Viterra MJHL Power Rankings | Week 5



(-) 1st – OCN Blizzard
This week: 1- 1 game suspended
Overall: 9-3-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Ashton Paul – 2GP/1G/1A/2PTS
Putting space between themselves and the rest of the pack in the West. Battled back against one of the best in the league before an injury suspended the game.
Up Next: Oct 21st @ Winkler, Oct 22nd @ WPG Freeze, Oct 23rd @ Niverville, Oct 25th vs Dauphin



(-) 2nd – Portage Terriers

This week: 1- 1 game suspended
Overall: 10-1
Impressive Player: Forward Brayden Kiesman  – 2GP/3G/1A/4PTS
Continuing to roll along and adding more fire power to an already dangerous lineup. Have not lost a game in the month of October.
Up Next: Oct 19th vs Niverville, Oct 21st vs Swan Valley



(+2) 3rd – Winkler Flyers
This week: 2- 1 game suspended
Overall: 8-3-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Trent Penner – 3GP/3G/1A/4PTS
Winners of five in a row, the Flyers have outscored their opponents 24-10 in that span. Lead the MJHL in penalty minutes with 261.
Up Next: Oct 21st vs OCN, Oct 22nd vs Swan Valley



(-1) 4th – Steinbach Pistons
This week: 1-1
Overall: 10-2
Impressive Player: Forward Ty Paisley – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Tied for second in games played at home, Steinbach is undefeated at 7-0. Holds the best goal differential in the league at +28
Up Next: Oct 21st vs WPG Blues, Oct 23rd vs Selkirk



(-1) 5th – Waywayseecappo Wolverines
This week: 1-1
Overall: 5-2-3-1
Impressive Player: Forward Nolan Grier – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
A nice statement against one of the best in the East, only to follow it up with a tough loss to a Western rival. Have played in 4 overtime or shootout games and have a record of 0-4
Up Next: Oct 25th @ Virden



(+2) 6th – Dauphin Kings
This week: 2-0
Overall: 4-3-2-1
Impressive Player: Forward Deepkaran Hans – 2GP/3G/1A/4PTS
The Kings have done well responding after losses and now look for their first sustained winning streak of the new season. Have won four of their last five games.
Up Next: Oct 21 @ Virden, Oct 22nd vs Virden, Oct 25 @ OCN



(-1) 7th – Swan Valley Stampeders
This week: 1-1
Overall: 5-5-1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Steven Arp – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
One step back, one step forward. Never a long-lasting losing skid but also never having a lasting winning period has Swan chasing with lots of opportunity left to make some noise.
Up Next: Oct 19th vs Neepawa, Oct 21 @ Portage, Oct 22 @ Winkler



(+2) 8th – Virden Oil Capitals
This week: 2-1
Overall: 7-4
Impressive Player: Forward F Nicholas Guberman – 3GP/3G/1A/4PTS
A nice boost of scoring from across the lineup will help the Oil Caps confidence going into a tough home and home series against a Dauphin team nipping at their heels in the standings.
Up Next: Oct 21 vs Dauphin, Oct 22nd @Dauphin, Oct 25 vs Waywayseecappo



(+1) 9th – Neepawa Titans
This week: 1-1
Overall: 4-7-3
Impressive Player: Forward Brayden Michalchuk – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
A nice response after getting shutout the night before keeps the Titans right in the hunt in a division that looks like it will be a dog fight for the entire year.
Up Next: Oct 19 @ Swan Valley, Oct 22 vs Niverville, Oct 23 vs WPG Freeze



(-3) 10th – Niverville Nighthawks
This week: 0-2
Overall: 4-6
Impressive Player: Forward Brett Tataryn – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Tough return to earth after riding the high of a three-game winning streak. Chance to take flight again against a power house and a pair of heavy western teams.
Up Next: Oct 19 @ Portage, Oct 22 @ Neepawa, Oct 23 vs OCN



(+1) 11th – Winnipeg Freeze
This week: 1-1-1 game suspended
Overall: 2-7
Impressive Player: Forward Lochlan Stefanishyn – 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Coming off a game that was postponed due to injury, the Freeze came together and pulled out a big win in a shootout. Nice moment for the team.
Up Next: Oct 19th vs Selkirk, Oct 22 vs OCN, Oct 23 @ Neepawa



(-1) 12th – Winnipeg Blues
This week: 0-2
Overall: 5-7
Impressive Player: Defenseman Eric Kreklewetz – 2GP/1G/1A/2PTS
Took a couple on the chin and have lost three in a row. Have surrendered 30 goals in the past 5 games. Have just one win so far in October.
Up Next: Oct 21 @ Steinbach



(-) 13th – Selkirk Steelers
This week: 0-2-1
Overall: 0-8-2-1
Impressive Player: Forward Mathieu Moreira – 3GP/3G/1A/4PTS
Still not a lot going right. Have scored the second lowest number of goals in the league while giving up the third most.
Up Next: Oct 19 @ WPG Freeze, Oct 23rd @ Steinbach