WHL Standings – Victoria and PA on top to start

in regular season

 

 

October 9, 2018

While it’s still very early in the new 2018-2019 season, the Victoria Royals are currently the toast of the WHL Western Conference, undefeated after six games.

Hot on their heels though, are the Vancouver Giants, at 6-1-0. Portland 4-2-0-1 is next.

Perennial leaders Kelowna Rockets are off to a terrible start, with a 1-7-0 record, slightly better than Kamloops’ 2-5-0.

In the Eastern Conference, the Prince Albert Raiders are 8-1-0, four points up on Saskatoon, at 6-2-0. Edmonton and Red Deer trail with 11 and 10 points respectively.

In the basement, Swift Current, at 0-6-0, with 12GF vs 32 GA. Calgary Hitmen have also yet to win a game, at 0-5-1, while Regina have just one win so far, at 1-5-0.

 

Scoring Leaders

Portland’s Joachim Blichfeld and Prince Albert’s Brett Leason are leading the scoring race at the moment, at 8G-9A-17 , and 6G-11A-17, respectively.

Blichfeld has done it in seven games, Leason in nine. Blicheld, a 20 year old Dane was recently sent back to the WHL by the San Jose Sharks – he had anticipated playing for their AHL team this season.

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Top Goalies

Two goalies are tearing it up so far. PA’s Ian Scott has seven wins and one loss, in eight games, wth a .942 save percentage, while Victoria’s Griffin Outhouse is 6-0-0, with a .944 average.

Saskatoon’s Nolan Maier is 5-2-0, and .902; Vancouver Giants’ David Tendeck is 4-1-0, with a .940 average; and Brandon’s Jiri Patera is 4-0-1, and .925 to round out the Top 5.

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WHL Standings, October 9, 2018

Western Conference
# Team GP W L OTL SOL PTS PCT GF GA Diff PIM
1

VIC

6 6 0 0 0 12 1.000 22 11 11 76
2

VAN

7 6 1 0 0 12 0.857 23 11 12 81
3

POR

7 4 2 0 1 9 0.643 29 23 6 143
4

SPO

6 3 1 0 2 8 0.667 23 23 0 71
5

SEA

5 3 1 1 0 7 0.700 15 11 4 104
6

PG

7 2 4 0 1 5 0.357 13 22 -9 113
7

TC

5 3 2 0 0 6 0.600 20 15 5 64
8

EVT

6 3 3 0 0 6 0.500 11 14 -3 78
9

KAM

7 2 5 0 0 4 0.286 19 25 -6 117
10

KEL

8 1 7 0 0 2 0.125 15 29 -14 135
Eastern Conference
# Team GP W L OTL SOL PTS PCT GF GA Diff PIM
1

PA

9 8 1 0 0 16 0.889 41 17 24 106
2

SAS

8 6 2 0 0 12 0.750 30 18 12 79
3

EDM

9 5 3 0 1 11 0.611 35 27 8 94
4

RD

7 5 2 0 0 10 0.714 27 25 2 75
5

BDN

5 4 0 1 0 9 0.900 23 13 10 50
6

MH

9 3 5 0 1 7 0.389 21 30 -9 87
7

MJ

6 3 2 1 0 7 0.583 17 18 -1 34
8

KTN

5 3 2 0 0 6 0.600 22 20 2 55
9

LET

6 2 3 0 1 5 0.417 21 27 -6 95
10

REG

6 1 5 0 0 2 0.167 17 32 -15 110
11

CGY

6 0 5 1 0 1 0.083 14 28 -14 84
12

SC

6 0 6 0 0 0 0.000 12 31 -19 82

 

Top 20 Scoring Leaders:

Rank Pos # Name Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM
1 LW 20 Blichfeld, Joachim POR 7 8 9 17 3 13
2 RW 20 Leason, Brett PA 9 6 11 17 9 2
3 RW 27 Fix-Wolansky, Trey EDM 9 5 10 15 8 8
4 C 77 Dach, Kirby SAS 8 5 9 14 6 0
5 LW 22 Hagel, Brandon RD 7 4 10 14 4 6
6 C 8 Glass, Cody POR 5 1 12 13 1 4
7 C 24 Cozens, Dylan LET 6 5 7 12 -3 2
8 LW 23 Langan, Tristin MJ 6 5 7 12 2 4
9 D 4 Davidson, Dawson SAS 8 2 10 12 7 6
10 C 18 Loschiavo, Vince EDM 9 7 4 11 7 8
11 C 8 Almeida, Justin MJ 6 3 8 11 2 0
12 C 14 Malm, James VAN 7 7 3 10 5 0
13 LW 24 Fonstad, Cole PA 9 5 5 10 1 0
14 RW 28 Mattson, Leif KEL 8 6 3 9 3 6
15 C 12 Mattheos, Stelio BDN 5 5 4 9 4 4
16 C 27 Kelly, Parker PA 8 5 4 9 7 10
17 D 12 Sapego, Sergei PA 9 4 5 9 9 4
18 D 4 Alexeyev, Alexander RD 7 3 6 9 -5 4
19 LW 23 Johnson, Isaac TC 4 2 7 9 7 2
20 D 27 Freadrich, Jared POR 7 1 8 9 1 2

 

Top 20 Goaltenders (by Wins)

Rank # Name Team GP Min SH SAV GA SO GAA SAV% W L OTL
5 # Scott, Ian PA 8 479 222 209 13 1 1.63 0.941 7 1 0
7 # Outhouse, Griffen VIC 6 357 196 185 11 0 1.85 0.944 6 0 0
15 # Maier, Nolan SAS 7 409 184 166 18 1 2.64 0.902 5 2 0
4 # Tendeck, David VAN 5 303 134 126 8 1 1.59 0.940 4 1 0
14 # Patera, Jiri BDN 5 300 174 161 13 0 2.60 0.925 4 0 1
19 1 Farkas, Shane POR 7 423 204 183 21 0 2.98 0.897 4 2 0
6 # Wolf, Dustin EVT 6 358 146 136 10 0 1.68 0.932 3 3 0
9 # Hughes, Liam SEA 4 239 151 143 8 0 2.00 0.947 3 1 0
13 # Myskiw, Dylan EDM 6 352 202 187 15 0 2.56 0.926 3 3 0
17 # McGovern, Duncan KTN 4 244 139 127 12 1 2.95 0.914 3 1 0
20 # Warm, Beck TC 5 302 137 122 15 0 2.98 0.891 3 2 0
2 # Miner, Trent VAN 2 120 56 54 2 1 1.00 0.964 2 0 0
3 # Salmond, Brodan MJ 2 120 54 51 3 0 1.50 0.944 2 0 0
11 # Brkin, Bailey SPO 3 184 86 79 7 0 2.28 0.919 2 0 0
16 # Bilous, Boston EDM 4 190 74 65 9 1 2.84 0.878 2 0 0
18 # Gauthier, Taylor PG 6 365 174 156 18 0 2.96 0.897 2 3 0
1 # Luding, Dorrin SAS 2 80 58 58 0 1 0.00 1.000 1 0 0
8 # Fancy, Byron RD 1 60 26 24 2 0 2.00 0.923 1 0 0
12 # Sogaard, Mads MH 2 130 83 78 5 0 2.31 0.940 1 0 0
10 # Garand, Dylan KAM 2 88 37 34 3 0 2.03 0.919 0 1 0