SUPERIOR INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
SIJHL MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Monday, Nov. 28, 2016
Thunder Bay; Dryden remain in CJHL rankings
THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced its weekly Top 20 rankings Monday and the Thunder Bay North Stars and Dryden GM Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League were listed once again.
The latest rankings saw the North Stars slotted 15th in the 132-team CJHL while the GM Ice Dogs were tabbed 20th.
In terms of points, Thunder Bay sits in first place in the SIJHL standings with 32 with a 15-5-2-0 record.
Dryden meanwhile is one point back, but boasts the best winning percentage in the league at .775 by having played two fewer games as their 14-3-3-0 mark would indicate.
College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) remains the No. 1 side in the CJHL once again this week followed by the Penticton Vees (BCHL) at No. 2 and the 2017 Dudley-Hewitt Cup host Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) at No. 3.
The following are the latest CJHL Top 20 rankings:
CJHL TOP 20 (As of Nov. 28, 2016)
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (LAST WEEK)
1. College Francais de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) (1)
2. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (4)
3. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (6)
4. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (2)
5. Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) (5)
6. Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL) (7)
7. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (3)
8. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (8)
9. Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) (15)
10. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (9)
11. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (13)
12. Whitby Fury (OJHL) (10)
13. Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) (HM)
14. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (NR)
15. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (19)
16. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (20)
17. Timmins Rock (NOJHL) (12)
18. Whitecourt Wolverines (AJHL) (14)
19. Pictou County Weeks Crushers (MHL) (HM)
20. Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) (11)
Honourable Mention: Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL); Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL); Estevan Bruins (SJHL); Winkler Flyers (MJHL); Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL)
ABOUT THE CJHL TOP 20 RANKINGS
The CJHL Top 20 weekly rankings are based upon a variety of factors, including the league in which the team plays, winning percentage, win-loss record, total points accumulated, goals-for versus goals-against ratio, etc.
ABOUT THE CJHL
The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of all 10 Junior A hockey leagues in Canada.
The CJHL represents 132 teams and over 3,000 players and has just as many former players furthering their hockey careers at the professional, major junior and college level across North America.
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