NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
NOJHL NETWORK MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Monday, Nov. 28, 2016
Voodoos 6th; Rock 17th in CJHL rankings
SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League is once again represented by two clubs in the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 rankings in the latest weekly listings that were announced Monday.
Rolling right along riding a 17-game winning streak, the Powassan moved up another notch this week as they were tabbed sixth overall in the 132-team CJHL while the Timmins Rock earned a spot at No. 17.
Powassan’s play has helped them expand their point lead in the overall NOJHL standings as they are now 10 clear of their closest rival with their league-best record of 24-3-1-0.
Timmins meanwhile has played few games than any club in the NOJHL to date and boasts the second-best winning percentage in the league at .740 trailing only the Voodoos .875 mark.
The Rock has gone 18-6-1-0 in their first 25 outings this season.
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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