Yarmouth 11th, Summerside 17th, Edmundston an Honourable Mention in CJHL Top 20 rankings


CJHL Media Update

Release Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Battlefords (SJHL) enter February still No. 1 in CJHL rankings

TORONTO – The Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) have entered February still No. 1 in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) Top 20 Rankings, announced Monday.

Battlefords has played .900 hockey so far this season in Saskatchewan while sporting a solid 39-3-2-1 record under head coach and general manager Braydon Klimosko.

Remaining No. 2 nationally are the Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ).

They continue to top the table in Quebec with a mark of 33-4-0-0.

Moving to No. 3 in the 118-team CJHL in the weekly listings, which are compiled by an independent scouting service, are the Brooks Bandits (AJHL).

The reigning Centennial Cup champions have gone 44-5-1-1 to date and have a 10-point cushion in the quest for the AJHL’s regular season title.

Then there are the OJHL’s Toronto Jr. Canadiens and Collingwood Blues who are slotted No. 4 and No. 5 respectively this week.

Toronto has a record of 37-4-1-2 while Collingwood is right behind them at 37-6-0-1 overall.

Listed below are the current CJHL Top 20 for the period ending February 5:

CJHL TOP 20 (As of Feb. 6, 2023)

1. Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) (1)
2. Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) (2)
3. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (4)
4. Toronto Jr. Canadiens (OJHL) (3)
5. Collingwood Blues (OJHL) (5)
6. Ottawa Jr. Senators (CCHL) (8)
7. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (7)
8. Greater Sudbury Cubs (NOJHL) (6)
9. Collège Français de Longueuil (LJHAAAQ) (15)
10. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (9)
11. Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners (MHL) (11)
12. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (16)
13. Timmins Rock (NOJHL) (10)
14. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (13)
15. Haliburton County Huskies (OJHL) (12)
16. Kam River Fighting Walleye (SIJHL) (14)
17. Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (NR)
18. Hearst Lumberjacks (NOJHL) (17)
19. Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) (18)
20. Navan Grads (CCHL) (HM)

HONOURABLE MENTION: Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL); Blind River Beavers (NOJHL); Cobourg Cougars (OJHL); Wellington Dukes (OJHL); Edmundston Blizzard. (MHL)

ABOUT THE RANKINGS: The CJHL Top 20 Rankings are compiled during the course of the regular season by an independent scouting service and are determined using a variety of factors during the process.

ABOUT THE CJHL: The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of nine Junior A leagues from Alberta to the Maritimes. The CJHL currently represents 118 teams and well over 2,500 players. There are also 3,000-plus CJHL alumni furthering their hockey careers at the NHL, AHL, ECHL, SPHL, NCAA, U SPORTS and CHL levels across North America as well as leagues across Europe. For the latest CJHL news and features, visit cjhlhockey.com and follow-on social media at @cjhlhockey & facebook.com/canadianjuniorhockeyleague.

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Canadian Junior Hockey League
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