Vipers climb to fifth in CJHL Top 15

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Top 15 rankings for the week of January 19th to January 25th. Last week’s rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.

The CJHL Top 15 as of Monday, January 26th:

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

Honorable mention goes to the Powell River Kings (BCHL), Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL), Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL), Oakville Blades (OJHL), Kingston Voyageurs (OJHL), Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL), and the Miramichi Timberwolves (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