(+3) 1st – Steinbach Pistons
This week: 2-0
Impressive Player: Defenseman Warren Clark – 2GP/1G/0A/1PT
9-0 on home ice, the Pistons are the only team not to lose on home ice. A heavier road schedule awaits through November.
Up Next: Oct 28th vs WPG Blues, Nov 2nd @ Winkler
(+4) 2nd – Dauphin Kings
This week: 2-0-1
Impressive Player: Goaltender Marko Belak – 2 GP/2W/55sv on 57 shots
Points in five consecutive games and losing only once in regulation in October to this point, has the Kings rolling back towards the top of the West.
Up Next: Oct 29 vs Waywayseecappo, Oct 31 @ Waywayseecappo,
(-2) 3rd – OCN Blizzard
This week: 2-2
Impressive Player: Forward Riley Zimmerman – 4GP/1G/6A/7PTS
OCN has played 12 road games while no other team has hit double digits, picking up seven wins while away from home which is the most in the MJHL.
Up Next: Oct 28 vs WGP Freeze, Oct 29 vs Selkirk,
(-1) 4th – Winkler Flyers
This week: 1-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Mike Svenson – 2GP/4G/0A/4PTS
The Flyers have picked up points in 7 straight games and have only lost in regulation once to this point in October. Winkler only has 2 home games in November.
Up Next: Oct 29th @ Virden, Nov 2nd vs Steinbach
(-3) 5th – Portage Terriers
This week: 1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Kaden Kohle – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Do not deserve to be this low or drop as many spots as they did. Have the second most goals scored in the MJHL, one behind the leader in three less games played.
Up Next: Oct 28th vs Waywayseecappo, Oct 29th @ Niverville, Nov 1st @ WPG Blues,
(+4) 6th – Niverville Nighthawks
This week: 3-0
Impressive Player: Forward Brett Tataryn – 3GP/4G/1A/5PTS
Three wins in a row including beating two of the top teams in the league. Chance to really make a statement and pull ahead of a team chasing them to close out October.
Up Next: Oct 29th vs Niverville, Oct 30th @ WPG Blues,
(+1) 7th – Virden Oil Capitals
This week: 2-1
Impressive Player: Forward David Bielik – 3GP/1G/4A/5PTS
Playing more consistent and showing they are a top tier team in the West. Surprisingly, the second worst penalty kill overall and worst PK in the MJHL on the road.
Up Next: Oct 26th @ Winkler, Oct 29th vs Winkler,
(-3) 8th – Waywayseecappo Wolverines
This week: 0-0-0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Nolan Grier – 1GP/2G/0A/2PTS
One game played in a week and managed to claw a point out of it. Tied for least number of games played in the MJHL but a hectic couple of weeks looming.
Up Next: Oct 28th @ Portage, Oct 29th @ Dauphin, Oct 31st vs Dauphin,
(-2) 9th – Swan Valley Stampeders
This week: 1-2
Impressive Player: Forward Justin Keck – 3GP/3G/0A/3PTS
Over the past six games the Stamps have lost two, won two then lost two. Looking to bounce back at home. Have been outshot in 8 consecutive games.
Up Next: Oct 28th vs Swan Valley, Oct 29th vs WPG Freeze
(-1) 10th – Neepawa Titans
This week: 1-2
Impressive Player: Forward Cooper Kasprick – 3GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Second busiest October. Snapped a six-game losing streak midway through the month and now look to build momentum after an overtime win in front of their home fans.
Up Next: Oct 28th @ Dauphin
(+2) 11th – Selkirk Steelers
This week: 1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Mathieu Catellier – 2GP/1G/2A/3PTS
First win of the year and some new additions have the Steelers walking into contests with a little more swagger. More scoring will lead to more wins.
Up Next: Oct 28th @ Swan Valley, Oct 29th @ OCN
(-1) 12th – Winnipeg Freeze
This week: 0-2-1
Impressive Player: Forward Tristan Bear – 3GP/2G/1A/3PTS
Always a hard-working team, the Freeze continue to give up too many high scoring chances. Have only scored more than 3 goals in a game once in October.
Up Next: Oct 28th @ OCN, Oct 29th @ Swan Valley
(-1) 13th – Winnipeg Blues
This week: 0-1
Impressive Player: Forward Michael Tanchak – 1GP/1G/0A/1PT
Only played one game but scored just a single goal in it. Slipping away from 4th place in the East. Chance to turn things around with 7 home games in November.
Up Next: Oct 28th @ Steinbach, Oct 30th vs Niverville, Nov 1st vs Portage