|Two wins in three outings last week keep the Steinbach Pistons atop the Power Rankings, they enter this week 11 points ahead of the Portage Terriers with two extra games played. The Pistons are 13th on this week’s CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: @ Neepawa on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Drew Worrad – 1G, 4A in 3GP last week.
|Four wins in five games to start 2018, are the Portage Terriers getting hot at the right time again? They’ve got a few big games coming up, including a matchup with Steinbach at the end of this month. The Terriers are once again an Honourable Mention on the CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: @ Virden on Thursday, @ Selkirk on Saturday & vs. Winkler on Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Ty Enns – 3G, 1A in 3GP last week.
|The Oil Capitals will enter play this week on a three game winning streak. Virden has a busy schedule this month with 13 games on their docket, they’re through six of them so far.
Schedule this week: vs. Portage on Thursday & @ Winkler on Friday
Player to watch: (F) Kirklan Lycar – 2G, 6A in 3GP last week.
|Winkler got back on track last week with a big win over Steinbach on Tuesday and then a 4-1 decision over the visiting Kings. Two big contests this week for the Flyers as they take on two teams around them in the standings.
Schedule this week: vs. Virden on Friday & @ Portage on Sunday
Player to watch: (G) Troy Martyniuk – 2-1, 2.33 GAA & .931 SV% in 3GP last week.
|The Winnipeg Blues have caught fire as of late, they’ve won four straight and will continue a four game road swing with three games in three nights this weekend.
Schedule this week: @ Swan Valley on Friday, @ OCN on Saturday & @ Swan Valley on Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Dale Goodbrandson – 5G, 4A in 3GP last week.
|A win and a loss last week for the Steelers. In January Selkirk is still a decent 3-1-0. They’ve got two games this week.
Schedule this week: vs. Portage on Saturday & @ Wayway on Sunday
Player to Watch: (F) Dawson Martin – 2G, 1A in 2GP last week.
|The struggles continue for the OCN Blizzard who have now lost their first five games in 2018, two in overtime. Their current three game home stand continues this weekend.
Schedule this week: vs. Winnipeg on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Trygve Many Guns – 1G, 1A in 2GP last week.
|After two wins to start 2018 the Natives have lost two straight, but are still two points ahead of Swan Valley for the MJHL’s final playoff spot.
Schedule this week: @ Dauphin on Friday & vs. Steinbach on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Zach Johnson – 2A in 1GP last week.
|After a great come from behind win over OCN last week the Swan Valley Stampeders have lost three in a row. Their five game home stand continues this weekend.
Schedule this week: vs. Winnipeg on Friday & Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Keaton Jameson – 2A in 3GP last week.
|One win in three games for the Dauphin Kings last week. They’ll look for more success at Credit Union Place with five of their next seven games at home starting Friday.
Schedule this week: vs. Neepawa on Friday
Player to watch: (F) Jaymes Knee – 2G, 1A in 3GP last week.
|Two losses for the Wolverines in what was a quiet week for the club. They’re getting set to kick off a stretch that sees them play eight of their next nine contests at home.
Schedule this week: vs. Selkirk on Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Jake Bestul – 1G, 2A in 2GP last week.