he Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Weekly Top 20 rankings in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting. Last week's rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
The CJHL Weekly Top 20 as of Monday, November 16th
1. (2) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
2. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
3. (4) Kingston Voyageurs (OJAHL)
4. (6) Georgetown Raiders (OJAHL)
5. (3) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
6. (5) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
7. (10) Oakville Blades (OJAHL)
8. (7) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
9. (8) Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
10. (11) Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL)
11. (9) Surrey Eagles (BCHL)
12. (16) Cornwall Colts (CJHL)
13. (15) Woodstock Slammers (MJAHL)
14. (12) Newmarket Hurricanes (CCHL)
15. (17) Burlington Cougars (CCHL)
16. (14) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
17. (19) Abitibi Eskimos (NOJHL)
18. (18) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
19. (NR) Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL)
20. (20) Le College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ)
Honorable mention goes to the Alberni Valley Bulldogs (BCHL), Westside Warriors (BCHL), Kindersley Klippers (SJHL), Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL), and the Brockville Braves (CJHL).
The rankings are based upon a variety of factors which includes the league in which the teams belong to, their winning percentage, their win-loss record, total points accumulated, their goals-for versus goals-against ratio, amongst other factors.
The CJHL is an amalgamation of ten Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada.
(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)