Monday, October 31, 2011

Vees up to third, Vipers sit 18th in national Jr. A rankings

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) (1)
St. Michael’s Buzzers(OJHL) (3)
Penticton Vees(BCHL) (6)
Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (8)
Newmarket Hurricanes(OJHL) (5)
Cornwall Colts(CCHL) (4)
Soo Thunderbirds(NOJHL) (9)
Trenton Golden Hawks(OJHL) (7)
Winkler Flyers(MJHL) (2)
Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL) (11)
Wisconsin Wilderness(SIJHL) (12)
Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (15)
Winnipeg Blues(MJHL) (19)
Brooks Bandits(AJHL) (13)
Amherst Ramblers(MHL) (10)
Carleton Place Canadians(CCHL) (17)
Nepean Raiders (CCHL) (HM)
Vernon Vipers(BCHL) (14)
Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) (HM)
College Francais de Longueuil(LHJAAAQ)(NR)

Honourable Mention: Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL), Nipawin Hawks (SJHL), Portage Terriers (MJHL), Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL), Oakville Blades (OJHL).

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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