MJHL Power Rankings – Week 19


1. (41-8-3)
A tough loss to the Kings on home ice ended the Pistons 10 game winning streak but Steinbach remains in very good shape with eight games to go. The Pistons find themselves 4th this week on the CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: @ Swan Valley on Friday, @ Dauphin on Saturday & vs. Winkler on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Austin Heidemann – 1G, 6A in 3GP last week.
2. (33-14-5)
Mixed results for the Terriers last week. They went 2-1-1 to stay ahead of Virden for second place and they’ve played one less game than the Oil Capitals coming into this week.
Schedule this week: @ Winnipeg on Wednesday, @ Neepawa on Friday & vs. Neepawa on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Ty Enns – 5G, 7A in 4GP last week.
3. (34-17-2)
After a couple tough losses to start the week the Virden Oil Capitals rebounded with a 7-1 decision over Selkirk on Saturday to remain the mix for second place.
Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Tuesday, vs. Winkler on Friday & vs. Selkirk on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Jeran Knorr -3G in 3GP last week.
4. (31-21-0)
The Flyers seem to be getting hot with three wins in their last four games. They’ll be tested a couple times this week with contests against Virden and Steinbach on the horizon.
Schedule this week: @ Selkirk on Tuesday, @ Virden on Friday, @ Swan Valley on Saturday & @ Steinbach on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Coltyn Bates – 2G, 2A in 3GP last week.
5. (27-17-7)
OCN grabbed three of a possible six points on the road over the weekend with a win and a shootout loss to the Winkler Flyers.
Schedule this week: vs. Dauphin on Wednesday & vs. Wayway on Friday and Saturday
Player to watch: (D) Daylon Campbell – 2G, 2A in 3GP last week.
6. (23-21-5)
A busy stretch in the schedule doesn’t seem to be slowing the Swan Valley Stampeders down. They won two of three last week and have taken four of five so far in February.
Schedule this week: @ Neepawa on Wednesday, vs. Steinbach on Friday, vs. Winkler on Saturday & @ Wayway on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Josh Tripp – 5G, 1A in 3GP last week.
7. (25-20-6)
Two wins and a loss for the Blues have Winnipeg in a tie for sixth and seventh with the Selkirk Steelers coming into this week’s action.
Schedule this week: vs. Portage on Wednesday & @ Selkirk on Friday
Player to watch: (F) Levi Cudmore – 2G, 2A in 3GP last week.
8. (23-26-3)
Neepawa also went two for three last week as they remain two points back of Swan Valley for the league’s final playoff spot. The Natives have played three more games however.
Schedule this week: vs. Swan Valley on Wednesday, vs. Portage on Friday & @ Portage on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Zach Johnson – 5A in 3GP last week.
9. (26-21-4)
The Steelers come into the week on a two game losing skid. Selkirk’s schedule gets much busier over the next two weeks with six games in 13 nights.
Schedule this week: vs. Winkler on Tuesday, vs. Winnipeg on Friday & @ Virden on Saturday
Player to Watch: (D) Nolan Ferguson – 2G, 1A in 3GP last week.
10. (13-37-2)
Two losses to start the week to the Portage Terriers but the Dauphin Kings rebounded with a big 4-3 overtime victory over the Pistons in Steinbach on Saturday.
Schedule this week: @ OCN on Wednesday & vs. Steinbach on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) McCullough Park – 1G, 3A in 3GP last week.
11. (7-40-4)
The Wolverines had just one game last week, they ended up falling 4-1 to the Winnipeg Blues.
Schedule this week: vs. Virden on Tuesday, @ OCN on Friday and Saturday & vs. Swan Valley on Monday
Player to watch: (F) Jesse Korytko – 1G in 1GP last week.