By Mike Stackhouse
1-NIPAWIN HAWKS (36-14-2-2) 1st last week
This weekend’s showdown with Melfort looms large.
2-MELFORT MUSTANGS (35-15-4-0) 3rd last week
Mustangs have run their win streak to nine and have a true shot at first overall.
3-KINDERSLEY KLIPPERS (35-15-3-2) 4th last week
Defeated the Hawks, the Broncos twice, but lost to Melfort this past week.
4-BATTLEFORDS NORTH STARS (32-13-5-5) 5th last week
Stars are unbeaten in seven and they can still catch the Klippers for top spot in the division.
5-HUMBOLDT BRONCOS (34-18-3-1) 2nd last week
Broncos go winless in three against tough competition after their ten game win streak was snapped.
6-ESTEVAN BRUINS (30-22-2-2) 6th last week
Bruins have some injury issues in goal that may have slowed their recent progress this week.
7-NOTRE DAME HOUNDS (25-20-5-5) 9th last week
Unbeaten in five as they shoot for home ice advantage in the Survivor Series.
8-YORKTON TERRIERS (29-25-1-0) 8th last week
Terriers had a four game win streak snapped in Nipawin and have loads of injuries that are being juggled.
9-FLIN FLON BOMBERS (31-20-1-2) 7th last week
Bombers also have injuries and appear destined for a Survivor Series showdown with Melville or Weyburn.
10-WEYBURN RED WINGS (16-32-5-1) 11th last week
It’s a slow race for the final playoff position, but the Red Wings got a big win against the Mils on the weekend.
11-MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES (15-30-5-4) 10th last week
1-6-2-and-1 in their last ten games, but have one more point than Weyburn in that span.
12-LA RONGE ICE WOLVES (11-43-1-1) 12th last week
Lengthy skid cost Evan Vossen his job.
Justin Ball, Melfort (9-8-15-23)
Chantz Petruic, Yorkton (10-10-12-22)
Carson Albrecht, Melfort (9-7-11-18)
Marshall Wilton, Notre Dame (9-8-9-17)
Jakob Breault, Notre Dame (9-5-12-17)
Macgregor Sinclair, Battlefords (10-7-10-17)
Owen Lamb, Battlefords (10-6-11-17)
Michael McChesney, Estevan (10-8-8-16)
Colby Brandt, Yorkton (7-5-8-13)
Zach Bannister, La Ronge (7-5-7-12)
Kadin Kilpatrick, Estevan (6-1, 1.93, .912, 2SO)
Justen Close, Kindersley (6-1, 2.28, .929)
Noah Giesbrecht, Melfort (4-0, 2.43, .928, 1SO)
Matt Lukacs, Notre Dame (4-1, 2.54, .910)