Monday, February 27, 2012

Vees sit atop Junior A rankings, Eagles 17th, King get HM

Press Release

The Canadian Junior Hockey League today announced its Final Weekly Top 20 rankings for the 2011-12 season. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
Best wishes to all in the upcoming playoffs towards the RBC Cup in Humboldt, SK. The weekly rankings are selected in consultation with NHL Central Scouting and are proudly presented by

1. Penticton Vees(BCHL) (1)
2. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (2)
3. Humboldt Broncos(SJHL) (3)
4. Wisconsin Wilderness(SIJHL) (4)
5. Fort McMurray Oil Barons(AJHL) (5)
6. Nepean Raiders (CCHL) (7)
7. Woodstock Slammers(MHL) (6)
8. Soo Thunderbirds(NOJHL) (8)
9. Portage Terriers(MJHL) (15)
10. Lloydminster Bobcats (AJHL) (10)
11. Brooks Bandits(AJHL) (11)
12. Newmarket Hurricanes(OJHL) (12)
13. Trenton Golden Hawks(OJHL) (13)
14. Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) (14)
15. Dauphin Kings(MJHL) (15)
16. Cornwall Colts(CCHL) (17)
17. Surrey Eagles (BCHL) (20)
18. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (18)
19. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (19)
20. Les Cougars du College Champlain - Sherbrooke(LHJAAAQ) (16)

Honourable Mention: Powell River Kings (BCHL), Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL), St. Michael’s Buzzers(OJHL), Brockville Braves (CCHL), Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (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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