Silverbacks, Vipers steady in CJHL’s Top 15

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Top 15 rankings for the weeks of January 5th to January 11th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.

The CJHL Top 15 as of Monday, January 12th:

1. (1) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
2. (3) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL)
3. (2) Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL)
4. (5) Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL)
5. (6) Couchiching Terriers (OJHL)
6. (4) Portage Terriers (MJHL)
7. (7) Georgetown Raiders (OJHL)
8. (9) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
9. (8) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
10. (12) Winnipeg Saints (MJHL)
11. (10) Les Cougars du College Champlain – Sherbrooke (LHJAAAQ)
12. (11) Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
13. (14) Truro Bearcats (MJAHL)
14. (13) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
15. (15) North Bay Skyhawks (NOJHL)

Honorable mention goes to the Penticton Vees (BCHL), Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL), Olds Grizzlys (AJHL), Thunder Bay Bearcats (NOJHL), Kingston Voyageurs (OJHL), Oakville Blades (OJHL), and the Amherst Ramblers (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 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