February 10, 2015
MJHL Power Rankings for February 9th
Portage Terriers – (49-2-3) (Last Week: 1st) – Two wins in three games for Portage. With their victory on Sunday over the Dauphin Kings, the Terriers the 100 point plateau, they enter this week with 101. They’ll go for their 50th win of the season on Sunday. Portage remains first on the CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: vs Swan Valley on Sunday
Winnipeg Blues – (33-13-6) (Last Week: 2nd) – Three for three were the Winnipeg Blues last week. Winnipeg has separated themselves from the pack and control their own destiny when it comes to finishing second in the standings. The Blues are an Honourable Mention this week on the CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: vs. Dauphin on Thursday, @ Selkirk on Friday & @ Steinbach on Saturday
Steinbach Pistons – (30-13-7) (Last Week: 3rd) – Steinbach picked up a win and a loss over the last seven days. They’re now five points back of Winnipeg for second, but they may need to start paying more attention to what’s coming up behind them in the standings.
Schedule this week: vs. Neepawa on Wednesday, vs. OCN on Friday & vs. Winnipeg on Saturday
Virden Oil Capitals – (27-15-8) (Last Week: 4th) – The Virden Oil Capitals won their only game of the week last week and are getting set to kick off a two game home stand on Thursday. The Caps have won three straight.
Schedule this week: vs. Wayway on Thursday & vs. Winkler on Sunday
Winkler Flyers – (27-14-10) (Last Week: 5th) – After a shaky start to the month of February Winkler has started to pick thing up again. They enter this week on a modest two game winning streak.
Schedule this week: vs. Neepawa on Tuesday, @ Swan Valley on Saturday & @ Virden on Sunday
Swan Valley Stampeders – (23-21-6) (Last Week: 6th) – An impressive weekend for Swan Valley. They forced OT with Portage Terriers on Friday and then beat the RBC Cup hosts in a shootout on Saturday. A tough finish after that though, they lost 6-1 to the Winnipeg Blues on Sunday.
Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Wednesday, vs. Winkler on Saturday & @ Portage on Sunday
Selkirk Steelers – (25-23-2) (Last Week: 8th) – That four game losing streak in late January is in the distant past for the Steelers. Selkirk has now won three in a row and are in a tight battle with Swan Valley for sixth in the standings.
Schedule this week: vs. OCN on Thursday & vs. Winnipeg on Friday
Dauphin Kings – (18-27-6) (Last Week: 7th) – Three losses over the weekend has pushed the Dauphin Kings losing streak to four games. They’ll go out for another three-in-three later this week.
Schedule this week: @ Winnipeg on Thursday, @ Neepawa on Friday & vs. Wayway on Saturday
Waywayseecappo Wolverines – (19-29-3) (Last Week: 9th) – Wayway continues to slowly climb the standings. They enter this week just one point back of Dauphin for eighth overall.
Schedule this week: vs. Swan Valley on Wednesday & @ Virden on Thursday
Neepawa Natives – (13-37-2) (Last Week: 11th) – Neepawa’s playoff hopes may be on their last leg, but they did win a big game against Wayway last week. With eight games left in their campaign there is still a shot at the post season, but the Natives need points. They’re 10 back of OCN.
Schedule this week: @ Winkler on Tuesday, @ Steinbach on Wednesday & vs. Dauphin on Friday
OCN Blizzard – (17-30-4) (Last Week: 10th) – The MJHL’s longest losing streak is currently being held by OCN. The Blizzard have dropped seven in a row. Their schedule doesn’t get any easier. They’re on the road for their next three.
Schedule this week: @ Selkirk on Thursday & @ Steinbach on Friday