The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Weekly Top 20 rankings in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting. 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 11, 2010:
1. (2) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (1) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
3. (3) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
4. (4) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
5. (7) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
6. (5) Kingston Voyageurs (OJAHL)
7. (8) Woodstock Slammers (MJAHL)
8. (11) Oakville Blades (OJAHL)
9. (6) Georgetown Raiders (OJAHL)
10. (10) Brockville Braves (CJHL)
11. (15) Alberni Valley Bulldogs (BCHL)
12. (12) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
13. (13) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
14. (14) Westside Warriors (BCHL)
15. (17) Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
16. (9) Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL)
17. (16) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
18. (18) Burlington Cougars (CCHL)
19. (19) Abitibi Eskimos (NOJHL)
20. (20) Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ)
Honorable mention goes to the Langley Chiefs (BCHL), Powell River Kings (BCHL), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL), Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL), and the Blind River Beavers (NOJHL).
The rankings are based upon a variety of factors which includes the league in which the teams belong to, their winning percentage, their win-loss record, total points accumulated, their goals-for versus goals-against ratio, amongst other factors.
The CJHL is an amalgamation of ten Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada.