Monday, October 24, 2011

Vees and Vipers the only BCHL clubs currently in Top-20

Press Release

The Canadian Junior Hockey League today announced its Weekly Top 20 rankings. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.

The weekly rankings are selected in consultation with NHL Central Scouting and are proudly presented by

Woodstock Slammers(MHL) (2)
Winkler Flyers(MJHL) (1)
St. Michael’s Buzzers(OJHL) (4)
Cornwall Colts(CCHL) (5)
Newmarket Hurricanes(OJHL) (17)
Penticton Vees(BCHL) (7)
Trenton Golden Hawks(OJHL) (3)
Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (15)
Soo Thunderbirds(NOJHL) (10)
Amherst Ramblers(MHL) (8)
Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL) (16)
Wisconsin Wilderness(SIJHL) (12)
Brooks Bandits(AJHL) (6)
Vernon Vipers(BCHL) (11)
Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (HM)
Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke(LHJAAAQ)(9)
Carleton Place Canadians(CCHL) (14)
Nipawin Hawks(SJHL) (13)
Winnipeg Blues(MJHL) (HM)
Oakville Blades(OJHL) (NR)

Honourable Mention: Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL), Portage Terriers (MJHL), Abitibi Eskimos (NOJHL), Cobourg Cougars (OJHL), and the Nepean Raiders (CCHL).

Weekly rankings are based upon a variety of factors, including the league in which the teams play, winning percentage, win-loss record, total points accumulated, goals-for versus goals-against ratio, etc.

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

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