Spruce Grove holds top spot in CJHL

By League Press Release

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 31, 2011:

1. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (3) Newmarket Hurricanes (OJHL)
3. (5) Powell River Kings (BCHL)
4. (6) Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
5. (2) Cornwall Colts (CCHL)
6. (4) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
7. (7) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL)
8. (9) Wellington Dukes (OJHL)
9. (10) La Ronge Ice Wolves (SJHL)
10. (8) Burlington Cougars (OJHL)
11. (11) Portage Terriers (MJHL)
12. (12) Woodstock Slammers (MHL)
13. (13) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
14. (17) Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
15. (18) Oakville Blades (OJHL)
16. (14) Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL)
17. (15) Peterborough Stars (OJHL)
18. (19) Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL)
19. (16) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
20. (20) Les Cougars du College Champlain – Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)

Honorable mention goes to the Brooks Bandits (AJHL), Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL), Melfort Mustangs (SJHL), OCN Blizzard (MJHL), and the Stouffville Spirit (OJHL).

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 the ten Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada.