) – Portage outscored their opponent, the Winnipeg Blues, 10-2 over the weekend including a 4-0 shut out to kick off the season on Friday. The Terriers are currently in the midst of a four game home stand.
    Schedule this week: Steinbach on Wednesday, vs. Neepawa on Saturday & vs. Virden on Sunday
  3. Steinbach Pistons (2-0-0) (Last week: NR) – The Pistons were another team to sweep their home-and-home series over the weekend, taking out the Selkirk Steelers 4-2 and 8-3.
    Schedule this week: @ Portage on Wednesday, vs. Dauphin on Friday & vs. OCN on Sunday
  4. Neepawa Natives (2-0-0) (Last week: NR) – After their finish to the 2016-17 season and playoffs many probably aren’t too surprised that the Neepawa Natives are off to a good start this year. They took out the Winkler Flyers twice and should be a fun team to watch this year.
    Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Wednesday & @ Portage on Saturday
  5. OCN Blizzard (2-0-0) (Last week: NR) – A couple close games over the weekend saw the OCN Blizzard come out on top twice to stay undefeated early in the regular season. After hosting Dauphin on Tuesday the Blizz hit the road for three straight this week.
    Schedule this week: Dauphin on Tuesday, @ Selkirk on Friday and Saturday & @ Steinbach on Sunday
  6. Swan Valley Stampeders (0-0-1) (Last week: NR) – The Swan Valley Stampeders took part in just one game this past weekend and were able to squeeze a point out of the OCN Blizzard.
    Schedule this week: @ Virden on Friday & @ Wayway on Sunday
  7. Waywayseecappo Wolverines (0-1-0) (Last week: NR) – The Wolverines also had just one game over the weekend in OCN, but unlike the Stampeders they couldn’t get the contest to overtime in a tight 2-1 loss to the Blizzard.
    Schedule this week: Virden on Tuesday, vs. Neepawa on Wednesday, @ Winkler on Friday & vs. Swan Valley on Sunday
  8. Winkler Flyers (0-2-0) (Last week: NR) – After a couple two goal losses to the Neepawa Natives over the weekend the Winkler Flyers will try to find their footing on home ice when they continue a four game home stand this week.
    Schedule this week: Winnipeg on Tuesday, vs. Wayway on Friday, vs. Dauphin on Saturday & @ Winnipeg on Sunday
  9. Selkirk Steelers (0-2-0) (Last week: NR) – Selkirk was outscored 12-5 in their first two games of the campaign against the Pistons. After two straight against Steinbach the Steelers now get set for two straight against OCN later in the week.
    Schedule this week: OCN on Friday and Saturday
  10. Winnipeg Blues (0-2-0) (Last week: NR) – The Winnipeg Blues will try to rebound from a couple losses to the Portage Terriers when they continue a three game road swing this week.
    Schedule this week: @ Winkler on Tuesday, @ Virden on Thursday & vs. Winkler on Sunday
  11. Dauphin Kings (0-2-0) (Last week: NR) – The Dauphin Kings season got off to a tough start on Friday with a 10-3 loss to Virden. The club somewhat rebounded at their home opener on Saturday but still couldn’t get by the Oil Capitals in a 6-4 loss at Credit Union Place.
    Schedule this week: @ OCN on Tuesday, @ Steinbach on Friday & @ Winkler on Saturday