The Steinbach Pistons hold on to the top spot in the CJHL standings for the 3rd consecutive week. Pistons are now 10-0 after defeating the the Winkler Flyers 6-1, Swan Valley Stampeders 3-1 and the Dauphin Kings 4-2 this past week.
This is the best start the Pistons have ever had to a season and it is also broke their longest winning streak record. Steinbach has only allowed two or more goals in their three of their first 10 contests.
The Pistons have only trailed in a game for a total of 4:49, and that was against Neepawa Natives when they scored in the opening minute. The Pistons eventually prevailed by a score of 6-1.
CJHL TOP 20 (As of Oct. 17)
RANK TEAM (LEAGUE) (LAST WEEK)
1. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (1)
2. Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJQ) (2)
3. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL) (3)
4. Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) (4)
5. Cochrane Crunch (NOJHL) (6)
6. College Francais de Longueil (LHJQ) (7)
7. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (11)
8. Coburg Cougars (OJHL) (HM)
9. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (9)
10. Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) (12)
11. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (13)
12. Whitby Fury (OJHL) (NR)
13. Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) (5)
14. Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL) (HM)
15. Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) (10)
16. OCN Blizzard (MJHL) (NR)
17. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (15)
18. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (17)
19. Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) (NR)
20. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (20)
HONOURABLE MENTION: Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL), Brooks Bandits (AJHL), Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL), Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL), Timmins Rock (NOJHL)
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.