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Trio of NOJHL clubs among CJHL winning percentage leaders

NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

NOJHL MEDIA UPDATE

Release Date: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Trio of NOJHL clubs among CJHL winning percentage leaders

SUDBURY – Taking a look at the top clubs in the Canadian Junior Hockey League, in terms of winning percentage, a trio of Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League squads are currently among the top 20 in the 129-team CJHL.

The top rated NOJHL side in winning percentage are the surging Soo Thunderbirds.

Winners of nine consecutive games, the 11-2 Thunderbirds boast the 10th-best win mark in the CJHL at .846.

Meanwhile the defending NOJHL champion Kirkland Lake Gold Miners, who are 11-3, sit 15th nationally with a .786 winning percentage.

The first-year Elliot Lake Wildcats is the third NOJHL side in this category as they are tied for 18th in the country at .750 having gone 9-3 in their first 12 outings of the season.

The top three teams in CJHL winning percentage are the unbeaten 14-0 Portage Terriers (MJHL), the Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL) at .944 and the Woodstock Slammers (MHL) at .917.

Top 20 CJHL winning percentage leaders as of Oct. 21/14

CJHL winning percentage leaders                
(As of Oct. 21/14)                
RANK TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T/OTL/SOL PTS WIN% CJHL RANK
1 Portage Terriers MJHL 14 14 0 0 28 1.000 1
2 Notre Dame Hounds SJHL 9 8 0 1 17 .944 2
3 Woodstock Slammers MHL 12 11 1 0 22 .917 6
4 Penticton Vees BCHL 11 10 1 0 20 .909 3
T-5 Sherbrooke Cougars QJHL 16 13 1 2 28 .875 15
T-5 Georgetown Raiders OJHL 12 10 1 1 22 .875 19
7 Camrose Kodiaks AJHL 15 12 1 2 26 .867 5
8 Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL 11 9 1 1 19 .864 11
9 Kindersley Klippers SJHL 10 8 1 1 17 .850 13
10 Soo Thunderbirds NOJHL 13 11 2 0 22 .846 14
11 Carleton Place Canadians CCHL 22 18 4 0 36 .818 4
T-12 Dieppe Commandos MHL 10 8 2 0 16 .800 N/R
T-12 Trenton Golden Hawks OJHL 15 12 3 0 24 .800 7
14 Winnipeg Blues MJHL 12 8 1 3 19 .792 9
15 Kirkland Lake Gold Miners NOJHL 14 11 3 0 22 .786 16
16 Miramichi Timberwolves MHL 9 7 2 0 14 .778 N/R
17 Spruce Grove Saints AJHL 17 12 3 2 26 .765 12
T-18 Elliot Lake Wildcats NOJHL 12 9 3 0 18 .750 N/R
T-18 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 12 9 3 0 18 .750 17
T-18 College-Francais Longueuil QJHL 16 11 3 2 24 .750 20
T-18 Aurora Tigers OJHL 12 9 3 0 18 .750 H/M
T-18 Cobourg Cougars OJHL 16 12 4 0 24 .750 8