February 17, 2015
MJHL Power Rankings for February 16th
Portage Terriers – (50-2-4) (Last Week: 1st) – Congratulations to the Portage Terriers for getting to the 50 win plateau. The Terriers also remain at the summit of the CJHL Top 20 Rankings.
Schedule this week: vs. Steinbach on Friday & @ Selkirk on Sunday
Steinbach Pistons – (34-13-7) (Last Week: 3rd) – Steinbach is rolling, they’ve won four in a row overall and have taken over second place in the standings after a win Monday in Selkirk. This week is another busy one for the Pistons. Steinbach is an Honourable Mention on the CJHL Top 20!
Schedule this week: vs. Neepawa on Wednesday, @ Portage on Friday & vs. Swan Valley on Saturday
Winnipeg Blues – (34-15-6) (Last Week: 2nd) – A couple losses last week for the Blues. Winnipeg came up short to Dauphin and Steinbach but beat Selkirk. The Blues will conclude a three game road swing on Tuesday before kicking off a four game home stand to close out the season.
Schedule this week: @ Winkler on Tuesday, vs. Selkirk on Saturday & vs. Swan Valley on Sunday
Virden Oil Capitals – (29-16-8) (Last Week: 4th) – A tough loss at home Sunday moved Virden down the Power Rankings briefly. But after a big OT win against Portage on Monday the Oil Caps jumped back up. They’re three points back of the Winkler Flyers for fourth in the standings and have a game in hand.
Schedule this week: @ Selkirk on Friday & @ Winkler on Saturday
Winkler Flyers – (29-14-11) (Last Week: 5th) – A big road win for the Flyers on Sunday in Virden as they continue to battle with the Oil Capitals for home ice in the first round of the playoffs. They beat them 3-1 and have taken four of their last five.
Schedule this week: vs. Winnipeg on Tuesday, vs. Swan Valley on Friday & vs. Virden on Saturday
Swan Valley Stampeders – (24-23-6) (Last Week: 6th) – The month of February has been a mixed one for the Swan Valley Stampeders. They’ve dropped four of seven overall. Last week they went 1-2-0.
Schedule this week: vs. OCN on Tuesday, @ Winkler on Friday, @ Steinbach on Saturday & @ Winnipeg on Sunday
Selkirk Steelers – (25-26-2) (Last Week: 7th) – The struggles continue for the Steelers as they go into a busy weekend. Selkirk has lost three straight and are falling behind Swan Valley for sixth in the standings.
Schedule this week: vs. Virden on Friday, @ Winnipeg on Saturday & vs. Portage on Sunday
Dauphin Kings – (20-28-6) (Last Week: 8th) – The Dauphin Kings have three huge games this week when it comes to standings implications. The good news is they seem to be playing well as they go into the seven day period; they’ve won two of their last three.
Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Tuesday, @ OCN on Friday & @ Neepawa on Saturday
Waywayseecappo Wolverines – (20-28-6) (Last Week: 8th) – A tough shootout loss in Dauphin on Saturday has the Wolverines two points back of the Kings for eighth place. They’ll get a shot at revenge Tuesday when they host the Kings in Wayway.
Schedule this week: vs. Dauphin on Tuesday & @ OCN on Saturday
Neepawa Natives – (14-39-2) (Last Week: 10th) – Neepawa kept their dim playoff hopes alive with a win against Dauphin on Friday. With five games left in their season the Natives need to win out and hope for some help.
Schedule this week: @ Steinbach on Wednesday & vs. Dauphin on Saturday
OCN Blizzard – (18-31-4) (Last Week: 11th) – OCN was able to snap out of their losing streak last week with a win in Selkirk but they still haven’t clinched the MJHL’s final playoff spot. The Blizzard have won just two in their last 12.
Schedule this week: @ Swan Valley on Tuesday, vs. Dauphin on Friday & vs. Wayway on Saturday