BCMML Week 15 – Cougars close gap with Hawks

in regular season

 

January 15, 2017

After Week 15 in BC Major Midget League, the Cariboo Cougars are back within two points of the first place West Valley Hawks.

Leaders

The Cougars put up a couple of wins vs the NE Chiefs (5-1 and 2-1), while the Hawks won their first 6-1 vs the Thompson Blazers and were upset 4-1 game two for the split.

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds are holding down third place four back of the Cougars. The three leaders have now opened a sizable lead over three teams in the second tier.

The T-Birds split their series vs #8 North Island Silvertips, opening with 3-2 win and then dropping game two, 6-4.

Second Tier

The North West Giants are now in fourth place after winning three of four points, with a 9-1 win and a 4-4 tie vs South Island, and are now two up on both the #5 Greater Vancouver Canadians and the #6 Okanagan Rockets. The Giants have two games in hand on both rivals.

GVC downed the #8 Kootenay Ice 3-2 and 5-4 for a four point weekend.

The Rockets were off, with the bye weekend.

Third Tier

Four teams are battling it out in the next four spots. The #7 NE Chiefs are six back of the Rockets and four up on the North Island Silvertips. Kootenay Ice and Thompson Blazers are trying to catch the Chiefs.

The South Island Royals are still in last place, in spite of number of close contests over the last few weeks.

 

Standings: Week 15 (scroll down for scoring leaders and goalie stats)

Pl Team GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA PIM SAT SUN Ch.
1 VW Hawks 28 22 4 2 0 46 156 72 483 6-1 W 1-4 L n/c
2 Cariboo Cougars 28 21 5 2 0 44 130 77 421 5-1 W 2-1 W n/c
3 FV Thunderbirds 28 19 7 1 1 40 130 90 552 3-2 W 4-6 L n/c
4 NW Giants 26 15 9 1 1 32 107 81 517 9-2 W 4-4 T 1 up
5 GVC 28 14 12 1 1 30 106 94 342 3-2 W 5-4 W 1 up
6 OK Rockets 26 13 9 3 1 30 99 79 351 bye bye down 2
7 NE Chiefs 28 10 14 1 3 24 88 108 446 1-5 L 1-2 L n/c
8 NI Silvertips 28 9 17 2 0 20 84 131 595 2-3 L 6-4 W n/c
8 Kootenay Ice 26 8 15 0 3 19 68 102 401 2-3 L 4-5 L n/c
10 Thomp Blazers 26 8 18 0 0 16 64 110 593 1-6 L 4-1 W n/c
11 SI Royals 28 3 22 3 0 9 55 143 425 2-9 L 4-4 T n/c

Standings last week:

Pl Team GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA PIM SAT SUN Ch.
1 VW Hawks 26 21 3 2 0 44 149 67 421 4-3 W 2-2 T n/c
2 Cariboo Cougars 26 19 5 2 0 40 123 75 409 3-4 L 2-2 T n/c
3 FV Thunderbirds 26 18 6 1 1 38 123 82 534 5-3 W 5-4 W n/c
4 OK Rockets 26 13 9 3 1 30 99 79 351 6-3 W 10-2 W n/c
5 NW Giants 24 14 9 0 1 29 94 75 453 5-2 W 9-2 W n/c
6 GVC 26 12 12 1 1 26 98 87 322 2-3 L 2-2 T n/c
7 NE Chiefs 26 10 12 1 3 24 86 101 428 3-6 L 2-10 L n/c
8 Kootenay Ice 24 8 14 0 2 18 62 94 377 bye bye n/c
8 NI Silvertips 26 8 16 2 0 18 76 124 573 2-5 L 2-9L n/c
10 Thomp Blazers 24 7 17 0 0 14 59 103 563 3-5L 4-5L n/c
11 SI Royals 26 3 21 2 0 8 48 130 389 3-2 W 2-2 T n/c