The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today its Weekly Top 15 rankings for the 2009-2010 season. The previous rankings and the leagues in which the teams belong to are in parenthesis.
The CJHL Weekly Top 15 as of Monday, September 28th:
1. (1) Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
2. (7) Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
3. (5) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
4. (4) Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
5. (8) Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
6. (3) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL)
7. (10) Kingston Voyageurs (OJAHL)
8. (4) Pembroke Lumber Kings (CJHL)
9. (11) Burlington Cougars (CCHL)
10. (HM) Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL)
11. (HM) Newmarket Hurricanes (CCHL)
12. (NR) Amherst Ramblers (MJAHL)
13. (13) North Bay Trappers (NOJHL)
14. (15) Les Pantheres de Saint-Jerome (LHJAAA)
15. (14) Fort William North Stars (SIJHL)
Honorable mention goes to the Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL), Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL), Buffalo Jr. Sabres (OJAHL), Wellington Dukes (CCHL), Markham Waxers (CCHL), Le College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAA), and the Summerside Western Capitals (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.