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 25, 2010:
1. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (2) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
3. (3) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
4. (6) Kingston Voyageurs (OJAHL)
5. (4) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
6. (7) Oakville Blades (OJAHL)
7. (5) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
8. (9) Alberni Valley Bulldogs (BCHL)
9. (8) Woodstock Slammers (MJAHL)
10. (11) Brockville Braves (CJHL)
11. (10) Georgetown Raiders (OJAHL)
12. (12) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
13. (14) Westside Warriors (BCHL)
14. (13) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
15. (15) Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL)
16. (16) Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
17. (18) Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL)
18. (17 Burlington Cougars (CCHL)
19. (19) Abitibi Eskimos (NOJHL)
20. (20) Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ)
Honorable mention goes to the Okotoks Oilers (AJHL), Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL), Selkirk Steelers (MJHL), Bowmanville Eagles (CCHL), and the Truro Bearcats (MJAHL).
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 eleven Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada.