NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
NOJHL MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Status quo for Soo & Kirkland Lake in Pointstreak CJHL Top 20 rankings
SUDBURY – It remains status quo for the Soo Thunderbirds and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League Pointstreak Top 20 rankings released Monday.
The Thunderbirds were tabbed 10th and the Gold Miners 12th for a second consecutive week in the listings, which are compiled in conjunction with International Scouting Services.
Both clubs have been exceptional their past 15 contests with the Thunderbirds registering 27 out of a possible 30 points while the Gold Miners have picked up 26 of 30 points that were available.
Sault Ste. Marie sits in first place overall in the NOJHL standings with 34 points, two ahead of Kirkland Lake, who do hold one game in hand on the T-Birds.
There is a new No. 1 club in the CJHL this week as the Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) has moved into the top spot in the country.
The Portage Terriers (MJHL) and the Penticton Vees (BCHL) were slotted second and third overall respectively.
The following is the Pointstreak CJHL top 20 rankings along with five honourable mention teams for the period ending Nov. 9:
POINTSTREAK CJHL TOP 20
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (LAST WEEK)
1. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (3)
2. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (2)
3. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (1)
4. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (4)
5. Kindersley Klippers (SJHL) (5)
6. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (7)
7. Woodstock Slammers (MJHL) (6)
8. Aurora Tigers (OJHL) (11)
9. Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) (9)
10. Soo Thunderbirds (NOHL) (10)
11. Fort Frances Lakers (SIJHL) (13)
12. Kirkland Lake Gold Miners (NOJHL) (12)
13. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (NR)
14. Winkler Flyers (MJHL) (14)
15. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (19)
16. Sherbrooke Cougars (QJHL) (8)
17. Nanaimo Clippers (BCHL) (NR)
18. Ottawa Jr. ‘A’ Senators (CCHL) (17)
19. Winnipeg Blues (MJHL) (NR)
20. Melfort Mustangs (SJHL) (NR)
Honourable Mention: Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL), Drumheller Dragons (AJHL), Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL), Cobourg Cougars (OJHL), Princeville Titan (QJHL)
ABOUT THE POINTSTREAK CJHL TOP 20 RANKINGS
The Pointstreak CJHL Top 20 weekly rankings, in conjunction with International Scouting Services (ISS), 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 129 teams and nearly 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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