Quebec Remparts hold top spot in CHL

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Ryan Culkin - Quebec Remparts

Photo: Calgary Flames prospect Ryan Culkin and his Quebec Remparts teammates had a successful start to the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the second edition of the BMO CHL MasterCard Top 10 Rankings for the 2012-13 regular season.  The weekly rankings of the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts.

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Quebec Remparts top first CHL rankings

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Patrick Roy - Quebec Remparts

Photo: NHL Hall of Famer and current Quebec Remparts head coach Patrick Roy leads his charges into the 2012-13 season as the CHL's top-ranked team (courtesy of Leon T. Switzer/ Icon SMI)

 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the first edition of the BMO CHL MasterCard Top 10 Rankings for the 2012-13 season.  The weekly rankings of the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts.

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2012-13 QMJHL season preview

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Nathan MacKinnon - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: 2013 prospect Nathan MacKinnon leads a talented Halifax Mooseheads team that should contend for the QMJHL title in 2012-13 (courtesy of Dave Connelly/HF)

 As is always the case, the new QMJHL season approaches with a clear shift in the balance of power across the league. The 2011-12 season featured an extremely strong TELUS East Division which eventually led to the Memorial Cup champion Shawinigan Cataractes.

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MacKinnon, Domi help lead Canada to gold

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Max Domi - London Knights

Photo: London Knights' forward Max Domi nearly won the Memorial Cup with the Knights back in May, but has now brought home a gold medal from the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Tournament (courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

 The Canadians won the gold medal at this year's Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. They truly deserved it because they played with passion, pride and will. Even their team motto says "I'm willing“ so there must have been a lot of willingness to obtain that golden piece of metal. And it wouldn't happen if it wasn't for their widespread qualities; Canada just dominated the tournament – in net, in their own zone and in the offensive zone.

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