The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Top 15 rankings for the week of January 12th to January 18th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
The CJHL Top 15 as of Monday, January 19th:
1. (2) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL)
2. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
3. (3) Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL)
4. (4) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
5. (7) Georgetown Raiders (OJHL)
6. (5) Couchiching Terriers (OJHL)
7. (8) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
8. (9) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
9. (10) Winnipeg Saints (MJHL)
10. (6) Portage Terriers (MJHL)
11. (11) Les Cougars du College Champlain – Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)
12. (12) Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
13. (14) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
14. (NR) Summerside Western Capitals (MJAHL)
15. (15) North Bay Skyhawks (NOJHL)
Honorable mention goes to the Penticton Vees (BCHL), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL), Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL), Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL), Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL), Thunder Bay Bearcats (SIJHL), Huntsville Otters (OJHL), and the Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL).
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 ten Junior A hockey leagues from across Canada. More information on the CJHL can be found by clicking on the league website. www.cjhlhockey.com