MJHL Power Rankings – Week 9


1. (16-5-2)
Winners of four in a row, the OCN Blizzard are tied for first in the MJHL standings with the Winkler Flyers. The Blizzard are also 16th on the CJHL Top 20 this week.
Schedule this week: vs. Virden on Tuesday and Wednesday & @ Dauphin on Friday
Player to watch: (F) Lantz Hiebert – 2G in 1GP last week.
2. (17-7-0)
Two wins in three tries for the Winkler Flyers last week. Both victories came against the Steinbach Pistons while their lone loss came to Virden. Winkler is an Honourable Mention on the CJHL Top 20.
Schedule this week: vs. Portage on Tuesday, @ Neepawa on Friday, @ Dauphin on Saturday & @ Swan Valley on Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Matt Christian – 3G, 1A in 3GP last week.
3. (16-6-1)
The Steinbach Pistons hit a snag in their season last week, losing four straight games. They’ll try and get back on track Wednesday when they host Winnipeg. The Pistons slipped down, but still find themselves in the CJHL Top 20, this week they’re 18th.
Schedule this week: vs. Winnipeg on Wednesday & @ Virden Friday and Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Drew Worrad – 1G, 3A in 4GP last week.
4. (15-6-2)
The Portage Terriers own the MJHL’s longest active winning streak coming into this week, it’s now up to five games. They’ve got a big tilt with Winkler on Tuesday.
Schedule this week: @ Winkler on Tuesday, vs. Wayway on Friday & @ Swan Valley on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Chase Brakel – 3G, 2A in 3GP last week.
5. (14-6-0)
Virden hoped to play two games last week but one (vs. OCN) was postponed while they took the other, 7-4 over the Winkler Flyers.
Schedule this week: @ OCN on Tuesday and Wednesday & vs. Steinbach on Friday and Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Kyle Salaway – 2G, in 1GP last week.
6. (13-10-2)
Neepawa is getting hot as we get close to December. The Natives have won four straight entering play this week.
Schedule this week: vs. Swan Valley on Wednesday, vs. Winkler on Friday & @ Selkirk on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Benoit Mowbray – 2G, 2A in 2GP last week.
7. (11-10-3)
One game and one win for the Winnipeg Blues last week in Wayway. This week’s a little busier for the Blues, they’ll hit the ice for three contests starting Tuesday.
Schedule this week: @ Steinbach on Wednesday, vs. Selkirk on Friday & vs. Wayway on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Kyle Wiltshire – 2G in 1GP last week.
8. (12-8-3)
Four straight losses for the Selkirk Steelers coming into action this week. The Steelers are still within striking distance of 5th place, but only two points up on 8th.
Schedule this week: @ Winnipeg on Friday & vs. Neepawa on Saturday
Player to Watch: (F) Nico Labossiere – 7A in 4GP last week.
9. (7-10-3)
Swan Valley will see their schedule pick up this week after just one contest last week. They grabbed a 5-2 victory over Waywayseecappo.
Schedule this week: @ Neepawa on Wednesday, vs. Portage on Saturday & vs. Winkler on Sunday
Player to watch: (F) Matthew Osadick – 3A in 1GP last week.
10. (2-22-1)
Waywayseecappo snapped their losing skid over the weekend, beating the Selkirk Steelers 7-4 on home ice.
Schedule this week: vs. Dauphin on Wednesday, @ Portage on Friday & @ Winnipeg on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Marco Mazza 4G, 1A in 3GP last week.
11. (4-18-2)
The Dauphin Kings hold the MJHL’s longest active losing skid. They’ve lost 11 contests coming into this week.
Schedule this week: @ Wayway on Wednesday, vs. OCN on Friday & vs. Winkler on Saturday
Player to watch: (F) Thomas Hansell 1A in 1GP last week.