Tuesday, January 7, 2014

SJHL Source Embroidery power rankings

Press Release

1-YORKTON TERRIERS (23-8-2-3) ... 2nd last week
Terriers win three of four last week.  Boehm is on fire, Giebel is back.

2-MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES (23-9-2-2) ... 4th last week
They refuse to go away and also won three of four to keep pace with Yorkton.

3-BATTLEFORDS NORTH STARS (20-16-0-2) ... 5th last week
Some won't like seeing the Stars above so many teams with better records, but they just swept Humboldt and are 16-4-0-2 since November 1st.

4-KINDERSLEY KLIPPERS (22-10-3-1) ... 3rd last week
They look to be healthy post-Christmas and could be a real force.

5-HUMBOLDT BRONCOS (22-11-1-3) ... 1st last week
Back to back losses to the North Stars knocks them down a bit.

6-ESTEVAN BRUINS (17-13-2-3) ... 7th last week
In years' past, they crumbled in their immediate post-Christmas games, so this is encouraging.  Daae continues to roll along.

7-NIPAWIN HAWKS (16-13-1-3) ... 6th last week
After dropping games to Melfort post-Christmas, the Sherwood is anyone's ballgame.

8-NOTRE DAME HOUNDS (15-16-1-2) ... 8th last week
Antisin comes back and that should be a real shot in the arm on offense.

9-MELFORT MUSTANGS (14-17-1-5) ... 12th last week
Schooled by Yorkton after a couple of real good games to start the stretch drive.

10-LA RONGE ICE WOLVES (15-17-0-2) ... 11th last week
Looks like another big roster move before January 10th is possible.

11-FLIN FLON BOMBERS (15-18-0-2) ... 9th last week
If they decide to move on a couple of veterans, they should bring back a high price.

12-WEYBURN RED WINGS (12-18-3-4) ... 10th last week
Without Parenteau, Burgart kept them in each of their games.


Sam Aulie, Notre Dame (3-5-1-6) ... could be one of the most lethal goal scorers as the season hits crunch time.

Brett Boehm, Yorkton (4-4-2-6) ... scary looking offensive player in his new surroundings.

Kelvin Walz, Melville (4-2-4-6) ... will need to continue to produce on the second line.

Austin Daae, Estevan (2-2-3-5) ... finaly moves ahead of Kozun to take over the league lead.

Ian Williams, Notre Dame (3-2-3-5) ... Still has two years of eligibility, he could win a scoring title as soon as next year.

Jack Petrino, Battlefords (2-2-1-3) ... points in back to back games against Broncos from vet who could surprise down the stretch.

Michael Gudmandson, Battlefords (2-0, 1.50, .959, 1SO) ... it's not easy outplaying Humboldt's goalies.

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

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