CJHL Announces Weekly Top 20 Rankings

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting announced today its Weekly Top 20 rankings for the week of January 7th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.

The CJHL Weekly Top 20 as of Monday, January 7th

  1. (1) Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
  2. (2) Minnesota Wilderness (SIJHL)
  3. (5) Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL)
  4. (4) Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL)
  5. (11) Summerside Western Capitals (MHL)
  6. (4) Yorkton Terriers (SJHL)
  7. (6) Truro Bearcats (MHL)
  8. (15) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
  9. (8) Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
  10. (7) Buffalo Jr. Sabres (OJHL) 
  11. (10) OCN Blizzard (MJHL)
  12. (9) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
  13. (NR) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL)
  14. (HM) North Bay Trappers (NOJHL)
  15. (14) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
  16. (12) Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
  17. (13) Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
  18. (16) Ottawa Jr. Senators (CCHL)
  19. (17) Smiths Falls Bears (CCHL)
  20. (NR) College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ)

Honourable Mention goes to the Merritt Centennials (BCHL), Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL), Melville Millionaires (SJHL), Winnipeg Blues (MJHL), Georgetown Raiders (OJHL).

The 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.