Eastern Conference Rankings: 1.0

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A few weeks ago, Paul Figer, a Rebels blogger over at Figler Files, had the idea of putting together a bi-weekly WHL power rankings. This is the first installment.

The rankings are assembled by various play-by-play men and bloggers across the league. Each contributor submits their rankings and Paul tabulates the votes.

Here are the inaugural Eastern Conference rankings…

 


 

 

1: Calgary Hitmen

Rank-1

 

Hitmen have won 5 of 7, single regulation loss, on the back end of 3 in 3 nights.

 


 

 

2: Brandon Wheat Kings

rank-2

 

Fire power comes from everyone on the team. Scored 13 vs. KTN, McGauley injury appears to have no effect.

 


 

 

T3: Moose Jaw Warriors

rank-6

 

Only team in the WHL without a regualtion loss. Beat CGY at home.

 


 

 

T3: Red Deer Rebels

rank-7

 

Tough week with a loss in LETH and CGY, won home end of home and home vs. CGY, Lost Mahura until April.

 


 

 

5: Lethbridge Hurricanes

rank-11

 

2-1 this week with wins vs. RD and MH, lost to high powered KEL. Burke and co. scoring at will for the ‘Canes.

 


 

 

6: Prince Albert Raiders

rank-12

 

Began US road swing with a shootout loss and a regulation loss.

 


 

 

7: Saskatoon Blades

rank-9

 

31 goals on the season, 3 overtime losses.Came from behind to beat SC.

 


 

 

8: Edmonton Oilkings

rank-3

 

Had won 3 in a row, suffered loss to REG on the road to end the week.

 


 

 

9: Medicine Hat Tigers

rank-5

 

Needed OT to beat SAS, lost last 2. Beaten badly by LETH this week (7-0)

 


 

 

10: Regina Pats

rank-8

 

Could be ranked higher, beat VAN and EDM to cap off the week.

 


 

 

11: Swift Current

rank-10

 

Best team save percentage in the league, allowing league high shots against per game (40.86)

 


 

12: Kootenay Ice

rank-4

 

Last win was Oct 2, 5 straight road losses since. Descheneau injury not helping matters.

 


 

SUMMARY

1st-Ranking

 

 

 

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