By Mike Stackhouse
1-MELFORT MUSTANGS (4-0)
The back to back champs suffered a down year in 2017, but they look to be back as good as ever in 2018.
2-BATTLEFORDS NORTH STARS (3-0-1)
Defending champs have their third coach in as many years but that hasn’t stopped them from a quick start out of the gate.
3-ESTEVAN BRUINS (3-1)
Bruins are going to score a lot of goals, it’s just a matter of how many can they keep out.
4-NOTRE DAME HOUNDS (2-0-1-1)
They’ve fired 18 goals in the first four games of the season, despite a massive roster turnover.
5-NIPAWIN HAWKS (2-1-1)
Small sample size, but perhaps the Hawks have their next great goalie in Jake Anthony.
6-FLIN FLON BOMBERS (2-1-0-1)
Plenty of depth up front and a three year veteran in goal should be enough to keep the Bombers in the upper half of the league.
7-HUMBOLDT BRONCOS (3-2)
A tough schedule to begin the season but all signs are pointed in the right direction.
8-WEYBURN RED WINGS (2-1-1)
A slow start, yielding three points to division rival Yorkton on opening weekened, but their last two games have been much better.
9-KINDERSLEY KLIPPERS (1-2-1)
Zero goals scored in the first two games of the year against the North Stars; but a nice rebound in the games following that.
10-MELVILLE MILLIONAIRES (1-3)
A roster shake up after the first weekend has this team finding its way again. Goal scoring could be an issue if early signs are any indication.
11-YORKTON TERRIERS (1-2-1)
Two lopsided losses after earning three of a possible four points to start the season.
12-LA RONGE ICE WOLVES (0-3)
Evan Vossen still looking for his first win. No preseason games due to forest fires up north hasn’t helped.
Layne Young, Battlefords (4-4-7-11)
Zach Goberis, Estevan (4-3-7-10)
Colby Brandt, Notre Dame (4-2-6-8)
Michael McChesney, Estevan (4-4-3-7)
Brett Harasmyuk, Nipawin (4-1-6-7)
Chrystopher Collin, Flin Flon (4-6-0-6)
Taryn Kotchorek, Battlefords (2-0-1, 1.31, .956, 2SO)
Arik Weersink, Weyburn (2-1, 1.61, .940)
Jacob Standen, Notre Dame (1-0-1-1, 1.92, .941, 1SO)
Jacob Anthony, Nipawin (2-0, 1.94, .940)