Monday, November 21, 2011


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

1. Woodstock Slammers (MHL) (1)
2. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (2)
3. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (3)
4. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (5)
5. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (6)
6. St. Michael’s Buzzers (OJHL) (7)
7. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (8)
8. Nepean Raiders (CCHL) (13)
9. Newmarket Hurricanes (OJHL) (4)
10. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (9)
11. Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL) (12)
12. Winkler Flyers (MJHL) (15)
13. Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) (17)
14. Dauphin Kings (MJHL) (HM)
15. Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) (14)
16. Winnipeg Blues (MJHL) (10)
17. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (16)
18. Brockville Braves (CCHL) (HM)
19. Surrey Eagles (BCHL) (NR)
20. Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ) (NR)

Honourable Mention: Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL), Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL), Oakville Blades (OJHL), Wellington Dukes (OJHL), Summerside Western Capitals (MHL).

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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