Monday, January 10, 2011

Three BCHL clubs included in first top-20 CJHL rankings of 2011

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 10, 2011

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

Honorable mention goes to the Melfort Mustangs (SJHL), Dauphin Kings (MJHL), OCN Blizzard (MJHL), Soo Eagles (NOJHL), and the Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ).

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. www.cjhlhockey.com

(Nathan can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

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