The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Weekly Top 20 rankings in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting. The 2011 – 2012 Pre-Season rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
The CJHL Weekly Top 20 as of Monday, October 3, 2011
1. (7) Cornwall Colts (CCHL)
2. (NR) Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL)
3. (5) Powell River Kings (BCHL)
4. (17) Winkler Flyers (MJHL)
5. (10) Woodstock Slammers (MHL)
6. (2) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
7. (NR) Les Cougars du College Champlain – Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)
8. (NR) Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
9. (HM) Soo Eagles (NOJHL)
10. (NR) St. Michael's Buzzers (OJHL)
11. (NR) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
12. (8) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
13. (NR) Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
14. (13) Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL)
15. (11) Newmarket Hurricanes (OHHL)
16. (18) Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL)
17. (4) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
18. (NR) Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL)
19. (NR) Stouffville Spirit (OJHL)
20. (NR) College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ)
Honorable mention goes to the Surrey Eagles (BCHL), Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL), Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL), Flin Flon Bombers (MJHL), and the Amherst Ramblers (MHL).
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.