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, February 7, 2011:
1. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (3) Powell River Kings (BCHL)
3. (5) Cornwall Colts (CCHL)
4. (4) Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
5. (2) Newmarket Hurricanes (OJHL)
6. (8) Wellington Dukes (OJHL)
7. (6) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
8. (7) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL)
9. (10) Burlington Cougars (OJHL)
10. (13) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
11. (11) Portage Terriers (MJHL)
12. (9) La Ronge Ice Wolves (SJHL)
13. (12) Woodstock Slammers (MHL)
14. (15) Oakville Blades (OJHL)
15. (14) Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
16. (16) Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL)
17. (NR) Brockville Braves (CCHL)
18. (18) Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL)
19. (NR) Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL)
20. (20) Les Cougars du College Champlain – Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)
Honorable mention goes to the Yorkton Terriers (SJHL), Waywayseecappo Wolverines (MJHL), Winkler Flyers (MJHL), Soo Eagles (NOJHL), and the Vaughan Vipers (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.