Monday, February 14, 2011

Kings, Vipers and SilverBacks maintain hold on spots in 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, February 14, 2011

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

Honorable mention goes to the Humboldt Broncos (SJHL), Selkirk Steelers (MJHL), Winkler Flyers (MJHL), Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL), and the Kingston Voyageurs (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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