Viterra MJHL Power Rankings | Week 7


(+4) 1st – Portage Terriers
This week: 3-0
Overall: 14-2
Impressive Player: Forward Austin McLean – 3GP/3G/1A/4PTS
Four straight wins for one of the hottest teams in the league. Have scored 22 goals over those four straight wins.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs WPG Blues, Nov 6th vs Steinbach


(+1) 2nd – OCN Blizzard

This week: 2-0
Overall: 13-5
Impressive Player: Defenseman Sebastian Hamming – 2GP/2G/0A/2PTS
Leaders of the west. Have scored 4 our more goals (minus the suspended game against the Terriers) in 7 of their last 8 games.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs Winkler, Nov 5th vs Niverville, Nov 9th @ Virden


(+1) 3rd – Winkler Flyers

This week: 2-0
Overall: 11-3-1-1
Impressive Player: Defenseman Trent Sambrook – 2GP/0G/4A/4PTS
Points in 9 straight games. Mike Svenson tied for the league lead in goals with 13 through 17 games.
Up Next: Nov 2nd vs Steinbach, Nov 4th @ OCN, Nov 5th @ Swan Valley, Nov 8th @ Virden


(-2) 4th – Dauphin Kings
This week: 2-1
Overall: 10-6-2
Impressive Player: Goaltender Cole Sheffield – 2GP/2-0/59 svs on 60 shots/1 shutout
Defense and goaltending have stepped up in a big way. Over the past five games, the Kings have given up more than one goal only once.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs Selkirk, Nov 5th @ Selkirk


(-4) 5th – Steinbach Pistons
This week: 1-0
Overall: 13-2
Impressive Player: Forward Landon Roberts – 2GP/2G/1A/3PTS
An overtime win keeping pace atop the league and division. Massive month filled with tough road games.
Up Next: Nov 2nd @ Winkler, Nov 6th @ Portage, Nov 9th @ Niverville


(+3) 6th – Swan Valley Stampeders

This week: 2-0
Overall: 8-7-1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Trey Sauder – 2GP/2G/4A/6PTS
Continuing with the theme of winning two, losing two, winning two then losing two. Have scored at least a goal in 8 consecutive periods.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs Niverville, Nov 5th vs Winkler, Nov 8th @ Waywayseecappo


(-1) 7th – Niverville Nighthawks

This week: 1-1
Overall: 7-6
Impressive Player: Forward Desmond Johnson – 2GP/1G/3A/4PTS
Big response against a team chasing them in the standings. Firmly grabbing ahold of fourth place in the division.
Up Next: Nov 4th @ Swan Valley, Nov 5th @ OCN, Nov 8th @Selkirk, Nov 9th vs Steinbach


(-) 8th – Waywayseecappo Wolverines
This week: 1-2
Overall: 6-4-3-2
Impressive Player: Forward Landon Van Engelen – 3GP/0G/3A/3PTS
Keeping pace with the top teams in the division. Team has scored more than 2 goals once in their past five games.
Up Next: Nov 4th @ WPG Freeze, Nov 5th vs WPG Freeze, Nov 8th vs Swan Valley


(+2) 9th – Selkirk Steelers

This week: 0-1-1
Overall: 6-7-1-1
Impressive Player: Forward Lucas Brennan – 2 GP/1G/1A/2PTS
Battled through a tough road stretch. Chance to build momentum a home stretch coming up. Outscored 14-7 through the last three games.
Up Next: Nov 4th @ Dauphin, Nov 5th vs Dauphin, Nov 8th vs Niverville


(-3) 10th – Virden Oil Capitals

This week: 0-2
Overall: 9-7
Impressive Player: Forward Joey Bielik – 2GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Holding strong in the middle of the division but not much room for error. One of only two teams in the West with a + goal differential.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs Neepawa, Nov 5th @ Neepawa, Nov 8th vs Winkler, Nov 9th vs OCN


(-1) 11th – Neepawa Titans
This week: 0-1
Overall: 5-10-3
Impressive Player: Defenseman John Blake – 1Gp/0G/1A/1Pt
For the most part, happy to see the calendar turn to November. Second fewest goals scored in the MJHL with 38.
Up Next: Nov 4th @ Virden, Nov 5th vs Virden


(+1) 12th – Winnipeg Blues
This week: 0-2-1
Overall: 5-10-1
Impressive Player: Forward Tazio Cianflone – 3GP/1G/2A/3PTS
Trying to shake a 7-game losing skid and stick close to 4th in the division. Have allowed the most goals in the league at 80 through 16 games.
Up Next: Nov 4th @ Portage, Nov 8th vs WPG Freeze


(-1) 13th – Winnipeg Freeze
This week: 0-2
Overall: 2-11-1
Impressive Player: Forward Kyle Grysiuk – 2GP/1G/0A/1PT
Scrappy overtime point picked up in a tough western road swing. League worst goal differential at –37.
Up Next: Nov 4th vs Waywayseecappo, Nov 5th @ Waywayseecappo, Nov 8th @ WPG Blues