- UNB Varsity Reds (166 points) (12-0, 4-0-0 AUS) — Had a good weekend on the road, beating Saint Mary's (7-4 on Saturday) and Acadia (3-2 on Friday). The first game was tied until Luke Gallant untied it with a mere 101 seconds left, so people might cool with it the talk the Varsity Reds would finish ahead of half the teams in the ECHL, a handful of AHL squads and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
- Alberta Golden Bears (135) (9-2, 6-0-1 CW) — Swept Saskatchewan 6-4 and 4-1 at home with Chad Klassen scoring a hat trick in the second game. Friday's two-goal margin might have flattered the Huskies, who scored three goals in the final six minutes.
- Manitoba Bisons (95) (10-4, 5-2-1 CW) — Earned home split with a 3-2 shootout win over Calgary on Saturday. Ian Duval, who helped Kelowna win the WHL title last season, factored in both Bisons goals and scored in the first round of the shootout.
Dan Ehrman scored the winner with 70 seconds left in Friday's 2-1 decision for the Dinos.
- UQTR Patriotes (80) (7-2, 5-0-0 OUA-E) — Needed two in the final 20 minutes to get a 4-2 win at Ryerson on Saturday at George Bell Arena, which is not named after the former ballplayer. Gave up the first and final goal of the night, but still recorded an 8-2 blowout of Queen's on Friday.
- Saint Mary's Huskies (78) (7-3, 3-1-0 AUS) — Earned 4-of-6 points after a 6-5 shootout win over UPEI on Sunday and 7-4 loss to UNB on Saturday.
SMU got a two-goal night from Brad Smith in a Wednesday's 7-3 win over Acadia. Fun fact: All three of SMU's power-play goals were on the first shot of the man advantage.
- Brock Badgers (77) (4-6, 4-2-0 OUA-W) — Lost 4-0 and 4-3 at Lakehead.
- Lakehead Thunderwolves (76) (6-1, 4-0-1 OUA-W) — Swept Brock, with Victor Anilane's getting three goals in the series and and Kyle Moir stopping 45-of-48 shots. It sounds like Brock was completely stuffed offensively.
- McGill Redmen (61) (6-2-1, 2-0-0 OUA-E) — Went unbeaten on a two-game trip south vs. Ivy League teams after beating Dartmouth (the one in New Hampshire) 7-4 on Saturday, with Alexandre Picard-Hooper and Patrick Belzile dropping the hammer with back-to-back goals in the third period. The Redmen were actually up two goals before settling for a 3-3 tie with Harvard on Friday in Boston.
- UBC Thunderbirds (40) (4-6, 3-2-1 CW) — Were swept 6-4 and 2-1 at Lethbridge.
The Pronghorns' Adam Chorneyko and Dustin Moore each had five-point nights, obviously in the first game.
- Waterloo Warriors (33) (6-3, 4-1-1 OUA-W) — Split a pair of 4-2 decisions, losing to UOIT in the Ridgebacks' second conference win (Josh Vatri scored two goals). Got outshot 42-26 Friday but beat Guelph.
Acadia might get more support after playing UNB even for 58 minutes. Carleton also came from two goals down on the road to top Toronto 4-2, but then had the short turnaround and lost to Queen's on Saturday.
Incidentally, Carleton has four games in five nights the week after next with the exhibition game vs. the Swedish U20 team, a midweek trip to McGill and a home-and-home with Nipissing. Who scheduled that?