TORONTO, Wednesday, January 7, 2009 – The Canadian Hockey League today announced its most recent CHL Mosaik MasterCard Top 10 rankings for the 2008-09 season.
Four Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams managed to crack the upper echelon of the CHL: The Moncton Wildcats, the Shawinigan Cataractes, the Drummondville Voltigeurs and the Quebec Remparts.
The weekly rankings of the Canadian Hockey League's top 10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts.
CHL Mosaik MasterCard Top 10 Rankings
1. Calgary Hitmen (36-5-1-1)
2. Windsor Spitfires (33-5-0-1)
3. Moncton Wildcats (31-4-2-3)
4. Vancouver Giants (32-3-0-3)
5. Shawinigan Cataractes (33-9-0-0)
6. London Knights (29-8-0-1)
7. Drummondville Voltigeurs (31-6-0-3)
8. Quebec Remparts (31-8-0-2)
9. Belleville Bulls (25-12-2-2)
10. Tri-City Americans (27-10-0-2)
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