Viterra MJHL Power Rankings | Week 17


(+1) 1st – Portage Terriers

This Week: 3-0
Overall: 26-6-1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Mike Stubbs – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Winners of six straight and showing no signs of slowing down. The scary part for the rest of the league is the Terriers have not hit their ceiling yet.
Up Next: Jan 18th @ Winkler, Jan 20th @ Swan Valley, Jan 21st @ OCN (also picking up on suspended 3-3 game), Jan 25th vs Steinbach


(+2) 2nd – Waywayseecappo Wolverines

This Week: 2-1
Overall: 21-9-3-2
Impressive Player: Defenseman Owen Wheatley – 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Atop the MGEU West Standings with games in hand plus an ever-growing separation from the pack has the Wolverines in great position going forward
Up Next: Jan 20th @ Dauphin, Jan 21st vs Dauphin, Jan 24th vs WPG Freeze


(+4) 3rd – Swan Valley Stampeders

This Week: 2-1
Overall: 20-13-3-1
Impressive Player: Forward Trey Sauder – 3GP/4G/5A/9PTS
Keeping pace in the MGEU West by showing they can keep win by scoring lots of goals or keeping the opposition from getting any offence.
Up Next: Jan 20th vs Portage, Jan 21st vs Swan Valley, Jan 24th @ OCN


(+6) 4th – Virden Oil Capitals

This Week: 2-1
Overall: 18-17-1
Impressive Player – Brody Wilson – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Playing inspired hockey since the break, the Oil Capitals are showing they won’t be going away and look to continue to push up the MGEU West Standings.
Up Next: Jan 20th vs Niverville, Jan 22nd @ Niverville, Jan 25th vs Selkirk


(-) 5th – OCN Blizzard

This Week: 1-0
Overall: 20-13-2-2
Impressive Player: Goaltender Chase Hamm – 1GP/27 saves on 27 shots/1 shutout
An impressive bounce back after a couple of home losses has put OCN back on the path to reclaim top spot in the MGEU West Division
Up Next: Jan 20th vs Selkirk, Jan 21 vs Portage (also picking up on suspended 3-3 game), Jan 24th vs Swan Valley


(-3) 6th – Winkler Flyers

This Week: 1-1
Overall: 22-9-5-1
Impressive Player: Forward Trent Penner – 2GP/3G/1A/4PTS
After struggling to score goals, a needed offensive explosion puts the league on notice the Flyers have offensive weapons all over the lineup.
Up Next: Jan 18th vs Portage, Jan 20 vs WPG Blues, Jan 22 @ Neepawa


(-1) 7th – Dauphin Kings

This Week: 1-1
Overall: 20-14-2-1
Impressive Player: Forward Blake Boudreau – 2GP/0G/2A/2PTS
A bit of a rollercoaster .500 to start January for the Kings who look to match strong offensive output with strong goaltending.
Up Next: Jan 20th vs Waywayseecappo, Jan 21st @ Waywayseecappo


(-) 8th – Niverville Nighthawks

This Week: 1-1
Overall: 19-15-1-2
Impressive Player: Forward Josh Paulhus – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Keeping a tight grasp on the 4th and final playoff spot in the MGEU East Division. Continue to prove they’ll do whatever it takes to keep it.
Up Next: Jan 20th @ Virden, Jan 22nd vs Virden


(-) 9th – Neepawa Titans

This Week: 1-1
Overall: 16-15-7-1
Impressive Player: Forward Will Highet – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Points in 7 of their last 8 games have kept the Titans in the conversation for a playoff spot in the MGEU West Division but need points every night going forward.
Up Next: Jan 18th @ WPG Freeze, Jan 20th vs WPG Freeze, Jan 22nd vs Winkler


(+2) 10th – Selkirk Steelers

This Week: 1-1
Overall: 13-19-3-1
Impressive Player: Forward Aidan Anderson – 2GP/3G/0A/3PTS
Score a lot of goals or give up a lot of goals. That’s been the story of late for a Steelers team that leaves it all on the ice but needs a fair amount of luck to get back into playoff conversation.
Up Next: Jan 20th @ OCN, Jan 21st @ Swan Valley, Jan 25th @ Virden


(-10) 11th – Steinbach Pistons

This Week: 1-2
Overall: 28-9
Impressive Player: Forward Ian Amsbaugh – 3GP/2G/2A/4PTS
Back-to-back tough losses has 1st place in the MGEU East Division slipping away. Every good team stumbles, it’s how they respond that can define a season.
Up Next: Jan 18th vs WPG Blues, Jan 25th @ Portage


(-1) 12th – Winnipeg Blues

This Week: 0-2-1
Overall: 13-19-6-1
Impressive Player: Forward Luke Janus – 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
One win in their last five games has put the Blues in a tough spot trying to chase down the final playoff spot in the MGEU East Division.
Up Next: Jan 18th @ Steinbach, Jan 20th @ Winkler, Jan 22nd vs WPG Freeze


(-) 13th – Winnipeg Freeze

This Week: 0-3
Overall: 2-31-2
Impressive Player: Forward Tristan Bear – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Working hard and pushing some of the best teams in the league. Getting solid goaltending and proving to be a major pain to play against. Don’t roll over for anyone. Just can’t score.
Up Next: Jan 18th vs Neepawa, Jan 20th @ Neepawa, Jan 22nd @ WPG Blues, Jan 24th @ Waywayseecappo