Tuesday, October 1, 2013

SJHL power rankings

Press Release

1-KINDERSLEY KLIPPERS (3-0) .. 3rd last week
Klippers off to a roaring start with lots of goals and solid netminding.

2-LA RONGE ICE WOLVES (4-0) ... 7th last week
 What rebuilding plan?  Ice Wolves are getting loads of production.

3-HUMBOLDT BRONCOS (3-1) ... 1st last week
Another team where rebuilding isn't in the vocabulary.

4-YORKTON TERRIERS (2-2) ... 2nd last week
Champs have been blanked twice in four games.

5-ESTEVAN BRUINS (1-1-1-1) ... 8th last week
They've coughed up two third period leads at home, but earned points in three of their first four.

6-NIPAWIN HAWKS (2-2) ... 11th last week
Back on course with pair of wins.

7-MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES (3-2) ... 10th last week
Three wins in their first five, but they've been close enough to win all five.

8-FLIN FLON BOMBERS (1-2) ... 4th last week
An uneventful start for a team expected to contend.  Not much offense so far.

9-MELFORT MUSTANGS (2-3) ... 6th last week
If they could find some goal scorers, they'd be dynamite.

10-NOTRE DAME HOUNDS (1-2) ... 12th last week
Coach Kevin White doing a nice job placing added responsibilities on players who maybe weren't expecting them prior to the season.

11-BATTLEFORDS NORTH STARS (1-4) ... 5th last week
It's not panic time yet, but if they go 1-and-4 in their next five games, it will be panic time.

12-WEYBURN RED WINGS (1-3) ... 9th last week
They've done a nice job keeping pucks out, now they have to put a few more in the other teams' net.


Tanner Froese, Estevan (4-4-4-8) ... points in every game so far.

Tad Kozun, Nipawin (4-5-2-7) ... primed for a big season and he's delivering so far.

Owen LaClare, La Ronge (4-5-2-7) ... a minor surprise based on his lack of midget pedigree

Sebastien Beauregard, La Ronge (4-5-1-6) ... a quick start and a big reason why the Ice Wolves have started fast too.

Cody Thiel, Kindersley (3-4-2-6) ... he has a presence that says 'threat to do something' every time he's on the ice.

Stefan Seel, Kindersley (3-3-2-5) ... good size, skates well, and is using his reach advantage.

Cade Spencer, Humboldt (2-0, 1.50, .940) ... the next great Humboldt puckstopper?

Dasan Sydora, LaRonge (2-0, 2.00, .950) ... second year netminder flying under the radar was a great goalie at the midget level, learned behind a young team last year.

Tyrell King, Kindersley (3-0, 2.00, .930) ... like a bunch of his Klipper teammates, he appears as though a bust out season is within his grasp.

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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