Viterra MJHL Power Rankings | Week 12


(-) 1st – Steinbach Pistons

This week: 3-0
Overall: 23-4
Impressive Player: Forward Leo Chambers – 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Winners of 8 straight games, the Pistons have strung together some dominating performances, outscoring their opponents 46-14 in that span
Up Next: Dec 9th @ Niverville, Dec 10th vs Niverville, Dec 14th @ Portage


(-) 2nd – Swan Valley Stampeders

This week: 2-0
Overall: 17-9-1-1
Impressive Player: Defenseman Adam Rajsigl – 2GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Winning five straight games has catapulted the Stampeders into the top spot in the MGEU West Division while having played two less games than the team directly behind them.
Up Next: Dec 9th vs Virden, Dec 11th @ Dauphin


(-) 3rd – Portage Terriers

This week: 2-0
Overall: 20-5-1
Impressive Player: Forward Matt Wisener – 2GP/2G/2A/4PTS
Back to the swing of things. After a brief stumble, the Terriers defended home ice with back-to-back solid wins. Points in 5 consecutive games.
Up Next: Dec 7th vs Dauphin, Dec 9th @ Winkler, Dec 14th vs Steinbach


(+3) 4th – Winkler Flyers

This week: 2-0-1
Overall: 18-5-5-1
Impressive Player: Forward Dalton Andrew– 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Riding a 10-game streak where they’ve recorded at least a point. Second place in the MGEU East but have more games played than the teams ahead and behind them. Second fewest goals allowed in MJHL.
Up Next: Dec 9th vs Portage


(+3) 5th – Niverville Nighthawks

This week: 2-1
Overall: 14-11-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Braden Panzer – 2GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Putting distance between themselves and the teams chasing them for the final playoff spot in MGEU East. Looking make a statement with two straight against a possible first round opponent come March.
Up Next: Dec 9th vs Steinbach, Dec 10th @ Steinbach


(-2) 6th – Waywayseecappo Wolverines

This week: 1-1
Overall: 14-7-3-2
Impressive Player: Forward Andrew Boucher– 2GP/2G/3A/5PTS
Sitting just 3 points back of first and having played the fewest games, makes the Wolverine’s remaining December schedule a must-take advantage of situation.
Up Next: Dec 8th vs Selkirk, Dec 10th @ Selkirk, Dec 14th vs WGP Freeze


(+3) 7th – Selkirk Steelers

This week: 2-1
Overall: 8-15-3-1
Impressive Player: Forward Owen Weihs – 3GP/3G/2A/5PTS
Getting rewarded for their efforts, the Steelers have pulled themselves back to within striking distance of 4th in the MGEU West.
Up Next: Dec 8th @ Waywayseecappo, Dec 10th vs Waywayseecappo, Dec 13th @ WPG Blues


(-3) 8th – Neepawa Titans

This week: 0-1-1
Overall: 11-13-5-1
Impressive Player: Forward Hayden Stocks – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Looking to continue their solid play from the past few weeks, the Titans have a possible season defining 3 games in 3 nights road trip vs OCN. Currently just 6 points behind the Blizzard.
Up Next: Dec 9th @ OCN, Dec 10th @ OCN, Dec 11th @ OCN


(+2) 9th – Winnipeg Blues

This week: 1-1-1
Overall: 9-16-5-1
Impressive Player: Forward Brandon Funk – 3GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Proving to have what it takes to secure the extra point. The Blues have won three of their last four with all wins coming either in overtime or a shootout.
Up Next: Dec 13th vs Selkirk


(-4) 10th – Dauphin Kings

This week: 0-2
Overall: 14-12-2
Impressive Player: Forward Jamie Valentino – 1GP/1G/0A/1PT
A rare four-game losing streak for the defending champs. Solid home stand to close out their pre-Christmas schedule might be exactly what they need to right the ship.
Up Next: Dec 7th @ Portage, Dec 9th @ WPG Freeze, Dec 11th vs Swan Valley


(-2) 11th – OCN Blizzard

This week: 0-2
Overall: 16-12-2
Impressive Player: Forward Kieran Cooke – 2GP/1G/1A/2PTS
Losing 7 of 9 has brought OCN back into the middle of the pack in the MGEU West. Massive three game home stand against Neepawa looming and need to rediscover some magic from earlier this year.
Up Next: Dec 9th vs OCN, Dec 10th vs OCN, Dec 11th vs OCN


(-) 12th – Winnipeg Freeze

This week: 0-1
Overall: 2-19-2
Impressive Player: Defenseman Evan Stirling – 1GP/0G/3A/3PTS
Despite managing just a point in their last two games, the Freeze have scored 8 goals over the two contests with back-to-back home games coming up.
Up Next: Dec 7th vs Virden, Dec 9th vs Dauphin, Dec 11th @ Virden, Dec 14th @ Waywayseecappo


(-) 13th – Virden Oil Capitals

This week: 0-2
Overall: 12-15
Impressive Player: Defenseman Trevor Hunt– 2GP/0G/2A/2PTS
Nothing is going right for the Oil Caps who have dropped six in a row and gave up 14 goals in their last two games. Too much talent to stay down for much longer but can’t keep giving away points.
Up Next: Dec 7th @ WPG Freeze, Dec 9th @ Swan Valley, Dec 11th vs WPG Freeze