Quebec Remparts still #1 in the CHL

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Xavier Ouellet - Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Photo: Detroit Red wings prospect Xavier Ouellet and his Blainville-Boisbriand Aramada teammates move into the second spot in the CHL's Top 10 rankings (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the fourth 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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J.C. Lipon named WHL Player of the Week

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J.C. Lipon - Kamloops Blazers

Photo: A seven-point weekend has Kamloops Blazers forward JC Lipon among the scoring leaders in the WHL early in the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

 CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Kamloops Blazers’ forward JC Lipon is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week.

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Quebec Remparts retain top ranking in CHL

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Tobias Rieder and Ryan Murphy - Kitchener Rangers

Photo: Tobias Rieder, Ryan Murphy and their Kitchener Rangers teammates moved up a spot in this week's CHL Top Rankings (courtesy of Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the third 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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Hunter Shinkaruk named WHL Player of the Week

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Hunter Shinkaruk - Medicine Hat Tigers

Photo: 2013 prospect Hunter Shinkaruk produced six points in two games to help the Medicine Hat Tigers to a two-win weekend (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

 CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Medicine Hat Tigers’ forward Hunter Shinkaruk is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week.

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2012-13 WHL Western Conference season preview

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Ty Rattie - Portland Winterhawks

Photo: 2012 WHL playoff scoring leader Ty Rattie and his Portland Winterhawks teammates hope the third time is the charm in 2012-13 as the team looks to erase the memory of two consecutive WHL championship losses (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

 Here’s a look at the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference heading into the 2012-13 season. Of course, the National Hockey League labor strife will impact rosters during the early going. And, the deadline for WHL teams to announce their three 20-year-old's comes along in mid-October.

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