1-YORKTON TERRIERS (31-11-2-4) ... 2nd last week
Winners of seven straight and rounding into playoff form to defend their title.
2-BATTLEFORDS NORTH STARS (30-16-0-3) ... 1st last week
Thirteen game win streak comes to a startling end as they blow 5-1 lead on Saturday to Estevan.
3-KINDERSLEY KLIPPERS (30-12-3-2) ... 3rd last week
As long as they stay consistent, they should be able to hold off the Stars for first in Kramer.
4-HUMBOLDT BRONCOS (27-18-1-3) ... 6th last week
Don't count these guys out. Big statement win on Sunday over streaking Estevan.
5-MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES (31-15-2-2) ... 4th last week
They haven't been able to keep pace as they have been hampered by injuries and lack of offense, including being shutout by Humboldt a week ago.
6-ESTEVAN BRUINS (24-17-3-5) ... 5th last week
Tough loss to Broncos on Sunday, but fatigue likely played a part.
7-MELFORT MUSTANGS (21-20-1-5) ... 7th last week
They've emerged from the bottom six pack. Can they be serious contenders for the top?
8-NOTRE DAME HOUNDS (20-21-2-5) ... 9th last week
Gritty. No quit. Huge weekend sweep of the hot Wings.
9-WEYBURN RED WINGS (19-23-3-4) ... 8th last week
Streak comes to a screeching halt against Hounds.
10-NIPAWIN HAWKS (20-24-1-3) ... 10th last week
Leaders of the Sherwood for most of the year, they have to be a bit nervous with two games left against Flin Flon.
11-FLIN FLON BOMBERS (19-27-0-2) ... 12th last week
Two straight wins and two games coming up against the team they have the best chance to catch for a playoff spot.
12-LA RONGE ICE WOLVES (18-27-3-0) ... 11th last week
Playoffs looking like a long shot as they are falling more off the pace.
Austin Daae, Estevan (5-1-7-8) ... finishing strong and looks like he will take scoring crown.
Tanner Froese, Estevan (5-5-1-6) ... Froese scoring, Daae setting up.
Ben Johnstone, Estevan (5-3-3-6) ... secondary scoring on the Bruins will be crucial for long term success.
Corey Kosloski, Estevan (5-2-4-6) ... part of that secondary scoring the Bruins will need.
Chase Norrish, Yorkton (5-3-8-11) ... sick numbers for a defenseman, especially in a league where scoring is down.
Anthony Pickering, Melfort (9-7-12-19) ... points in eight of his last nine as he has taken team on his back.
Alexi Thibaudeau, Notre Dame (5-3-3, 1.75, .943 3SO) ... a new goalie has joined the elite ranks.
Ryland Pashovitz, Humboldt (5-4, 1.45, .959, 1SO) ... appears to have upper hand on number on job.
Kale Thomson, Yorkton (6-0, 1.17, .965, 2SO) ... exclamation point on a super year.
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
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