CALGARY, Alta. – Rolling right along, the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) have won 13 consecutive games and remain No. 1 once again in the latest version of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 weekly rankings.
After a season-opening setback, the 2019 Canadian national Jr. A championship-hosts from Brooks have not tasted defeat since then.
Another surging side, in the Brockville Braves (CCHL) have also won 13 straight and boast an impressive .933 winning percentage to go with their 14-1 record.
The 8-0-1 Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) also hold firm at No. 3 as do the No. 4, the 13-1-1-1 Oakville Blades (OJHL)
Making to jump to No. 5 this week is the Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL) who have had an impressive start to their campaign going 13-2-1 overall and 7-0-1 in their past eight outings.
The weekly listings are compiled by an independent scouting service which uses a variety of factors to determine the rankings.
CJHL Top 20 (As of Oct. 22)
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (LAST WEEK)
1. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (1)
2. Brockville Braves (CCHL) (2)
3. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (3)
4. Oakville Blades (OJHL) (4)
5. Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL) (9)
6. North York Rangers (OJHL) (10)
7. Kirkland Lake Gold Miners (NOJHL) (5)
8. Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) (HM)
9. Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL) (11)
10. Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) (7)
11. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL) (17)
12. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (8)
13. Inouk de Granby (LHJAAAQ) (18)
14. Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) (15)
15. Cobourg Cougars (OJHL) (NR)
16. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (16)
17. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (14)
18. Titan de Princeville (LHJAAAQ) (6)
19. Kindersley Klippers (SJHL) (20)
20. Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL) (HM)
HONOURABLE MENTION: Coquitlam Express (BCHL); Drumheller Dragons (AJHL); Humboldt Broncos (SJHL); Aurora Tigers (OJHL); Summerside Western Capitals (MHL)
*Release courtesy of CJHL