Monday, November 28, 2011

Penticton Vees the only BCHL club in weekly national 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)
Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (2)
Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL) (4)
Penticton Vees(BCHL) (3)
Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (5)
Trenton Golden Hawks(OJHL) (7)
Nepean Raiders (CCHL) (8)
Newmarket Hurricanes(OJHL) (9)
Dauphin Kings(MJHL) (14)
Wisconsin Wilderness(SIJHL) (11)
St. Michael’s Buzzers(OJHL) (6)
Carleton Place Canadians(CCHL) (10)
Soo Thunderbirds(NOJHL) (15)
Brooks Bandits(AJHL) (17)
Wellington Dukes(OJHL) (HM)
Portage Terriers(MJHL) (NR)
Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) (NR)
Winnipeg Blues(MJHL) (16)
Brockville Braves (CCHL) (18)
Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke(LHJAAAQ) (20)

Honourable Mention: Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL), Lloydminster Bobcats (AJHL), Humboldt Broncos (SJHL), Cornwall Colts (CCHL), Amherst Ramblers (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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