Viterra MJHL Power Rankings | Week 4



(+3) 1st – OCN Blizzard

This week: 3-0
Overall: 8-3-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Keenan McNeill – 2GP/1G/1A/2PTS
Wrapped up a long road trip and are first place in the West Division. They’ve played more games but they’re starting to pull away. Third best goal differential in the MJHL at +13.
Up Next: Oct 14th vs WPG Blues, Oct 15th vs Portage



(+1) 2nd – Portage Terriers
This week: 2-0
Overall: 9-1
Impressive Player: Forward Matt Wisener – 2GP/2G/2A/4PTS
Hitting their stride and scoring a boat load of goals. Only one player, not including the goaltenders, that has played a game doesn’t have a point this season.
Up Next: Oct 14th @ Swan Valley, Oct 15th @ OCN, Oct 19th vs Niverville



(-2) 3rd – Steinbach Pistons
This week: 2-1
Overall: 9-1
Impressive Player: Forward Nate Goodbrandson  – 3GP/4G/1A/5PTS
Following the first loss of the year, the Pistons exploded for 16 goals over the next two games. The top line has combined for 55 points in 10 games.
Up Next: Oct 14th vs Neepawa, Oct 15th @ Waywayseecappo



(-2) 4th – Waywayseecappo Wolverines
This week: 1-1-1
Overall: 4-1-3-1
Impressive Player: Forward Boone Mathison – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Good teams stop losing streaks and the Wolverines have made sure to earn points even in defeat. Have earned four points despite losing games in overtime or a shootout.
Up Next: Oct 15th vs Steinbach, Oct 16th @ Neepawa



(+3) 5th – Winkler Flyers
This week: 2-0
Overall: 6-3-0-1
Impressive Player: Defenseman Trent Sambrook – 2GP/0G/3A/3PTS
Keeping pace with the top two teams in the division, they’ve built a three-point cushion on the fourth-place position. Lead the MJHL in penalty minutes with 222 through 10 games.
Up Next: Oct. 12th vs Virden, Oct 14th vs WPG Freeze, Oct 15th @ WPG Freeze



(+3) 6th – Swan Valley Stampeders
This week: 1-1-1
Overall: 4-3-2-1
Impressive Player: Forward Jakob Jones – 3GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Steady goes the Stamps in a tightly packed division. The only team in the MJHL with an even goals-for/goals-against to this point, 26 for and 26 against.
Up Next: Oct 14th vs Portage, Oct 15th vs WPG Blues



(+4) 7th – Niverville Nighthawks
This week: 2-0
Overall: 4-4
Impressive Player: Forward Josh Paulhus – 2GP/5G/1A/6PTS
Three wins in a row for the newest franchise has them at .500 for the first time. Three goalies have combined for the teams four wins.
Up Next: Oct. 14th vs Virden, Oct 16th @ Virden



(+2) 8th – Dauphin Kings
This week: 1-1
Overall: 4-3-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Alex Senf – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
The winning one then losing, up and down continues but they have begun to show signs of a high-powered offense. Scored 17 goals in the past four games.
Up Next: Oct 14th @ Selkirk, Oct 15th vs Selkirk



(-3) 9th – Virden Oil Capitals
This week: 0-1-1
Overall: 5-3
Impressive Player: Forward Ethan Guthrie – 2GP/1G/0A/1PT
Searching for consistency when it comes to finding goals. Lowest penalized team in the MJHL and only team not in triple digits at 75 PIM.
Up Next: Oct 12th @ Winkler, Oct 14th @ Niverville, Oct 16th vs Niverville



(-5) 10th – Neepawa Titans
This week: 0-3
Overall: 3-6-3
Impressive Player: Forward Cade Bendtsen – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Trying to find the balance between scoring goals and giving up high quality chances. Have managed just one point in the last five games
Up Next: Oct. 14th @ Steinbach, Oct 16th vs Waywayseecappo, Oct 19th @ Swan Valley



(-4) 11th – Winnipeg Blues
This week: 1-1
Overall: 5-5
Impressive Player: Forward Jack Kaiser – 3GP/2G/1A
Positives to build on and things to work on. Have the third most goals in the East division and fourth most in the MJHL
Up Next: Oct 14th @ OCN, Oct 15th @ Swan Valley



(-1) 12th – Winnipeg Freeze
This week: 0-2
Overall: 1-6
Impressive Player: Forward Nathan Lenoski – 2GP/2G/0A/2PT
Still struggling to keep pucks out of their net. Have the second lowest goal differential in the MJHL at –20 through the lowest number of games played, just seven.
Up Next: Oct 14th @ Winkler, Oct 15th vs Winkler



(-1) 13th – Selkirk Steelers
This week: 0-2
Overall: 0-6-1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Matthew Gerke – 2GP/1G/0A/1PT
Can’t find that elusive first regulation win. Have scored eight goals in their past four contests.
Up Next: Oct 14th vs Dauphin, Oct 15th @ Dauphin