Monday, January 17, 2011

Powell River, Penticton and Vernon remain in CJHL Top-20

Press Release

The 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, January 17, 2011

1. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (2) Cornwall Colts (CJHL)
3. (4) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
4. (3) Powell River Kings (BCHL)
5. (6) Newmarket Hurricanes (OJHL)
6. (7) Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
7. (5) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
8. (8) Burlington Cougars (OJHL)
9. (9) Portage Terriers (MJHL)
10. (14) La Ronge Ice Wolves (SJHL)
11. (10) Wellington Dukes (OJHL)
12. (11) Woodstock Slammers (MHL)
13. (12) Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL)
14. (16) Selkirk Steelers (MJHL)
15. (15) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
16. (17) Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
17. (NR) Peterborough Stars (OJHL)
18. (18) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
19. (19) Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL)
20. (HM) Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)

Honorable mention goes to the Melfort Mustangs (SJHL), Dauphin Kings (MJHL), OCN Blizzard (MJHL), Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL), and the Oakville Blades (OJHL).

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 the ten Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada. More information on the CJHL can be found by clicking on the league website

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